Ionic Capital Management® LLC (“Ionic”) is an alternative asset management firm that manages multiple investment vehicles employing different investment strategies including relative value arbitrage/long volatility and event driven. Within the relative value investment strategies, Ionic focuses on generating negatively correlated returns and outperformance during uncertain markets. Ionic utilizes both explicit and imbedded options across asset classes, including equities, interest rates, currencies, commodities and credit in order to construct a portfolio that is typically positive convexity and long volatility. Ionic’s event driven strategy focuses on both announced and anticipated hard catalyst opportunities, seeking to drive returns from idiosyncratic company-specific events. Founded in 2006, Ionic is based in New York with an office in San Francisco.