OLD GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WorldQuant, LLC, a global quantitative investment firm, today announced it has launched WorldQuant Accelerator, an enhanced global, independent portfolio manager platform. WorldQuant currently has approximately 15 teams on its Accelerator platform and is committed to doubling the number of teams in the next two years.
The platform will continue to attract and retain exceptional independent portfolio managers, providing them with full access to the firm’s leading technology and capabilities, including proprietary impact modeling and back-testing technologies. Managers will benefit from the full support of WorldQuant’s established internal Operations, Execution and Data teams, allowing them the opportunity to grow and develop more rapidly in an entrepreneurial environment without having to manage the challenges associated with starting and running their own firms. The Accelerator platform will allow WorldQuant to further scale and diversify its Alphas, or trading signals, which will be deployed within WorldQuant’s global portfolio.
“We are seeing more and more interest from the industry’s top quantitative talent in joining established institutional investment platforms that have been built by quants for quants,” said Igor Tulchinsky, Founder and CEO of WorldQuant. “We have a proven track record of enabling distinguished managers to continue to grow while maintaining their independence. These managers get to focus fully on what they love doing most in an entrepreneurial and collaborative environment within our flat organizational structure.”
About WorldQuant, LLC
WorldQuant, LLC is a global quantitative investment firm that was founded in 2007 by Igor Tulchinsky with more than $5 billion in assets under management. The firm has more than 20 offices in 15 countries and over 550 employees and 400 consultants. WorldQuant develops and deploys systematic investment strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and investment process. For more information on WorldQuant’s culture and philosophy, please visit us at www.WeAreWorldQuant.com.