Electronifie's mission is to generate unprecedented liquidity for corporate bond investors in our fair and open marketplace.
Both institutional investors and market-making dealers participate in Electronifie’s marketplace, which is designed to bring back block-sized liquidity to the corporate bond market by limiting information leakage and providing pre-trade price transparency for traders satisfying "best ex" obligations. Electronifie is independently owned and conflict free.
Electronifie (through its subsidiary Electronifie Securities LLC) received FINRA approval to operate as a registered broker-dealer (CRD #170945) and is registered with the SEC to operate an Alternative Trading System (“ATS”) for corporate bonds. An ATS is a system that provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers of securities. For more information on Regulation ATS, please see http://www.sec.gov.
Amar has over 19 years of experience in financial markets and is responsible for the overall strategic direction of Electronifie’s business. Amar formerly served as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In this role he advised the Commission and Commission staff on rule-making and enforcement for a variety of securities markets, products, and market participants. Prior to joining the SEC, Amar was responsible for a number of equity option, emerging market, and credit trading businesses at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse. Amar graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with an A.B. in Applied Mathematics and is Series 7, 24, 55, 63 and 79 registered.
Eric has over 13 years of experience in the financial and LegalTech sectors and is responsible for day-to-day operations at Electronifie, including overseeing the Legal and Compliance functions. Eric was previously a Director of Technology at FTI Consulting where he managed electronic data discovery projects for investigations within the securities industry. Prior to joining FTI, Eric spent eight years at Credit Suisse structuring products within the Fixed Income Portfolio Management and Longevity Markets Groups. Eric holds an A.B. from the University of Michigan and is Series 7, 24 and 63 registered.
Stefan has over 10 years of experience developing technology for financial markets and is responsible for building a world-class engineering organization to deliver Electronifie's core trading platform. Prior to joining Electronifie, Stefan led product development, technical architecture, and platform operations for the Capital Markets business at Liquidnet where he created a private shares trading system for buy-side institutional investors to access pre-IPO liquidity in high-growth tech companies. Stefan formerly held positions at Fidessa, an order management system software provider, and GE Healthcare in the advanced technology group. Stefan graduated with a Computer Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ian has 20 years of experience in financial markets and is responsible for Electronifie’s finance, operations, and technology departments. Ian was previously Chief Risk Officer of Avantium Investment Management, an emerging-market macro hedge fund. Previously, during 14 years at Credit Suisse, he managed a variety of trading desks within the Fixed Income Division including Mortgages, Emerging Market Credit, and insurance-linked products. Ian has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Oxford. Ian is Series 7, 24, 27 and 63 registered.