Aquis Exchange PLC (LON:AQX), the exchange services group, today confirms that its CEO Alasdair Haynes sold 160,000 ordinary shares of 10p each in the company on April 7, 2021 at a price of £6.50 per Ordinary Share.

Part of the sale is a result of his divorce settlement agreed in July 2017. Following this, Alasdair Haynes now holds 1,331,551 Ordinary Shares in the company, representing 4.9% of the company’s issued share capital.

Alasdair Haynes

Alasdair Haynes is the founder and CEO of Aquis Exchange. He is the former CEO of Chi-X Europe and was responsible for growing the business into Europe’s largest equities trading platform and into profitability before its sale in late 2011. Prior to that, Mr Haynes spent 11 years heading up ITG’s international business, pioneering the introduction of electronic trading and crossing into the European and Asian marketplaces.

Mr Haynes began his 30 plus-year career in the City with Morgan Grenfell and has held senior positions at a number of investment banks, including HSBC and UBS.