Profiles

On the prowl

London-based Jaguar Investments talks rebuilding, scaling up, and growth potential


Master of the quant: The man behind FQS

Ex-Renaissance Technologies MD Robert Frey on how he balances running a global FoHF business with a passion for bringing through the next generation of quant talent

Amplitude 2.0

The Swiss short-term trader is opening new offices in London and Prague after senior hires and a stellar 2016



Back in the billions

After breaking the billion-dollar threshold for the second time last year, Quest Partner’s principals Nigol Koulajian and Prashant Kolluri discuss the challenges of scale


Out with the old

As ‘fake-news’ and data leaks drive anxiety among managers, Winton Labs-alumnus DiligenceVault is revolutionising the due diligence process


Growing fortunes

Fort’s Sanjiv Kumar on having Goldman as a partner, developing an internal Ucits platform and a Trump presidency


Swimming ahead of the current

Bill Eckhardt isn’t the only CTA to have traded for more than 40 years. But he has been one of the more successful in adapting his system to changing markets.


GAM takes on Winton and AQR with Cantab deal

GAM CEO Alex Friedman and Cantab CIO Ewan Kirk discuss joining forces for a new systematic platform to take on the quant giants


Blue Sky thinking down under

Neil Power of Australian alts manager Blue Sky discusses the hybrid approach of its systematic macro fund


Scaling up shop

Ex-BlueCrest partners and C8 Investments founders on their new role building out Duet’s systematic group


Simplifying complexity

QCM founder and CEO Aref Karim on re-engineering a CTA thoroughbred


The wave rider

Niels Kaastrup-Larsen talks to one of the founding fathers of systematic managed futures Bill Dreiss


Accelerating systematics

Ex-Hermes BPK co-CIO Mark Barker returns with a new venture




Diversification by design

The ex-AHL team behind Brummer-backed start-up Florin Court Capital


Peaq Capital: fusing AI with trading expertise

Face-to-face with the team behind the Boston-based emerging CTA


Playing defence

Esulep: Grinding out results by measuring risk first


Creating a new source of risk-adjusted alpha

Thomas Morrow, founder of Aquantum Group, discusses his firm, the Aquantum Commodity Spread (ACS) Program and what it has to offer investors


Q&A: Scott Foster

Veteran hedge fund manager and Top Traders Unplugged host Niels Kaastrup-Larsen talks to the founder and president of Dominion Capital Management