NEW YORK, October 26, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTIG announced today that it has hired emerging market debt sales specialist John Phillips as a Managing Director to join the firm’s Fixed Income Credit division. In his new role with BTIG, he will report directly to Michael Carley, Sr. and Darren Haines, Managing Directors and Co-Heads of BTIG Fixed Income Credit.
"We are very pleased to welcome John back to BTIG as part of our growing emerging market debt sales coverage team," noted Anton LeRoy, President of BTIG. "He has a deep understanding of the institutional landscape and the needs of clients focused on execution worldwide."
Mr. Phillips has more than 25 years of industry experience. He was a Director within Emerging Market Debt Sales at BTIG earlier in his career. Prior to rejoining the firm, he was a Managing Director within Emerging Market Debt Sales and Trading at Seaport Group, where he spent seven years. Previously, Mr. Phillips was a Director within Emerging Market Fixed Income Sales and Trading at Newedge Securities USA. He was also a Senior Vice President within Debt Sales at Cantor Fitzgerald. In addition, Mr. Phillips held various roles in New York and London within Global Markets and Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch, where he spent over a decade.
"John will help us better interface and bolster relationships with key institutional investor clients and prospects globally," commented Mr. Haines. "His expertise will support our efforts as we continue to advance our emerging market debt platform." Mr. Phillips joins Blake Considine, Tyler Danielsen, Josh Markfield and Ben Patch, who are also recent additions to the firm and specialize in emerging debt markets.
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 700 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 19 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, 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. To learn more about BTIG, visit www.btig.com.
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