Emmanuel Terraz
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Emmanuel Terraz

Global Head of Absolute Return & Quant Equity, Global Head of Equity Market Neutral, Member of the Executive Committee

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

He began his career as a prop trader at Société Générale in Paris in 1997 then at Barclays in London in 2000. In 2003, he joined Candriam as a Fund Manager to build the Index Arbitrage business. In 2009, he became Head of Quant Alternative Strategies in Paris. In 2019, he took his current position, overseeing Quant Equity, L/S Equity, Risk Arbitrage and Equity Market Neutral for Paris and Brussels. 

Emmanuel holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique 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.
Q&A, Emmanuel Terraz, Equities

Index Arbitrage

Emmanuel Terraz, Global Head of Absolute Return & Quantitative Equity, explains to us how the explosion of the index management market can create investment opportunities for managers who can take advantage of of temporary market ineffciencies.

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