Knight operates a global, multi-asset class platform for institutions, combining full-service sales and trading with sophisticated electronic trading products. The firm’s U.S.-, Europe- and Asia-based teams engage in trading across equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, options and futures.
Knight was founded in 1995 as a consortium to trade discount broker-dealer order flow and has become one of the world’s leading market makers, serving our clients by providing liquidity in a broad range of securities. The firm engages in, or facilitates, market making on behalf of full-service and online brokers, private wealth managers, registered investment advisors, financial advisors and banks.
Knight also offers an array of services to corporate issuers. The firm is the largest market maker in thousands of U.S. equities and serves as a Designated Market Maker on the NYSE and NYSE Amex. In addition, Knight provides capital markets services primarily to small- and mid-cap issuers and arranges non-deal roadshows for undercovered companies.