Knight Capital Group, Inc. (extinct)

Knight Capital Group, Inc. (extinct)

Knight Capital Group, Inc. (extinct)

Overview
Date Founded

1995

Headquarters

545 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ, 07310, USA

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

1,524

Industries

Investment Banking & Brokerage
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Knight Capital Group, Inc. is a global financial services firm, which provides access to the capital markets across multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including buy and sell side firms, dealers, brokers, institutions, and corporations. It operates business through four segments: Market Making, Institutional Sales and Trading, Electronic Execution Services and Corporate and Other. The Market Making segment consists of market making in global equities and listed domestic options. It includes client, and to a lesser extent, non-client electronic market making activities in which they operate as a market maker in equity securities. The Institutional Sales and Trading segment includes global equity, exchange traded funds and fixed income sales and trading; reverse mortgage origination and securitization; capital markets; and asset management activities. Its business consists of execution and facilitation equities and fixed income transactions as agent on behalf of institutional clients, and they commit capital on behalf of its clients when needed. The Electronic Execution Services segment offers access via its electronic agency-based platforms to markets and self-directed trading in equities, equity options, fixed income, foreign exchange and futures contracts. The Corporate and Other segment invests in strategic financial services-oriented opportunities, allocates, deploys and monitors all capital, and maintains corporate overhead expenses and all other income and expenses that are not attributable to the other segments. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Jersey City, NJ.

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Recent Transactions
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Bats Global Markets, Inc. purchases KCG Hotspot FX LLC from Knight Capital Group, Inc., Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

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Getco Holding Co. LLC, General Atlantic LLC purchase Knight Capital Group, Inc. resulting in a new company Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

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Stifel Financial Corp. purchases Knight Capital Group, Inc. /Fixed Income Sales & Trading Bus from Knight Capital Group, Inc.

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Advised onKnight Capital Group, Inc. purchases Arbitrade Holdings LLC

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Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, Getco Holding Co. LLC purchase Knight Capital Group, Inc. resulting in a new company Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

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Advised onKnight Capital Group, Inc. purchases Urban Financial Group, Inc. - Oklahoma

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Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, Getco Holding Co. LLC purchase Knight Capital Group, Inc. resulting in a new company Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

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Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, Getco Holding Co. LLC purchase Knight Capital Group, Inc. resulting in a new company Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

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Advised onGeneral Atlantic LLC, Getco Holding Co. LLC purchase Knight Capital Group, Inc. resulting in a new company Virtu KCG Holdings LLC

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Partner at Paul Hastings LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Key Stats and Financials As of
Market Capitalization
$1.36B
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Political Donations
$2,600
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