Fast Growing Research Boutique Continues to Expand its Quantitative and Big Data Team and Products
New York, NY — August 2, 2017 – Wolfe Research, LLC, a premier investment research boutique, announced today that Miguel Alvarez has begun as a Director in Equity Research and as a senior member of the QES (Quantitative Research, Economics, and Portfolio Strategy) team. Mr. Alvarez joins Wolfe from Deutsche Bank where he was the US Head of Quantitative Strategy and Investment Solutions.
Commenting on the hire, Wolfe Research's Vice Chairman, Yin Luo, stated, "Miguel is an exceptional talent. During his distinguished 17 year career as a quant on the sell-side, buy-side and as a portfolio construction expert, he has helped clients through his in-depth research and modeling across all facets of the investment process including alpha, risk analytics, trading, portfolio construction, and product development. Our team looks forward to working with Miguel once again."
Ed Wolfe, Wolfe Research's founder and Managing Partner declared, "With the addition of Miguel, we continue to expand the QES business into risk analytics and investment solutions. We are seeing tremendous interest for Big Data and machine learning in the investment industry, from both fundamental and quantitative investors."
Miguel most recently worked as a Director at Deutsche Bank in New York, where he was employed since 2009. Prior to that, he was a Principal and Research Officer in the Emerging Markets Equity Group at Barclays Global Investors in San Francisco, where he provided quantitative research and support for a market-neutral and 130/30 long-short emerging markets strategy. Miguel started his career as a Risk Researcher at MSCI Barra.
Wolfe Research, LLC was founded in 2008 as a premier equity research boutique with a commitment to best-in-class products and service. Wolfe also provides clients with focused, unbiased agency single stock and portfolio trading and banking services through its affiliated broker dealers, Wolfe Research Securities and Wolfe Capital Markets and Advisory.
Wolfe remains committed both through acquisition and internal mentoring to providing a home for the top-ranked, most differentiated and inspired Analysts, sales people, and traders. The firm thus far has established a reputation for macro research underpinning leading coverage in Industrials, Energy/Utilities, Consumer/Retail, and Healthcare.
Despite the small but growing size of its boutique research franchise, Wolfe Research was voted #11 in the latest 2016 weighted poll and within the top 15 of all research firms on Wall Street by institutional clients for the past five years in Institutional Investor magazine's prestigious All-America Research Poll. In 2013, Business Insider named Wolfe as one of the top 16 Wall Street firms where employees want to work.
Wolfe Research, LLC and its affiliates currently employ about 110 full-time professionals and continue to actively search for top talent. For more information about Wolfe Research please see www.WolfeResearch.com.
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