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BTIG Celebrates Success of BTIG Charity Day 2017

Celebrities Participate in Event Where More Than $4 Million Will Be Donated to Charities Worldwide  

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New York – May 3, 2017 BTIG, LLC announced today that the firm is donating more than $4 million to hundreds of charities as a result of its annual BTIG Charity Day. BTIG hosted nearly 80 all-star athletes, models, actors, actresses, journalists, politicians, fashion designers, business leaders and other cultural icons that acted as guest traders on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Over 300 well-deserving charities supporting meaningful causes will benefit from the event. 

“It was another fantastic year for BTIG Charity Day in terms of the number of celebrity guest traders participating and funds that will be donated this year,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “We are very proud of the tremendous energy, enthusiasm, and generosity put forth by our employees, celebrity guests and industry partners.”

President Bill Clinton was a highlight among an impressive group of participating celebrities each acting as an ambassador for an organization that they are passionate about supporting each year. He was joined by Alan Hahn, Alex Rodriguez, Allan Houston, Angel Cordero, Barry Bonds, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bob Papa, Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Brian Cashman, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Beck, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chase Headley, Chris Wragge, Chuck Scarborough, Curtis Martin, D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Darryl Strawberry, Dave Dravecky, David Diehl, Dellin Betances, Derek Jeter, Didi Gregorius, Dwight Gooden, Eric Decker, Eric LeGrand, Geraldo Rivera, Gerry Cooney, Hannah Storm, Jenny McCarthy, Jeremy Affeldt, Joe Girardi, Joe Namath, John Calipari, John McEnroe, John Starks, Johnny Velazquez, Kelenna Azubuike, Kristin Davis, Laurie Hernandez, Lawrence Taylor, Marcus Peters, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Mark Teixeira, Marshall Plumlee, Mason Plumlee, Michael Bloomberg, Nicky Hilton, Olivia Culpo, Oz Pearlman, Padma Lakshmi, Petra Nemcova, Phil Simms, Ralph Sampson, Reggie Jackson, Renel Brooks-Moon, Rick DiPietro, Rick Porcello, Ricky Steamboat, Ronnie Lott, Rosanna Scotto, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Buscemi, Steve Weatherford, Ted Robinson, Tom Coughlin, Tommy and Dee Hilfiger, Tony Richardson, Victor Cruz, Vida Blue, Warren Moon and Woody Johnson who all appeared at BTIG offices yesterday to help give back to others in need.

"Since 2003, BTIG Charity Day has helped support important non-profit organizations around the world,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTIG. “We are very grateful to our celebrity guests, clients and employees that help us improve the lives of others year after year.”

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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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 cities throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs, fixed income (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The company’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.  Learn more at www.btigcharityday.com

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BTIG Announces Expanded List of Celebrity Guest Traders for BTIG Charity Day 2017

 Celebrities Join Annual Event to Support Hundreds of Charities Worldwide

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2016 BTIG Charity Day Highlights Video

New York – April 28, 2017 BTIG, LLC announced today an expanded list of celebrity guest traders for the 15th BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Celebrated across the firm’s 14 global locations, BTIG Commissions for Charity Day is a high-impact event, where the firm donates the day’s profits to hundreds of charities nominated by clients and celebrity guests. The event attracts a diverse group of celebrities including all-star athletes, actors, actresses, journalists, models, fashion designers, politicians and other cultural icons passionate about supporting meaningful causes. Expected celebrities include:

NEW YORK: Alan Hahn, Alex Rodriguez, Allan Houston, Angel Cordero, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bob Papa, Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Brian Cashman, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Beck, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chase Headley, Chris Wragge, Chuck Scarborough, D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Darryl Strawberry, David Diehl, Dellin Betances, Derek Jeter, Didi Gregorius, Dwight Gooden, Eric Decker, Eric LeGrand, Gene Michael, Geraldo Rivera, Gerry Cooney, Grant Hill, Greg Bird, Hannah Storm, Jenny McCarthy, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Joe Namath, John Calipari, John McEnroe, John Starks, Johnny Velazquez, Kristin Davis, Laurie Hernandez, Lawrence Taylor, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Mark Teixeira, Michael Bloomberg, Nicky Hilton, Olivia Culpo, Oz Pearlman, Padma Lakshmi, Petra Nemcova, Phil Simms, Ralph Sampson, Reggie Jackson, Rick DiPietro, Ricky Steamboat, Rosanna Scotto, Sara Blakely, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Buscemi, Steve Weatherford, Tom Coughlin, Tommy and Dee Hilfiger, Tony Richardson and Victor Cruz.

