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New manager wants to define success with investors, not for them

Investors' desired risk-adjusted and ESG-based outcomes are at the heart of what V-Square does, founder Mamadou-Abou Sarr tells AMWatch. The recently launched quant manager wants to be at the front line on the growing battlefield for customized index products with personalized sustainability filters.

V-Square president Mamadou-Abou Sarr and head of distribution Erik Norland | Photo: PR / V-Square Quantitative Management

Bringing something different to the market as a specialized firm was the premise behind launching the new sustainability quant manager V-Square. In addition to managing assets, it became equally important for the firm to create tools that are beneficial for the industry as a whole, founder and President Mamadou-Abou Sarr tells AMWatch.

"Because we are a quant manager, we initially built these tools for ourselves. But we realized that the industry as a whole could benefit from using these tools to integrate ESG," Sarr says.

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