Risk-Managed Put Selling
For institutional investors
Parametric’s Risk-Managed Put Selling program aims to capture the volatility risk premium (VRP) by selling put spreads on S&P 500® Index options.
Risk-Managed Put Selling may make sense for investors who seek to increase returns on underlying fixed income portfolios or cash. The strategy has a predefined maximum loss per 28-day period.
Investing in an options strategy involves risk. All investments are subject to loss. Learn more.
The effectiveness of the option strategy depends on a general imbalance of natural buyers over natural sellers of index options. This imbalance could decrease or be eliminated, which could have an adverse effect. A decision as to whether, when, and how to use options involves the exercise of skill and judgment, and even a well-conceived and -executed options programs may be adversely affected by market behavior or unexpected events. Successful options strategies may require the anticipation of future movements in securities prices, interest rates, and other economic factors. No assurances can be given that the judgment of Parametric in this respect will be correct.
Options are not suitable for all investors and carry additional risks. Investors must ensure that they have read and understood the current options risk disclosure document before entering into any options transactions. In addition, investors should consult with a tax, legal, or financial advisor prior to contemplating any derivative transactions. The options risk disclosure document can be accessed here: http://www.optionsclearing.com/about/publications/character-risks.jsp.
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Intended benefits of Risk-Managed Put Selling
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Risk-Managed Put Selling limits maximum losses during any consecutive 28-day period.
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Risk-Managed Put Selling aims to generate options profits to enhance returns on an underlying fixed income portfolio or cash.
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Risk-Managed Put Selling generates returns that are generally uncorrelated to fixed income and have low correlation to most traditional return strategies.
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As of 12/31/2022
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