BTIG Promotes Troy Donohue to Head of Americas Portfolio Trading and Adds Henri Taylor as a Director within Electronic Trading Sales

 New York – March 11, 2024 BTIG announced today that Troy Donohue has been promoted to Head of Americas Portfolio Trading and Henri Taylor has joined the firm as a Director within Electronic Trading Sales.

“Based on his continued dedication and expertise, Troy has earned a well-deserved promotion within our firm,” said Thomas Smykowski, Co-Head of Securities at BTIG. “His role in advancing our ETF sponsor coverage and adeptly guiding clients through the launch and management of their ETFs showcases his instrumental value and leadership.”

As Head of Americas Portfolio Trading, Mr. Donohue will be responsible for expanding the firm’s portfolio trading and ETF offerings to provide custom solutions for institutional clients to implement their investment strategies. Mr. Donohue’s intricate understanding of portfolio construction, implementation, and ETF tax efficiency mechanisms positions BTIG as a trusted partner for clients looking to launch active or passive ETFs.

Mr. Taylor brings more than 20 years of electronic trading sales experience to the firm. He will be responsible for expanding our client base in ADR conversions and Electronic Trading with a special focus on selling our new proprietary algorithmic suite. Prior to BTIG, Mr. Taylor was a Global Head of Equity Electronic Sales at RBC Capital Markets.

“We are excited to welcome Henri to BTIG,” said Stephen Ponzio, Head of Electronic Trading at BTIG. “His blend of extensive product knowledge and relationship management skills will ensure the delivery of creative solutions tailored to our clients’ needs.”

The BTIG Global Portfolio and ETF Trading Group constructs innovative strategies for rebalancing and managing index events worldwide. Powered by advanced proprietary technologies, the firm develops successful solutions that minimize market impact, reduce slippage, and offer consistency to the trading process. BTIG’s Electronic Trading business provides clients with intelligent electronic trading tools and an unbiased approach to low-touch execution. The two teams deliver access to liquidity, transparency and flexibility for clients located around the globe.


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 700 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 20 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. The firm’s core capabilities include global execution, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.



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