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BTIG Enhances TradeSave™ Electronic Trading Business with Seasoned Industry Professionals


Firm Hires Joshua Bieber, Cullen Bowden, Martin Kosina and Rob Wands

announced today that four new hires have joined the firm's
TradeSave™ - Electronic Trading division: Joshua Bieber, Cullen Bowden,
Martin Kosina and Rob Wands. Mr. Bowden and Mr. Wands will be based in
Dallas, Mr. Bieber in New York, and Mr. Kosina in the firm's San
Francisco office.

Led by Anthony Brown and Joe Tartoni, Managing Directors and Co-Heads
of BTIG Electronic Trading - TradeSave™
, the Electronic Trading
business provides clients with a state-of-the-art, unbiased approach to
low-touch execution. "Joshua, Cullen, Martin and Rob will help us
continue to launch best-of-breed, intelligent electronic trading tools,
and an even more productive client support model," said Mr. Tartoni.
"With their execution expertise and deep understanding of our trading
technology, they will help clients monitor performance, better manage
costs, and empower them to make better trading decisions."

BTIG's agency-only platform prioritizes access to valuable liquidity and
is fully transparent. The recent advancements to its TCA platform
complement its diverse range of proprietary and third-party algorithms,
custom strategies, and direct market access (DMA) tools, which better
meet clients' liquidity sourcing needs. "By broadly increasing our team
across sales, technology and operations, we continue to deliver high
performance technologies, transaction cost analysis products, and
AI-driven algorithms and strategies," said Mr. Brown. "Joshua,
Cullen, Martin and Rob will help us further our position as experts in
execution management and consulting, and will take the platform to the
next level."

Mr. Bieber joins BTIG as a Director within Electronic Trading -
TradeSave™, focused on sales and support. Prior to BTIG, he spent more
than six years within electronic trading at Bloomberg Tradebook.
Previously, Mr. Bieber was a Vice President at Citigroup Alternative
Investments, where he was also Head of the Long/Short Desk at Tribeca

Mr. Bowden joins BTIG as a Senior Vice President within Electronic
Trading - TradeSave™, focused on sales and support. He brings more than
fifteen years of electronic trading experience. Prior to BTIG, Mr.
Bowden held a client relations role at Thomson Reuters REDI. Earlier in
his career, he was a Vice President within Global Execution Services at
Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Kosina joins BTIG as a Senior Vice President within Electronic
Trading - TradeSave™, focused on technical development. Prior to BTIG,
he worked within technical leadership and operations on large-scale
smart-grid systems deployed in North America and Melbourne, Australia.
Previously, Mr. Kosina held a role in market data scalability at Yahoo!
Finance, and managed trade flow validation within the equities
technology business at Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Wands joins BTIG as a Director within Electronic Trading -
TradeSave™, focused on sales and support. He has over twenty-five years
of institutional trading experience. Prior to BTIG, Mr. Wands spent
twelve years as a Director within Algorithmic Trading Sales at
Knight/KCG. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Head of Sales at
UNX, and a Senior Vice President, Head of Sales at Capital Institutional
Services (CAPIS).

"We are delighted to welcome these new hires to the firm," added Mr.
. "Collectively, they bring a strong track record for
successful relationship management, considerable algorithmic trading
knowledge and commission management experience. Across trading systems,
FIX and other connectivity options, they offer thoughtful and creative
solutions for our customers."

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.

To learn more about BTIG, visit

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