Equity Capital Markets


In addition to our core strength in equities, Sterne Agee has significant sales and trading capabilities in U.S. listed equity options. Our sales force has access to ideas and execution in all product segments, and our high levels of internal communication allow us to utilize each group's strengths to our customers' advantage.

Our Listed Options and Equity Derivatives team, based in New York, provides execution and customized idea generation for our institutional investors, leveraging off our extremely strong equity research product. The team provides the expertise to trade on behalf of clients across all U.S. listed options: single stocks, ETFs, indexes and financial futures.

Each member of our options team has at least 10 years of institutional options experience and brings a seasoned perspective to the institutional customer base. By combining our expertise in volatility with strong fundamental research, the Listed Options team can generate unique trading ideas for our clients. Our relationship-oriented approach to clients also ensures they receive superior execution for orders.