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Citadel Securities opens an office in Tokyo and continues its global expansion


Leading Capital Markets Firm to Offer U.S. Fixed Income Products to Japanese Institutional Investors

MIAMI, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Citadel Securities, a leading global liquidity provider, today announced the opening of a new office in Tokyo and plans to launch its U.S. fixed income offerings in Japan. Tokyo is the latest addition to the company’s growing global footprint, which now includes 15 offices across North America, Europeand Asia Pacific.

Japan has a very sophisticated, broad and dynamic investor base, and we are excited to build our presence in the country as we continue to grow in Asia Pacific and globally,” said Paul Hamil, Global Head of Fixed Income Distribution, Citadel Securities. “Japanese institutional investors have long played a critical role in global fixed income markets, and we look forward to providing them with our differentiated product offerings focused on innovations, technology, consistent and competitive pricing, best information on markets and global thought leadership in macroeconomics.”

Citadel Securities recently became a Registered Type 1 Financial Instruments Trader, allowing the firm to offer liquidity in US fixed income products, including US Treasury bills and interest rate swaps. interest in USD, on the Japanese market. Operations should begin under the supervision of from Japan Financial Services Agency once membership in the Japan Securities Dealers Association has been granted.

The company’s activities in Japan will be led by a highly experienced local team that includes Shinichiro Katodeputy director of the Japan entity, responsible for the distribution of fixed income in Japanand Chungwon Geeresponsible for Asia-hours of fixed income trading, among other sales and trading professionals with deep expertise in the Japanese fixed income markets. In addition to its global platform and resources, Citadel Securities plans to access from Japan a world-class population of technical and business talent as the business continues to grow in the region.

Citadel Securities is one of the largest market makers for U.S. Treasury bills and USD interest rate swaps in the world, serving many of the world’s largest financial institutions, including banks, asset managers assets, pension funds, hedge funds, central banks and sovereign wealth funds, in more than 55 jurisdictions. The strength of the company’s offering is based on providing consistent and reliable liquidity in all market conditions and providing firm pricing, fast quotes and competitive spreads, as well as risk management. full-service relationships.

Citadel Securities has been operating since Asia since 2009 and launched its bond offerings in hong kong in 2020. The company’s global footprint includes six offices and more than 200 professionals in the Asia Pacific Region.

About Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is a next generation capital markets firm and a leading global market maker, providing institutional and retail investors with the liquidity they need to trade a wide range of equity and fixed income products in all market conditions. At Citadel Securities, the brightest minds in finance, science and technology use powerful, advanced analytics to solve the most critical market challenges, turn big ideas into real results and accelerate their careers. For more information, visit CitadelSecurities.com.


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