VelocityShares® is dedicated to providing sophisticated investors with unique solutions for portfolio and trading risk management. The success of the firm results from delivering innovative, efficient, and intelligent products for a wide range of institutional investors.
As the leader in designing exchange traded products and strategies for institutional investors, VelocityShares is focused on developing liquid instruments that enable institutional investors to manage their market risk and express short-term views. The team has significant experience across asset classes and on both the buy- and sell-sides of the financial markets. Employing that combined knowledge and insight enables the development and delivery of innovative products.
The initial suite of VelocityShares® ETPs focused on volatility. The suite of six Tactical ETPs includes 2x leveraged long and inverse positions on the S&P 500 VIX short-term and mid-term futures indices. The VelocityShares VIX ETPs provide institutional investors with additional vehicles for implementing views on volatility and hedging risks.
VelocityShares® suite of three volatility Strategy ETPs provide institutional investors with the ability to augment existing core positions with unique solutions whether they’re looking to generate additional yield on the short side of volatility or hedge existing long equity positions by having a long volatility target. The products will enable institutional investors to make strategic decisions within portfolios without the need to actively trade those positions on a daily basis in an effort to time the market. All three of the strategies, regardless of the target volatility position, dynamically adjust to daily changes in the volatility market.
VelocityShares® metals ETP suite includes leveraged long and leveraged inverse positions in gold, silver, and platinum, as measured by the S&P GSCI indices. Traders can utilize a variety of instruments (such as futures, swaps, and forwards) to express views on gold, silver, and platinum. The advent of these leveraged long and inverse ETPs gives institutional investors and traders an exchange traded product to manage risk and express short-term market views.
VelocityShares® energy ETP suite includes leveraged long and leveraged inverse positions in natural gas, crude oil, and brent crude as measured by the S&P GSCI indices. Traders can utilize a variety of instruments (such as futures, swaps, and forwards) to express views on natural gas, crude oil, and Brent crude. The advent of these leveraged long and inverse ETPs gives institutional investors and traders an exchange traded product to manage risk and express short-term market views.
The VelocityShares® currency exchange traded products enable institutional investors to express short-term market views and/or create hedges on the US Dollar relative to one of 10 foreign currencies. The return of each ETP is based on the performance of its respective underlying VelocityShares 5x Daily Index.