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Knight Appoints Eoghan O'Neill as Director, Institutional Credit Sales

Knight Appoints Eoghan O'Neill as Director, Institutional Credit Sales

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. and LONDON, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) today announced the appointment of Eoghan O'Neill as Director, Institutional Credit Sales with responsibility for sales of bank loans and high yield securities to institutional investors across Europe.

"We're pleased to welcome Eoghan to the team given his experience, acumen and connections within the European institutional credit community," said Neil Robertson, Managing Director, Head of European Credit at Knight Capital Europe. "Knight provides institutional clients with market coverage, secondary market liquidity and credit-based analysis. We are continually looking to augment capabilities to serve clients."

Knight's institutional fixed income team provides institutional clients with research, sales and trading across a broad range of securities including corporate bonds of all ratings, bank and syndicated loans, distressed, private placements, corporate and sovereign emerging markets, and ABS/MBS.

Mr. O'Neill is based in London, phone 44 20 7997 2317 or email eoneill@knight.com.

Biography

Eoghan O'Neill
Director
Institutional Credit Sales

Eoghan O'Neill, Director, Institutional Credit Sales is responsible for sales of bank loans and high yield securities to institutional investors across Europe.

Mr. O'Neill joined Knight from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) where he spent more than 10 years primarily in credit sales, risk management and portfolio management roles in Global Banking & Markets. Most recently, he served as a Director of Leveraged Credit Sales to high yield institutional investors. He started his career at RBS in the Global Restructuring Group.

Eoghan has a bachelor of science in management from Queen's University, Belfast and a master of business studies with a concentration in international business from University College, Dublin. He was born in County Derry, Northern Ireland.

About Knight

Knight Capital Group (NYSE Euronext: KCG) is a global financial services firm that provides access to the capital markets across multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including buy- and sell-side firms and corporations. Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. with a global presence across the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. For further information about Knight, please visit www.knight.com.

Certain statements contained herein may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts and are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the Company's industry, management's beliefs and certain assumptions made by management, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and beyond our control. Accordingly, readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict including, without limitation, risks related to the corporate restructuring in the third quarter 2011, including the ability to recognize anticipated cost savings, the possibility of unexpected costs or expenditures, and the impact of the restructuring on the Company's businesses and results of operations, risks associated with changes in market structure, legislative, regulatory and financial rules changes, risks associated with the Company's changes to its organizational structure and management and the costs, the integration, performance and operation of businesses recently acquired or developed organically, or that may be acquired or developed organically in the future. Readers should carefully review the risks and uncertainties disclosed in the Company's reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including, without limitation, those detailed under the headings "Certain Factors Affecting Results of Operations" and "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year-ended December 31, 2010, and in other reports or documents the Company files with, or furnishes to, the SEC from time to time. This information should also be read in conjunction with the Company's Consolidated Financial Statements and the Notes thereto contained in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year-ended December 31, 2010, and in other reports or documents the Company files with, or furnishes to, the SEC from time to time.

SOURCE Knight Capital Group, Inc.

 

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