In April 2023, AlphaSimplex became an affiliate of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (“Virtus”). Virtus (NASDAQ: VRTS) operates a distinctive partnership of boutique investment managers singularly committed to the long-term success of individual and institutional investors. The AlphaSimplex strategies will be a complement to the investment capabilities of the other Virtus affiliates. In addition, Virtus and AlphaSimplex share many core values, including a focus on positive impacts for clients and colleagues.
Virtus Investment Partners, Inc., which operates a multi-boutique asset management business, announced on October 20, 2022, that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AlphaSimplex Group, LLC from Natixis Investment Managers.
An abbreviated version of the paper “Quantifying Turbulence in Trend Following” by Kathryn Kaminski and Yingshan Zhao was published in Investments & Wealth Monitor.
Kathryn Kaminski, Ph.D., Chief Research Strategist and Portfolio Manager, won the Systematic Leader of the Year award from Women in Asset Management.
This award was given on September 9, 2021, in recognition of Dr. Kaminski’s career in finance, with particular emphasis on 2020 and 2021. This award was given by the Women in Asset Management Summit & Awards Series, run by Bonhill Group plc. No compensation was provided in connection with this award.
Kathryn Kaminski, Ph.D., Chief Research Strategist and Portfolio Manager, was quoted in an article titled “Inflation is coming, the question is when,” from CNN Business.
An abbreviated version of the paper “The Coronavirus Crisis: What is the same? What’s different?” by Kathryn Kaminski and Ying Yang was published in Pensions and Investments.
Kathryn Kaminski, Ph.D., Chief Research Strategist and Portfolio Manager, and Junior Researcher Ying Yang were featured in an article about how managed futures performed during the start of the COVID-19 crisis.
Kathryn Kaminski, Ph.D., Chief Research Strategist and Portfolio Manager, comments on the next decade in global finance.
Kathryn Kaminski, Ph.D., was quoted in an article on algorithmic trading and its market impact.
Kathryn Kaminski, Ph.D., discusses trend-following algorithms at the beginning of 2019.