BTIG Names Andrew Dalgleish and Trevor Harrison Co-Heads of BTIG Asia-Pacific and Samuel Leung Chief Strategy Officer of BTIG Hong Kong Limited
New York/Hong Kong/Singapore/Sydney/Tokyo – May 18, 2021 – BTIG announced today that Andrew Dalgleish and Trevor Harrison have been named Co-Heads of BTIG Asia-Pacific. In addition, Samuel Leung has been named Chief Strategy Officer of BTIG Hong Kong Limited, reporting directly to Mr. Dalgleish and Mr. Harrison.
They will each also continue in their current roles with the firm, where they focus on BTIG’s institutional, outsource and electronic trading clients in the region. Mr. Dalgleish is the current Chief Executive Officer of BTIG Australia Limited, Mr. Harrison, Chief Executive Officer of BTIG Singapore Pte. Ltd., and Head of BTIG Asia-Pacific Client Relationship Management, and Mr. Leung, Head of Electronic Trading and Technology for BTIG Asia-Pacific. In their new roles, they will assume full responsibility for developing a framework and blueprint for continued growth and success throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Dalgleish will continue to be based in Sydney, Australia while Mr. Harrison will remain Singapore-based. In addition to Mr. Leung’s current responsibilities in Hong Kong, he will assume operational oversight of the office together with Mr. Harrison.
“We are excited to announce these important appointments as they represent the ongoing evolution and advancement of our business throughout the region,” said Richard Jacklin, Head of BTIG International Equities and Client Relationship Management. “Andrew, Trevor and Samuel have a deep understanding of BTIG’s product suite and the case for why our solutions are so compelling to institutional and corporate clients.”
BTIG remains committed to broadening its Asia-Pacific footprint. The firm has made several senior hires in Asia and Australia as of late, and recently established a Tokyo, Japan office, led by Shingo Yatsui, to exclusively focus on capital markets and investment banking assignments. In Sydney, the firm recently hired Sam Coates, former Head of European Sales Trading at Royal Bank of Canada in London, and Christian Clementson, a former Director of Sales Trading at Société Générale. In Singapore, Andrew Jackson, former Head of Japanese Equities at SooChow, joined the firm as well.
“We are pleased to announce Andrew, Trevor and Samuel’s new roles,” commented Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTIG. “They are proven professionals, and we are confident that they are the right team to lead the firm in the region. I look forward to collaborating with them as we push into new markets and capitalize on future opportunities.”
BTIG continues to identify liquidity solutions and execute trades and transactions for institutional and corporate clients worldwide. With access to more than 50 global market centers, the firm’s multi-asset class sales and trading professionals in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia seamlessly transact on behalf of clients in developed, emerging and frontier markets. BTIG sets itself apart by prioritizing the needs of clients and delivering actionable business intelligence while navigating evolving market structure worldwide.
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 19 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.