Strengthening Global Ties: BTIG Welcomes Flavio Paparella to Emerging Markets Fixed Income Team

New York – July 9, 2024 – BTIG announced today that Flavio Paparella has joined the firm as Managing Director within its Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income group. Mr. Paparella will focus on Latin American (LATAM) markets, bringing his expertise and strategic insight to the firm’s expanding presence in the area. He will be based in BTIG’s New York office and report directly to Stuart Kasdin and Pablo Melasecca, Co-Heads of Latin America and EMEA Credit Emerging Markets.

“We are excited to welcome Flavio to our team,” said Michael Carley Sr., Head of Fixed Income Credit at BTIG. “His proven track record, combined with his in-depth knowledge of the economic and political landscape of the LATAM region will be instrumental in delivering value to our clients.”

Mr. Paparella brings more than 30 years of experience to the firm. Most recently, he was a Managing Director at Seaport Global where he was responsible for developing the fixed income business in Latin America, encompassing both hard currency and local currency denominated debt markets. Previously, Mr. Paparella ran the Institutional Structured Products LATAM desk at RBC Capital Markets. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at American Express. Mr. Paparella began his career as a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank in Argentina.

BTIG’s Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income team, located in Singapore, London, New York and Miami, transacts in debt instruments from Asia, CEEMEA and Latin America, and reaches clients in major financial centers around the world who trade sovereign, corporate and structured credit. BTIG’s relationships span the emerging markets investor base, inclusive of dedicated asset managers, hedge funds and crossover investors into emerging markets.


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 700 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 20 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. The firm’s core capabilities include global execution, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.


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