Breakwater Capital

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Breakwater Capital

Breakwater Capital LLC was a large equity options participant. In 2006, Chicago-based Breakwater Capital and Chicago-based proprietary trading firm PEAK6 Investments, L.P. merged under the PEAK6 name.[1] The merged entity has offices in Chicago; San Francisco; New York; Edison, N.J., and Avon, Colo.[2]


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Breakwater was founded by hedge fund manager Tom Rubio. Rubio continues to head up Breakwater Trading, a Chicago-based proprietary trading firm which started as a subsidiary of Breakwater Capital.[3]


  1. The John Lothian Newsletter Blog. The John Lothian Newsletter.
  2. Trading Firm Peak6 to Merge with Breakwater Capital. The John Lothian Newsletter.
  3. Chicago Merc Customers Citadel, JPMorgan Rebel for Cheap Trades.