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BTIG Expands Fixed Income Credit Team with New Hires in High-Yield Sales and Strategy


Firm Adds Jack McCourt and Kenneth Smalley as Managing Directors

announced today that Jack McCourt and Kenneth
Smalley, CFA,
have joined the company within the Fixed Income Credit
team, focused on high-yield sales and strategy. Mr. McCourt joins BTIG
as a Managing Director within High-Yield Sales in Los Angeles, while Mr.
Smalley joins as a Managing Director and High-Yield Strategist in New

As high-yield specialists, they will effectively strengthen the Fixed
Income Credit team and diversify its capabilities. Mr. McCourt and Mr.
Smalley will report into Drew Doscher and Darren Haines, Managing
Directors and Co-Heads of Fixed Income Credit
at BTIG.

"Jack and Kenneth are the ideal complement to our team," said Anton
LeRoy, Chief Operating Officer
of BTIG. "With their professional
expertise, we are confident that they will make a positive and immediate
impact on our ability to deliver impressive results for high-yield

Mr. McCourt has nearly 25 years of industry experience. Prior to BTIG,
he was a Managing Director within the Fixed Income division at KeyBanc
Capital Markets. Mr. McCourt held similar roles as a Managing Director
within Fixed Income at RBC Capital Markets, Jefferies and Barclays.

Mr. Smalley has more than 30 years of industry experience. Prior to
BTIG, he was a High-Yield and Distressed-Debt Analyst at Seaport Global,
where he also served as a generalist with a focus on the TMT, healthcare
and gaming sectors. Previously, Mr. Smalley was a Portfolio Manager at
The Dreyfus Corporation and Alliance Capital. He was a High-Yield Trader
at PaineWebber, Nomura and NatWest Securities. Mr. Smalley began his
career as an Analyst at General Electric.

"We are thrilled to add two veteran industry professionals," noted Mr.
. "Enhancing our team with a dedicated high-yield strategist,
and our first fixed income credit hire in Los Angeles will help us
further expand our West Coast presence, and provide additional value to

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 560 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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