17 July 2018
Register today

Liquidnet names Drew Miyawaki head, European trading desk

10 March 2010  |  4526 views  |  0 Source: Liquidnet

Liquidnet, the premier institutional investment community, announced that Drew Miyawaki has been appointed as Head of European Trading Desk.

The Liquidnet European Trading Desk provides buy-side trading firms with professional order handling and execution. The fully equipped agency-only trading desk works with buy-side clients executing flow against Liquidnet's protected buy-side natural pool, as well as 'Supernatural' liquidity from Streaming Liquidity Participants (selected brokers and MTFs), and external markets. The desk does not accept or handle proprietary flow.

Previously Senior Trader on the Trading Desk, in his new role Drew will oversee Liquidnet's team of traders based in London, focusing on business development, continued growth of trading volumes, and expansion of the Trading Desk's coverage to include Asia. He will report to John Barker, Head of International at Liquidnet.

The Trading Desk is just one example of Liquidnet's expansion in Europe-last year, pilot testing of Liquidnet Supernatural began, which will allow Members to execute against retail-sized broker flow from selected Streaming Liquidity Participants. Last month, Liquidnet announced that it now offers trading in Polish equities, allowing Members to trade in 31 markets worldwide, 23 of which are in Europe, plus London- and Luxembourg-listed GDRs.

Later this year, the European Trading Desk will launch access to liquidity in Asia and Australia, which will provide European clients with 24 hour-a-day access to global markets and the ability to outsource global orders to Liquidnet's London trading team.

Commenting on Drew's appointment, Head of International John Barker said, "We are extremely pleased to formalise Drew's position as Head of Trading Desk at a time of strong growth for the company. We are focused on increasing our market coverage and the liquidity we offer our buy-side Members-Drew's experience will be vital in expanding our Trading Desk service."

Drew joined Liquidnet at its New York Head Office in 2007 in its Portfolio Trading division, before mo moving to Liquidnet in London at the end of 2008. Prior to this, Drew worked in the United States at Jefferies Portfolio Trading, Merrill Lynch, and DLJ Direct.

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)

Related company news


Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)
Visit https://secure.vasco.comVisit info.nice.comVisit http://go.jumio.com/finextraAd

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
Handelsbanken trials micro contactless cardsHandelsbanken trials micro contactless car...
10385 views comments | 19 tweets | 30 linkedin
Metro Bank opens developer portalMetro Bank opens developer portal
9350 views comments | 5 tweets | 14 linkedin
Anything Visa can do...Mastercard takes time outAnything Visa can do...Mastercard takes ti...
8714 views comments | 6 tweets | 14 linkedin
Citi to streamline corporate receivables with HighRadiusCiti to streamline corporate receivables w...
7736 views comments | 1 tweets | 5 linkedin

Featured job

Basic c Euro 120K, Variable Euro 120K - full ben...
Paris prefered London possible

Find your next job