Portfolio Management / Trading
Ben Jacobs joined Basso Capital in 2005. He is responsible for trading European convertible securities from Basso’s London offices.
Previously Ben was a convertible securities market maker at Commerz Bank Securities where he identified opportunities in volatility arbitrage and sourced directional ideas. Prior to that Ben held several positions at ING Bank. He was a member of the proprietary desk responsible for trading convertibles and various credit instruments, and he was an Asian market maker and head of equity derivatives trade support. Ben also held trading operations positions at Bankers Trust and Citigroup.
Ben received his degree from Eltham College in London.