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Mike Chen was quoted in the CNN Business article “How elite investors use artificial intelligence and machine learning to gain an edge.”

February 21, 2019

“Artificial intelligence and machine learning might sound like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But hedge funds, major banks and private equity firms are already deploying next-generation technologies to gain an edge… ‘It takes emotion out of it. Everything is rational.’”

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Mike Chen was quoted in the article “Quants say big data is all buzz, no alpha” featured on Risk.net.

February 19, 2019

“Quants are still struggling to extract alpha from big and alternative datasets, despite heavy investment in data science…”

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Portfolio Manager, Mike Chen, was quoted in Risk.net’s piece “Quants use AI to cut through murk of sustainability”

February 11, 2019

“Can artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms help firms to invest more ethically? A group of quants are convinced of it. Investing in companies aligned with one’s ethics – known as ESG for environmental, social and governance – has become a hot area, especially in trying to lure in ‘woke’ millennials…”

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George Mussalli, CIO and Head of Equity Research, was quoted in the P&I article on “Managers ride A-Share wave to attract more investments”

November 14, 2018

“…lots of interest from existing and potential clients. Wherever we go, it’s the main topic of conversation.”

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George Mussalli, CIO and Head of Equity Research, was quoted in the Financial Times on “Tracker funds in the balance amid sector reclassifications”

September 25, 2018

“ETFs now clearly cause mispricings in equities. The effect was not as noticeable earlier in the evolution of ETFs due to the popularity of market cap-weighted ETFs. But with the advent of smart beta and thematic ETFs, their influence can be seen much more clearly on the prices of underlying stocks”.

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George Mussalli, CIO and Head of Equity Research, was quoted in a recent HFM article on ESG, “ESG – Mind The Gaps”.

September 20, 2018

“We’re only interested in alpha signals, PanAgora has honed and refined its investment process over the last 20 years and that taking ESG into consideration is a natural evolution of that.”        

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Risk.net: Big banks are tiptoeing forward with datasets for sale despite a host of internal obstacles

August 20, 2018

George Mussalli was recently quoted in Risk.net on how big banks are tiptoeing forward with datasets for sale despite a host of internal obstacles.    

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Pensions & Investments: Commentary: Appointing an interim CEO? Not surprising if you failed the corporate governance test

August 17, 2018

Read more from George Mussalli and Sevinc Cukurova on why interim CEOs point to poor governance in the following P&I Article

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PanAgora Suggests New Investing Strategy for Public DB Plans

August 3, 2018

Read more about PanAgora’s approach to improving asset allocation using defensive equity multi-factor.

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George Mussalli was recently quoted in the following Risk.net article: A fool’s gold (or data) mine

July 6, 2018

Quants are building statistical toolkits to avoid the pitfalls of data mining.

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