quant funds

AMMF #63: Quant fund newbie, ESG problem, life on Bitcoin

By Elliot Burr on November 30, 2018
30-Nov-Roundup-FI

Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s edition brings you a new quant funds player, fintech’s forward thinking, the ‘S’ in ESG, and living life on only Bitcoin. Movers & Shakers Derek Brander Is…

How this female Quant Manager found new opportunities in ETFs

By Courtney McQuade on March 12, 2018
Linda Zhang quantitative investing

An interview with Linda Zhang, founder and CEO of Purview Investments, on her inspiring journey to becoming a leader in quantitative investing and her thoughts on the current ETF landscape. We live in a society where…

Gender equality ETF, more MiFID II, fund website spotlight [VIDEO]

By Elliot Burr on February 2, 2018
2-Feb-Roundup-FI

This month’s video round up presents the new wave of ETF investment opportunities, an update on MiFID II, GDPR due dates, and our favourite recent website launches and campaigns within asset management. Please find links to…

A post-hedge fund world? Inspecting the ETF epidemic

By Elliot Burr on December 18, 2017
ETF-Inspector

Carol Loomis, a former American financial journalist, once wrote a famed Fortune article entitled: ‘Hard times come to the hedge funds’. This was a product of the 1970s, but it goes without saying that the world…

Smart Beta 2.0: Carving a New Pathway in the Wild West of ETFs

By Courtney McQuade on March 23, 2017
Smart Beta ETF Wild West

The world of smart beta is in its infancy. Traditional indexes are constructed based on market capitalization. Creative and resourceful individuals are turning the idea of index construction upside down on its head by introducing new…