Event Driven Leadership
Head of Event Driven and Institutional Sales Trading
Philippe is responsible for risk arbitrage and sales trading at Joseph Gunnar. Mr. Allain and his team will cater to his network of North American and European institutional accounts investing in event-driven and arbitrage strategies. They will provide the firm's clients with risk arbitrage analysis, actionable trade ideas and high-touch execution services using first class connectivity coupled with their seasoned knowledge of the market structure.
Philippe brings over 18 years of sales trading and investment banking experience. Prior to joining Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC he was the Senior Managing Director and Head of Risk Arbitrage Group at Sunrise Brokers LLC., the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions Arbitrage at Tullett Prebon Americas Corp. and the Head of Risk Arbitrage and Quantitative Group at Newedge-Societe Generale. He has also held senior sales and investment banking positions at Maxim Group, Natixis Banque, and BNP Paribas.
Mr. Allain received a master's degree in telecom and computer engineering from Telecom SudParis, France. He holds the FINRA licenses 7, 63, 55 and 24.