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BTIG Names Matthew Partain Head of Prime Brokerage Sales


announced today that it has named Matthew Partain
the Head of Prime Brokerage Sales. Mr. Partain will join BTIG
Prime Brokerage's senior leadership team in supporting the ambitions of
emerging fund managers and the ongoing needs of established funds. He
will lead a team of experienced prime brokerage sales professionals
regionally staffed in target markets.

Since joining BTIG in 2010, Mr. Partain has successfully onboarded
several important clients and cultivated valuable long-term
relationships. He will now be tasked with building out BTIG's presence
in key regions in the U.S. and beyond. Mr. Partain will continue to
report jointly to Brian Petitt and Justin Press, Co-Heads of BTIG
Prime Brokerage

Today, BTIG has a record number of prime brokerage clients, and their
collective assets under management are the largest in the firm's
history. "With 15 years of Prime Brokerage experience, Matt is highly
regarded by our institutional clients and fully understands their
needs," noted Mr. Petitt. "He is a proven leader within the firm,
and the ideal fit to manage the expansion of our high-touch sales force
and our rapidly-growing client base."

BTIG offers solutions for hedge funds, family offices and separately
managed accounts. Clients directly benefit from BTIG's operations,
systems and trading expertise. BTIG Prime Brokerage provides multi-asset
class outsource trading, a sophisticated reporting platform, access to
capital introduction, and custody and clearing through fully-disclosed
introducing broker relationships with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and
Pershing, a BNY Mellon company.

"We continue to earn mandates from some of the industry's premier and
more established funds, who understand the value of our robust trading
desk, research, technology and operational capabilities," said Mr.
. "With a growing number of new managers turning to us to
support their needs, Matt will play a pivotal role in helping them
achieve their business goals."

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 550 employees, BTIG,
LLC and its affiliates operate out of 17 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, commodities, foreign exchange,
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.
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