Emmanuel Terraz
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Emmanuel Terraz

Global Head of Absolute Return & Quantitative Equity / Head of Equity Market Neutral

Emmanuel Terraz has been Global Head of Absolute Return & Quantitative Equity and Head of Equity Market Neutral at Candriam since 2019 and member of the Executive Committee since 2016.

He began his career as an Index Arbitrage Trader at Société Générale in 1997, moving to Barclays Capital three years later to be Head of Index Arbitrage. In 2003, he joined Candriam as Head of Index Arbitrage, and became Head of Quantitative Alternative Strategies in 2009.

He took up his current position in 2013. Emmanuel holds engineering degrees from the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité, both in France. He also holds a Master’s in Statistics from the University of Paris VII.

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Outlook 2023, Emmanuel Terraz

Absolute return and decorrelation: the many instruments in an orchestra

Market turmoil can benefit certain types of absolute return strategies, just when the other instruments are out of tune. High volatility, rising rates, and increasing correlation among asset classes demonstrate why an orchestra employs a full range of instruments.
Absolute Return, Video, Emmanuel Terraz

Absolute return – why now?

Riding the equity market roller coaster is so 'last week' – what about absolute return? Is it time to add some absolute value strategies to your asset mix? Candriam's absolute return investment managers answered the tough questions.
Absolute Return, Podcast, Emmanuel Terraz

An update on Absolute Return management

Covid-19 Series - Podcast #7: What makes Absolute Return strategies work (or not) in such extreme market environments? Well, it’s all about people, says Emmanuel Terraz in today's Covid-19 series podcast.
Q&A, Emmanuel Terraz, Equities

Index Arbitrage

According to Emmanuel Terraz, Member of the Executive Committee and Head of Index Arbitrage Strategy since its launch in 2003, the explosion of the index management market has created opportunities for arbitragists able to take positions in securities affected by readjustments on the main indices.

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