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BTIG appoints Citadel's Amato as Head of ADR Conversion Trading

First Published 28th November 2016

BTIG expands International Trading Group with Head of ADR Conversion Trading Chris Amato.

New York - BTIG has announced the expansion of its International Equities Group. Chris Amato, Managing Director and Head of ADR Conversion Trading, has joined BTIG to build out its ADR Conversion Trading Desk including a new electronic platform and an expanded high-touch solution.

Prior to BTIG Mr Amato was Head of Trading at Citadel Execution Services. Previously, Mr. Amato was Director of International Market Making at E*Trade Capital Markets.

Anton LeRoy,Chief Operating Officer, of BTIG said: "ADRs are an increasingly attractive financial instrument to trade across markets. An automated ADR conversion trading platform, coupled with a more robust high-touch ADR trading team, better equips BTIG to meet clients' requirements."