The new membership network has already attracted buy-side firms and aims to address environmental challenges specific to trading firms through accountability to the wider industry and investors.
Stephanie Minister joins LiquidityBook as managing director of connectivity services after 15 years with ITG, now Virtu Financial.
Duncan Higgins joins Liberum with Charles Taylor to develop its European equities trading platform, T-REX.
Brian Pomraning joins Pico as chief revenue officer after senior roles at ITG and JP Morgan.
ITG Veteran Akiko Imai has been appointed as the global head of New Sales at Virtu Financial.
Nick Johnston joins the outsourced trading provider after heading up European sales trading for ITG, now part of Virtu, since 2015.
ITG and AQR Capital veteran, Hitesh Mittal, looks to reduce transaction costs of ‘stale’ broker algorithms with new algo trading and TCA platform.
The head of Virtu Financial’s new outsourced trading business tells The TRADE that the launch was a natural progression for the firm after its takeover of ITG.
Virtu Financial will target the buy-side with an outsourced trading desk and will bring the ITG Triton EMS to FX markets.
Morgan Stanley came first for commissions, while the combined Virtu/ITG algos are considered top by investment firms.