Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Aug 10 2010 | 9:54am ET
BTIG, a broker dealer specializing in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has appointed Michael Nethercott as a director in equity sales trading.
Nethercott joins BTIG from Lighthouse Financial Group, where he was part of the firm's agency focused execution desk. Prior to Lighthouse, Nethercott was with Bear Stearns for eight years.
"We are happy Michael chose BTIG's platform to continue covering his clients," said Richard Blank, managing director and global head of equities at BTIG. "We continue to attract top talent to our sales and trading business. Michael brings with him expertise and long-term institutional relationships which is what has defined BTIG."
Last week, Lighthouse Financial Group was forced by regulators to halt trading operations. One source told FINalternatives that the firm was reportedly in talks regarding a potential acquisition, but another source familiar with the situation now tells FINalternatives that there has been no movement in that area.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...