BTIG Strengthens Latin American Trading Expertise – Andre Suaid, Senior Global Equities Sales and Trading Professional, Joins BTIG in New York

New York – July 18, 2016 – BTIG, LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services, announced today that Andre Suaid has joined the firm as a Managing Director within its International Equities Group in New York.

Mr. Suaid will focus on U.S. and Latin American-based institutional clients, navigating developed, emerging and frontier markets throughout Latin America. He joins an established, global team of professionals throughout BTIG’s nine U.S. offices, and affiliate office locations in London, Edinburgh, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney. The move comes in response to increasing client demand and heightened focus in the region. Previously, Mr. Suaid was Head of Latin America Global Prime Finance and Head of International Equity Trading for the Americas at Deutsche Bank Securities. He was responsible for the execution of Deutsche Bank’s international products for global clients, overseeing the risk for Latin America Cash, Delta One, and Program and Synthetic Trading. Mr. Suaid was also part of the leadership team responsible for building out the Latin America Synthetic Platform at Deutsche Bank. Earlier in his career, he spent several years in similar roles at Credit Suisse First Boston and FC Stone.

“Specializing in Latin American markets throughout his 25-year career, Andre will be instrumental in expanding the firm’s offering for our high-touch clients conducting business in the region,” said Richard Jacklin, Managing Director and Head of International Equities at BTIG. “His extensive network of local relationships, understanding of regional trading nuances and client-first approach will be important as we look to unlock valuable pockets of liquidity for clients.”

BTIG’s International Equities Group offers clients access to over 40 global markets, 24 hours a day. The firm’s affiliated trading desks are strategically located and staffed in major financial centers around the globe. Through a team of expert sales and trading professionals, BTIG successfully sources natural liquidity and executes efficient, cost-effective and discreet trades in their respective regions.

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 in North America, 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.

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