Trading - Event Driven & Risk Arbitrage

ThinkEquity’s Event Driven and Institutional Sales Trading desk provides the firm’s clients with risk arbitrage analysis, actionable trade ideas and high touch execution services.

Clientele consists mainly of banks and hedge funds based in North America and Europe, investing in event-driven, corporate actions, risk arbitrage strategies and investment banking deals.

The desk analyzes all publicly announced mergers and acquisitions involving listed companies. Based on fundamental research, competition, antitrust and other regulatory reviews, the the desk will determine the relative risk/reward proposition of the deal and the potential annualized rate of return to advise its clients and trade the imbedded spread.

The team maintains a dedicated trading desk specialized in the execution of sensitive and large orders, spreads, ratios and proprietary algorithms.

Direct market access to all North American exchanges with low latency connectivity and market access to the major European markets and exchanges.

State of the art trading infrastructure that gives access to a full range of asset classes worldwide including lit and dark pools, to ensure we capture liquidity in the most effective manner, with the least market impact.