AQR Is Firing on All Cylinders

Many of its key strategies are up by 30 percent or more this year.

Illustration by II

Illustration by II

AQR Capital Management is enjoying its best year in recent memory.

The multistrategy firm has posted composite gains ranging from roughly 30 percent to nearly 70 percent in a number of key strategies over the first 10 months of the year.

Founded in 1998 as a quant-driven firm, AQR likes to stress that it lies “at the nexus of economics, behavioral finance, data, and technology.”

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