KCG Holdings

Overview

Overall Ranking (86%)

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Company Details

KCG offers leading services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. As one of the world's largest independent market makers, we combine advanced technology with exceptional client service to deliver unique liquidity, lower transaction costs and improve pricing. For every order, we provide a solution, whether market making or agency, lit or dark, voice or automated. We build the connections that deliver maximum value for our clients and create more efficient, resilient markets around the world.

KCG serves clients and operates in the markets through three primary businesses.

In Market Making, electronic trading combined with experienced traders allow KCG to provide among the highest retail order execution quality in the industry for our broker-dealer clients and important liquidity as Designated Market Makers on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. In addition to market making on behalf of clients, we play a vital role in the market structure by continually buying and selling in global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Through our Global Execution Services, institutions have access to sophisticated algorithms and experienced trading desks to access deep liquidity, maintain anonymity and minimize market impact.

Our execution Venues are leading electronic trading marketplaces with a combination of liquidity and functionality available nowhere else.

Our clients have the access and performance [link to Access and Performance] they demand and expect from one of the leading providers of trading products and services in the world. We do this through advanced technology, unique liquidity and connected markets, backed by effective risk management. We are known for, and pride ourselves in, providing exceptional client service.

KCG employs an accomplished team of approximately 1,400 employees with trading experience and talent throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Locations

Location

180 N. Stetson Avenue
Suite 3650
Chicago, IL IL 60601
United States

Exchange Plaza
55 Broadway
3rd Floor
New York, NY NY 10006
United States

575 Market Street
Suite 3800
San Francisco, CA CA 94105
United States

City Place House
55 Basinghall Street
Singapore
EC2V 5DU
United Kingdom

China Square Central
3 Pickering Street
SINGAPORE 048660
Singapore

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Year Position Location Group/Division Experience Difficulty
2017 Intern New York Generalist Very Positive Easy
2014 Intern Jersey City Back Office Very Positive Very Easy
2015 N/A Jersey City Trading Neutral Difficult
2015 Junior Trader New York Equity Capital Markets Neutral Average
2014 Intern Jersey City Sales and Trading Very Positive Very Easy