ARROWSTREET CAPITAL LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Profile
Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership is an investment management firm that operates as the primary subsidiary of Arrowstreet Capital Holdings LLC. The company was founded in 1999 in Boston, where it is still headquartered. Arrowstreet Capital has expanded internationally since then, now operating with Arrowstreet Capital Australia Pty based in Sydney and Arrowstreet Capital Europe based in London. Arrowstreet Capital utilizes a quantitative analysis with both bottom up and top down approaches to make its investment decisions, focusing on identifying various investment signals to create a basis for its proprietary risk cost models and investing assets in various public equity markets on a global scale. The company invests most heavily in the information technology sector, which alone makes up approximately a third of its total allocations, and also invests in the finance, which makes up another quarter of its total allocations, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, health care, and transports sectors, among others to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocations. Arrowstreet Capital currently has over $57 billion in total assets under management spread across 132 accounts, all of which are discretionary. Both of the company’s total number of accounts held and total assets under management have been increasing in recent years with its number of accounts growing from 83 five years prior to its current amount today and its total assets under management frowing from $14.5 billion to almost four times that amount today. Arrowstreet Capital caters mainly to pension and profit sharing plans and pooled investment vehicles, making up approximately a half and a quarter of its total clientele respectively, and also provides its services to charities, investment companies, corporations or other businesses, state or municipal government entities, and insurance companies, among others, in order of decreasing clientele. Arrowstreet Capital currently offers its Global Equity, International Equity, Emerging Markets Equity, and Global Long/ Short Equity strategies and its Arrowstreet Common Contractual Fund.