Kris Sidial

Kris Sidial

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Kris Sidial is Co-Chief Investment Officer at The Ambrus Group, a volatility arbitrage-focused firm dedicated to statistical outliers in the U.S. equity space. His funds’ primary objective is to make outsized returns in the event of a market crash, and therefore serves as a portfolio hedge for investors with heavily weighted long exposure. Kris has over 27 years of experience as a Wall Street institutional trader where he gained particular expertise on exotic derivatives and volatility. He brings a unique blend of trading experience, having traded all three main areas, prop, buy-side, and sell-side, throughout his career on Wall Street.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Prior to Ambrus, he spent nearly 4 years as a part of the trading team at one of the largest Canadian investment banks in North America.

  • He was a part of the exotic derivatives and listed options trading team.


  • Kris has been profiled by many large media outlets, including Bloomberg and Business Insider.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.