Our Story

Droit was founded in 2012 by Satya Pemmaraju, Anup Menon, and Brock Arnason, a team of veteran derivative traders, quants, ecommerce specialists and technologists with front-line experience and expertise with products, markets, regulations and systems.

Our mission is to provide our clients with robust, enterprise infrastructure facilitating compliant and optimal trading of derivatives and other financial instruments across asset classes, global regulatory regimes, CCP’s and execution platforms

Our systems help our clients focus on key aspects of their daily business without distraction while ensuring that they “Trade Right”.

Our offices are located in New York and London.


Our Team

Management

Satya Pemmaraju, PhD
Founding Partner, CEO

Prior to co-founding Droit, Satya was a Managing Director of FICC Trading at UBS. Post 2008, he was instrumental in helping create UBS’s funding desk focused on aggregating, managing and optimizing secured and unsecured derivatives funding risk across FICC trading. Satya has held various cross-asset derivatives trading roles including structured/contingent repo, Latam derivatives and structured notes. Prior to trading, Satya was a fixed income derivatives quant building pricing and risk management systems.

Satya has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Northwestern University and a B.S. from MIT.
Brock Arnason
Founding Partner, Head of Product and Strategic Alliances

Prior to founding Droit, Brock was an Executive Director of Fixed Income E-Commerce at Morgan Stanley. He was the global product manager of Matrix, Morgan Stanley’s client portal, and led SEF strategy and Dodd-Frank compliance programmes across ISG. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Brock worked at UBS as a technology manager for credit and interest rate derivatives.

Brock holds an M.Eng. and B.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Our Values

                         Relevance  |  Credibility  |  Delivery  |  Collaboration