The Yield

Dilemma

Fixed income securities today offer yields that barely match or exceed inflation.  Therefore, investors seeking attractive absolute returns have to rethink classical portfolio allocation. One potential solution could be the move to riskier, yet uncorrelated investment strategies that have strong absolute yields and therefore improve overall risk-adjusted portfolio returns

Success Factors

of Investment Management Firms

We believe that successful quantitative investment management firms need to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Managment team with entrepeneurial experience how to successfully run a company
  • In order to outperform – understood as providing a better or customized risk-return profile – the market in the long term, investment strategy has to incorporate cutting-edge academic research
  • Strong risk management skills and infrastructure as well as fully automated trading models to avoid human errors and time delay
  • Full transparency at each level: trading, reporting and auditing