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Goldman Sachs' massive quant business now rivals AQR and Two Sigma. We talked to the bank's top quant about asset growth, finding data sources and why critics of computerized trading are wrong

Posted On: Sep 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Goldman Sachs' massive quant business now rivals AQR and Two Sigma. We talked to the bank's top quant about asset growth, finding data sources and why critics of computerized trading are wrong

Goldman Sachs's Quantitative Investing Strategies group is one of the Wall Street bank's biggest and fast-growing units.
The unit, known as QIS, has nearly doubled its assets under management in two-and-a-half years to almost $180 billion. That makes it bigger than most of the world's quant hedge funds.
That success will help Goldman seize on one of the few secular growth opportunities it's got right now: a surge in demand for alternatives investing.

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