BTIG Continues Expansion of Fixed Income Credit Group with Darren Haines, George Brickfield and Michael Miele

New York – February 7, 2017 – BTIG, LLC announced today that Darren Haines, George Brickfield and Michael Miele have joined the firm within the Fixed Income Credit Group at BTIG. Based in New York, they will leverage their expertise and deep network of relationships to help launch BTIG’s credit platform.

Mr. Haines joins BTIG as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Fixed Income Credit. He will lead the expansion of the firm’s high-yield, distressed, leveraged loan and convertible bonds capabilities alongside Drew Doscher, Managing Director and Co-Head of Fixed Income Credit. Mr. Haines spent over ten years at Jefferies as Head of Domestic Convertible Sales. Earlier in his career, he was a Managing Director within the Credit Sales Group at Miller Tabak Roberts. Mr. Haines began his career at JP Morgan. Mr. Doscher and Mr. Haines report to Anton LeRoy, Head of Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities, at BTIG, while Mr. Brickfield and Mr. Miele report to both Mr. Doscher and Mr. Haines.

“We are incredibly excited to join a distinguished team of industry leaders committed to servicing institutions at the highest level,” said Darren Haines. “Drew and I look forward to leading the transformation of our Fixed Income Credit capabilities, and are driven to create solutions that resonate with our clients.”

Drew Doscher added, “Striving to hire a diversified salesforce, we are focused on the most under-appreciated assets in the fixed income marketplace, Research Analysts. Under our leadership, we plan to attract highly-skilled Credit Analysts ready to transition into productive sales roles.”

Mr. Brickfield joins BTIG as a Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Credit Strategy, focused on distressed debt, trade claims and private equity. Prior to BTIG, he was a Managing Director and Head of Distressed-Debt Research and Trade Claims Sourcing at Jefferies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Brickfield held a similar role at Barclays. He began his distressed-debt career at UBS.

Mr. Miele joins BTIG as a Director within the Fixed Income Credit Group. Prior to BTIG, he was a Senior Vice President within Credit Sales at Jefferies for the last ten years, focused on institutional clients. Earlier in his career, Mr. Miele was an Assistant Vice President within the High-Yield and Convertible Bond Trading Group at Miller Tabak Roberts.

“BTIG continues to hire top-tier talent across the credit spectrum, drawn to our offering by the strength of our resources and quality of our client coverage team,” said Anton LeRoy. “With an entrepreneurial culture, we continue to build out our offering to accommodate the needs of our clients and when we see valuable opportunities in the marketplace.”

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