BTIG Wins Best Capital Introduction Provider at Global Custodian Industry Leaders Awards
New York – December 14, 2021 – BTIG announced today that the firm was named the Best Capital Introduction Provider in the Prime Brokerage category at Global Custodian’s Industry Leaders Awards 2021. The annual awards recognize fund service provider excellence across a wide range of categories and specialized services.
According to Global Custodian, award recipients were identified based upon scores from its 2021 prime brokerage survey, where clients were asked to assess the services that they receive from their prime brokers. BTIG’s performance in the survey included recognitions for category, peer group and global outperformer.
“We are very honored by this recognition by Global Custodian for our Capital Introduction capabilities. Whether working alongside our Prime Brokerage colleagues or directly with company leadership teams, investors and allocators, we aim to create value for managers as they launch, market and target new sources of capital,” noted Peter Tarrant, Managing Director, Head of Business Development and Global Capital Introduction at BTIG. “Being named best capital introduction provider highlights our dedication to client success. It is also a testament to the expertise of our team, led by Managing Directors Jennifer Bloom and Rachel Lucas, in helping managers achieve their investment objectives.”
The BTIG Capital Introduction team works closely with a wide variety of market participants to facilitate relevant introductions and build relationships. In the last year alone, the firm’s professionals made more than 5,000 manager-to-investor introductions. Through an investor-centric approach, BTIG collaborates with clients to understand their investment mandates and offer valuable solutions. BTIG’s network of investors now includes venture capital, private equity and real estate funds in addition to family offices, strategic investors, fund-of-funds, RIAs, outsource CIOs, endowments and foundations. To foster client engagement and provide access to prospective investors, BTIG also hosts roundtables, best idea presentations and receptions. Further, its online investor portal provides a gateway to manager profiles, investor feedback and a library of recorded events.
BTIG launched its Prime Brokerage platform in 2004 and caters to over 375 clients. BTIG Prime Brokerage offers solutions for hedge funds, family offices and separately managed accounts. Clients directly benefit from the extensive operations, systems and trading experience of their seasoned team of professionals in New York, San Francisco and Dallas. BTIG’s Prime platform provides Outsource Trading, sophisticated portfolio reporting, access to the firm’s Capital Introduction team, and custody and clearing through fully disclosed introducing broker relationships with both Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company.
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 19 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, 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.