TORONTO, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Velocity Trade (the "firm") is pleased to announce that it has hired Paolo Bombino as Managing Director, Global Equity Sales. "Paolo brings to Velocity a wealth of experience in running and building a truly global equity trading business" said Simon Grayson, Chief Executive Officer of the Velocity Trade Group of Companies. "Furthermore, he will be a key driver in bringing together Velocity Trade's global reach, multi-asset, and software capabilities to our current and expanding equity client base".
Paolo will join recent institutional equity hires Steven Martins and Stephan Chapheau in Montreal, and Ashantie Burke in Toronto. These new additions have expanded the firm's Montreal office, which has had a presence in the city for more than 8 years. Additionally, the recent hires will have a positive growth influence on the firm's global equity business, which has expanded by more than 30 personnel in the past three years.
Paolo said "I am pleased to be joining Velocity Trade. I have had the opportunity to meet with the global management team several times and was very impressed with the firm's corporate mission, values and forward business strategy. Our views of the industry are aligned, which is a key component in supporting our goal of providing valued client services. I look forward to working with the Velocity team and contributing to the firm's growth plans."
About Velocity Trade
Established in 2007, Velocity Trade is a global equity, foreign exchange and precious metals broker dealer and serves as a trusted trading partner to corporations and institutions around the globe. Velocity Trade has offices in Toronto, Montreal, London, Sydney, Auckland, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Amsterdam. The firm and its subsidiaries are regulated internationally by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA); Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC); Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), and South Africa's Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA), among others. Velocity Trade Capital Ltd. and Velocity Trade Limited are participating members of the TMX and ASX respectively.
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For further information: Simon Grayson, Chief Executive Officer, Velocity Trade, T 416-855-2800, E [email protected]; Peter Gombocz, Head of Velocity Trade Capital, Velocity Trade Capital Ltd., T 416-640-0590, E [email protected]; Paolo Bombino, Managing Director, Global Equity Sales, Velocity Trade Capital Ltd., T 514-416-4988, E [email protected]