The Third Annual Global Volatility Summit in Tokyo was held on November 6, 2019 at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo. The event was specifically crafted for Asia-based institutional investors interested in hearing from leading volatility, quantitative and tail hedge managers. Among the panelists included senior level portfolio managers representing the following firms: Artemis Capital Management, Capstone Investment Advisors, Capital Fund Management (CFM), Dominicé & Co., Ionic Capital Management, LFIS, Parallax Volatility Advisers, True Partner Advisor Limited, and TPRV Capital.

Thought-provoking panel topics included:

  • A review of 2019 market volatility and expected projections for 2020
  • Interesting trade ideas and market observations
  • Possible tail hedging catalysts and strategies institutional investors can consider to effectively protect their portfolios


In the Summit’s first ever institutional investor panel, local senior professionals discussed volatility strategies as diversifiers within their portfolios and ways to find non-correlated returns.

Lastly, Dai Tamesue, a Japanese sprinter and Chief Executive Officer of Deportare Partners, shared a motivational discourse on resiliency through the lens of his professional track career.