AQR Capital Management Overview

  • www.aqr.com
  • Greenwich, CT
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1998
  • Company - Private
  • Investment Banking & Asset Management
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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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 ...

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AQR Capital Management Reviews

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81%
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Cliff Asness, Ph.D.
Cliff Asness, Ph.D.
90 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Amazing culture!"

Jan 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee
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Positive Outlook
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Pros

Super supportive colleagues
Opportunity for growth
Flexible WFH arrangement

Cons

Location
Nothing else I can think of
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Diversity & Inclusion at AQR Capital Management

4.3
(34 Reviews)

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AQR Capital Management Interviews

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Positive34%
Negative35%
Neutral30%
Getting an Interview
Applied online39%
Campus Recruiting32%
Recruiter16%
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    Interview

    Joined into a video first round interview and immediately got hit with a ton of quant and technical questions. I was the only one with my camera on as well.
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    Rapid fire technical questions based on math and computer science

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Company Updates

October 11, 2021
Expected returns on traditional assets are lower than their historical averages, yet the same is not true for risks. Setting expectations — for investors, boards, and other stakeholders — may be more important today than ever. We provide a framework to set expectations on downside risk, one that can be used for a range of assets, portfolios, and investment decisions. We show that diversification and liquidity may be even more valuable than conventional risk-return statistics suggest: https://bit.ly/3A2Q92n
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October 11, 2021
In his latest, Cliff stresses why the proper treatment of shorting matters for the ultimate goal of responsible investing: to effect change. However, confusion abounds about the use of shorting in an ESG context. When it comes to calculating a portfolio’s ESG score, we’ve heard arguments ranging from "ignore the shorts” to “net them against longs,” and, to bring it to an illogical extreme, “pretend the shorts are actually longs.” Cliff explains why it is critical that shorts be properly accounted for: https://bit.ly/3toIdWw
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AQR Capital Management Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality in 2020 with a 100% in the HRC Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign2020
  • P&I Best Place to Work in Money ManagementPensions and Investments2020

Pledges & Certifications

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

  • Returnships

    Offer formal "internships" for mid-career people or those returning to the workforce

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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What is paid time off like at AQR Capital Management?

...Positive atmosphere, great people, collaboration encouraged, constructive feedback provided, free snacks, coffee, lunch/dinner, flexible schedule, lots of PTO and amazing benefits....

February 21, 2020

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