BTIG creates Chicago FX desk

The broker dealer hires three FX traders from Newedge


BTIG has opened a foreign exchange desk in Chicago with the recruitment of Michael Artim, Brandon Walsh and Chris Karabelas from Newedge.

All three join BTIG as directors of FX sales, reporting to Alan Circle and Martin Ferraro, co-heads of FX, and ultimately to Anton LeRoy, head of fixed income, currency and commodities.

"Expanding our FX desk is part of our strategic mission to provide a best-in-class offering to our clients," says LeRoy. "We're looking to make additional hires of experienced

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