Rayliant* is an asset manager focused on generating alpha from investing in China and other inefficient emerging markets. We develop innovative quant strategies that bring together elements of behavioral finance, data science and local market insights. We have a total of USD 26 billion** across equity, fixed income and alternatives strategies. Our clientele includes institutional and high net worth investors globally. We have offices*** in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, London, Los Angeles and Taipei.
Rayliant was founded in 2016 by Jason Hsu, Ph.D. He also co-founded Research Affiliates, a smart beta and asset allocation leader with USD 157 billion in assets managed using its strategies (as of December 31, 2020). He is an adjunct professor in finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management and has won numerous awards for his research.
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*Rayliant is registered with the US SEC as a Registered Investment Advisor under the name Rayliant Investment Research d/b/a Rayliant Asset Management.
**As of March 31, 2021. Assets include non-discretionary assets managed by external asset managers using our strategies and non-discretionary assets benchmarked to our indexes. Total discretionary AUM of Rayliant and its affiliates stands at USD 706 million.
***Includes offices of Rayliant and its affiliates