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November 13, 2018

QMA adds Wadhwani Asset Management as part of QMA’s global expansion strategy

NEWARK, N.J., November 13, 2018 - QMA, the quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions manager of PGIM, announced today PGIM’s acquisition of Wadhwani Asset Management (WAM), a London-based quantitative macro-focused investment management firm. Upon closing, WAM will become part of the QMA business.

October 24, 2018

Navigating the technology frontier beyond Silicon Valley

NEWARK, N.J., October 24, 2018 - Given the lightning-quick pace of technological change, investors must evaluate their portfolios to weed out obsolescence risk from incumbent products and business models that might soon be displaced, while developing a disciplined active investment framework to identify potential technology-driven winners, according to the latest report examining megatrends from PGIM, the $1.2 trillion asset management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

October 18, 2018

PGIM Investments expands ETF platform with new QMA active equity strategies

NEWARK, N.J., October 18, 2018 – PGIM Investments today launched the first of four actively managed equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that it plans to roll out in 2018, expanding the platform from the two actively managed fixed income ETFs launched earlier this year. Sub-advised by QMA, the quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions manager of PGIM, the PGIM QMA Strategic Alpha Large-Cap Core ETF (NYSE Arca: PQLC) seeks long-term growth of capital by investing primarily in large-cap stocks.

September 25, 2018

QMA expands global distribution, naming Liisa Juntunen to lead U.K. consultant relationships

NEWARK, N.J., September 25, 2018 - QMA continues to expand its outreach to clients around the world, today naming Liisa Juntunen as head of U.K. consultant relations. QMA is the quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions manager of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). QMA managed $127.6 billion as of June 30, 2018.

September 13, 2018

QMA global investment teams expand with Lorne Johnson, Patrick McDonough

NEWARK, N.J., September 13, 2018 - QMA continues to expand its investment platform with the addition of two new client portfolio managers, responsible for portfolio analysis and research for its Global Multi-Asset Solutions and Quantitative Equity teams. QMA is the quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

August 31, 2018

QMA’s Q3 2018 outlook 'bearly bullish'

Earlier this year, global economic growth appeared to be coasting, with all major economies growing in unison for the first time since 2010. However, paths now appear to be diverging, shifted by escalating trade tensions, Italian politics and pockets of emerging market turmoil, according to QMA’s Q3 2018 Outlook & Review.

July 26, 2018

PGIM Investments designated as an Edward Jones Strategic Product Partner

NEWARK, N.J., July 26, 2018 - PGIM Investments has strengthened its relationship with financial services firm Edward Jones, joining the firm’s select group of Strategic Product Partners. PGIM Investments is the global manufacturer and fund distributor of PGIM Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

March 16, 2018

QMA Market Pulse: All eyes on productivity

The recent market correction and sharp jump in volatility has brought a renewed focus on inflation and interest rates. But what about productivity?

February 13, 2018
Pensions & Investments

Commentary: High time for a proper taxonomy of 'quants'

As more and more equity investors have seemingly lost faith in active management, one particular area, quantitative strategies and techniques, is actually seeing positive flows and a surge of client interest, writes Andrew Dyson, chief executive officer of QMA.

January 22, 2018

QMA’s 2018 outlook sees continued global growth

After a year that saw the S&P 500 Index return more than 20%, QMA predicts stocks will again outpace bonds in 2018 — potentially by a very wide margin. While QMA's base case, outlined in its 2018 Outlook & Review "Goldilocks Growth and the Missing Bears," calls for S&P returns in the 10% range, the firm envisions scenarios that could have 2018 nearly matching 2017's surprise breakout year for equities.