Nelson Yu, CFA

Nelson Yu, CFA

Head—Blend Strategies; Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Research—Equities

20 Years at AB
24 Years of experience

Nelson Yu was appointed Head of Blend Strategies in early 2017. He is also a Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Research for Equities, with responsibility for overseeing the research and application of risk and return models across the firm’s equity portfolios. In addition, Yu manages the currency overlay strategy across equity portfolios and is an advisory member of the Global Value, Emerging Markets Value and Strategic Core portfolios. He joined the firm in 1997 as a programmer and analyst, and served as deputy head of Value Equities Quantitative Research from 2009 until 2014. Yu was previously a supervising consultant at Grant Thornton. He holds a BSE in systems engineering and a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

The Passive Investing Pandora’s Box
Smoothing the Ride in European Equities
Beyond Face Value in European Equities
Passive or Active Equities: Why Choose Just One?
New Paths to More Consistent Equity Alpha
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Maintaining Conviction in Stormy Markets
Conviction Adds Clarity in Complex Markets
Sharpening Conviction in Equity Allocations
Five Ways to Tackle Risk in Emerging Equities

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