We are an established investment manager committed to achieving high quality returns for our clients

About

We use a rigorous scientific approach to construct a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies

Philosophy

We leverage our state-of-the-art technology and data platform to capitalize on avant-garde research

Culture

We thrive on the intellectual curiosity, professional agility and singular commitment of our international team

Careers

A Leading Global Investment Management Firm

We are a global investment management firm that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns by utilizing a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets.

Experts in Trading, Technology & Operations

We have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute our success to rigorous scientific research.

A Technology and data driven firm

As a technology and data-driven firm, we design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms.

Emphasizing true, Global Collaboration

With main investment offices in New York, London and Singapore, we emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning our investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.

2000
  • We founded nQuant within Lehman Brothers Tokyo initially focusing on long/short equities strategies
  • The original founders actively lead Squarepoint today
2003 - 2004
  • nQuant founders move to Lehman Brothers New York
  • Future Squarepoint co-founders join as graduates
2005 - 2008
  • nQuant expands operations to Lehman Brothers London and operates as a global business
  • We diversify into low latency strategies
2008
  • nQuant team transfers to Barclays
2008 - 2010
  • nQuant reestablishes global operations within Barclays
  • EU & APAC operations are built from the ground up
2010
  • nQuant expands operations to Singapore
2011
  • We diversify into additional asset classes
2012 - Nov 2014
  • We negotiate and implement our spin-off from Barclays
  • We set up 6 offices worldwide
28 Nov 2014
  • nQuant trading winds down within Barclays
16 Dec 2014
  • Completion of spin-off: nQuant becomes Squarepoint Capital and is entirely owned by its partners
  • Squarepoint Capital acquires all nQuant employees, IP and assets
  • Squarepoint Capital launches the Squarepoint Master Fund with the aim of replicating the nQuant business
Dec 2014
  • Our global trading operation is reestablished with connectivity to major equities, futures and FX exchanges
Oct 2015
  • Squarepoint Capital launches the Squarepoint Core Fund which focuses on higher capacity strategies
Feb 2016


Squarepoint Capital incorporates in Montreal, Canada
2016 cont'd
  • Squarepoint Capital continues to expand the team and asset coverage worldwide while maintaining balance amongst the three regions

Philosophy

We are committed to investing in ambitious professionals, scalable technology and comprehensive data sets.

We build and constantly improve a diversified and rigorously tested portfolio of systematic quantitative trading strategies that execute across global financial markets and asset classes.

We tackle new ideas with a critical mindset, challenging every result in order to avoid pitfalls. We prefer dead ends over misleading conclusions.

At our core, we are engineers, scientists and economists working together to generate wealth for our clients and firm.

We attribute our success to a diversity of ideas, attention to detail and strong competency in execution.

Culture

  • We pride ourselves on our avant-garde research and cutting-edge technology. To remain at the forefront of the industry, we emphasize the importance of education and team collaboration across our global network of offices. We push ourselves in a competitive but highly collegial environment because we excel at helping ideas become strategies, strategies become results.
  • Education is a priority for us and we infuse learning in all components of our business. From internships to mentoring, we construct our teams to succeed without borders, so that sharing and improving is constant.
  • At Squarepoint Capital, we value focus and hard work. We invest in people who are driven to achieve. We embrace diversity and promote balance. Ultimately, we are a company of dedicated people who strive for success and care about the process that gets us there.

Careers

Squarepoint Capital prospers within a truly global mindset. We provide our employees with the opportunity to have meaningful impact from any of our locations around the world.

Our management cultivates a collegial learning culture, which values mentoring, career development, and interaction between senior and junior staff.

We look specifically to recruit candidates who thrive in such an environment.

We expect every employee to contribute to the success of the firm. In turn, we believe we can offer career-defining opportunities.

Our functional teams:
  • Investment
  • Operations
  • Finance
 
  • Technology
  • Compliance
  • Human Resources


are designed to facilitate a worldwide decentralized organization, encouraging and rewarding our employees to work globally. The result is an exceptional learning experience in which knowledge is acquired and shared between teams and teammates, between the experienced and the untried.

We hire opportunistically and not just to fill vacancies. We are more interested in you than in your application for a specific job.

We endeavor to give feedback to every candidate we meet.

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Experienced Professionals

Veterans of the quant investing space know Squarepoint Capital by our heritage and reputation. They recognize the firm’s established platform and the competency of our businesses. They recognize the value of the longevity of the management team.

These experienced professionals choose Squarepoint Capital because they know that their contributions will be respected and rewarded.

Recent Graduates

We encourage submissions for positions across all areas and locations.

Graduates with degrees in Mathematics or Applied Sciences, such as:

  • Statistics
  • Operations Research
  • Econometrics
  • Computer Science
  • Financial Engineering
  • Physics

are considered for investment and technology positions at Squarepoint Capital.

Beyond your academic proficiency, we look for strong communication skills, an ability to work well with colleagues across multiple regions, and the capacity to thrive under pressure.

The rewards for successful employees include global, cross-discipline opportunities. Working with us will define your career.

Internships

We welcome interns in our three larger offices: London, New York and Singapore. 

As with our permanent hires, we look for candidates who are the right fit for our organization, intellectually and socially. We invest in the development of our interns as we expect them to contribute to the firm, especially over the long term.

Successful internships can lead to offers of full-time positions.

Contact Us

CityPoint, 35th Floor
One Ropemaker Street,
London, EC2Y 9AW

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250 West 55th St
New York, NY 10019

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138 Market Street
CapitaGreen #33-03
Singapore 048946

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Rue du Rhône 50
Genève 1204
Switzerland

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Dammstrasse 19
Zug 6300
Switzerland

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36 rue Marbeuf
75008 Paris
France

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Deloitte Tower
1190 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
Montreal, Quebec H3B 0M7

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