User Defined ModelingÂ® (UDM) responds to the growing use of QSGâs FA and VRA platforms and their clientsâ request to leverage QSGâs stock selection indicators across multiple universes to create, test and prepare custom models for daily production. In addition to standard statistics like ICs, IR, and decile distribution, the UDM also computes sector-based statistics and factor correlation measures. The UDMâs unique transparency facilitates production portability, allowing the custom models to be leveraged through many of QSGâs analytical partners.
The new UDM option is aimed at the fundamental analyst looking to quickly test custom stock selection strategies without the data headaches. Industry and Sector focused Analysts can quickly confirm key performance drivers and the relative strength and independence of their signals. This offering allows equity analysts to maximize the value of their expertise, by leveraging QSGâs infrastructure, knowledge base and software functionality.
âThe UDM product is a further testament to QSGâs dedication to building products that streamline the daily workflow challenges our clients face, freeing them to focus on their highest prioritiesâ said Bola Olusanya, QSG Managing Director. âIt delivers a broad and flexible solution that responds to the needs of equity professionals, regardless of their investment philosophy or technical background.â