SAN FRANCISCO: Barry Bonds, Damon Bruce, Dave Dravecky, Jeremy Affeldt, Kelenna Azubuike, Marcus Peters, Renel Brooks-Moon, Ronnie Lott, Ted Robinson, Vida Blue and Warren Moon.

 BOSTON: Rick Porcello.

“Pooling our global resources, we work together to support hundreds of organizations in need of additional funding each year,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTIG. “Inviting celebrities passionate about helping others builds excitement and makes the day even more memorable for everyone involved.”

Since the event’s inception in 2003, BTIG has donated more than US$40 million to hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, including more than US$5 million from the May 2016 event. “Our celebrity guest traders are an extension of our team on BTIG Commissions for Charity Day,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “Year after year, many of them return to lend their name to a special, annual event that helps support so many others.”  

2016 BTIG CHARITY DAY HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO URL:  HTTPS://VIMEO.COM/203335313

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 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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 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 (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit as well as 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. Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/disclaimer.aspx.

To learn more, visit www.btigcharityday.com.

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Amanda Gold

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agold@btig.com


BTIG Announces Celebrity Ambassadors for BTIG Charity Day 2017

 Cultural Icons, All-Star Athletes and Legends, and Film and Television Personalities Join Event to Support Hundreds of Charities Worldwide

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2016 BTIG Charity Day Highlights Video

New York – April 17, 2017 BTIG, LLC announced today its growing list of celebrity participants for the 15th BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The firm’s annual event is celebrated across BTIG’s 14 global locations, including nine offices throughout the U.S. and five affiliate offices in Europe, Asia and Australia. The following celebrities are expected to attend this year, and additional celebrities will be announced in the coming weeks.

NEW YORK: Adriana Lima, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bob Papa, Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Brian Cashman, Bridget Moynahan, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chris Wragge, D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Damaris Lewis, Darryl Strawberry, David Diehl, Dellin Betances, Didi Gregorius, Dwight Gooden, Eric LeGrand, Gene Michael, Gerry Cooney, Grant Hill, Greg Bird, Jenny McCarthy, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Joe Namath, John Calipari, Johnny Velazquez, Kristin Davis, Lawrence Taylor, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Mark Teixeira, Michael Bloomberg, Nicky Hilton, Padma Lakshmi, Petra Nemcova, Phil Simms, Ralph Sampson, Rosanna Scotto, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Buscemi, Steve Weatherford, Tom Coughlin, Tommy Hilfiger, Tony Richardson, Victor Cruz and Woody Johnson. SAN FRANCISCO: Barry Bonds, Damon Bruce, Jeremy Affeldt, Renel Brooks-Moon, Ronnie Lott, Ted Robinson, Vida Blue and Warren Moon. LOS ANGELES: Marcus Allen. BOSTON: Rick Porcello.

“Celebrities play a critical role in driving momentum leading up to the event, and fueling the excitement throughout the trading day,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “Each year, the collaboration between celebrities, clients and employees helps BTIG make a significant impact on people in need worldwide.”

Hundreds of charities receive a donation from BTIG Charity Day. Charities are nominated by clients and celebrity guest traders, a unique process which enables the firm to be introduced to many new non-profit organizations each year. Since the event’s inception in 2003, BTIG has donated more than US$40 million to hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, including more than US$5 million from the May 2016 event.  

2016 BTIG CHARITY DAY HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO URL:  HTTPS://VIMEO.COM/203335313

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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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 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 (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit as well as 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. Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/disclaimer.aspx.

To learn more, visit www.btigcharityday.com.

