Knight Capital Group is expanding its options capabilities for institutional clients with the hiring of a new sales and trading team.
The team is part of Knight’s Listed Derivatives Group and is led by managing directors Adam Templeton and Ryan Sylvester. Templeton and Sylvester were previously co-heads of the strategic options group at NewEdge USA. Brad Manuilow also joins from NewEdge and he will be based in Knight’s San Francisco office.
James Murphy, Robert Mabry and Jeffrey Fittipaldi round out the new options team and were previously with Pali Capital.
Greg Voetsch, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Equities at Knight Capital Group, said in a statement, “We are excited to offer this new business led by a highly experienced team to our diverse client base. By leveraging our global footprint and extending beyond equities, we can provide additional value to our clients and help them best achieve their trading goals and objectives.”