Quantitative Brokers LLC

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Quantitative Brokers, LLC
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Founded 2008
Headquarters New York
Key People Ralf Roth, CEO; Thomas Ascher, Executive Chairman
Products Derivatives Brokerage
Website quantitativebrokers.com

Quantitative Brokers, LLC is a New York-based agency brokerage for the futures and U.S. cash Treasury markets founded in 2008 by Christian Hauff and Robert Almgren. The firm uses algorithms to assist in execution quality and total cost analysis (TCA).


In July of 2017, Quantitative Brokers announced a $24 million strategic investment from Centana Growth Partners.[1]

Products and Services

QB provides quantitative research, algorithmic development, data analytics and high-touch service.

In 2018, QB announced they launched trade simulation and ticketing tools on the bloomberg app portal. The suite of premium algorithms released, called Bolt, Strobe, Legger and Closer, are available on Bloomberg terminals and can help futures and fixed income investors achieve best execution.[2]

Key People

John Lothian News Interview, July 2014

Execution Equalizer: Christian Hauff Talks Trade Execution Quality and TCA

While electronic platforms and trade algorithms have made for more efficient markets, some buyside participants believe it comes at a cost, and the cost is execution quality. Christian Hauff, co-founder and CEO of Quantitative Brokers says these same modern tools can help the buyside obtain better execution, as well as better transaction cost analysis (TCA).


  1. Quantitative Brokers Appoints Ralf Roth as CEO. Quantitative Brokers.
  2. QB Launches Trade Simulation & Ticketing Tools On The Bloomberg App Portal. Quantitative Brokers.