Aqr Capital Management

The hedge fund manager warns of unintended consequences that may arise from the attempt to regulate adviser conflicts.
The firm’s recently acquired Analytic Investors unit will manage the new offerings.
As CTO of asset manager AQR, Neal Pawar enjoys getting involved directly in the firm’s experimental projects.
The CTO of AQR Capital Management debuts on our annual Tech 50 ranking at No. 38.
The 2016 Trading Technology 40: No. 29
Technology executives in financial markets excel by blending day-to-day attention to operational detail with a grasp of emerging trends.
Risk management at hedge fund firms has improved a great deal since 2008, with managers wielding tools like stress tests in a more intelligent way. But it may not be enough to protect them in the next crisis.
The AQR co-founder on challenging the hedge fund orthodoxy, and why innovation has played a role in AQR’s success.
Mainstays like Bridgewater top our annual ranking of the world’s largest hedge fund firms, but smaller, fast growers are catching up.