Critically important, Research leverages the advances in a number of scientific and technology fields, combining their most relevant concepts to create proprietary Generalised Systematic Models supporting algorithmic investment strategies.
Key areas of research:
– Market conditions
– Investment strategies
– Risk management
– Portfolio optimisation
– Optimal execution
“To do successful research, you don’t need to know everything, you just need to know one thing that isn’t known.” – Arthur L. Schawlow, American Physicist
Core of Clairvaux Capital AG, Technology empowers Research and Trading & Execution, enabling the implementation of investment strategies and the monitoring of performance and risks in real time.
Key areas of application of technology:
– Research instrastructure
– Development infrastructure
– Integration of Artificial Intelligence
– Robotisation of functions
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic” – Arthur C. Clarke, Author
After rigorous testing, investment strategies are piloted and then deployed with Risk Management techniques specific to each strategy and considered as important as the strategies themselves.
“If you don’t invest in risk management, it doesn’t matter what business you’re in, it’s a risky business.” – Gary Cohn, 11th Director of the US National Economic Council
TRADING & EXECUTION
The automation of the Trading & Execution of investment strategies, and their associated Risk Management techniques, is critically important and is interwoven and optimised as part of the model development.
“Without a strategy, execution is aimless. Without execution, strategy is useless.” – Morris Chang, Founder and CEO of TSMC
ASSETS & INSTRUMENTS
Clairvaux Capital AG focuses exclusively on liquid assets, securities and liquid instruments traded on organized markets or on trading platforms offering significant market liquidity, depth and transparent prices.
“Liquidity is the oxygen of a financial system.” – Ruth Porat, Chief Investment Officer of Alphabet and Google