Axioma has announced the appointment of Hamish Seegopaul as managing director, head of Index. He was previously a director at Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for delivering quantitative investment strategies and commodity investor products to institutional investors. In his nine years at Credit Suisse in London and New York, Seegopaul focused on systematic index […]
Railpen, the investment manager for the Railways Pension Scheme, one of the UK’s largest and longest established pension funds, has selected the Axioma Portfolio Optimizer solution to model portfolios and risk tolerence for the roughly £27bn (€29.8bn) of investments it oversees for its 350,000 scheme members. The implementation follows the identification of a need to […]
Axioma has extended its relationship with Quoniam, a leading quantitative asset management firm headquartered in Frankfurt, with more than €26bn in assets under management. Now with the implementation of Axioma risk, Quoniam will be able to improve the quality of their daily risk reporting across the firm’s diverse and sophisticated investment strategies, independent from proprietary […]
KBC AM implemented Axioma’s risk management engine and portfolio optimisation solutions for equity. KBC, which has over €100bn under management and accounts for over 30% of Belgium’s fund market, selected Axioma for the flexibility of its solution and the ability to fully and seamlessly integrate it into the firm’s portfolio management and order management systems. […]
Sycomore Asset Management, the French manager with some €4.6bn AUM, has picked the Axioma Risk analysis solution to roll out across its operations, in order to improve its ability to analyse and understand risk in the investment process. Increasing demand for multi-asset management is driving increasing need to be able to analyse risk across multiple […]
A review of investment trends through 2013 into 2014 by Axioma points to a continued decoupling of developed markets from emerging markets across asset classes.
A fall in asset-to-asset correlations could mean a good year for many hedge fund strategies, even though volatility is expected to remain relatively low, according to research from Axioma
Analysis firm Axioma says its Insight Quarterly Risk Review of eight markets and regions has found risk continued to ease across the world in the fourth quarter of 2012, and does not see any signs of risk increasing in the near term.
The stereotype of a hedge fund manager is of a gambler on markets, a high risk taker. At the moment, however, the reality is flying in the face of that archetype.
Hedge fund Bluecrest Capital Management has enlisted analytical software provider Axioma for risk data services for its systematic equity strategies, at a time more mechanistic investment approaches are winning favour in Europe.
Axioma’s Robust Risk Models solution has been picked by BlueCrest Capital Management for use with its systemic equity strategies.
Japanese equities have not offered investors great joy over time – indeed the Topix index’s flat performance this year may cause some celebration compared to the longer term – but fund managers there received at least three pleasant surprises since January.