BTIG Expands Global Rates Capabilities with Thomas L. di Galoma
New York – January 17, 2023 – BTIG announced today that Thomas L. di Galoma has joined as Managing Director & Co-Head of Global Rates Trading. Mr. di Galoma will expand BTIG’s global rates capabilities for the firm’s corporate and institutional clients working closely with veteran BTIG Co-Head of Global Rates Trading, Andrew McSweeney.
“BTIG continues to hire well-respected industry leaders across the fixed-income spectrum and Mr. di Galoma is an accomplished veteran rates trader bringing his expertise in European, Canadian and US rates trading,” said Anton LeRoy, President of BTIG.
Mr. di Galoma brings over 25 years of professional experience trading in US Government and European bond markets to the firm. Most recently, he was at Seaport Global Holdings where he oversaw G-10 rates trading and strategy. Prior to Seaport Global, he was a Senior Managing Director and Head of Rates Trading at ED&F Man Capital Markets where he managed all sales, trading, and research. Additionally, he was Head of Rates Trading at Guggenheim, and Global Head of U.S. Government Bond Trading at Jefferies & Co. Mr. di Galoma has also held senior roles at Merrill Lynch and Salomon Smith Barney.
“We are committed to strategically growing our rates business as we continue to accommodate the needs of our clients across the global marketplace. Thomas will help us better interface and bolster relationships with key institutional investor clients and prospects globally,” commented Andrew McSweeney, the Co-head of Global Rates Trading.
BTIG’s global fixed income credit platform focuses on sales, trading, sourcing and strategy for a wide range of credit products including bonds, leveraged loans, trade claims, reorg. equity, special situations and high-yield, distressed, convertible and private securities.
BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 750 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 23 cities throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs and fixed income, currency and commodities (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The firm’s core capabilities include global execution, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.