Equity Derivatives

Jefferies’ Equity Derivatives and ETF desk is comprised of derivatives traders, ETF traders, salespeople, and quants, including a dedicated Structured Products team with 20+ years of experience. We offer a full-service coverage model, providing clients with market color and market intelligence, access to Jefferies Equity Research and Corporate Access teams, and customized client solutions. Jefferies Event Driven Derivatives franchise captures significant market share in all event situations giving us an axe in pricing and allowing us to trade in size.

U.S. Equity Options

  • Provides liquidity to customers across single stock, ETF, index, sector, flex and over-the-counter options
  • Offers OTC trading in Listed Lookalikes, Variance Swaps, Put-Call Combos, OTC Forwards, and Light Exotics
  • Distributes daily content with pre-market, end of day and intraday color on single stock, event driven, and broader market themes. Daily color focuses on market positioning, long and short gamma set-ups, and any event driven or macro situations.
  • Produces a macro newsletter focusing on cross asset market themes and cross asset correlation highlighting any actionable ideas for either hedging or thematic views
  • Facilitates over 40% of U.S. Equity Options customer flow as principal with firm capital
  • Ranked Top 10 in U.S. Listed Options

U.S. Exchange-Traded Funds (ETF)

  • Extensive expertise in providing principal facilitation, capital commitment and agency execution across the majority of US-listed products
  • Engaged in client advisory including index and passive management trends, client portfolio rebalancing, transition needs and portfolio hedge construction
  • Full Index and ETF capabilities including Listed Equity ETFs, Sector ETFs, International ETFs, Volatility Products and Index Options
  • Strong liquidity provider, even outside of traditional 9:30-4:00 pm EST market hours



Americas: +1 212 284 2110
Europe: +44 207 898 7372

U.S. Options: +1 212 284 3480
U.S. ETF:  +1 212 284 2165
Europe: +44 207 898 7372