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Amanda Gold

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agold@btig.com


 

BTIG to Host 15th Commissions for Charity Day

Initiative Unites Clients, Charities, Celebrities and Employees to Support Children in Need Worldwide

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New York – February 15, 2017 BTIG, LLC announced today that it will host its 15th BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in the U.S. BTIG then continues BTIG Commission for Charity Day in its Asia-Pacific and European affiliate offices on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The two-day event is part of a global initiative supported by the firm’s institutional trading clients, a growing roster of celebrities and employees across four continents. As a result of the event each year, the firm donates to hundreds of charities, many of them supporting children.

Philanthropic clients actively participate by nominating well-deserving non-profit organizations to support through the annual event. All-star athletes, models, actors, actresses, journalists and other cultural icons also act as celebrity guest traders alongside BTIG’s institutional traders, building excitement for the event and appearing as ambassadors for their charities of choice.

“We are honored and humbled by all that we’ve accomplished together,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “As we prepare for the 2017 event, we look forward to learning more about the causes that are important to our clients and celebrity partners, and are proud that our donations can support their goals in the year ahead.”

Since pioneering its first Commissions for Charity Day in 2003, BTIG has donated more than US$40 million to hundreds of charitable organizations, including over US$5 million from this event in 2016. “This year marks the 15th BTIG Commissions for Charity Day. Each year, we are all energized by the enthusiasm of our clients, celebrity partners and colleagues as they volunteer their time and come together to make a difference in the lives of so many others,” said Scott Kovalik, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BTIG.

BTIG plans to announce their celebrity participants in the coming months. Past celebrity guest traders have included: Alan Hahn, Alex Rodriguez, Allan Houston, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Blake Griffin, Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Bridget Moynahan, Brooke Shields, Bruce Beck, Carlos Beltran, Carmelo Anthony, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chris “Mad Dog” Russo, Chrissy Teigen, Curtis Martin, D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Damaris Lewis, David Diehl, David Muir, David Wright, Doug Ellin, Eli Manning, Geraldo Rivera, Hannah Davis, Hannah Storm, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Joe Namath, John McEnroe, Justin Tuck, Kelly Ripa, Kelly Rutherford, Kristin Davis, Lawrence Taylor, Marcus Allen, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Mark Teixeira, Matt Dillon, Michael Bloomberg, Michael J. Fox, Michael Kay, Michael Strahan, Molly Sims, Nick Mangold, Padma Lakshmi, Petra Nemcova, Reggie Jackson, Rick DiPietro, Rick Porcello, Ronnie Lott, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Schirripa, Steve Weatherford, Tom Coughlin, Tommy Hilfiger, Tony Gonzalez, Victor Cruz and Woody Johnson.

To watch highlights from the event last year, view the BTIG Charity Day 2016 Video:  https://vimeo.com/203335313. To join the conversation, use the hashtag #BTIGCharityDay and follow BTIG Charity Day on Twitter and Instagram @BTIGCharityDay.

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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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 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 (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit as well as 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.

Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/disclaimer.aspx.

To learn more, visit www.btig.com or www.btigcharityday.com.

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BTIG Celebrates Success of Annual Charity Day Focused on Children

Celebrities Participate in Event Where Over US$5 Million Will Be Donated to Charities Worldwide  

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 New York – May 12, 2016 BTIG, LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services, announced today that the firm is donating over five million dollars to charities as a result of its annual BTIG Charity Day. BTIG hosted nearly 80 all-star athletes, models, actors and actresses from film and television, journalists and other cultural icons that acted as guest traders on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 throughout its offices worldwide. The firm will donate the day’s profits to over 300 well-deserving organizations that support meaningful causes.   

“It was another record-breaking year for BTIG Charity Day in terms of the number of nominated charities, celebrity guest traders and dollars that will be donated by our firm,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “We couldn’t have been more proud of the tremendous effort put forth by our employees, celebrity guests and industry partners.”

