Quant Money Managers

About

Quant Mutual Fund was came into existence in late 2017 when Quant Capital acquired Escorts Mutual Fund, which than had a very small AUM of just Rs.200 Crores. Now the AUM has reached to touch Rs.9000 Crores ( $1.16 Billion USD).

Quant Mutual Funds is wholly owned by Quant Money Managers. Quant Money Management was incorporated in late 1995 by the CEO Sandeep Tandon and in October 2017 Quant Money Managers was approved to act as an asset management company for the Quant Mutual Fund by SEBI. Quant Money Managers are appointed as a trustee company for the Quant Mutual Fund.

Quant Mutual Funds offers a lots of different mutual fund schemes across equity, tax saving, debt and hybrid category and they are managing around 13-14 schemes by two fund managers.

Key staff

Sandeep Tandon is the CEO and MD of the Company and has a vast experience of over 27 years in the capital markets. He has started his money management industry journey as a trainee in the GIC mutual funds. He later joined IDBI asset management company. Where he was a founding member and was part of the core team that initialize asset management business.

Ankit Pande is the head of equites  for Quant Mutual Funds. He is a CFA Charter Holder and MBA with more than decade of experience in the indian equities. He has worked with foreign institutional investors across APAC in a business development role and also ventured into seed stage fund raising activities in Hong Kong. Ankit received lot’s of awards for his good performance in the finance industry.

Vasav Sahgal is another fund manager in the Quant Mutual Funds. He has completed His B.com and CFA. Vasav is primarily responsible for equity aset allocation and credit research. Vasav is developing valuation models using  coding and deploying data analytics in python.

Investment philosophy

Quant Mutual Funds basically using the active investing with VLRT methodology – VLRT standing for Valuation, Timing, Liquidity and Risk appetite.

They are mainly focus on the macro economic indicators to forecast future performance of the economy and stocks. They are using machine learning and data analytics techniques and …?

Quant Mutual Fund is using  two dozen proprietary indicators constructed by themselves  around perception, money flows, euphoria/ capitulation, greed/ fear index, risk on/ off, and so on.

Quant Mutual Fund believes every macro economic factors is going with a cycle and they are changing their allocation with following the macro cycles 

Media

Why are schemes of Quant Mutual Fund topping the charts? 

 ET Money, Date: 5th January 2022.

Analyst questions

Quant funds is using statistical and artificial intelligence and some machine learning tools to pics a stocks. If it’s right than. how majority of their ratios are mismatching with each other with very higher standard deviation amongs the data?

Quant funds are growth,value,quality,momentam or thematic funds?

Prepared by – Amit Soni, May 2022

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