Ascend ramps up quant strategies

Sun Oct 1, 2006



Ascend Capital, which manages $1.2 billion, is building its market-neutral quantitative strategies.

The San Francisco firm, traditionally a fundamental long/short equity shop, will begin trading a mid- to large-cap market-neutral quant fund in November and will launch a quantitative long/short equity strategy in early 2007. Ascend introduced its first market-neutral quantitative fund in June 2003, but...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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