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.
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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
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Dutch regulator unmoved on mortgages and group pensions
Matching adjustment applicants using forex forwards have little time to adjust
UK regulator sets out cashflow needs, but restates old concerns
Eiopa calculations show unexpected increase in fundamental spread
Internal structures allowed, but firms pushed towards internal models
Structuring of assets must remove residual prepayment risk
Regulatory scrutiny will go deeper than point of sale
Industry hoping for favourable outcome from pre-applications
Insurance tie-up is part of trend for firms to maximise efficiencies