NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BTIG announced today that Carrie Ford has joined the firm’s Institutional Equities team as a Managing Director. Ms. Ford will be based in the firm’s Dallas office and report to Richard J. Blank, Jr., Managing Director and Head of Global Equities, at BTIG.
Ms. Ford has more than 20 years of industry experience. Prior to BTIG, she spent nine years at Jefferies, where most recently she was a Senior Vice President within the Institutional Equities business in Dallas. Previously, Ms. Ford held a similar role at Lehman. Earlier in her career, she also spent several years on the buy side as the Head Trader at Regal Asset Management, and an Assistant Trader at Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss. Ms. Ford earned a BA in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
At BTIG, Ms. Ford will be tasked with enhancing relationships with the firm’s existing equity-focused investors and identifying new opportunities for growth for BTIG’s Institutional Equities business throughout Dallas and the surrounding region. “We are thrilled to have Carrie join our Institutional Equities team in Dallas, where she has established significant relationships due to her impressive commitment to client success,” commented Mr. Blank. “Given her knowledge of the markets, and responsive, results-oriented approach to customer service, we believe that she will strengthen our capabilities and coverage team. We look forward to her future contributions.”
BTIG’s multi-asset class trading teams leverage their industry relationships to maximize outcomes for market participants. With access to more than 50 global market centers, BTIG sources natural liquidity on behalf of its 3,500-plus clients worldwide.
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 600 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 18 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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