APG manages over €500 billion in assets for pension funds. APG plays a leading role in the pension sector, and focuses strongly on the transition towards sustainable investing. You will join a diverse and growing team of 20 professionals of various nationalities and be part of the broader business unit Quantitative Strategies. Our core belief is that our ability to integrate long-term stakeholder value and to deliver alpha uncorrelated to traditional quant factors, using data and digital technologies will define our future success. We are on an ambitious multi-year innovation journey, and need talent to drive that further.
We offer a position in APG’s Quantitative Equities investment team in Amsterdam which is currently looking for several researchers. Together with the team you are responsible for the research, development and portfolio management of systematic investment strategies. The strategies are based on insights from the fields of quantitative and behavioral finance and our industry experience. The team’s strategies will run on the investment insights you develop. We are looking to systematically identify firms who create long-term benefits for all stakeholders, not just short-term returns to shareholders. It is our deep conviction that by investing in those business we can create real world outcomes while generating healthy returns for our pension participants.
The main responsibilities of the Quant Equity Researcher include the following:
• Researching, analyzing, and building alpha signals from large-scale textual data
• Initiate and execute research projects focused on enhancing the investment strategy from textual data;
• Communicate, document, and implement research results;
• Contribute to APG’s custom built IT platform for research and portfolio management.