Mayfair traders shorting Sahara trek for charity

MILLENNIUM Capital Partners trader Stephanie Allen is heading out to Morocco on Thursday to run the grueling Marathon des Sables – all in aid of charity CRY, which raises awareness of conditions that can lead to sudden cardiac death in young people.

The Capitalist hears that the team on the fixed income desk at Millennium have been offering a unique form of support.

There has been open discussion as to “how they might ‘short Steph’ in order to hedge their long exposure to me”, Allen confessed before her departure.

The marathon is a seven day trek through the Sahara desert, and temperatures jump from a sweltering 50 degrees celsius during the day to freezing overnight. To sponsor the Allen’s run visit: