Astin to exploit volatitlity of Western European stocks

Astin Capital Management is planning on launching an open-ended volatility arbitrage fund on 2 December to be called the Astin Vega Fund. The fund aims to return between 1% and 2% per month by exploiting the volatility of Western European stock prices and indices, without taking directional bets on markets.

The Astin team comprises a group of former proprietary traders, Charles Bray, David Ummels and David Beever, drawn from firms including CSFB and Barclays Capital.

Ummels, Astin's chief

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: