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Quantamental strategies in ETF and segregated account formats

Our investment strategies apply elements of behavioral finance, data science and local market insights to global markets. Our research is firmly grounded in academically sound quantitative methods while also incorporating elements of fundamental insights to identify signals and build portfolios. We offer these strategies in ETFs and segregated accounts to investors around the world.

Widely recognized for innovation and leadership in finance and investment management

Rayliant has over 17.4 billion USD assets managed using our strategies (as of 31 March 2024) with offices in Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Rayliant's investment team has published more than 50 journal articles and contributed to nine handbooks on finance and economics. We have won two Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards, one Graham and Dodd Reader’s Choice Award, one Graham and Dodd Top Award, three Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacob Levy Awards, and three William F. Sharpe Awards.

Led by an experienced industry pioneer and acclaimed academic

Jason Hsu, Ph.D. founded Rayliant in 2016. He also co-founded Research Affiliates, a quantitative asset manager with 139 billion USD in assets managed using its strategies (as of 31 December 2023). Jason is a professor of finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University (China), Kyoto University (Japan) and National Chengchi University (Taiwan). Jason is also a portfolio manager for Rayliant’s suite of quantamental ETFs.

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About Rayliant

17.4

Billion USD

ASSETS USING RAYLIANT STRATEGIES
as of 31 March 2024*

10

Awards

WON FOR OUR RESEARCH

6

Global Offices

ACROSS ASIA, NORTH AMERICA, AND EUROPE

*As of 31 March 2024. Assets include non-discretionary assets managed by external asset managers using Rayliant’s strategies and non-discretionary assets benchmarked to Rayliant’s indexes. Offices include offices of subsidiaries and joint ventures. For a detailed list of Rayliant’s awards and recognition, visit rayliant.com/awards.

Rayliant Overview

Rayliant Global Advisors is a global investment management group. Our investment strategies bring together elements of behavioral finance, data science and local market insights, especially in inefficient markets. Our strategies are all grounded in academically-sound quantitative methods and many also bring in elements of fundamental insights in various systematic ways. We offer these strategies through ETFs and separately managed accounts to investors around the world.

Today, Rayliant has over 17.4 billion USD across equity, fixed income and alternative assets managed using our strategies (as of 31 March 2024). Rayliant’s clients include institutional and high net worth investors globally. We have offices in Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Rayliant's investment team has published more than 40 journal articles and contributed to nine handbooks on finance and economics. We have won two Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards, one Graham and Dodd Reader’s Choice Award,one Graham and Dodd Top Award, three Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacob Levy Awards, and three William F. Sharpe Awards.

Rayliant was founded in 2016 by Jason Hsu, Ph.D. He also co-founded Research Affiliates, a quantitative asset manager with 147 billion USD in assets managed using its strategies (as of 31 March 2024). Jason is a professor of finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University (China), Kyoto University (Japan) and National Chengchi University (Taiwan). Jason is also a portfolio manager for Rayliant’s suite of quantamental ETFs.

Meet the Team

Rayliant’s global perspective is supported by research and investment experts across three continents with 24-hour market coverage.

Jason Hsu 許仲翔, PhD

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer

Mike Bowers 鮑蔚誠, MBA

Senior Managing Director
Chief Operating Officer

Broken Tuan 段嘉尚, PhD

Senior Managing Director
Head of Greater China

David Scott, CFA

Senior Managing Director
Chief Financial Officer

Phillip Wool 沃飛流, PhD

Senior Managing Director
Global Head of Research

Ben Ashby

Head of OCIO

Fan Chen 陳凡, MBA

Managing Director
Research and Portfolio Management

Scott Dooley, CFA

Managing Director

Mark Schlarbaum

Managing Director
Head of Trading and Capital Markets

Kyle Theodore, CFA

Managing Director
Head of Institutional & Consultant Relations

Tony Lee 李宗熹, MBA

Senior Director
Head of Taiwan Institutional Services

Robert Mai

Managing Director
Head of Information Technology

Jacob Chi 紀金傑, MBA

Senior Director
Head of Marketing

Donald He 何賢發, CFA, MFE

Senior Director
Head of China Quantamental Research

Vicky Wan, 萬麗雯, EMBA

Senior Director
Head of Investment Operations

Doug Gratz 道寡痴, CFA

Director
Institutional Services

Charles Astorتشارلز آستر, Chartered MCSI

Director
Head of Middle East

Engin Kose, PhD

Director
Research

Tzee-Man Chow, MFE

Director
Research

Priscilla Liu 劉笑楊, MFE

Senior Vice President
Research

Lu He 何璐, MSF

Senior Vice President
Research

Gloria Liang, 梁晨, MFE, FRM

Vice President
Research

Hao Feng

Vice President
Research

Claudia Wool 戚臻, PhD

Vice President
Research

Ruoyuan Yu 于若远, MFE

Senior Researcher

James Wu, PhD

Senior Researcher

Sam Zang 臧元, FRM

Senior Researcher

Chintan Patel, MFE

Senior Researcher

Emma Yuan, MFE

Senior Researcher

Erix Xie

Senior Researcher

Los Angeles

US Headquarters
135 N. Los Robles Ave, Suite 110
Pasadena, CA 91101
USA

Beijing

Caixin-Rayliant (Beijing) Smart Beta Co., Ltd.
Floor 5, Building 6, Sanlitun SOHO, 8 Gongti Beilu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027, China
北京市朝阳区工体北路8号院三里屯SOHO 6号楼 5层100027

Hangzhou

24th Floor, Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce Building, 299 Pinglan Road, Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou
杭州市萧山区平澜路299号,浙江商会大厦24层

Hong Kong

Unit 05, 19/F, Singga Commercial Centre
144-151 Connaught Road West
Western, Hong Kong

London

Henderson Rowe
(a Rayliant company)
8th Floor, Berkeley Square House
Berkeley Square, London W1J 6BR

Shanghai

Unit 2705, Raffles City, The Bund East Tower, No. 1089 Dong Daming Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai
上海市虹口区东大名路1089号 上海北外滩来福士广场办公楼东塔27楼05单元

Taipei

19F, #98, Section 2, Dunhua South Road, Da’An District, Taipei City 106 Taiwan
台北市大安區敦化南路二段98號19樓

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