AQR Capital Management to Offer Investment Solutions and Services in Japan

AQR opens Tokyo office to expand global presence

AQR Capital Management, LLC (“AQR”) today announced that its affiliate, AQR International Ltd., has successfully completed its registration as a Financial Instruments Business Operator in Japan, and is now regulated by the Japan Financial Services Agency (“FSA”). This registration enables AQR to begin offering its differentiated investment solutions and services to Japanese investors.

“We are honored to be welcomed as a new market participant in Japan, one of the world’s most important economic centers for asset management,” said David G. Kabiller, Co-Founder and Head of Business Development at AQR. “We believe our rigorous quantitative approach and commitment to research and education will contribute to the deep expertise of Japan’s investor community.”

AQR’s entrance into the Japanese market is supported by the establishment of an office and local team in Tokyo. AQR has appointed Matei Mihalca, who leads the firm’s Asia business development efforts, as Representative in Japan and head of the Tokyo office.

“Japan is a large and sophisticated market that is undergoing a rapid transformation,” added Dr. Gregor Andrade, Principal and Head of International Business Development at AQR. “We believe AQR’s systematic investment strategies will serve Japanese investors' needs by providing valuable diversification benefits and exposure to fundamental sources of long-term returns.”

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About AQR
AQR is a global investment management firm dedicated to delivering results for our clients. At the nexus of economics, behavioral finance, data and technology, AQR’s evolution over two decades has been a continuous exploration of what drives markets and how it can be applied to client portfolios. The firm is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, with offices in Bangalore, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Sydney and Tokyo. As of September 30, 2018, AQR and its affiliates had approximately $226 billion* in assets under management.

*Approximate as of September 30, 2018, includes assets managed by AQR and its advisory affiliates.

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