In The Media

  • Automated Trader | May 10, 2016

    ITG, the independent broker and financial technology provider, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell ITG Investment Research to Leucadia National Corporation, a diversified holding company. Subject to customary conditions, the transaction is expected to close at the end of May 2016. Upon close, ITG Investment Research will operate as M Science. Under the terms of the agreement, Leucadia will acquire ITG Investment Research for $12 million in cash. ITG expects to generate a net increase in cash of more than $5 million.

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  • Investor's Business Daily | April 29, 2016

    After crawling ahead at just a 0.5% annual pace in the first quarter, the slowest in two years, the American economy is due for a bounce — but how high?

    The jury is out whether the economy has simply hit another speed bump or is facing a more fundamental slowdown, but some details in Thursday’s Commerce Department report point to the latter.

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  • Financial News | April 26, 2016

    When asked to name a financial technology company, ITG might not be the first institution that comes to mind. But that is how the agency brokerage’s recently installed chief executive wants the firm to be known. In fact, Frank Troise believes ITG was a financial technology company long before the term came into vogue.

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  • The Canadian market has long been compared to a game of Lego played by a group of 9-year-old boys: It’s all about the blocks, and the big guys dominate. But the past few years have seen a continued decline in the relative market share of block trading, and recent structure changes have greatly altered the nature of downstairs markets. ITG offers an updated look at the evolving nature of Canadian equity trading.

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  • With the ink barely dry on the MiFID II Delegated Acts, Aoife Carey of equities broker ITG explains the administrative headache now facing fund managers when paying for research. When it comes to the regulation of European financial markets, always expect the unexpected. A matter of weeks after the long awaited MiFID II implementation date was confirmed, market participants received the news of the Delegated Acts last Thursday – which outline how fund managers should pay for research.

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