Merger Arb Execution Trader - Hedge Fund Merger Arb Execution Trader - Hedge Fund …

Analytic Recruiting Inc.
in Greenwich, CT, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Apr 21
Competitive
Analytic Recruiting Inc.
in Greenwich, CT, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Apr 21
Competitive
Posted by:
Jim Geiger • Executive Recruiter
Posted by:
Jim Geiger
Executive Recruiter
A Greenwich based hedge fund is looking to add a junior equity execution trader to the firm’s global execution team. The role will work closely with the firm’s merger arbitrage and long/short portfolio managers and the global head of execution.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute trades in US Equities, Options, ETF’s and Options on ETF’s for the firm’s long/short and merger arbitrage portfolios
  • Work with and backup senior traders to help manage trade execution across multiple investment strategies
  • Provide daily equity, macro, and market trend analysis to the portfolio managers and investment team
  • Develop best execution through pre-trade and post-trade analysis

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience as an equity execution trader on a risk arbitrage or quantitatively driven strategies desk at a major asset manager or hedge fund
  • Knowledge of merger arbitrage concepts/strategies including the use of options and convertibles
  • Must have ability to minimize trading “slippage” and add value to the execution trading strategy
  • Be familiar with all sources of liquidity
  • Must have excellent market feel and be able to communicate the rationale for chosen trading tactics

Keywords: Execution Trader, Merger Arb, Long/Short, ETF, Options

 

Please send resumes to Jim Geiger jeg@analyticrecruiting.com

 

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