Author Archives: Laurent Bernut

Laurent Bernut has 2 decades of experience in alternative investment space. After the US CPA, he compiled financial statements in Japanese and English for a Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed corporation. After serving as an analyst in two Tokyo-based hedge funds, he joined Fidelity Investments Japan as a dedicated quantitative short-seller. Laurent has built numerous portfolio management systems and developed several quantitative models across various platforms. He currently writes and runs algorithmic strategies and is an undisputed authority on short selling on Quora, where he was nominated top writer for 2017, 2018, and 2019.