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US quant group opens Frankfurt office

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US quant specialist AQR Capital Management has announced the establishment of an office in Frankfurt, Germany as in a bid to expand its European presence.

The new office will be led by Axel Weiss, managing director and head of Germany and Austria Business Development.

AQR is a $203bn (€179bn) quantitative investment manager, headquartered in Connecticut.

The firm employs a systematic investment approach grounded in research insight and economic theory, and manages a diverse platform of alternatives, total return, traditional equities, and traditional fixed income strategies.

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