|APRIL 26, 2011|
|Knight Wins Global ETF Award|
JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) today announced that its institutional exchange traded fund (ETF) team has been named top "ETF Market Maker - Americas 2010" by exchangetradedfunds.com in the 7th Annual ETF Global Awards. The awards were based on voting by more than 480 organizations worldwide.
"We appreciate our clients, peers and industry leaders acknowledging our contribution to the ETF industry over the past year. We are grateful to be cast among the other highly respected ETF desks in the category, and proud that Knight's approach to ETFs has resonated among our clients," said Reginald Browne, Managing Director, Global Co-Head of the Listed Derivatives Group at Knight. "We congratulate exchangetradedfunds.com on their 7th Annual Awards event and thank them for our first award."
Knight was #1 in shares traded of ETF securities with nearly 19% market share for the first quarter 2011, according to AutEx. Knight offers deep pools of liquidity across market centers and asset classes of ETFs, with trading capabilities including agency and risk executions across two globally integrated desks in the Americas and in London. The company's highly experienced ETF team offers in-depth knowledge of the ETF universe and supports competitive executions and selection assistance.
Exchangetradedfunds.com, established in 1998, provides information regardingproduct aspects of exchange traded funds through its website. Exchangetradedfunds.com also hosts the Annual Global ETF Awards(R) reflecting outstanding achievements by ETF industry participants. Winners are selected by votes cast by ETF industry entities worldwide. Additionally, a series of awards are determined by analysis of statistical data.
For more information about Knight's ETF offering, please contact ETF Trading at 800.250.2474 or email email@example.com.
Knight Capital Group (NYSE Euronext: KCG) is a global financial services firm that provides access to the capital markets across multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including buy- and sell-side firms, and corporations. Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. with a growing global presence across the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. For further information about Knight, please visit www.knight.com.
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