This year, celebrities that joined BTIG across its 14 global locations included Alan Hahn, Alex Rodriguez, Alina Baikova, Andrew Miller, Angel Cordero, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bobby Hurley Sr., Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Beck, Burt Young, Carlos Beltran, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, Curtis Martin, D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Damaris Lewis, David Diehl, David Muir, Eduardo Garcia, Eli Manning, Eric LeGrand, Geraldo Rivera, Gerry Cooney, Hannah Storm, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Joe Namath, Johnny Damon, Johnny Velazquez, Justin Tuck, Kelly Rutherford, Kristin Davis, Lawrence Taylor, Len Berman, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Michael Bloomberg, Michael Kay, Michael Strahan, Mike Richter, Miles Plumlee, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan, Molly Sims, Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Nick Mangold, Petra Nemcova, Ralph Sampson, Reggie Jackson, Rick DiPietro, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Schirripa, Steve Weatherford, Tom Coughlin, Tony Richardson, Tutan Reyes, Victor Cruz and Woody Johnson in New York; Damon Bruce, Ronnie Lott, Ted Robinson, T.J. Carrie and Vida Blue in San Francisco; Marcus Allen, Rodney Peete and Tony Gonzalez in Los Angeles; Rick Porcello in Boston; and Gary Mabbutt, Olivia Wayne and Reece Topley in London.

"In its 14th year, BTIG Charity Day has grown into a global initiative. It provides us an opportunity to contribute to organizations that are on the front lines of delivering support and solutions worldwide,” said Scott Kovalik, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BTIG. “We are very grateful to our celebrity guests, clients and employees that help us make a difference year after year.”

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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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 cities throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs, fixed income (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The company’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. Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/Disclosures.aspx

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BTIG Announces Celebrity Ambassadors for BTIG Charity Day 2016

All-Star Athletes, Film and Television Personalities and Cultural Icons Join Firm to Support Hundreds of Charities Worldwide 

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 New York – April 11, 2016 BTIG, LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services, announced today its growing list of celebrity participants for the 14th annual BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

Across the firm’s global offices, clients have an opportunity to speak with some of their favorite stars while generating donations for hundreds of charities that have been nominated by clients and celebrity participants. “We are increasingly inspired by the level of commitment shown by our celebrity ambassadors each year,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “Our celebrities help build momentum and excitement for BTIG Commissions for Charity Day. Through their dedication and that of our clients and employees, they help BTIG successfully contribute to meaningful programs and causes each year.”

Celebrities expected to join BTIG this year so far include: Alan Hahn, Alex Rodriguez, Allan Houston, Alejandro Villanueva, Andrew Miller, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Beck, Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro, Carlos Beltran, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, David Diehl, David Muir, Dellin Betances, Duncan L. Niederauer, Eduardo Garcia, Eli Manning, Eric LeGrand, Grant Hill, Hannah Storm, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Johnny Damon, Kristin Davis, Larry Holmes, Lawrence Taylor, Len Berman, Lou Piniella, Mariano Rivera, Mark Teixeira, Michael Bloomberg, Michael Strahan, Mike Richter, Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan, Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan, Petra Nemcova, Reggie Jackson, Rick DiPietro, Ronnie Lott, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Schirripa, Steve Weatherford, Ted Robinson, Tom Coughlin, Tony Gonzalez, Tony Richardson, Victor Cruz and Woody Johnson. Additional celebrities will be announced in the coming weeks.

Since the event’s inception in 2003, BTIG has donated more than US$35 million, including more than US$5 million from the firm’s 2015 event, to hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, many of which focus on children related causes. Scott Kovalik, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BTIG, noted, “The tremendous support from our clients and celebrity participants enables BTIG to make a difference in the lives of those in need. Through Charity Day, we are pleased to offer our segment of the financial community another conduit to improve opportunities for deserving individuals, especially children, around the world.”

2015 BTIG Charity Day Highlights Video URL:  https://vimeo.com/153601186

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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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 cities in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs, fixed income (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The company’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. Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/Disclaimer.aspx

Media Contacts:

Jill Gordon

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jgordon@prosek.com

Amanda Gold

212.738.6134

agold@btig.com


 

BTIG to Host 14th Annual Commissions for Charity Day

Global Initiative Unites Clients, Celebrities and Employees to Support Children in Need

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New York – February 2, 2016 BTIG, LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services, announced today that it will host its 14th annual BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The event will take place across BTIG’s 14 global locations including its U.S. offices and affiliate office locations in London, Edinburgh, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.

