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One of the World’s Largest Independent Market Makers, and More

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. 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 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 1,100 employees with trading experience and talent throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. For a directory of our locations, please visit this page.