BTIG Fixed Income Continues Expansion with Several Key Hires

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BTIG announced today that it has hired four senior professionals in its Fixed Income Credit group. John Raveche, Brian Dias, Rob Barrett and Brian Fleishhacker join the division as Managing Directors. These hires continue BTIG’s ongoing expansion in the Fixed Income market and demonstrate the continued growth of its services to the institutional and corporate client base.

“We are pleased to welcome these new hires to BTIG,” commented Michael Carley Sr, Co-Head of Fixed Income Credit at BTIG. “They are all accomplished professionals that will strengthen our capabilities and complement the skillset of our existing team in the U.S.”

John Raveche brings more than twenty years of diverse industry experience and relationships to BTIG, spanning private credit/structured finance, derivatives, and all parts of the debt universe including investment grade, high yield/loans, and emerging markets. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Raveche was a Partner within Business Development and Senior Sales at Trumid Financial LLC. Previously, Mr. Raveche was an Executive Director and Western Regional Head at UBS Securities LLC and a Director within Credit Sales Fixed Income at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Earlier in his career, he was an Associate Director within Credit Sales Fixed Income at Barclays Capital Inc. and a Vice President within Credit Sales Fixed Income at Nomura Securities International.

Brian Dias brings nearly two decades of experience to BTIG. Before joining BTIG, he was a Senior Managing Director within U.S. Corporate Credit at Cantor Fitzgerald. Previously, Mr. Dias was an Analyst within U.S. Corporate Credit at HBK Capital Management. Earlier in his career, he was an Analyst within Investment Banking at Greenhill & Co.

Rob Barrett joins BTIG with more than thirty years of experience in Leveraged Finance Trading & Sales. Rob was a Senior Managing Director in U.S. Corporate Credit at Cantor Fitzgerald for 10 years. Previously Rob had worked at JP Morgan for 22 years, BNP and Christopher Street.

Brian Fleishhacker also spent more than ten years at Cantor Fitzgerald in U.S. Corporate Credit, both in Credit Sales and High Yield Research. Earlier in his career, Mr. Fleishhacker worked in the Executive Department at Cantor.

“BTIG continues to hire proven industry leaders across the credit spectrum. They will add significant value to our existing credit sales team and will help BTIG continue to deliver superlative services and opportunities to accommodate the needs of our clients,” said Anton LeRoy, President of BTIG.

BTIG’s global fixed income credit platform focuses on sales, trading, sourcing and strategy for a wide range of credit products including bonds, leveraged loans, trade claims, reorg. equity, special situations and high-yield, distressed, convertible and private securities.

About BTIG

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 750 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 23 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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