London-based global financial market intermediary for the buy side clients and, DeepWell Liquidity Management has announced appointments of seven senior market professionals to its team across three continent as the agency broker eyes further growth and expansion into different asset class.
Deepwell Liquidity Management launched in September 2017, by Richard Leighton is part of Traditional family if companies offers global coverage across a range of OTC and exchange traded FX products that includes spot, forwards, options and futures. The broker currently employs 15 staff members across Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific and the new hires will be based in London, New York, Singapore and Sydney. The seven new hires are as follows:
Alex Finney has been appointed as global head of its FX business and will be based in London. Mr Fineey has three decades of experience in Fx markets and has help various senior level management roles and sales at Credit Suisse. Finney was also worked as portfolio manager at Brevan Howard.
Next is Ajay Patel, who will focus on macro hedge funds and previously was a partner and macro fund portfolio manager at Blacksquare Capital. He has also worked with some of the leading global banks including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and RBS.
Tom Thatcher, former business manager from RBS, will also be based out in London office. During his tenure in RBS, he was responsible for product development and on boarding Fx prime brokerage clients.
Kieren McCormack has been appointed as Head of Origination. He had spent almost 20 years at Credit Suisse as Managing Director & Head of Prime Services Sales and Coverage. He also led an independent brokerage serving the institutional and hedge fund space.
Colin George has been hired to set up the company’s operation in New York. Colin had worked with BNP Paribas, Merrill Lynch and Calyon. He joins DeepWell from Standard Chartered Bank in New York where he held a senior institutional sales role.
Rodney Sherrard has been hired to set up DeepWell’s Asian Fx business and will be based out in Singapore. He has over 20 years of experience in trading fx and bullion derivatives at banks including Citi and Deutsche Bank. He will be assisted by Matt Yell, who has over 27 years of experience in trading and sales roles and was recently working with UBS. He will focus on the company’s macro hedge funds operations and will be based out in Sydney.
Richard Leighton, CEO of DeepWell Liquidity Management, commenting on the appointments:
“Since we launched, we have experienced significant global demand for our services from institutional investors. We are entering a period of extensive market evolution, with regulation such as MiFID II bedding in, a revamping of Dodd-Frank taking place in the US, and principles-based rules such as the FX Global Code all having a profound impact on trading and market behaviour. Our team brings extensive sell-side and buy-side knowledge, making us ideally placed to help our clients support their trading requirements.”
“Although we are currently focused on the FX market, we now have the expertise and resources in place that will enable us to grow our client base and serve institutions and investors operating in other markets, with particular focus on fixed income products.”