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#Buysidementalhealth
Championed by the Buy-side Trading Community (BTC)

#BUYSIDEMENTALHEALTH

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The Buy-side Trading Community (BTC) by K&KGC have a global network of members with over 900 senior, heads and global heads of trading from asset management and hedge fund firms across Europe, Asia and the U.S.

Mental Health is a

very important issue for Buy-side Traders

Our objectives are to:

Raise awareness around this key issue

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Encourage buy-side traders to speak out about their #mentalhealth issues.

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Help to make change  about #mentalhealth issues.

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Organise a bootcamp to raise money for mental health charities

What have we achieved so far with our #buysidementalhealth campaign:

 

July 2022:

Anita Karppi announces the date for a #buysidebootcamp to raise money for Mind and Cancer Research UK: 6th July at 2pm at Barry's Bootcamp St Pauls in London 

 

 

 

In 2021, Anita Karppi interviewed five Year 6 children (10-11 year olds) the following questions:

  • How do your parents cope with work pressure?

  • If I was CEO, I would ... 

Here is the video clip of their responses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 2021:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Key takeaways for the #buysidementalhealth survey so far. Download it here 

June 2021:

The BTC and the Mental Health Webinar  was featured on the MarketAxess City Week blog post 

Best Execution Magazine write an article about our survey results and campaign

Forefront Communications wrote an article about our survey results and campaign on Tabb Forum 

May 2021:

 A #buysidementalhealth benchmarking anonymous survey received 116 responses from buy-side trading desks globally. Download it here!

 A webinar was held during Mental Health Awareness Week on 11th May.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2021:

✔ #Buysidementalhealth six months - an update video was produced.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quotes from senior, heads and global heads of trading were prepared and promoted on social media to continue to create awareness around the campaign. 

A full report was compiled  from the survey results

May 2021:

Quotes from senior, heads and global heads of trading were prepared and promoted on social media to continue to create awareness around the campaign

November/December:

✔ Quotes were collected from the Buy-side Trading Community to create awareness of how important mental health is in the capital markets in particular during the pandemic.

October:

✔ #Buysidementalhealth was launched on Mental Health Day in 2020 - on the 8th October 2020. Quotes were collected from the Buy-side Trading Community to create awareness of how important mental health is in the capital markets in particular during the pandemic. A video was produced to create awareness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2020:

✔ The topic of mental health was raised at the 8th Annual Alpha Trader Forum Global Summit in London.

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