Editor, Quant investing
Rob Mannix is the desk editor for investment, covering systematic investment strategies from quant funds to factor investing. He was previously responsible for Risk.net’s insurance coverage.
Based in the London office, Rob is interested in developments in the use of new types of data, the application of machine learning in investment, and research into systematic sources of return in markets.
Rob joined Infopro Digital (then Incisive Media) in 2008, having previously worked at Euromoney Institutional Investor, covering legal and regulatory issues affecting capital markets.
A known flaw in conventional risk models is becoming hard to ignore in current markets
Regulatory agenda shifting to systemic risk of herding
New rules could push buy-siders towards synthetic strategies
Contradictions between systemic risk rules and solvency regulations seem unavoidable
Capital treatment under Solvency II unclear, say firms
Directive will herd insurers into 'safe' investments that turn out to be risky, says writer and academic
Capital management director Marcus Bowser explains UK insurer's aims
Local regulator commits to cover gaps in Solvency II information from Eiopa
Directive ignores risk of intergenerational subsidy, says Finanstilsynet's Parner
Insurers unable to accurately forecast key regulatory numbers
Dutch regulator unmoved on mortgages and group pensions