Hong Kong - Expected Launch January 2019 - Target AUM US$100m Disciplina manages an Asian focused hedge fund, employing a quantitative equity market neutral strategy and aims to deliver high risk adjusted returns with low volatility. It will invest in equities across the entire Asia Pacific region. The fund will be managed by the investment team at Disciplina Asset Management, led by Kennie Atle Johansen, Founder and CIO. The strategy employed by the fund has generated strong
London Fairtide Capital Fairtide was founded in 2017 by a team of five individuals (3 PhD’s) who come from diverse academic backgrounds such as physics, computer science, machine learning, and finance. Together, Fairtide has over 60 years of combined financial market experience, in areas such as quantitative finance, high frequency and algorithmic trading, and alternative investing. Fairtide's proposed flagship Orion Macro Fund will apply adaptive machine learning models to t
New York City Launched in 2017 by ex-Head of Trading at Bridgewater, Jose Marques, Inferent manages a market-neutral quant fund leveraging on machine learning algorithms and advanced quantitative model to execute Statistical Arbitrage strategy. Inferent focuses on US equities and intends to branch into Europe and Asia Pacific market. Fund Details Fund News
Shen Zhen, China Jasper is a statistical arbitrage shop based in Shenzhen, China which manages US$1.5 billion in China's domestic equity markets. The firm is launching an offshore fund Jasper Argo Fund which seeks to provide higher risk-adjusted returns with lower volatility compared to Greater China region equities. The investment universe is comprised of individual equities and equity-related instruments of companies primarily in the Greater China region, including mainland
Following the departure of Tyger Park to set up TrexQuant, we see two outfits also with MWQ alumni HaaFor and Presto Labs popping up in Singapore. The site that most people viewed after they go to Haafor’s page is Presto. Based on the figure below, we note that the four Koreans worked together from August 2014 to February 2016. Will be interesting to see if the two firms have similar returns.