BTIG LLC, a global broker dealer specializing in institutional trading and related brokerage services, announced it has opened an office in Singapore through its affiliate BTIG Singapore Pte. Ltd.
This is the latest step in BTIG's global expansion and adds to its growing international presence, which includes offices in London, Hong Kong and Sydney.
"Singapore expands our global footprint in Asia and provides us with an on-the-ground presence in one of the region's most important financial markets," said Kevin Chessen, head of BTIG LLC's International effort. "BTIG is well positioned to provide our clients with a platform that they need to operate globally."
The Singapore office is led by Steve Conway, chief executive officer of BTIG Singapore Pte. Ltd. Conway joined BTIG in 2008 to build the firm's sales and trading presence in the region. He began his investment career in 1987 trading for Nomura in London. He has over two decades of experience trading Asian equities and derivatives for firms, including Barings, Schroders and Credit Suisse.