Equity Trader - Event Driven

London /
Event Driven – Event Driven /
Full-time
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Seaport Global Holdings LLC’s London Event Driven team seeks an experienced execution Equity Trader to complement their existing US/European Event Driven business, trading both European and cross-border merger arbitrage and relative value situations on an agency basis.
 
The ideal candidate will have excellent trading system familiarity and reporting/post-trade credentials, and a solid understanding of the merger arbitrage and relative value space. Pre-existing trading relationships brought to the firm would be advantageous.
 
This position offers a generous, competitive and transparent compensation structure, well suited for those who are entrepreneurial and driven by an independent working environment. 

Qualifications

    • University degree preferred
    • 3+ years of relevant trading experience
    • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
    • Adept in Bloomberg and trading systems
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