Dec. 6, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE: ITG), a leading agency research broker and financial technology firm, today announced the expansion of its ITG Investment Research team with the addition of
as Chief Operating Officer and
as Senior Internet Analyst.
In the newly created COO role, Mr. Gardner will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the company's equity research initiatives. Before joining ITG, he was the CEO of Soleil Securities Group. Prior to Soleil, Mr. Gardner founded and operated a proprietary research boutique and also worked at Deutsche Bank Securities, where he served as Global Chief Operating Officer in Deutsche Bank's equity research division and as Associate Director of North American Equity Research. Mr. Gardner was also recognized as an All-Star Analyst in
The Wall Street Journal
's annual analyst survey. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Gardner served as an officer in
the United States
ITG Investment Research also welcomes Senior Internet Analyst,
, who will join the firm from Pacific Crest Securities, where his global coverage included research on leading internet companies in the US,
and Latin America. He was included on
The Wall Street Journal'
s 2011 "Master Stock Pickers" list of Internet analysts, as well as
All-American Research Team. Mr. Weinstein will lead ITG's research coverage of the Internet space, replacing
, who will be leaving the firm to join a hedge fund.
"Both Terry and Steve bring a wealth of experience across the equity research space as highly-ranked research analysts," said
, CEO of ITG Investment Research. "Having Terry's in-depth management experience, leadership and keen oversight behind our research team will help us fulfill our commitment to being the most valued provider of differentiated research on the Street."
ITG Investment Research provides coverage of over 300 companies in more than 20 sectors, including recent research initiations on Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD), Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI) and Hyatt (NYSE: H). ITG IR also provides macro energy and economic research and bespoke research projects. For more on ITG's research capabilities, visit
Investment Technology Group, Inc., is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to improve performance throughout the investment process. A leader in electronic trading since launching the POSIT
crossing network in 1987, ITG takes a consultative approach in delivering the highest quality institutional liquidity, execution services, analytical tools, and proprietary research insights grounded in data. Asset managers rely on ITG's independence, experience, and intellectual capital to help mitigate risk, improve performance, and navigate increasingly complex markets. The firm is headquartered in
with offices in
, and the
region. For more information on ITG, please visit
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