BTIG Commissions for Charity Day is a global initiative supported by the firm’s institutional and corporate client base, in addition to employees across four continents and a diverse and growing list of celebrity guest traders. Each year, BTIG donates the day’s commissions to charities, many of them supporting children in need. Throughout the day, cultural icons, all-star athletes, top-recording artists and celebrities from film and television act as guest traders alongside the firm’s institutional trading team, while clients partner with some of their favorite stars to support meaningful causes. “Our participants work to make BTIG Commissions for Charity Day a great success each year. We are honored by the dedication demonstrated by clients and our celebrity partners, and are very proud of our team’s continued commitment to donating to hundreds of organizations around the world,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG.

BTIG pioneered its first Commissions for Charity Day in 2003, raising funds for three charities in the U.S. In the last thirteen years as BTIG has grown, so has BTIG Commissions for Charity Day. Since the inception of the event, BTIG has raised more than US$35 million for hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, including over US$5 million from this event in 2015. Charities are nominated by clients and celebrity guest traders, and the firm encourages the selection of child-focused charities.

Celebrities committed to join BTIG this year so far include Shaquille O’Neal, Alex Rodriguez, Petra Nemcova, Mark Teixeira, Victor Cruz, Joe Girardi and Bruce Beck. Some of the previous participants have included Allan Houston, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Blake Griffin, Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Bridget Moynahan, Brooke Shields, Carmelo Anthony, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chris Mullin, Chrissy Teigen, Damaris Lewis, David Diehl, David Muir, David Wright, Doug Ellin, Eduardo Garcia, Eli Manning, Eric LeGrand, Geoffrey Zakarian, Hannah Davis, Hannah Storm, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Namath, John McEnroe, John Starks, John Sterling, Josh Capon, K. Lee Graham, Kelly Ripa, Kelly Rutherford, Kristin Davis, Lawrence Taylor, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Matt Dillon, Michael J. Fox, Michael Strahan, Mike Maccagnan, Nate "Tiny" Archibald, Nia Sanchez, Padma Lakshmi, Rachel Robinson, Rebecca Jarvis, Reggie Jackson, Rex Ryan, Rick DiPietro, Steve Weatherford, Tom Coughlin, Tommy Hilfiger, Tutan Reyes and Woody Johnson in New York; Barry Bonds, Joe Morgan, Marshawn Lynch, Ronnie Lott and Vida Blue in San Francisco; Jason Collins, Marcus Allen, Michelle Monaghan and Tony Gonzalez in Los Angeles; and Mike Gatting OBE, Chris Tarrant OBE, Aled Jones MBE, Brian Conley, Charlie Webster, Francine Lewis, Jamie Laing, Miles Jupp, Pandora, Sinitta and Vogue Williams in London.                                                                                                                

“Driven by passion to help those in need, we are inspired by the success stories that come from the charities we collaborate with each year,” said Scott Kovalik, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BTIG. “It’s a privilege to be a part of this event and we are grateful for our supporters, many of whom continue to participate year after year.”

BTIG plans to announce additional celebrity participants throughout the coming months.

To watch highlights from the event last year, view the BTIG Charity Day 2015 Video:

https://vimeo.com/153601186.

To join the conversation, use the hashtag #BTIGCharityDay and follow BTIG Charity Day on Twitter and Instagram @BTIGCharityDay.

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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 500 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 14 cities throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs and fixed income (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit as well as 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. Disclaimer: https://btig.com/disclaimer.aspx. 

To learn more, visit www.btig.com or www.btigcharityday.com.

