Profiles

The making of Metori

The Lyxor spin-out embarks on its second year as an independent business, setting its sights on the Billion Dollar Club


Behavioural quants

Quantmetrics celebrates 15 years in the business with a welcome return of market volatility

A smarter commodities fund

Massar Capital Management steps forward as marquee names shut down



Leda of the quants

Three years on from her split with BlueCrest, Brazilian quant manager Leda Braga is enjoying independent life


Succeeding an industry legend

DUNN Capital president Marty Bergin reflects on taking the up the reins at a managed futures pioneer


Finding opportunity in commodities

Eric Armitage, CEO and CIO of London-based East Alpha, on building a winning hybrid quant commodity business


Inside Winton’s data hive

Carly Minsky examines how a spin-out from the quant giant is fusing crowdsourcing and AI to solve complex data problems


Ridgedale Advisors build new fund on solid foundations

Former Ssaris executives tell CTA Intelligence why they decided to start a new firm


A collaborative ethos

Crow & Cushing partners discuss the firm’s beginnings, their service offering, and why strong relationships matter


The true story of AHL

How 30 years ago, three scientists changed finance and went on to build three of the world’s largest systematic hedge funds


Moving with the times

Aspect co-founders Anthony Todd and Martin Lueck discuss changing investor attitudes and emerging competition


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 Partners principals Nigol Koulajian and Prashant Kolluri discuss the challenges of scale


Opening a new door on an old CTA business

CTA Intelligence speaks to Chris Hehmeyer about his firm’s acquisition of a long-time peer


Out with the old

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


Countdown to launch

The CEO of Launchpad Trading, Nancy Andrews, speaks to CTA Intelligence about new managers and investor interest