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Since 2013, we’ve helped the investment industry scale and build teams of extraordinary talent within quantitative research, portfolio management, trading and development.
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The Quant Recruitment Report 2022
This is the semi-annual Grainstone Lee report analysing the recruitment patterns of firms that employ quantitative investment strategies. The report contains an in-depth analysis of the hiring and competitive landscape within key geographical regions. The semi-annual report contains thousands of sourced data points across the largest financial job functions from Quantitative Investment & Trading to Business Development and Compliance.
Building an offshore cyber security team...
As some of you may have noticed, it’s getting a bit tricky to hire software engineers. Understatement of the year out of the way, it’s true, demand for technical talent globally is fierce. With that in mind, we thought it would be useful to talk to Rowena Everson.
Top 100 Hedge Funds - leverage and $ AUM...
This report analyses the $ AUM employed per investment professional for the top 100 hedge funds by AUM. We also analyse the amount of leverage applied to AUM by strategy and firm.
The Quant Investment Salary Report 2021
This report analyses the basic salaries, not including bonus and sign-on, across the front and back office, excluding technology (a separate report on tech salaries can be found here) for the quant trading industry in 2020 and 2021 from a universe of 90+ quant hedge funds and proprietary trading firms.
The Technology Salary Report 2021
This report analyses the basic salaries (not including bonus) across software engineering, infrastructure and dev ops for the quant trading industry in 2020 and 2021 from a universe of 90 quant hedge funds and proprietary trading firms.
The Quant Trading Talent Report 2021
This report analyses the flow of talent into and out of the quant trading industry during 2021. We used a sample universe of the top 93 hedge funds and prop trading firms that employ quantitative trading strategies (list at bottom).