• Quantitative Investment Solutions (QIS)

Deutsche Bank has built a strong presence in Quantitative Investment Solutions (QIS), having implemented over 100 QIS transactions with institutional investors across the world over the past decade.

We pride ourselves in delivering timely systematic implementations for current investment or hedging themes, with a strong track record across a variety of products.

About the QIS Team

In 2012, Deutsche Bank created a formal cross-asset QIS Team to manage the rapidly-growing business. Today the business is run by the QIS Council represented by Heads of QIS Trading, Research, Sales and Structuring. The QIS team includes individuals within Quantitative Research with on average over 10 years’ of relevant quantitative research experience, and experts within Structuring, who also have on average over 10 years of experience. The group has experience developing and launching systematic strategies, implementing portfolios with a range of investor types across geographies, and providing ongoing after-sales support to our client base. Our expertise covers all asset classes – rates, cash equities, equity derivatives, commodities, credit, FX and cross-asset. The DB QIS Trading team is unified with each of the asset classes specialists to work together as one unit.

Alternative risk premia portfolios have long been a key research topic for the Quant team. To find out more, click here to listen to Caio Natividade and Vivek Anand in this dbInsights video.

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DBIQ is an independent calculation agent at arm’s length, sitting within Deutsche Bank Research. DBIQ is compliant with IOSCO principles and is registered as a benchmark administrator under EU BMR.

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QIS on dbSelect

See our latest strategies and product information on the dbSelect portal here (only accessible with Autobahn login).


  • Runner Up in Quantitative Analysis, All-Europe Institutional Investor Survey 2021
  • Quant Research Team/House of the Year, Risk Awards 2019/2018
  • No. 3 in Quantitative Analysis, All-Europe and All-Americas Institutional Investor Survey 2019
  • No. 1 in Quant Fixed Income, All-Europe Institutional Investor Survey 2018, 2017, 2016
  • No. 2 in Quant Equities, All-Europe Institutional Investor Survey 2018 (No. 1 in 2017, 2016)

Recent Research (requires access to DB Research portal)

Quantcraft: QIS Research: Meet the Team (39 Pages) Quantcraft: QIS Research: Meet the Team (39 Pages)

Meet our Quantitative Investment Solutions Research team. This presentation summarises our research philosophy and thought process, describes the background and focus of each team member, and outlines our recent reports...

Caio Natividade, Vivek Anand, Jose Gonzalez, Ganchi Zhang, Gianpaolo TomasiBlaz Zlicar

Equity Quant Research | Cross-Asset Quant Research

Quantcraft: QIS Research: Meet the Team (39 Pages) More