Macro Risk Advisors Hires Nomura Vet

Feb 27 2012 | 11:37am ET

New York-based Macro Risk Advisors, an equity derivatives strategy and execution broker-dealer, has tapped Brian Bier as managing director and head of equity derivative sales and trading.

In his new role, Bier will lead the sales and execution team.

Bier comes to Macro from Nomura Securities, where he served as head of listed equity derivative trading. Prior to that, he ran energy, retail and technology volatility trading books at Banc of America Securities. Before that, he was a structured equity derivatives trader at Lehman Brothers.

"Brian has priced and risk managed some of the largest trades in the history of the options market and our clients will greatly benefit from his perspectives on portfolio risk management," said Dean Curnutt, founder and CEO of MRA, in a statement. "His client focused approach will significantly enhance both MRA's execution and strategy offering."

Founded in 2008, MRA provides services to institutional and alternative managers who collectively manage AUM in excess of $150 billion.


In Depth

Q&A: Quad Advisors’ Borish Is Looking For Real Traders, Not Index Huggers

Aug 20 2014 | 1:43pm ET

Peter Borish, who served as founding partner and director of research at Tudor Investment...

Lifestyle

Viking Manager In Rent Dispute

Aug 11 2014 | 4:14am ET

A hedge fund manager is demanding most of his money back from his former landlord...

Guest Contributor

Majority Of Inflows Go To Brand Name Hedge Funds

Aug 12 2014 | 9:00am ET

Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows...

 

Editor's Note

 

Futures Magazine

PREVIEW July/August 2014 Cover

Inside Futures' 500th Issue

The July/August 2014 issue is our largest in years—filled with the best trading strategies and stories from 43 years of being the primary publication for commodity, stock, options and forex traders.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

Real talk on alternative investments, business & finance

The Alpha Pages Editor's Note