BTIG Strengthens Fixed Income Credit Group with John Agnew, Drew Hall and Evan Jones

New York – February 28, 2017 – BTIG, LLC announced today that John Agnew, Drew Hall and Evan Jones, CFA have joined the firm within BTIG’s Fixed Income Credit Group. Mr. Agnew, Mr. Hall and Mr. Jones will be based in New York, reporting into Drew Doscher and Darren Haines, Co-Heads of the Fixed Income Credit Group at BTIG.

“This is an incredibly active period within the Fixed Income Credit space,” said Mr. Doscher. “We are quickly growing our credit platform by recruiting top-tier, veteran sales and trading talent. BTIG also plans to capitalize on a new breed of sales professionals that are transitioning from the strategy and research side of the business, and have in-depth industry knowledge and market intelligence backgrounds.”

Mr. Agnew joins BTIG as a Managing Director of Fixed Income Credit Trading. He will provide senior-level direction on the firm’s trading desk, executing transactions in various high-yield securities. Prior to BTIG, Mr. Agnew was a Senior Managing Director of High-Yield Securities at Guggenheim Partners. Previously, he was the Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director of Summit Securities Group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Agnew held a number of senior high-yield trading roles at BNP Paribas, Fleet Securities, Schroders, Nomura and Dean Witter Reynolds.

Mr. Hall joins BTIG as a Managing Director of Fixed Income Credit Sales. Prior to BTIG, he was a Managing Director of High-Yield Securities at Guggenheim Partners. Mr. Hall spent more than ten years as a Managing Director in the High-Yield and Distressed Bonds and Loans Group at Jefferies. Earlier in his career, he held similar roles at Miller Tabak Roberts, Fleet Securities and Citibank.

Mr. Jones joins BTIG as a Managing Director of Fixed Income Credit Strategy, focused on high-yield and convertibles. Prior to BTIG, he was a Senior Vice President and Credit Analyst at Jefferies, focused on capital structure opportunities. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jones held similar roles at CIBC, ABN Amro and Bank of America.

Mr. Haines added, “John, Drew and Evan will play a pivotal role in the expansion of our Fixed Income Credit Group across trading, sales and strategy. We are thrilled to welcome them as we continue to bolster our resources for clients.”

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 and fixed income (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit as well as 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. Disclaimer:

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