Quantitative strategies

We exploit market inefficiencies caused by behavioural biases and market structure dynamics by identifying factors which we believe drive financial asset returns.

  • equity

    Highly experienced

    Our focused team of quant specialists have experience working in some of the world’s most diverse, illiquid and inefficient markets.
  • equity

    Rigorous framework

    Our comprehensive proprietary alpha model is supported by a robust research and development framework.
  • equity

    Differentiated

    Our global research program has an Asian focus which acknowledges market drivers across the region and the globe.

Strategies

We deliver investment solutions across the risk spectrum; from managing portfolio exposures to improving diversification, reducing risk and enhancing returns.

Customised Solutions
Customised Solutions
Each client’s objectives and the restrictions they need to work within are different and our team leverages our investment platform to tailor solutions to accommodate these needs.
ESG
ESG
A quantitative approach is well suited to balance a portfolio’s sustainability goals (e.g. low carbon) against the pursuit of alpha.
Low Volatility
Low Volatility
The low volatility anomaly refers to how lower risk assets tend to outperform higher risk assets over the long-term.
Multi factor
Multi factor
Factors are any characteristic that helps explain the long-term risk and return performance of an asset. Multiple factors can be combined to ensure a more dependable delivery of outperformance.
Single factor/passive/smart beta
Single factor/passive/smart beta
From simple passive and single or multi factor smart beta to customised tracking strategies, our team can offer cost efficient strategies to suit a wide array of portfolio objectives.

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The power of the tortoise: Why slow and steady wins the investment race

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Quantitative

The power of the tortoise: Why slow and steady wins the investment race

18 Jan | Chris Hughes , Michael (Xiaochen) Sun

Low volatility strategies help to stabilise a portfolio over time by losing less in ...

From Euphoria to Volatility: Embracing resilience in an uncertain world
Quantitative

From Euphoria to Volatility: Embracing resilience in an uncertain world

17 Aug | Chris Hughes , Michael (Xiaochen) Sun

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was ...

The need for multi-factor equity investing in dynamic markets

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Quantitative

The need for multi-factor equity investing in dynamic markets

10 Aug | Jie Lu , Michael (Xiaochen) Sun

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” – Aristotle

Asian Expert Webinar – Smart Technology. Smart Investing button play

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Quantitative

Asian Expert Webinar – Smart Technology. Smart Investing

19 Oct

Explore how to blend traditional research and insights with smart technology like ...

Not all carbon emissions are equal

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Quantitative

Not all carbon emissions are equal

10 Mar | Ben Dunn, CFA , Yee Kiat Chew

As low-carbon investing gains momentum, growing regulatory requirements will force ...

ESG accelerated

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Quantitative

ESG accelerated

09 Dec

Investors have gone beyond the “why” of responsible investing and are increasingly ...

Achieving low carbon portfolios the quantitative way

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Quantitative

Achieving low carbon portfolios the quantitative way

18 Aug | Ben Dunn, CFA , Yee Kiat Chew

Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into the investment ...

Will artificial intelligence take over quantitative investing?

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Quantitative

Will artificial intelligence take over quantitative investing?

21 Apr | Ben Dunn, CFA

The lines are blurring between the quantitative and machine learning/artificial ...

Are low volatility stocks still defensive?

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Quantitative

Are low volatility stocks still defensive?

13 Nov | Ben Dunn, CFA

Investors shunned traditional low volatility stocks in favour of stay-at-home stocks ...

Unlocking alpha: A quant approach to investing in China A

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Quantitative

Unlocking alpha: A quant approach to investing in China A

30 Jan | Ben Dunn, CFA , Jie Lu

In a recent whitepaper, we assessed the viability of deploying quantitative strategies ...