Buyside Forum

London Buyside Forum: Derivatives Strategies for an Evolving Marketplace

November 26 2019

London | Europe

Join us to discuss the latest in volatility, derivatives strategies and asset allocation. We will hear from key allocators, strategists and portfolio managers from the industry.

Forum topics:

  • Payoffs and trading outlook for 2020; Rachid Alaoui, head of global volatility, J.P. Morgan & Antoine Garaialde, head of equity EMEA payoff, J.P. Morgan
  • Emerging trends in financial markets and what they mean for investors; Erik Norlund, executive director and senior economist, CME Group
  • Strategic Asset Allocation; What is on the horizon for pension funds in 2020

Forum Agenda:

3:00 pm – Introduction
Paul Woolman, head of equities EMEA, CME Group

3:05 pm – Economist Address
Erik Norlund, senior economist, CME Group

3:35 pm – Presentation from CME and AMS
Speakers to be announced

4:10 pm – Coffee Break

4:25 pm – The Oracle of Delphi: Why Get Out The Queue For A Free Lunch?
Jerry Haworth, CEO and CIO, 36 South Capital Advisors

4:50 pm – Fireside Chat: The Future For Volatility Instruments In Multi-Asset Portfolios
Moderator: Erik Norlund, senior economist, CME Group


  • Patrick Bartholet, portfolio manager, Aviva Investors
  • Didier Anthamatten, senior portfolio manager, Unigestion

5:20 pm – Volatility, Payoffs And Trading Outlook For 2020

Moderator: Antoine Garaialde, head of equity EMEA structuring, J.P.Morgan

Presenter: Rachid Alaoui, head of global volatility trading, J.P.Morgan


  • Simon Aninat, portfolio manager, Seeyond
  • Stephen Crewe, portfolio manager, Fulcrum Asset Management
  • Pierre de Saab, partner, Dominice & Co
  • Natasha Sibley, portfolio manager, Janus Henderson

6:15 pm – Networking Reception


For further details, please contact Faizah Choudhury, Head of Content-EMEA.