BTIG Limited Announces Retirement of Matt Cyzer in London

London – 13 September 2018 BTIG Limited, the European affiliate of BTIG, LLC, announced today that Matt Cyzer will step down as its Chairman. Mr. Cyzer was appointed to the leadership role at the London-based broker-dealer in April 2012. Prior to his current role, he served as President of the Pan-European business, and a key member of the firm’s Operating Committee.

“We want to thank Matt for his years of leadership in London, guiding the growth of our European operations and strengthening our team and capabilities in the region,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTIG. “We will continue to be grateful for his commitment to our success and growth in London. Matt’s industry expertise and strong relationships have been a tremendous asset to our clients and the firm.”

When Mr. Cyzer joined BTIG, he was tasked with expanding the firm’s equity offering to include multi-asset class products and services. Today, the European team’s capabilities span equities, equity derivatives, event-driven trading, foreign exchange, futures and commodities, global portfolio and ETF trading, outsource trading, commission management and multi-currency settlement services. During his leadership, BTIG tripled its institutional trading volumes. “Matt navigated the firm through a period of remarkable transformation and expansion,” noted Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “His dedication to our business was a key driver for our success in offering services outside of the U.S. We thank him for his commitment, and look forward to working with him in the future as a Senior Advisor.”

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Cyzer said, “I want to express my deepest appreciation for the opportunity to lead this business. I am proud of our collective accomplishments and optimistic about our future path. I believe in our leadership team and their ability to push the brand further, and I will continue to celebrate BTIG’s achievements.”


About BTIG

BTIG is a global financial services firm specialising in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 560 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.


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