Hedge Funds

Titan adds staffers to launch new volatility strategies


The $400 million Titan Capital Group in New York has hired a number of new staffers as the firm readies new U.S. and offshore funds. The new strategy will add single-stock-futures and fixed-income volatility trading to its current mix of equity and index trading, which remains slightly down on the year even after a strong October.

Helping in the effort is Mark Neuberger, who joined the firm in October. He came from Morgan Stanley, where oversaw options trading on single-stock futures. Neuberger will be assisted by analysts Robert Ross and John Barbaro, who also recently joined the firm. Meanwhile,