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HiQ Invest: How to add up to 150 clients per month

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

HiQ Invest knows what it means to scale up, and quickly. The firm combines traditional fund management with the advanced trading environment of a trading desk and algorithmic trading and started in 2007, with five people. Now, the firm is 23 people with plans to expand to 30 building out front and back end infrastructure with them. All of this is designed to meet a growing demand as HiQ adds over 100 clients per month.

HiQ Invest's Market Neutral Fund has achieved a net return of 119% making it the most successful hedge fund in the Netherlands and, according to Bloomberg, one of the most successful hedge funds in the world in its category. HiQ founder Jasper Anderluh, recently spoke with Matthias Knab in Amsterdam for an Opalesque TV interview.

According to Anderluh, the founding members at HiQ were used to their role as traders for a proprietary trading arm of a bank, but wanted to find a way to build a fund and firm, end to end. "We use algorithmic trading from a fundamental perspective. So we are looking for all kinds of fundamental combinations that you can see in the market. Then all kinds of fundamental combinations mean also that we use all kinds of instruments to trade. We can trade futures, bonds, equities, and even options to trade the fundamental relations," he says.

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