BTIG announced today that it has added emerging market debt sales and trading specialist Ben Patch as a Managing Director to the firm’s Fixed Income Credit division.

Mr Patch joins several recent senior hires who will be focused on emerging market debt sales and trading at the firm. In his new role with BTIG, he will report directly to Michael Carley, Sr. and Darren Haines, Co-Heads of BTIG Fixed Income Credit.

Mr Patch has more than 25 years of industry experience with roles both in the U.S. and London. Prior to BTIG, he was a Director within Emerging Market Fixed Income Sales at Deutsche Bank Securities, where he spent six years. Previously, he was a Director within Emerging Market Fixed Income at both MUFG-Mitsubishi Securities and Seaport Group.

Earlier in his career, Mr Patch was a Vice President within Emerging Market Fixed Income at MF Global and a Managing Director and Head of Americas Credit Trading at ING Financial Markets. He held a similar role at American International Group, where he spent a decade.

Mr Patch began his career with a role in London at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette as well as Citibank, where he spent time in London and New York.

Ben Patch brings a global perspective and significant experience to the Emerging Markets team and will enhance our client offering,” commented Mr. Carley, Sr. “As we continue to strengthen and develop our platform, we are confident that he will be a tremendous asset.”

Mr. Patch will join Blake Considine, Tyler Danielsen and Josh Markfield, who also specialize in emerging debt markets.