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Ex-Morgan Stanley quant FX team starts Quiris systematic boutique


A team of former Morgan Stanley Investment Management systematic trading specialists has set up Quiris Capital, an investment boutique focused on delivering a proven risk-controlled quant currency strategy to global clients.

The Quiris team consists of six employees who worked together at Morgan Stanley from 2004 to 2010, managing in excess of $3 billion. The team has a successful four-year track record of delivering strong risk-adjusted returns through its currency strategy.

The managing partners are Justin Simpson, Chris Callan and Richard Mhende who have 36 years of combined experience at Morgan Stanley. Simpson was most recently head of