Makor Group, the Italian multi-asset glass broker recently revealed the addition of new executive to its senior-level leadership roles. As per the update from the firm, it has onboarded Mr. Talal Dehbi to serve as one of its Managing Director. In his new role as Managing Director, Mr. Dehbi will be based out of the company’s London office and be in charge of the European Derivatives team.
Talal is also expected to play a key role in the firm’s continued efforts aimed at expanding its business in the European market across all its product categories namely – cash equities, fixed income, FX and derivative products. As one of the firm’s most senior-level executives in European division, Talal will be reporting directly to Makor Group founders Mr. Michael Halimi and Mr. Avi Bouhadana and will be working closely with the firm’s London FX desk.
Prior to taking up his new role at Makor Group, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Mount Investment Group – a firm he founded in March of 2019. Talal is an executive with more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and is primarily an expert on Global Index Exotics and Hybrid Derivatives Trading.
Having spent the entirety of his career in the UK and European markets, he is also highly knowledgeable in regulatory dealings and various trading practices such as hedging, risk recycling trades, derivatives arbitrage, and tail hedging strategies. Prior to Mount Investment Group, he served as an Executive Director, Head of Global Index Exotics and Hybrid Derivatives Trading division for seven and a half years at CIBC.
Earlier in his career, he had held the roles of Director and Vice President at Intesa Sanpaolo and Bear Stearns & Co for their Global Index Exotics and Hybrid Derivatives Trading divisions respectively as per information in his LinkedIn account.
Commenting on Talal’s appointment, Michael Halimi – Co-Founder of the group said, “We are very pleased to welcome Talal [Dehbi] to the firm. His impressive track record and sharp insights on derivative products will prove themselves integral to Makor’s continued growth. I wish him the very best as he joins our team”.
The firm’s London unit operates as an Organized Trading Facility via authorization from UK FCA. This approval gives the firm’s clients greater flexibility to choose the type of venue and execution method that suits their requirements. The OTF product package is made up of orders on financial instruments that focus on non-equity assets such as derivatives and cash bond markets.