BTIG Adds Julian Emanuel as Chief Equity and Derivatives Strategist

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BTIG, LLC announced today that Julian Emanuel has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Chief Equity and Derivatives Strategist. Based in New York, Mr. Emanuel will join BTIG’s Research and Strategy team.

“As a widely-respected strategist, Julian will add significant depth to our product offering,” said Karen Blando, Director of Research at BTIG. “His macro and micro market research will offer important directional strategy for our equity and derivatives clients.”

At BTIG, Mr. Emanuel will provide top-down analysis of broad market trends, sectors, valuation and volatility with a focus on U.S. equity markets and U.S.-listed derivatives. “Leveraging decades of equity derivatives experience, Julian will generate actionable market research and trading ideas for clients,” said Wes Gradone, Managing Director and Co-Head of Equity Derivatives Trading at BTIG.

Prior to BTIG, Mr. Emanuel was Head of U.S. Equity and Derivatives Strategy at UBS. Previously, he accumulated over two decades of experience as a Portfolio Manager, Risk Manager and Proprietary Trader with Tiedemann Investment Group, Goldman Sachs, Spear, Leeds and Kellogg, and Credit Suisse Asset Management. Earlier in his career, Mr. Emanuel was also Head of North American Equity Derivatives Sales at Tullett Prebon. He began his career as a floor options trader with Timber Hill Inc.

“Julian’s thematic research will be incredibly valuable to our quantitative and index-benched clients,” said Thomas Smykowski, Managing Director and Head of Global Portfolio and ETF Trading at BTIG. “As a former portfolio manager and equity derivatives trader, he understands the marketplace and his insights will identify compelling trading opportunities.”

BTIG’s Research and Strategy team specializes in consumer, financials, healthcare, real estate, and technology, media and telecommunications research, and equity, derivatives and technical strategy. Through a diverse team of more than 30 senior analysts and strategists, BTIG generates micro and macro strategy and insights on more than 250 companies under coverage.

For more information about BTIG Research and Strategy, and to access its latest insights, visit www.btigresearch.com.

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 550 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 17 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 sales, 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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