Fostering a Global Presence in All Asset Classes
DV is a leading global proprietary trading firm trading futures, fixed income, equities, options and securities.
DV companies and their divisions are committed to extracting outsized returns with strong discipline, sound risk management and rigorous regulatory compliance.
Utilizing our own capital to participate as one of the world’s largest consumers and providers of global market liquidity.
Since 2006, our mission has been to adapt, innovate and evolve. In all aspects of our organization, it is a core belief that these three action words provide a roadmap to success. We employ a broadly diversified set of strategies to trade futures, options, equities, foreign exchange, fixed income and cryptocurrency products. Utilizing cutting-edge proprietary trading software and infrastructure, we provide our traders with fast, reliable and scalable access to the world’s markets to facilitate and accommodate nearly any style of trading strategy.
Specializing in trading commodity products, including crude oil, refined products, natural gas, power and emissions.
DV Energy’s risk management, world-class technology and team of talented traders have enabled us to become one of the world’s largest liquidity providers in the energy space. DV Energy currently has over 35 desks, with traders and staff located in London, New York and Chicago. We are relentlessly focused on delivering an unbeatable trading platform and operational infrastructure that allow traders to focus on idea generation and realize their maximum potential.
DV Energy has a strong track record of generating significant alpha with little to no correlation to the underlying markets, primarily driven by our unique combination of market-making and proprietary trading strategies. We are constantly adding talent and developing new desks with both experienced and graduate hires. Promoting a strong collaborative culture allows us to maximize our edge and continuously adapt to changing market conditions.
Providing efficient, reliable, and secure funding capabilities to counterparties by leveraging our industry experience and relationships.
DV Securities positions itself between institutions with cash to lend in collateralized transactions, REITS and hedge funds seeking financing for their fixed income portfolios (such as agency mortgage-backed securities and US Treasury securities). Our team of traders and operations staff, along with our banking and brokerage relationships, are able to process tens of billions of dollars of trades daily. In addition to our strong balance sheet, we are subject to regulation and oversight by the SEC, FINRA, DTCC/FICC, and our custodial banks.
Providing innovative cryptocurrency liquidity solutions to institutions and professional traders since 2016.
From easy-to-use, web-based charting and click trading to white glove, specialized algorithmic orders, DV Chain’s robust, stable tech stack gives institutions around the globe the ability to power and scale their digital asset businesses. DV Chain’s pioneering tools and services allow counterparties to buy and sell a multitude of cryptocurrencies through a variety of APIs and interfaces… 24/7. Counterparties are able to seamlessly settle transactions in multiple currencies on the same day. DV Chain may also provide borrowing and lending services to certain approved institutional counterparties.
Making select scalable proprietary strategies available to qualified investors.
DV Group companies utilize a wide array of proprietary trading and investment strategies spanning a diverse range of asset classes and markets. Where those strategies are scalable and suitable for others, one of several DV investment management advisory firms may make them available to outside investors. Such strategies are currently available to funds of funds, private equity, venture capital and decentralized finance. Depending on the nature of the trading or investment strategy utilized for a particular fund or managed account, DV portfolio managers may operate on a discretionary or systematic basis – or a combination of both.
History Of DV Trading
DV Trading is founded in Toronto, Canada as a trading group under a U.S.-based middle market futures commission merchant brokerage firm.
DV U.S. operations are founded in Chicago and begin trading.
DV expands beyond the co-founders’ core business by backing other traders running new strategies.
The DV Energy division of the firm is established in New York and commences operations.
DV Group acquires DV Trading from its former parent brokerage firm.
DV launches its London office.
DV, with its offices in Chicago, Toronto, New York, and London, grows to more than 300 personnel worldwide.
DV seamlessly transitions to a remote work environment with the onset of COVID-19.
DV Securities commences trading as an approved netting member of the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC).
DV completes its acquisition and integration of the Allston Trading business, including its robust low latency systems and intuitive trading tools.