BTIG Named Best Boutique Prime Broker by Hedgeweek’s U.S. Awards 2020
New York – October 30, 2020 – BTIG announced today that its Prime Brokerage division has been named the Best Boutique Prime Broker by Hedgeweek’s U.S. Awards 2020. Now in its ninth year, the annual Hedgeweek U.S. Awards showcase excellence among industry participants.
This year, Hedgeweek partnered with Bloomberg, who provided the list of select fund managers, using a clearly defined methodology, to participate in the voting process. According to Hedgeweek, nearly 20,000 votes were cast in the process of which 46% were submitted by fund managers, 11% by investors and 43% by services providers. BTIG’s award was announced at Hedgeweek’s virtual awards ceremony on Thursday, October 29, 2020.
“We are very honored by this award for our Prime Brokerage business,” said Brian Petitt, Managing Director and Co-Head of BTIG Prime Brokerage. “Being recognized by Hedgeweek in this way is very meaningful to our team since it is a reflection of a tally of votes from the clients we serve each and every day.”
“The Hedgeweek Award is a testament to BTIG’s dedication to providing high-quality service and differentiated solutions to our clients,” noted Justin Press, Managing Director and Co-Head of BTIG Prime Brokerage. “Whether clients are family offices, newly-launched businesses or more established funds, we are proud of the important role our team of professionals play in helping them manage their fluid operational needs and supporting their long-term business objectives.”
BTIG’s Prime Brokerage division is staffed by professionals in New York, San Francisco and Dallas. The team specializes in leveraging established industry relationships to introduce clients to the right people, technology and other key services that add value to their businesses. Clients benefit from the extensive operations, systems and trading experience of the firm’s seasoned professionals.
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 650 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, 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.