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D. E. Shaw & Co.

Fundamentally focused investors may fear a future in which their stock-picking expertise is supplanted by automated trading models. But to David Shaw, founder of D.E. Shaw & Co., this is old news. As an early pioneer in quantitative investing, Shaw blended the worlds of computer science and finance when he founded the firm in 1988, recruiting physicists, mathematicians and other scientists to create and manage proprietary investment models and trading technology. Since then, the firm has morphed into a multistrategy manager that invests in some 14 different strategies. The firm's evolution has paid off: D.E. Shaw has generated...

Back to Hedge Fund 100 Firm Profile Ranking6. D.E. Shaw/ $34.7 billionLocation:New York, NYFounded:19882016 Hedge Fund 100 Rank:No. 72016 Capital:$33.1 billion2015 Hedge Fund 100 Rank:No. 112015 Capital:$28.42 billionYears on List:16Website:www.deshaw.comAddress:1166 Avenue of the Americas9th FloorNew York, NY 10036Phone:212-478-0000Fax:212-478-0100Other Offices:Bermuda, Boston, Kansas City, Silicon Valley, London, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong

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