Institutional Equity Trading
AltruShare provides best execution institutional brokerage services to some of the largest pension plans, investment managers, and foundations in America.
As an independent institutional brokerage firm, we are free of conflicts of interest characteristic of larger firms. This means that our clients’ interests are always first.
- veteran professional talent,
- state-of-the-art technology,
- competitive fees,
- unequaled personal attention,
- the senior involvement characteristic of an independent firm.
Pre-trade analysis is fundamental to developing a careful and thoughtful approach to executing institutional orders. Our in-house analytic tools enable us to plan the best approach to executing an order with minimal market impact.
Independent third party post-trade analytics ensure an objective assessment of our services. Transaction cost analysis is available for all orders as well as cumulative cost analysis of historical trading.
Our traders are experienced at sourcing and interpreting news and events such as earnings, unusual trading patterns, corporate federal filings, and regulatory actions and other factors which have the potential to effect price movements.
AltruShare’s unique relationships allow us access to top buy-side trading desks. Block orders are not shopped or advertised indiscriminately, but are handled responsibly and discreetly.
AltruShare’s trade platform consolidates multiple market venues and crossing mechanisms to ensure orders are routed to the optimal destination. AltruShare offers a full complement of algorithmic trading strategies.
Volume and Time Weighted Algorithms are designed to achieve the average price over the trading session.
Implementation Shortfall is designed to achieve execution at target price or better by adjusting the size and timing of participation to minimize slippage.
Market Dynamic Algorithms are designed to execute an optimal strategy based on the client’s risk levels and constraints. Each stock in a portfolio is traded according to the stock’s behavior, and strategies are adapted continually to changing market conditions.
Pairs-Trading Algorithms on one or multiple pairs of stocks, issue orders only when a trading opportunity is identified.
Corporate Buy-Back Algorithms comply with SEC 10b-18 Rules for corporate stock buy-backs by integrating restrictions on timing, volume and price impact.
Experienced Back Office
We consider a strong back office to be a critical part of our service to clients. We have staffed it with seasoned operations personnel driven to provide your staff a timely and continuous flow of information about settlements and corporate actions.