Global EQD 2017

The third annual gathering of equity, cross-asset volatility and alternative risk premia buysiders, asset owners and sellsiders took place at the Wynn Las Vegas on May 24-25. 

Presentations and coverage of the conference can be found here

An expanded agenda of the conference can be found here.

Allocators should contact Dennis Kesolitz for special rates at

Thiel Macro’s Mike Green & Artemis Capital Management’s Christopher Cole led Day 1 in a keynote session titled: The Great Global Vol Short, while Dr W. Ben Hunt headlined Day 2 with a presentation on the current markets through the lenses of game theory. Buyside speakers and presenters at Global EQD 2017 included PIMCO’s Jason Goldberg, Koch Industries’ Kent Voss, La Francaise GIS’ Yann Le Her, Mariner Coria’s Jon Loflin, Henderson Global Investors’ David Elms, Janus Capital Group’s John Fujiwara, RPIMco’s Maarten Nederlof, HOOPP’s Puneet Kohli and Varma’s Kari Vatanen. Featured sellside speakers included Société Générale’s Ramon Verastegui, UBS’ Nick Baltas, Deutsche Bank’s Devin Anderson, BNP Paribas’ Alexandre Billot and Morgan Stanley’s Boris Lerner. 

Speakers Included:

Ari Paul, The University of Chicago Office of Investments

Carey Hobbs, Lincoln Financial

Christopher Cole, Artemis

David Elms, Henderson Global Investors

Don Dady, Annexus

Dr. W. Ben Hunt, Salient Partners

Henrik Nordestgaard, PFA

Jason Goldberg, PIMCO

John Fujiwara, Janus

Jon Loflin, Mariner Coria

Julien Hébert Nguyen, CN Investment Division

Kari Vatanen, Varma

Kent Voss, Koch Industries

Maarten Nederlof, Risk Premium Investment Management Co.

Michael Green, Thiel Macro

Phon Vilayoune, Security Benefit

Puneet Kohli, HOOPP

Wai Lee, Neuberger Berman

Yann Le Her, La Francaise

2017 Event Sponsors






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Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact EQDerivatives president & co-founder Peter Thompson for opportunities and availability.