Nour began his career in the oil markets in 1988 on Merrill Lynch’s energy trading desk in London. In 1993, Nour joined ICAP’s oil brokerage team, where he developed the oil options market, then in its infancy. By 1995, Nour was running the crude swaps and options team at ICAP. In 2013, Nour co-founded Venture Commodities. Nour holds a BA in Business Administration from Richmond University.
Denis Labatut, Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Denis began his career as an equity index broker in 1992 at Sécurité Futures in Paris. In 1995, Denis joined Finaccor as a bond broker, a role he continued with at ICAP in 2001, before moving to the oil options desk from 2005 until 2013. In 2013, Denis co-founded Venture Commodities with Nour. Denis holds a Maitrise des Sciences de gestion from Paris IX Dauphine, and a D.E.S.S. finance Paris II.