Mon, Dec 22, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Mariner’s incubation platform takes on new volatility arbitrage fund

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:- Mariner Investment Group, a $10bn alternative asset manager headquartered in New York which launched an incubation fund in April, has just hired its third manager.

Peter van Dooijeweert, the former Head of Equity Relative Value Trading at Citigroup, will run a global equity volatility portfolio on the platform, called the Mariner Equity Volatility Strategy.

This new portfolio will use a volatility trading approach that capitalises on the manager’s 18-year experience in trading volatility products. The strategy will focus on comparing the relative value of options across single name equities, market sectors, and global indices to build portfolios that monetize indentified mispricings. Mr. van Dooijeweert is joined by Steven Ahn, who also brings significant experience in managing equity derivatives portfolios.

"The Mariner Incubation Platform offers us all the benefits of an institutional grade platform on the infrastructure side to build our business along with synergies associated with access to portfolio managers across market disciplines," said van Dooijeweert in the ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - Big hedge funds win again on PetSmart, Riverbed, RBS sells real estate loans to hedge fund Cerberus, Talisman energy speculation: Which hedge funds could benefit?[more]

    Big hedge funds win again on PetSmart, Riverbed From CNBC.com: Another week, another set of wins for activist investors. On Sunday, pet supply retailer PetSmart agreed to the largest leveraged buyout of the year at $8.7 billion. Hedge fund firm JANA Partners had been pushing for a sale a

  2. Outlook - Hedge fund manager who remembers 1998 rout says prepare for pain, Bond guru Bill Gross predicts U.S. economic growth to dip to 2%[more]

    Hedge fund manager who remembers 1998 rout says prepare for pain From Bloomberg.com: Stephen Jen landed in Hong Kong in early January 1997 as Morgan Stanley’s newly minted exchange-rate strategist for Asia. He was soon working around the clock when investors began targeting the region’s

  3. Investing - Hedge funds get boost from healthcare in 2014, Paulson & Co takes stake in Salix on heels of inventory issues[more]

    Hedge funds get boost from healthcare in 2014 From Valuewalk.com: The healthcare sector started the year on a turbulent note, as stocks of many major biotechnology companies were battered. However, most of the players in this sector have bounced back. The BarclayHedge Healthcare & Biotec

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: U.S. legal receivables fund launched in August[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Investing in asset-backed receivables is a strategy that has been an integral part of the alternative investment space within the overall fixed income asset c

  5. Comment - High fees and low performance hit hedge funds[more]

    From FT.com: Disenchantment over high fees and lackluster performance may finally be turning the tide against hedge funds, fresh data suggest. Despite generally weak returns since the global financial crisis, hedge funds have enjoyed positive net inflows every year since 2010. This helped assets und