Citadel Global Equities

Strength Across Sectors

Citadel Global Equities is our founding equities strategy, established in 2001. Our seasoned portfolio managers and analysts work in sector-focused investment teams, combining deep industry knowledge with bottom-up fundamental research. Our rigorous investment process and market-neutral risk framework allow us to form differentiated views and make thoughtful, risk-adjusted investments.

Our investment professionals specialize in a narrow subset of their industry. They develop a deep understanding of the companies they cover and build long-standing, trusted relationships with management teams.

Key Strategies

  • Fundamental long/short
  • Event-driven
  • Equity capital markets
  • Volatility


  • Consumer
  • Energy
  • Financials
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Natural resources
  • Technology, media & telecom

Talent at the Center

We aspire to be the highest-performing equities team in the industry. We pride ourselves on our reputation for discipline and operating with the utmost integrity. As a result, we’re a destination for building impactful careers.

Our team is made up of extremely bright, driven individuals who thrive in entrepreneurial environments. Everyone contributes ideas and challenges one another to pursue the best outcomes. Performance and initiative are met with resources, new opportunities and greater growth potential.

A focus on career development bolsters our team’s success. Early-career professionals receive tailored training from some of the leading minds in finance and one-on-one coaching from committed mentors.

Investment professionals learn to take risk early to hone their investment process. Whether mock trading or gradually growing their own book as analysts, up-and-coming professionals build and own responsibility for their track record while benefiting from feedback and individual support.

Dedicated Resourcing at Scale

We provide the best tools and resources in the industry so our investment professionals can focus on investing. Our team benefits from the full scale of our firm, from advanced data and analytics to team-building resources. This empowers our investment professionals to identify and perform due diligence on their top ideas, then pursue opportunities with a high degree of conviction.

Team Leadership

Justin Lubell
Head of Citadel Global Equities

Justin Lubell joined Citadel in 2020 as a Senior Managing Director in Surveyor Capital. Months later, he was appointed as the Head of Citadel Global Equities. He also serves on Citadel’s Portfolio Committee.

Prior to joining the firm, Justin spent more than a decade at Point72 Asset Management, where he led through a variety of market environments and established himself as a widely respected investor and business builder. He served as a Portfolio Manager specializing in the Media, Internet, Telecom and Services sectors, and was a member of the firm’s Risk Committee. He started his career at Bear Stearns & Co.

Justin is a Trustee and member of the Endowment Committee at Trinity School in Manhattan and is also a member of the Economic Club of New York. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a dual bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science and is a CFA charterholder.

On Our Commitment to Training

“We are going to be really focused on developing you so that you can reach your maximum potential,” says Justin Lubell, Head of Global Equities, discussing the training and resources available to employees at Citadel.

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