This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

INTECH's Ioannis Karatzas Honored At Columbia University

Stocks in this article: JNS

NEW YORK and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH), a global investment management firm, today announced that Ioannis Karatzas, Ph.D., Distinguished Researcher, is being recognized by his peers at a weeklong conference held at Columbia University in his honor. The conference, "Probability, Control and Finance," from June 4–8, 2012, brings together leading researchers from across the globe to discuss topics at the intersection of mathematics and finance.

"Throughout his distinguished career Ioannis has made countless contributions as it relates to the field of stochastic calculus, in particular in the area of Stochastic Portfolio Theory. Ioannis has contributed significantly to furthering the academic and practitioner understanding of the theoretical aspects of Stochastic Portfolio Theory. His work is highly regarded and respected by his peers in the mathematical finance community," said Adrian Banner, Ph.D., Chief Investment Officer of INTECH.  "In the field of mathematics, academics of the highest caliber are sometimes honored with conferences to commemorate their 60th birthday.  On behalf of INTECH, we are delighted that leading mathematicians from academia and the private sector from around the world have come together in New York to join Ioannis in celebrating this special milestone." 

Prior to joining INTECH in 2009, Dr. Karatzas was an exclusive consultant to the firm since 2001. His research focuses on Probability Theory, Stochastic Control, Mathematical Finance, and Mathematical Economics. He obtained his Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics at Columbia University where he is now the Eugene Higgins Professor of Applied Probability in the Department of Mathematics. Dr. Karatzas co-authored the book "Brownian Motion and Stochastic Calculus" and the monograph "Methods of Mathematical Finance," both published by Springer Verlag.

Dr. Karatzas speaks extensively around the globe, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, also holding a doctoral degree honoris causa from Athens University.

He has delivered the Andre Aisenstadt Lectures at the University of Montreal (published by the American Mathematical Society), an IMS Bernoulli Society Lecture, the Kuwait Lecture at Cambridge University, the Lukacs Lectures at Bowling Green University, the Wolfe Lecture at Rice University, as well as the Ziwet Lectures and the Inaugural Woodroofe Lecture at the University of Michigan. He has been Plenary Speaker at numerous Conferences, including the World Congress of the Bachelier Society, the HEC/Montreal Optimization Days, the American Control Conference, four Risk Magazine Conferences, the Abel Symposium, and the International Symposium on "Stochastic Analysis and Related Topics" in honor of Prof. Kiyoshi Ito's 90th birthday.


For 25 years, global institutional investment manager INTECH has been generating alpha by utilizing stock-price volatility as a source of reward while attempting to limit risk and trading costs. INTECH manages equity portfolios using a purely mathematical approach for clients including some of the world's largest corporate pension funds, public pension funds, foundations and endowments, sovereign wealth funds, Taft-Hartley and other institutional investors.  The company's global headquarters is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, with its research office in Princeton, New Jersey, and international division in London, England. As of March 31, 2012, INTECH had approximately $42.7 billion under management and 79 employees worldwide. INTECH is an independently managed subsidiary of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS), based in Denver.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,164.95 -251.90 -1.45%
S&P 500 1,994.99 -26.26 -1.30%
NASDAQ 4,635.24 -48.1670 -1.03%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs