SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTIG Australia Limited announced today that Andrew Dalgleish has joined the firm as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Dalgleish will be based in BTIG’s Sydney, Australia office, and will focus on fueling new growth across all lines of business. He has spent more than 20 years helping to lead several successful financial services institutions throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa.
At BTIG, Mr. Dalgleish will assume day-to-day leadership of its Australian-based affiliate and will work collaboratively with the firm’s existing Sydney team and other global counterparts to strengthen its offering across the continent and surrounding regions. His mandate includes continuing to build out BTIG’s product suite across equities, equity derivatives, convertible bonds, event-driven, outsource, and global portfolio and ETF trading. Mr. Dalgleish will also work closely with the firm’s electronic trading unit to bring connectivity and advanced algorithmic trading capabilities to clients.
“We are confident that Andrew will continue to build upon our momentum in Sydney thus far,” said Craig Reilly, Chief Executive Officer, BTIG Asia-Pacific Limited. “As a seasoned leader, we anticipate that he will be a tremendous asset to our team and clients. We believe Andrew will help us to further increase our brand recognition in the marketplace and drive future growth.”
Prior to BTIG, Mr. Dalgleish was the Global Head of Portfolio Trading and Beta Solutions at UBS in New York, where he developed world-class client relationships with Australian superannuation funds, global pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and other asset managers. Previously, he was the Head of Institutional Client Solutions and Head of Institutional Funds Group at UBS in Sydney, where he supported the needs of institutional clients across cash execution, prime brokerage, swaps and derivatives.
“Given Andrew’s experience and deep client relationships around the world, we expect him to have a significant impact on our institutional business,” said Richard Jacklin, Managing Director, Head of International Equities and Head of Client Relationship Management. “In addition, his understanding of the Australian market enables him to meaningfully enhance our local coverage and offering in the region. We plan to leverage his expertise to accelerate growth in Australia and throughout our products worldwide.”
The firm established its Sydney operations in 2008 and has quickly captured considerable market share. BTIG continues to identify liquidity solutions and execute trades and transactions for institutional and corporate clients worldwide. With access to more than 50 global market centers, the firm’s multi-asset class sales and trading professionals in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia seamlessly transact on behalf of clients in developed, emerging and frontier markets. BTIG sets itself apart by prioritizing the needs of clients and delivering actionable business intelligence while navigating evolving market structure 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.