Hedge Fund People – BTIG Hires Three Knight Capital Traders

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global institutional trading and related brokerage services firm BTIG LLC, has added three hedge fund veteran traders: Matt Biety, Matt Krebs and Peter Murphy, to its Chicago office.

Peter Murphy joins BTIG as a Managing Director. He is a 13-year veteran of hedge fund manager Knight Capital, where he began as a market maker and moved into sales two years later. Before he joined BTIG, he had been the manager of Knight’s Chicago office.

Matt Biety joins BTIG as a Director. An 18-year financial industry veteran, Biety most recently was a sales trader and director at Knight Capital. He has also traded cash equities at Jefferies & Co. and he was an equities block trader at First Union Securities (now Wells Fargo). Biety started his career as a futures and options trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Matt Krebs joins BTIG as a Director. He was most recently vice president of institutional sales at Knight Capital, for whom he’s worked since 2005.

Alex Akesson
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