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D.E. Shaw & Co. LP

D.E. Shaw

D.E. Shaw & Co., LP also known as the D.E. Shaw Group, is a global investment management firm that specializes in quantitative and systematic approaches to trading and investing. It was founded in 1988 by David E. Shaw, a former Columbia University computer science professor and a pioneer in the field of computational finance. The firm is headquartered in New York City and has offices in various locations around the world.

D.E. Shaw is known for its use of advanced mathematical models, computer algorithms, and technology-driven strategies to make investment decisions. The firm employs over 2000 people with a multidisciplinary team of experts in fields such as mathematics, computer science, physics, and engineering, who collaborate to develop and implement these quantitative strategies.

While the firm is primarily focused on quantitative investing, it has also expanded into other areas such as private equity, venture capital, and real estate. D.E. Shaw has been involved in a wide range of financial activities, including trading in various asset classes, managing hedge funds, and engaging in proprietary trading.

D.E. Shaw has gained a reputation for its intense intellectual culture and its emphasis on hiring top talent from various disciplines. The firm’s success and influence have made it one of the prominent players in the world of finance and investment management.

The D. E. Shaw Group Headquarters

1166 Avenue of the Americas
Ninth Floor

New York, NY 10036

(between W. 45th and 46th Streets)

Phone: (212) 478-0000

Fax: (212) 478-0100

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