Newedge has appointed Andrew Roper as Director on its foreign-exchange (FX) sales desk. In this role, he will be responsible for providing cross asset sales solutions, while supporting the existing client base and introducing related products to institutional clients.
Roper, who will work from Newedge’s London office, reporting directly to Michael Bailey, Head of FX, has over twenty years experience in markets, most recently holding the position of Director on the FX Sales Desk at UniCredit. Prior to this role, he held similar positions at State Street Global Markets London and ANZ London.
“Newedge’s focus has always been on meeting the needs of our quality customer base and Andrew’s hiring underscores a commitment to bringing in top talent who can position the company for future growth,” says Bailey. “Andrew’s extensive industry knowledge will allow us to add yet another valuable resource to our Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities business line, which will ultimately benefit our clients as we develop our coverage in these sectors.”
As a major participant in the interbank markets, Newedge facilitates foreign-exchange business for many US and international asset managers, hedge funds, and CTAs. Exclusively serving the institutional segment, Newedge specialises in providing value-added services to clients, including the FX Edge trading platform, FX Desk Execution, and 24-hour customer support.