AQR Capital Management

Address
Kontakt in Deutschland: AQR Capital Management (Germany) GmbH Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
D-60306 Frankfurt
Contact Person
Dr. Axel Weiss
Phone
+49 69 50608 9701
Fax
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Headoffice
Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Branches
The firm is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA with offices in cities around the globe, including Bengaluru, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London and Sydney.
Year of establishment
AQR Capital Management, LLC: 1998
Active in Germany since
Our first German investor invested in 2012 and in 2019 we opened the office in Frankfurt.
Managing director/board member
AQR’s three Founding Principals, Clifford Asness, David G. Kabiller, and John M. Liew and two non-voting observers appointed by Affiliated Managers Group, Inc.
Profile

AQR is a global quantitative investment management firm dedicated to delivering results for our clients. At the nexus of economics, behavioral finance, data and technology, AQR’s evolution over two decades has been a continuous exploration of what drives markets and how it can be applied to client portfolios. AQR offers solutions across asset classes, spanning long-only and alternative investments, to clients representing some of the largest and most sophisticated investors around the globe.

Investment decisions across all funds are made using a series of global asset allocation, arbitrage, and security selection models, and are implemented using proprietary trading and risk-management systems. Both the traditional benchmark and market-neutral strategies are managed by the same portfolio teams and driven by the same underlying research.

Assets
~$141 billion AUM includes assets managed by AQR and its advisory affiliates. (per 30.06.2020)
Assets in the field of AI
~$50 billion AUM includes assets managed by AQR and its advisory affiliates. (per 30.06.2020)
Number of employees
~800 as of June 30, 2020 (including in the AI area: ~360 as of June 30, 2020)
Regional focus
Global
Target group
Our clients include institutional investors, such as pension funds, defined contribution plans, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, family offices and sovereign wealth funds, as well as RIAs, private banks and financial advisors.
(Supervisory) registration at / since
AQR has a variety of affiliated firms which are regulated in different jurisdictions such as • Securities and Exchange Commission since 1998 • National Futures Association since 1998 • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority since 2018 • Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, and British Columbia Securities Commissions since 2017 • Australian Securities and Investments Commission since 2005 • UK Financial Conduct Authority since 2012 • Financial Services Board of South Africa since 2016 • Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong since 2016 • BaFin since 2019
BAI-Member since
01.01.2015
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