DE Shaw

Companies Trying to Attract Women to Hedge Fund Sector

August 24, 2017 James Heinsman Company Spotlight

The hedge fund space controls an estimated $3 trillion, and women manage about 1 percent of that. Of every 100 fund managers, only 20 are women. This data shows starkly the glaring gender imbalance is this exclusive club of hedge fund executives. This is contrast to the strides gender equality has made recently in other […]

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Quants are Hiring: This is Who They Want

March 8, 2016 James Heinsman In the News

Last year was a bad one for many hedge funds, but funds using quantitative strategies seemed to fair better, and have had a strong start in 2016. “There has been a focus on managed futures, systematic global macro and active equity recently that has been attracting some top talent and filling those niche roles that […]

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DE Shaw’s Asian Expansion

December 14, 2010 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

The $20 billion global hedge fund DE Shaw plans to expand within Asia during 2011. DE Shaw hopes to attract assets from Japanese pension funds in the coming year. The firm’s Tokyo office is presently led by their Japanese country representative Scott Roney, who runs an office of just two employees. The fund will bring […]

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