Renaissance Technologies

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Renaissance Technologies is a quantitative investment manager trading in global financial markets. It aims to produce exceptional returns for its investors by strictly adhering to mathematical and statistical methods. The firm employs equity long and short strategies in hedging its investments.

  • Assets under management: $110 billion (as of June 30, 2019)
  • The firm uses quantitative trading to assess statistical probabilities for the direction of securities prices in any given market.
  • The hedge fund has employed mathematical models to analyze and execute trades, many of them automated.
  • The firm uses computer-based models to predict price changes in easily traded financial instruments.