The inaugural Global Volatility Summit Tokyo’s inaugural event took place on Tuesday, November 7th at the Mandarin Oriental in Tokyo. The event featured thought-provoking manager panels and presentations, a keynote address, as well as a cocktail reception for informal networking with participating managers. Panelists included senior level portfolio managers representing the following firms: Argentière Capital, Capstone Investment Advisors, Capital Fund Management (CFM), Dominicé & Co., Graticule Asset Management Asia, III Capital Management, Ionic Capital Management, JD Capital Management, Parallax Volatility Advisers, and Pine River Capital Management.
The Global Volatility Summit Tokyo is a half-day event specifically crafted for large, Japan-based institutional investors interested in hearing from leading volatility, quantitative and tail hedge managers. Since its inception in 2010, the Global Volatility Summit has been an educational center for investors wanting to learn about volatility and options-based trading strategies and the role they play in investment portfolios. We were pleased to host as GVS Tokyo’s Keynote Speaker, Mr. Tokihiko Shimizu, Managing Director and Head of Private Markets Investment, Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd. as well as over 100 institutional investors from across the region.