BTIG Strengthens European Outsource Trading Division in London with Guillaume de Chabaneix and Michael Willis
London – January 16, 2020 – BTIG Limited has announced today that it has added Guillaume de Chabaneix and Michael Willis to the firm’s Outsource Trading division in London. Mr. de Chabaneix and Mr. Willis will report directly to Balraj Briah, Managing Director and Head of European Outsource Trading at BTIG.
Mr. de Chabaneix and Mr. Willis join the division from the firm’s Equity Sales and Trading business, where they have held senior roles for nearly a decade. “We are excited to add Guillaume and Michael to BTIG’s European Outsource Trading team in London. Given their wealth of market knowledge and experience in transacting across various asset classes and products throughout EMEA, they will be extremely additive to our clients,” noted Mr. Briah.
Mr. de Chabaneix, a Director, joined BTIG’s Equity Sales and Trading business in 2012, specializing in international trading, dual-listed companies and event-driven trading. Prior to BTIG, he held similar equities roles at MF Global in London and Sydney.
Mr. Willis, a Director, joined BTIG’s Equity Sales and Trading business in 2012 as well. He has more than 20 years of sales and trading experience. Prior to BTIG, Mr. Willis was Co-Head of European Equities at MF Global in London. Previously, he held a similar role at Deutsche Bank in Sydney.
“We have witnessed an increased demand for our market-leading Outsource Trading services throughout EMEA. To maintain our best-in-class customer experience, we continue to identify talented and proven industry professionals such as Guillaume and Michael to grow and enhance our client coverage for BTIG’s global product suite,” commented Christopher Rollins, Chief Executive Officer of BTIG Limited.
BTIG is a leading provider of Outsource Trading for emerging and established managers, many of whom are some of the world’s premier asset owners. The team seamlessly executes and settles trades on behalf of clients around the globe. In addition to execution services, BTIG‘s Outsource Trading team in London offers access to capital introduction, research and commission management which help clients meet their business objectives.
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.