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Pioneers in Factor Investing

Benefiting from Factor Investing

Despite a growing awareness of the potential benefits of factor-based investing, ensuring proper implementation often remains a puzzle. We address ten challenges asset owners tend to face when allocating to one or more factors.

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Why factor investing?

Factor investing aims to capture ‘hidden’ returns in financial markets and is rapidly gaining in popularity. We have long believed in the evidence-based approach that true factor investing requires, and have given our clients systematic exposure to it to earn premiums for well over a decade.

  • 25 years of applied quantitative innovation
  • > 40 quant investment professionals
  • 1 clear investment philosophy
We make sure to keep our factor-based strategies as simple as possible, and as complex as needed
Peter Ferket, Head of investments
We make sure to keep our factor-based strategies as simple as possible, and as complex as needed
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  • Implementing multi-factor solutions

    3 case studies about successfully implementing multi-factor solutions
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Pioneers in Factor Investing

Challenges you may face when implementing factor investing – and how to tackle them

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Short positions do not add value to factor investing strategies
Short positions do not add value to factor investing strategies
Common wisdom among academics and investors has it that factors are best harvested using both long and short positions.
09-12-2019 | Research
Factor investing debates: Could factor premiums disappear?
Factor investing debates: Could factor premiums disappear?
With the increasing adoption of factor investing, one frequently heard criticism is that factor premiums may end up being arbitraged away.
28-11-2019 | Insight
Innovation is a crucial way to strengthen our quant offering
Innovation is a crucial way to strengthen our quant offering
Is the emergence of alternative data and artificial intelligence a game changer for quant investors?
25-11-2019 | Insight
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