Quant Fund Performance Stumbles But Investors Plow Ahead

By Lydia Tomkiw | 10/11/17

…Some smaller quant funds also can offer fee breaks that industry behemoths won’t, which can help sweeten the deal, says Chris Cutler, president of Manager Analysis Services.

“There are some smaller quant funds that are very good,” he says. “Institutional investors just need to look harder and find them.”

…But one advantage quant funds have is that investors are more willing to tolerate some down months as institutional investors continue to look for hedge fund investments to provide diversification, Cutler says.