Liquidnet Appoints Global Head of Bond Products, Services and Dealer Relations

Company recruits seniors globally to further improve fixed income coverage

NEW YORK & LONDON, November 10, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Liquidnet, the global institutional investment network, today announced the appointment of Nicholas Stephan as Global Head of Fixed Income, Services and Dealer Relations. This appointment is the latest in a series of recruitments in the EMEA region and the Americas that have significantly increased the size and expertise of the bond team since the acquisition of Liquidnet by TP ICAP earlier this year.

Based in New York and reporting to Mark Russell, Global Head of Fixed Income, Nick will be responsible for developing the company’s fixed income offering in the primary and secondary markets. More specifically, it will focus on the development of new trading protocols, governance and access to liquidity.

Nick joins Liquidnet from Fenics DeltaX, an electronic corporate bond trading platform, where he was Managing Director. Prior to that, he co-founded and led Phoenix Partners Group, a hybrid voice and electronics brokerage firm with operations in the US and Europe which was acquired by GFI Group in May 2013 and renamed Lazio.

Mark Russell said: “Liquidnet Fixed Income is in an exciting phase of growth and development. By leveraging Liquidnet’s capabilities in both primary and secondary markets, Nick’s expertise will help us improve our offering and achieve our goal of electronizing the full life cycle of a bond. . “

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Nick’s appointment is the final step in Liquidnet’s strategy to invest in its Fixed Income hedging model, which has already seen it;

– Improve its commercial coverage team which offers specialized institutional expertise and knowledge to help members and clients seize business opportunities

– Establishment of a dedicated Sell-Side Client team

– Extend its presence with specialists in the field, for example in Paris, Copenhagen, Chicago and San Francisco.

Nick Stephan added, “Liquidnet is an established brand, valued in the industry for its deep connectivity and cutting edge technology. Coming from an entrepreneurial background, I am delighted to join a company with a clear vision that is ready for exponential growth. “

Nick’s appointment follows the launch of Liquidnet Primary Markets in September 2021, the first phase of a new offering that electronizes the Debt Capital Markets (DCM) workflow for new issue announcements and new issue trading. Liquidnet Primary Markets addresses the challenges of data fragmentation and reflects the company’s ambition to be the first to provide an end-to-end workflow solution for the entire lifecycle of a bond, from issuance to repayment.

About Liquidnet

Liquidnet is a technology-driven global institutional investment network that intelligently connects the world’s investors with the world’s investments. Since our inception in 1999, our network has grown to include more than 1,000 institutional investors who collectively manage $ 33 trillion in equities and fixed income assets. Our network covers 46 markets on six continents and seamlessly connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading platforms and a growing list of data and research providers. We built Liquidnet to make global capital markets more efficient, and continue to do so by adding additional participants, enabling reliable access to trading and investment opportunities, and providing the insights and actionable insights our customers need. Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries are part of TP ICAP Group plc. For more information visit and follow us on Twitter @Liquidnet.

About TP ICAP Group plc

TP ICAP is one of the world’s leading providers of data infrastructure and solutions. The Group connects buyers and sellers on the global financial, energy and commodities markets. We are the world’s largest wholesale market intermediary, with a portfolio of companies that provide brokerage services, trade execution, data and analysis, and market intelligence.

© 2021 Liquidnet Holdings, Inc., and its subsidiaries. Liquidnet, Inc. is a member of FINRA / SIPC. Liquidnet Europe Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom, is authorized by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority in South Africa and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and a remote member of the SIX Swiss Exchange. Liquidnet EU Limited is authorized and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and is a remote member of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Liquidnet Canada Inc. is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. Liquidnet Asia Limited is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for Type 1 and Type 7 Regulated Activities and is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a Recognized Market Operator. Liquidnet Japan Inc. is regulated by the Financial Services Agency of Japan and is a member of JSDA / JIPF. Liquidnet Australia Pty Ltd. is registered with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission as an Australian Financial Services Dealer, AFSL number 312525, and is registered with the New Zealand Financial Markets Authority as a financial services provider, FSP number FSP3781. Liquidnet Singapore Private Limited is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a Capital Markets Services Licensee, CMSL number CMS 100757-1. Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries are part of TP ICAP Group plc.

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Zephaniah Robichon, Liquidnet
Global Marketing + Communication
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