Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16 - 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

+44 (0)207 368 9330

 David Parker
David Parker Head of Sales MTS Markets

David Parker joined MTS Markets in 2016 as Head of Sales, responsible for business development and managing the sales and facilitation teams in the U.S. Prior to joining MTS, he served from 2012 as Head of U.S. Sales for Vega-Chi, which was acquired by Liquidnet in 2014. Before joining the electronic trading space, Parker worked in cash and derivative sales at Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital, where he was a top senior producer covering institutional clients for high grade and high yield credit products. David started his career in private equity, and later worked as an analyst at National Economic Research Associates. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Economics and Government.

Day 2- Thursday 18th May 2017

1:00 PM 360 Perspective: What are the business requirements for the buy side to transition from a price taker to a price maker?

  • Buy side as price makers- What tools do the buy side need to advance their price making capabilities?
  • What has changed in the buy sides workflow and how are they defining liquidity and making prices?
  • The do’s and don’ts- What is the functional underpinning of pricing and how can you create a methodology for accurate pricing?
  • Discovery methodology- How can you find out who has bonds, how to get them and the potential impact on pricing if they start to trade?
  • Pricing illiquid funds- With limited data points is it possible to create reliable and accurate prices yourself?