BTIG Fixed Income Credit Adds Industry Leaders Adam Brown, Michael Glick and Chris Kirby
New York – June 9, 2020 – BTIG announced today that Adam Brown, CFA, Michael Glick and Chris Kirby have joined the firm to expand its global credit platform. BTIG continues to strategically hire both for its U.S.-based team and for BTIG Limited, the firm’s European affiliate headquartered in London. Mr. Brown, Mr. Glick and Mr. Kirby will be based out of BTIG’s New York office and have been tapped to enhance sales coverage, sourcing and strategy for credit clients.
“We are pleased to welcome Adam, Michael and Chris to BTIG and believe they will add significant value to our credit strategy and sales team,” commented Darren Haines, Managing Director and Co-Head of Fixed Income Credit at BTIG. “They are proven industry professionals who will help us deliver relevant trade ideas and opportunities across our high-yield and distressed product suite.”
Mr. Brown joins the firm as a Managing Director, where he will focus on high-yield, distressed-debt, bonds and reorg. equities. Prior to BTIG, he spent eight years in a similar role at Seaport Global Securities. Previously, Mr. Brown was the Head of Investor Relations and Marketing at Bell Capital. Earlier in his career, he held leveraged finance and high-yield sales roles at Bankers Trust, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse, where he spent a decade. Mr. Brown earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in finance and marketing from the State University of New York at Albany. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Mr. Glick joins the firm as a Managing Director, where he will focus on credit sales across various investment instruments. Prior to BTIG, he held a similar high-yield sales role at GMP as a Director. Previously, Mr. Glick spent several years in high-yield sales with positions at Seaport Global Securities, Knight, Nomura and Deutsche Bank. Earlier in his career, he was the Director of High-Yield Research at Prudential Securities. Mr. Glick earned a BA from George Washington University and an MBA from Columbia University.
Mr. Kirby joins the firm as a Managing Director as well, where he will specialize in curating credit strategy and commentary for the sales and trading team. Prior to BTIG, he was a Senior Vice President within Credit Research at HSBC. Previously, Mr. Kirby was a Director on the Credit Research team at RBS Securities. Earlier in his career, he held a similar role at Chilton Investment Company. Mr. Kirby began his career at GE Equity, where he served in several credit and private equity underwriting positions. He earned a BA in economics and history from Duke University and an MBA from Dartmouth College.
“Adam, Michael and Chris are seasoned credit professionals who have spent a majority of their career successfully servicing clients across the credit spectrum,” said Anton LeRoy, President of BTIG. “As the demand for our credit platform grows, we continue to recruit team members who can help provide additive solutions for our client base.”
BTIG’s global fixed income credit platform focuses on sales, trading, sourcing and strategy for a diverse range of 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 600 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 18 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, transition management, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.