Rayliant Global Advisors (“Rayliant”) is a global investment management group with more than US$26 billion in assets managed using Rayliant strategies*, as of March 31, 2019. Founded in 2016, we have offices in Beijing, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Taipei.
Rayliant is a leader in global smart beta and asset allocation, with a focus on emerging markets. Our investment strategies are built on a foundation of research and bring together elements of behavioral finance, statistics, data science, and local market insights. We serve global institutional investors both directly and through partnerships with some of the world’s largest asset managers. We also help selected advisors, wealth managers and private banks develop institutional-quality research and asset allocation solutions for their clients.
Rayliant is founded and led by Dr. Jason Hsu, a widely-recognized leader in factor investing and asset allocation research, and co-founder of Research Affiliates. Jason has published over 40 journal articles, winning numerous awards for his work. He is an adjunct professor of finance at UCLA Anderson and also holds visiting professorships at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Kyoto University in Kyoto, and National Chengchi University in Taipei.
To learn more about Rayliant’s research perspectives on global markets, smart beta, asset allocation, quantitative methods, among other topics, please visit our Insights section.
The Rayliant Group of companies includes:
Rayliant Asset Management Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rayliant Global Advisors Limited (“RGA”), is based in Hong Kong and regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. It provides discretionary and non-discretionary investment management services primarily to institutional investors through separately managed accounts.
Rayliant Asset Management LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RGA, is an investment advisor based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. It provides discretionary and non-discretionary investment management services to a variety of clients through private access program, third-party money manager services and sub-advisory services.
*Assets managed using Rayliant strategies refers to assets directly managed or sub-advised by Rayliant, as well as assets managed by licensees utilizing Rayliant’s strategies.