D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Overview

  • www.deshaw.com
  • New York, NY
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1988
  • Company - Private
  • Investment & Asset Management
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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The D. E. Shaw group is trusted by investors across the world to manage their assets by seeking the optimal balance of risk and reward. We use a combination of quantitative and qualitative tools to uncover independent, hard-to-find sources of return across global public and ...
Mission: Founded in 1988 over a small bookstore in downtown New York City, we began with six employees and $28 million in capital and quickly became a pioneer in computational finance. In the early days of exposed pipes and extension cords, tripping on a cable could take out our whole ...

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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Reviews

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"Great culture"

Jul 4, 2022 - Generalist in New York, NY

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Smart people, good benefits, casual culture

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Socially awkward, not mission driven
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D. E. Shaw & Co. - Investment Firm Awards & Accolades

  • Macro (Over $1 Billion) Fund of the YearHFM2019
  • Multistrategy Hedge Fund Manager of the YearInstitutional Investor2019

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