• Questioning Quality

    Why it might not make sense to invest in well-run companies: a deep dive into the Quality factor asks whether growth at any price has changed investing forever.

  • Views From the Floor

    In this week’s edition: South Korean exports point to a slowing recovery; US inflation is at a crossroads; and a US election that markets are regarding as a glass half full.


    While we take a quantitative approach to investing, it is our view that fundamental and intuitive underpinnings are a prerequisite for all alpha signals.


Man Numeric

Man Numeric

  • Systematic security selection through a fundamental, bottom-up approach
  • Highly experienced investment professionals enhance and complement the quantitative process
  • Diversified exposure across global equity markets through long-only and alternative strategies
  • Research-driven culture focused on innovation and enhancement, spanning alpha generation, risk management, portfolio construction and implementation
  • Significant focus on capacity management
  • Established in Boston in 1989

Latest Research

FAANGM stocks are trading at extraordinary multiples, leading some investors to suggest they have hit bubble territory. What has happened historically when stocks reached these stretched valuations?

Daniel Taylor, Ben Zhao

Why it might not make sense to invest in well-run companies: a deep dive into the Quality factor asks whether growth at any price has changed investing forever.

Gregory Bond, Ben Zhao

Using a combination of risk-based portfolio optimisation and dynamic risk-management, it is possible to construct an equity replacement strategy, which shows better risk-adjusted performance and tail characteristics than the MSCI World Index.

Edward Hoyle, Wanjun Jin, Stefano Piu, Jayendran Rajamony, Eva Sanchez Martin, Tracey Nilsen-Ames

Welcome to Man Numeric

Man Numeric is an institutional investment manager based in Boston, Massachusetts. We manage assets for clients globally, including corporate and public pension plans, foundations, endowments, and sovereign funds.

Since our founding in 1989, we have remained committed and focused on efforts to consistently outperform benchmarks to deliver excess returns over the long term for our clients. Strategies range from long-only, active extension, and market neutral equities across geographic regions, investment styles and capitalization strata.

Our long-standing commitment to carefully manage capacity has enabled us to focus on maximizing alpha for our clients.


  • 1989 FOUNDED

  • ​31.2* US$ BN TOTAL ASSETS




Information as at 30 September 2020 *Total Assets combines both Assets Under Management and Assets Under Advisement. Assets Under Management represent the aggregate fair value of all discretionary and non-discretionary assets, including fee paying and non-fee paying portfolios. Assets Under Advisement represent advisory-only assets where the firm provides a model portfolio and does not have decision making or trading authority over the assets.


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