BTIG hires new director for team

BTIG has named Michael Conze as a director for its outsource trading unit.

BTIG has named Michael Conze as a director for its outsource trading unit. Prior to BTIG, he was a healthcare trader at Pura Vida Investments.

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BTIG announced today that Michael Conze has joined the firm’s Outsource Trading unit as a Director. Mr. Conze will be based in the firm’s New York region, and will report to Chris Casanovas, Managing Director and Head of Outsource Trading, at BTIG.

In his new role, Mr. Conze will expand the reach of the Outsource Trading team at BTIG. “We are excited to welcome Michael to BTIG,” commented Mr. Casanovas. “His extensive buy-side experience makes him an ideal fit for our Outsource Trading platform. We continue to add high-quality traders to complement our well-established team of outsource trading professionals.”

Mr. Conze has more than 20 years of industry experience. Prior to BTIG, he was a Healthcare Trader at Pura Vida Investments. Previously, Mr. Conze was an Equities Trader at Point 72 Asset Management, where he supported several different portfolio managers at the fund for over a decade.

Earlier in his career, he held similar positions within U.S. Institutional Equity Sales at MKM Partners and UBS Warburg. Mr. Conze was also an Associate within the Private Client Group at Merrill Lynch. He earned a BA from Providence College.

BTIG is a leading provider of multi-asset class Outsource Trading for emerging and established managers, many of whom are some of the world’s premier asset owners. With more than 30 dedicated traders, supported by over 30 operations professionals, BTIG seamlessly executes and settles trades on behalf of clients around the globe. In addition to execution services, BTIG‘s Outsource Trading team offers access to capital introduction, prime brokerage, electronic trading, research and commission management which help clients meet their business objectives.

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 600 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 18 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. Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/disclaimer.
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