BTIG Strengthens European Outsource Trading with Senior Appointment – Balraj Briah Joins in London as Managing Director

London – 13 July, 2017 – BTIG Limited, the European affiliate of BTIG, LLC, announced today that it is expanding its Outsource Trading capabilities with the appointment of Balraj “Raj” Briah.

Mr. Briah joins BTIG as a Managing Director and Head of European Outsource Trading in London. Prior to BTIG, he was a Senior Equities Trader within the Outsource Sales and Trading Group at CF Global. Previously, Mr. Briah was Head of Middle Markets Sales Trading at Citigroup. He held similar roles within the Equity, Cash and Portfolio Trading Groups at Nomura and The Bank of New York. Mr. Briah began his career on the buy side as a Global Equity Trader at Deephaven Capital and M&G Investments.

“Raj’s first-hand buy and sell-side experience has equipped him with a profound understanding of our industry from every angle,” said Gary Hayes, Chief Executive Officer of BTIG Limited. “Outsource Trading is a key growth business for the firm, and will be an important area of focus for clients, especially in the post-MiFID II environment. Now, with the right leadership in place, we plan to continue to build out the team to support increasing demand.”

BTIG is an industry-leading provider of Outsource Trading for established and emerging managers. With more than 20 dedicated traders, supported by more than 30 operations professionals, BTIG executes and settles trades on behalf of clients from fully-staffed desks in San Francisco, New York, Dallas, London, Hong Kong and Sydney.


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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 cities throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs, fixed income (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The firm’s core capabilities include global sales, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, transition management, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more. Disclaimer:

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