Unigestion hires Imperial professor as quant research head

Robert Kosowski joins London office

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Professor Kosowski will continue his role at Imperial College London (pictured)
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Professor Kosowski will continue his role at Imperial College London (pictured)

Boutique asset manager Unigestion has appointed Imperial College London's associate professor of finance Robert Kosowski as head of quantitative research.

Kosowski, who is also an associate member of the Man Group-backed Man Institute of Quantitative Finance at Oxford University, will report to head of equity Alexei Jourovski in the firm's London office. Quant strategies may tempt asset managers but biggest tests lie ahead "Unigestion's investment philosophy and culture is deeply rooted in research and academia, and quantitative tools have always been a fundamental part of our investment process and are central to our work on risk-managed equity strategies and alternative risk premia investing," said Jourovski. "With the pace of adva...

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