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Ronen Israel

Ronen Israel

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About Ronen Israel

Ronen Israel’s primary focus is on portfolio management and research at AQR. He was instrumental in helping to build AQR’s Global Stock Selection group and its initial algorithmic trading capabilities, and now runs the Global Alternative Premia group, which employs various investing styles across asset classes. He is on the executive board of the University of Pennsylvania’s Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology and is a member of the Advisory Board of The Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to AQR, he was a senior analyst at Quantitative Financial Strategies Inc. Israel earned a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a B.A.S. in biomedical science from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, and an M.A. in mathematics, specialising in mathematical finance, from Columbia.

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Citywire Rating: A rated


  • DRated Plus in Dec 2017


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2018
  • FRated A in Feb 2018
  • MRated A in Mar 2018
  • ARated A in Apr 2018


Alternative UCITS - Multi Strategy
over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 40.7%
2017 5.0% -0.4% 0.7% 2.8% 1.8%
2016 -0.7% -1.4% -1.0% -1.3% 3.0%
2015 7.7% -2.5% 0.6% 7.5% 2.2%

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