Octagon, a division of GFI Securities LLC, announced today that it has hired Eddie Bakker as Octagonâs Head of US Equity Sales trading. Mr. Bakker was previously at CLSA./Calyon Securities for six years where he held roles as Head of Sales Trading for the Asia and U.S. Equities. Michael Conway, Managing Director of the Octagon Division, commented: âWe continue to strengthen our U.S presence and are delighted with the addition of Eddie to our teamâ, and added,âhe brings significant experience and client relationships enabling the growth of our franchiseâ.
GFI Group, through its Octagon divisions, provides global institutional clients with a suite
of services for the Asian and North American equity markets from its offices in New York and Hong Kong.
This new addition to the equities team further strengths GFIâs global equity offering, serving clients from New York, London, Dublin, Hong Kong, Paris and Tokyo.
GFI Securities LLC is a subsidiary of GFI Group (Nasdaq: âGFIGâ).