 


BTIG Celebrates Success of Annual Charity Day

A-List Celebrities Participate in Event Where Over US$5 Million Donated to Charities Worldwide  

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New York – April 30, 2015 BTIG, LLC, the global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services with main offices in New York and San Francisco, announced today that the firm is donating over five million dollars to charities as a result of its annual BTIG Charity Day held Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Hosting all-star athletes, actors and actresses from film and television, celebrity chefs and other cultural icons that acted as guest traders, BTIG donated the day’s revenues to a variety of well-deserving organizations, many of them supporting programs that improve the lives of children. This was a record-breaking year for BTIG in terms of total dollars donated.   

 “BTIG Charity Day is an event that everyone at BTIG looks forward to each year. Yesterday was our most successful Charity Day since the event’s inception in 2003. We are honored by the support we receive from our clients, celebrity guests and industry partners. And, we are proud of the effort put forth by our employees,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG.

 This year more than 200 charities worldwide will be the beneficiaries of BTIG Charity Day. Over 50 celebrities acting as ambassadors for charities contributed to this year’s event including Allan Houston, Alex Rodriguez, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Brooke Shields, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chris Mullin, Damaris Lewis, Doug Ellin, Eduardo Garcia, Eli Manning, Eric LeGrand, Geoffrey Zakarian, Hannah Davis, Hannah Storm, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Joe Namath, John Starks, John Sterling, Josh Capon, K. Lee Graham, Kelly Rutherford, Kristin Davis, Lawrence Taylor, Mariano Rivera, Mark Messier, Mark Teixeira, Mike Maccagnan, Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Nia Sanchez, Padma Lakshmi, Rachel Robinson, Rebecca Jarvis, Rick DiPietro, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Weatherford, Tom Coughlin, Tommy Hilfiger, Tutan Reyes and Woody Johnson in New York, Barry Bonds, Damon Bruce, Joe Morgan, Reggie Jackson, Ronnie Lott and Vida Blue in San Francisco, Jason Collins, Marcus Allen, Michelle Monaghan and Tony Gonzalez in Los Angeles and Charlie Webster, Francine Lewis, Jamie Laing, Mike Gatting OBE, Miles Jupp, Pandora, Sinitta and Vogue Williams in London.

 "We are grateful to be able to make a difference for a wide range of important causes. By delivering over five million dollars to charities, we hope to make a positive impact in the lives of many in need,” said Scott Kovalik, CEO and Co-Founder of BTIG.

2015 BTIG Charity Day Preview Video URL:  https://vimeo.com/120527307

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 About BTIG

BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 475 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 13 cities in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs, fixed income, futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities. The company’s core capabilities include global sales, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more. Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/Disclosures.aspx


BTIG Announces Growing List of Celebrity Participants for Annual Charity Day

 All-Star Athletes, Top-Recording Artists, Celebrities from Film and Television and Cultural Icons Join BTIG to Support Hundreds of Charities Worldwide

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New York – April 1, 2015 BTIG, LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services, announced today its growing list of celebrity participants for the 13th annual BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

 Throughout the event, celebrity participants act as guest traders taking calls from clients on BTIG’s global trading floors alongside the firm’s institutional traders. While working with some of their favorite stars on Charity Day, clients raise funds for hundreds of charities, many of them supporting children in need worldwide. Commissions generated from the trades executed by BTIG on Charity Day are donated to charities nominated by BTIG clients and the firm’s celebrity guest traders.

 “Between the long-term commitment from many of our celebrity participants and the generosity of our clients, media partners and employees, BTIG Commissions for Charity Day has grown into a global initiative. As a firm, we are passionate about the success of our annual event and are committed to supporting meaningful causes,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. Since the event’s inception in 2003, BTIG’s clients, celebrity partners and employees throughout its U.S., London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney offices, have raised more than US$30 million for hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, including over US$5 million from the May 2014 event last year.

