AQR is a global investment management firm built at the intersection of financial theory and practical application. The firm takes a systematic, research-driven approach, applying quantitative tools to process fundamental information and manage risk. AQR strives to deliver superior, long-term results for our clients by looking past market noise to identify and isolate what matters most, and by developing ideas that stand up to rigorous testing. With a focus on practical insights and analysis, AQR is a leader in alternative and traditional strategies.
AQR was founded in 1998 by Clifford S. Asness, Ph.D.; David G. Kabiller, CFA; Robert J. Krail; and John M. Liew, Ph.D. The firm is based in Greenwich, Connecticut, with offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, London and Sydney. AQR's clients include institutional investors, such as pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, as well as registered investment advisors.