Etienne Vincent, Global Head of Quantitative Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management recently shared his views on factor analysis.
Etienne joined BNP in 2004, and has over 20 years’ industry experience. He is responsible for turning the best of academic research into actual security picking strategies, whether in equity or fixed income asset classes. In 2012, Etienne was awarded the Financial News ’40 under 40′ award. Etienne and his team use factor analysis as part of their investment process.
In this one page Q&A document Etienne shares his thoughts on how factor analysis has evolved, which departments in Asset Management benefit from using factors and key considerations investment professionals should make when using factor data.