Andrew Lapthorne

Andrew Lapthorne

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Andrew Lapthorne is the Global Head of Quantitative Research at Societe Generale. In this role, he leads up the Quantitative Index and ETF Research Group, covering Europe, North America, and Asia. Together with his team, Lapthorne has been writing about equity styles and factors since the mid-1990s and have covered most topics relating to factor investing. He also created various systematic quantitative strategies, the most known being the Global and European Quality Income Strategies. He has also writes extensively on the topics of Quality and Value in the Equity space.

Professional Experience

  • Lapthorne began his financial career in 1996 as a UK Quant analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort.
  • He has been ranked the #1 individual analyst for the last 11 consecutive years.
  • He is regularly quoted in the financial press, highlighting balance sheet risk in the US and the misuse of share buybacks.
  • He speaks on broader factor trends in the markets.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.