Philippe Allain

Head of Sales Trading

Mr. Allain runs the trading department at ThinkEquity.  Mr. Allain and his team service their network of North American and European institutional accounts investing in event driven and risk arbitrage strategies. They provide the firm's clients with risk arbitrage analysis, actionable trade ideas and execution services using best in class connectivity coupled with seasoned knowledge of the markets.

Philippe brings over 18 years of sales trading and investment banking experience. Prior to joining ThinkEquity, he was Head of Event Driven and Institutional Sales Trading at Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC.  Previous positions include Senior Managing Director and Head of Risk Arbitrage Group at Sunrise Brokers LLC and the Head of Risk Arbitrage and Quantitative Group at Newedge-Societe Generale. He has also held senior sales and investment banking positions at Natixis Banque and BNP Paribas.

Mr. Allain received a master’s degree in telecom and computer engineering from Telecom SudParis, France. He holds the FINRA licenses 7, 63, 55 and 24.