Swan Global Investments


Delivering Options Strategies for long-term investors seeking growth and risk management.

Swan Global Investments - Leaders in Options Strategies Since 1997

Leaders in Options Strategies Since 1997

As an innovative asset manager specializing in options strategies, we’ve been helping investors navigate uncertainty to achieve their long-term goals since 1997.


Our distinct hedged equity approach combines the return potential of equity markets with the risk mitigation power of options for hedging.  Our options-based enhanced dividend income approach combines active stock selection with active options strategies to seek income and growth of capital.   For more specific situations, our option overlay solutions can be tailored to meet investor needs and objectives.


Dedicated to Helping Investors Grow and Protect Wealth


Our Approach to Hedged Equity:

Investing Redefined®

Markets tend to go up over time,

Severe losses can derail investors’ goals,

Always Invested, Always Hedged

The effectiveness of the hedge and degree of downside risk mitigation varies with market conditions. The Defined Risk Strategy can and does have periods of losses.

– Insights & More –

Danger Beneath the Surface: How Bad Policy Led to Bank Failures


The emergency situation in which many small and regional banks find themselves is a direct consequence of bad policy. Examine the causes of historic 2023 bank failures and potential for large financial contagion.

Geopolitical Risk: A Long-Dormant Threat Awakens


Geopolitical risk has not been on most investors’ radar for years. But it’s rearing its ugly head now. Examine the current converging geopolitical risks and drivers of market uncertainty.

“Irrational Exuberance” Revisited


Today, the equity markets are displaying many of the same worrying traits that Shiller identified in 2000. Examine which factors that drove “irrational exuberance’ 22 years ago are still relevant today and identify new risk investors need to consider.

Market Uncertainty: War in Ukraine Grinds On

Uncertainty abounds concerning persistent impacts of the war on commodity and energy markets, as well as, the potential for broader or spill-over conflagration. Explore an approach to help investors navigate these uncertain times.

Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst


Being prepared starts with knowing the truth about black swans, bear markets, and portfolio construction.

Why Avoiding Big Losses Matters


Avoiding big losses may be more important over time than capturing big gains.

What is Hedged Equity?

Learn about an increasingly popular investment approach distinctly suited to help investors remain invested while managing risk.

Math Matters

Popular White Paper

Help your clients understand the 4 Basic Math Concepts that Drive Investment Returns

Client-Centered, Outcome-Oriented

We believe an investment approach should be designed around the investor’s best interest, not a trend or what is easiest to “sell.”

In an industry focused on products, we offer a solution.

Latest Resources


Review the latest research, insights, and commentary from the Swan portfolio management team.


Our investment philosophy & process – built by an investor, for investors.


Access our options-based strategies in ETFs, mutual funds, separate accounts & more.


See how our various options-based strategies have performed over time.


Meet our team—leaders in hedging and options-based strategies.

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