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Robeco’s quantitative investment strategies are based on the following beliefs:
Evidence-based research. Identifying factors that are rewarded with superior risk-adjusted performance, based on empirical testing over longer periods and in different markets.
Economic rationale. We want to move beyond statistical patterns and understand the economic drivers behind factors. Risks that are not adequately rewarded should be avoided.
Prudent investing. Our approach is transparent and easily explainable. We avoid unnecessary trading costs, resulting in low turnover and enhanced returns.
The GTAA strategy focuses on tactical asset allocation by taking directional views within and between asset classes. Based on proven quantitative models, the strategy takes both long and short positions in global equity, bond, and currency markets. The reliance on creating positive returns in all market conditions means risk management is crucial. Positions are carefully balanced to avoid concentration of risk in one particular source of return at any point in time.
Robeco has built up an experienced team of investment and research professionals who are backed by an organization with over 25 years of experience in multi-asset and quantitative investing.