GAIN Capital Holdings, a global provider of online trading services, has appointed Peter Cronin as Managing Director and Head of EMEA GTX Sales. Peter Cronin will be responsible for growing GTX, GAIN Capital's institutional business, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will report directly to Executive Vice President and Head of GTX, Joseph Wald, and has begun his new role in GTX's London offices starting August 5th.
"Peter is an accomplished and talented banking professional who is moving to the FX ECN business at a time when the global foreign exchange industry is undergoing many exciting changes," said GAIN Capital Executive Vice President and Head of GTX, Joseph Wald. At GTX, Peter Cronin will specifically be responsible for growing the institutional client base and ECN volumes, and building out the EMEA sales team.
Previously, Mr. Cronin was Head of EMEA e-Commerce at UBS Investment Bank, where he managed a 16-person sales team situated in Zurich, Lugano, Dubai and the United Kingdom. Mr. Cronin joined UBS in 2000, and during his 13 years tenure held senior roles focused on developing the bank's e-Commerce business.
On July 16th, GTX reported average daily institutional volume of $18.4 billion for June 2013, an increase of 10% from May 2013 and 137% from June 2012.
GTX is an innovator of technological advances in anonymous, institutional FX trading. Clients of GTX include banks, brokers, hedge funds, CTAs, asset managers and active traders. Market participants globally leverage an array of electronic and voice solutions including the GTX ECN; multi-lateral credit and matching engines; central clearing facility; and the firm's Execution Consultants who operate on an agency basis to assist clients with complex liquidity sourcing and trade executions.
GAIN Capital Holdings, is a global provider of online trading services. GAIN's innovative trading technology provides market access and highly automated trade execution services across multiple asset classes, including foreign exchange (forex or FX), contracts for difference (CFDs) and exchange-based products, to a diverse client base of retail and institutional investors.