UBS O'Connor LLC

UBS O'Connor LLC

UBS O'Connor LLC

Date Founded



1 North Wacker Drive,32nd floor,Chicago, IL 60606-2825

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Hedge Funds
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

UBS O'Connor employs an absolute return investment approach through their single manager funds. The firm's strategies include: Fundamental Equity Market Neutral Long/Short; Long/Short Equity; Quantitative Fundamental Trading; Global Convertible Arbitrage; Merger and Acquisition Trading; Property Long/Short Equity; and Opportunistic Investing. The firm may invest in securities of any type without limitations on geographical markets. Types of investments which O'Connor may offer investment advice on, include but are not limited to: equity and debt instruments; forward and spot currency contracts; foreign government and foreign government agency securities; repurchase agreements and reverse repurchase agreements; convertible securities, distressed debt, and preferred stock; privately placed (and therefore not publicly traded) securities; physical commodities (such as gold); mortgage-backed securities; various derivative instruments, including, without limitation, swaps and structured notes; private investment funds, which may or may not be associated with O'Connor or one of its affiliates; and exchange traded funds.

Executives & Employees

Executive Director

Executive Director

Executive Director

Chief Investment Officer

General Counsel

General Counsel

Chief Compliance Officer

Global Head of Alternative & Quantitative Investments

Global Head of Macro, Commodities & the Investment Bank's Treasury

Head of Merger Arbitrage Research

Board of Directors

Managing Director & Senior Research Analyst at Stephens, Inc.

Vice President-Strategic Business Development at American Water Works Co., Inc.

Member, Board of Directors at UBS O'Connor LLC

Former Head of Quantitative Research at Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc.

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