Benjamin Moritz is an Executive Partner and part of the founding team of HQ Asset Management, which is a quantitative asset management firm, based in Germany. HQ Asset Management provides a clear focus on quantitative asset management for institutional and semi-institutional investors. Our clients include banks, insurance companies, pension funds, corporates, family offices and foundations. Tailor-made portfolios are always at the forefront of solutions.
Benjamin has extensive industry experience in research and portfolio management. Since joining the industry in 2007, he was responsible for developing solutions for strategical asset allocation, tactical asset allocation, risk management, stock selection, factor investing and portfolio optimization.
His three recent academic papers focus on financial applications of machine learning, textual analysis and deep learning, and in 2015 Benjamin won the Best Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association.
Benjamin holds a PhD in Statistics from Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich.