Virtu Financial, Inc., a financial services company, provides data, analytics, and connectivity products to clients worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Market Making and Execution Services. Its product suite includes offerings in execution, liquidity sourcing, analytics and broker-neutral, and multi-dealer platforms in workflow technology. The company's solutions enable clients to trade on various venues across countries and in multiple asset classes, including global equities, ETFs, foreign exchange, futures, fixed income, cryptocurrencies, and other commodities. Its analytics platform provides a range of pre- and post-trade services, data products, and compliance tools for clients to invest, trade, and manage risk across markets. Virtu Financial, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Virtu Financial was founded in 2008 to capitalize on the new electronic and algorithmic trading markets of the late 2000s. Through a combination of high-performance technology, sophisticated capital markets expertise, and flexible trading strategies, the company has grown rapidly to become one of the world’s leading liquidity providers.
We strive to drive continuous innovation in global financial markets, enabling market participants to better trade, manage risk and ultimately generate better returns.
Our vision is to create the most efficient markets in the world. We believe that the combination of technology, capital markets expertise and relentless client service can bring about greater price formation, deeper liquidity and stronger risk-management for our clients.
Mr. Vincent J. Viola (Founder & Chairman Emeritus)
Mr. Sean Patrick Galvin (Exec. VP & CFO)
Mr. Stephen John Cavoli Sr. (Exec. VP of Markets & Global Head of Execution Services)
Mr. Aaron Simons (Exec. VP & CTO)
Mr. Justin Waldie (Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.)
Mr. Brian Palmer (Global Head of Devel.)
Ms. Akiko Imai (Global Head of New Sales)
Recognition and Awards
Virtu Financial has been recognized for its success and innovation numerous times, most recently as the Winner of the GlobalCapital EMEA Trading & Technology Awards 2019 in both the 'e-FX Initiative' and 'Price Aggregation' categories.