BTIG Expands Institutional Equities Team with Industry Veteran Domingo Alonso – Firm Enhances Sales and Trading Presence in Atlanta

New York – September 14, 2016 – BTIG, LLC announced today the expansion of its Institutional Equity Sales and Trading Group. Domingo Alonso, Managing Director, has joined the firm in Atlanta, strengthening its offering in the region.

Mr. Alonso has nearly 40 years of experience in the industry. Prior to BTIG, he spent over a decade as a Managing Director of Institutional Equities at FBR Capital Markets. Previously, Mr. Alonso acted in a similar role at Cowen and Company for 25 years.

“Domingo will be instrumental in further solidifying our footprint in the U.S. institutional equities business,” said Richard J. Blank, Jr., Managing Director and Head of Global Equities, at BTIG. “While leveraging his extensive network of solid industry relationships, he will help deepen our bench of professionals sourcing valuable, natural liquidity on behalf of clients.”

BTIG’s equity business continues to gain momentum and recognition for the quality of their execution. In December 2015, the firm was ranked #1 among top U.S. brokerages by Institutional Investor magazine’s annual Transaction Cost Analysis Survey1. BTIG’s Institutional Equities Group employs more than 125 experienced equity sales professionals across the U.S. Each day, the team delivers superior service to a diverse group of institutional clients. The firm’s dedicated sales and trading teams, across its 14 global locations, execute trades with precision from beginning to end while helping clients achieve their objectives.

About BTIG
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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 cities in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs, fixed income (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The firm’s core capabilities include global sales, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, transition management, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.

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1Rank is based upon transaction costs, in basis points, benchmarked against full-day volume-weighted average price for 12 months ended June 30, 2015. Source: Elkins/McSherry