 The list of celebrities who are expected to join BTIG this year so far includes Al Leiter, Allan Houston, Anna Lynne McCord, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bobby Valentine, CC Sabathia, Damaris Lewis, David Diehl, Eduardo Garcia, Eli Manning, Eric LeGrand, Hannah Davis, Hannah Storm, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Joe Morgan, Joe Namath, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Mark Teixeira, Nia Sanchez, Padma Lakshmi, Petra Nemcova, Phil Simms, Reggie Jackson, Ronnie Lott, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Lavin, Tom Coughlin, Tony Gonzalez, Victor Cruz and Woody Johnson. Previous participants have included Michael J. Fox, Michael Strahan, John McEnroe, Carmelo Anthony, Bode Miller, Kelly Ripa, Rex Ryan, Bridget Moynahan, Matt Dillon and David Wright in New York; Marshawn Lynch and Vida Blue in San Francisco; Marcus Allen in Los Angeles; and Mike Gatting OBE, Chris Tarrant OBE, Brian Conley, Aled Jones MBE and Sinitta in London.

“We are always impressed by the number of well deserving organizations that our clients and celebrity partners support and bring to our attention each year. It’s an honor to be a part of an event that makes such a significant impact on improving opportunities for children and others worldwide,“ said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder of BTIG.

2015 BTIG Charity Day Preview Video URL:  https://vimeo.com/120527307 

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 About BTIG

BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 475 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 13 cities in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs, fixed income, futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities. The company’s core capabilities include global sales, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more. Disclaimer: https://www.btig.com/Disclosures.aspx


BTIG to Host Annual Commissions for Charity Day

Celebrities and Industry Participants Join BTIG to Raise Funds for Child-Focused Charities

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New York – January 26, 2015 BTIG, LLC, a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services, announced today that it will host its 13th annual international Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

 The BTIG Commissions for Charity Day is a star-studded event. Throughout the trading day, all-star athletes, top-recording artists, celebrities from film and television and cultural icons join BTIG in an effort to raise money for a variety of charities worldwide. With celebrities working alongside the firm’s institutional traders, clients team up with some of their favorite stars to raise funds for meaningful causes. “Giving back is a cornerstone of the BTIG corporate identity and we work to build Commissions for Charity Day participation from our growing list of clients and celebrity partners each year,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder of BTIG.

 Celebrities committed to join BTIG this year so far include Eli Manning, Mark Cuban, Shaquille O’Neal, Tom Coughlin, Joe Girardi, Allan Houston, Petra Nemcova, Jeremy Roenick, Bobby Valentine, Woody Johnson, Victor Cruz, and Beth Ostrosky Stern. Previous participants have included Michael J. Fox, Michael Strahan, Mariano Rivera, Mark Teixeira, Reggie Jackson, John McEnroe, Carmelo Anthony, Joe Namath, Bode Miller, Kelly Ripa, Rex Ryan, Bridget Moynahan, Padma Lakshmi, Eduardo Garcia, CC Sabathia, Damaris Lewis, Matt Dillon, David Wright, David Diehl, Hannah Storm and Eric LeGrand in New York; Ronnie Lott, Joe Morgan, Marshawn Lynch and Vida Blue in San Francisco; Marcus Allen and Tony Gonzalez in Los Angeles; and Mike Gatting OBE, Chris Tarrant OBE, Brian Conley, Aled Jones MBE and Sinitta in London.

 BTIG pioneered its first Commissions for Charity Day in 2003, raising funds for three charities. In the last twelve years, BTIG’s Commissions for Charity Day has grown into a global initiative, supported by the firm’s clients, celebrity partners and employees throughout its U.S., London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney offices. Since 2003, BTIG has raised more than US$30 million for hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, including over US$5 million from the May 2014 event last year. Charities are nominated by clients and the firm encourages the selection of child-focused charities.

 “We are increasingly inspired by the charities that we collaborate with each year, many of them focused on helping children around the world,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “It’s a tremendous honor to be a part of this event, and the enthusiasm of our clients, celebrity partners and employees is a testament to the dedication of everyone involved in its success.” Additional celebrity participants and nominated charities for the 2015 event will be announced throughout the coming months.

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About BTIG
BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 475 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 13 cities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, derivatives, fixed income, futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, ETFs as well as convertible and preferred securities. The company’s core capabilities include global sales, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, prime brokerage, capital introduction, investment banking, corporate access, research, commission management and more. Disclaimer: https://btig.com/disclaimer.php

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