BMLL grows US presence with the appointment of Tim Baker
Expands US footprint in response to client demand for Level 3 Data and analytics
London, New York: 14 March 2022
BMLL, the leading, independent provider of harmonized, historical Level 3 data and analytics, today announced the appointment of Tim Baker as Senior Adviser. Based in New York, Baker will be responsible for growing BMLL’s US client base, developing and implementing the company's growth strategy in the region.
A seasoned innovator, technologist and entrepreneur with a track record of building and growing successful ventures in financial, data and fintech markets, Baker brings strong US financial services expertise with over 30 years of experience across a wide variety of disciplines from sell side research, banking, M&A, technology, data and data science. He has served in a variety of senior roles at IEX, UBS, Refinitiv and Thomson Reuters, while also working for and investing in smaller fintechs, building an extensive network across the industry over time.
BMLL’s granular Level 3 Data and analytics are used by banks, brokers, asset managers, hedge funds and global exchange groups, enabling them to truly understand market behavior across several asset classes and to generate alpha more predictably. What’s more, after successfully establishing a track record in Equities, BMLL has expanded into Futures, providing market participants with Level 3 Data from CME, Eurex and ICE, covering Equity Indices, Fixed Income, Short-Term Interest Rates, Commodities, Digital Assets/Cryptocurrencies and FX.
Specifically for the US markets, BMLL offers more than 6.5 years of full depth US order book data via the BMLL Data Lab and BMLL Data Feed, allowing US customers and European funds trading US stocks access to harmonized, historic Level 3 Data for insights, algo design and backtesting.
Tim Baker, Senior Advisor at BMLL, said: “I am delighted to work with BMLL at such an exciting time for the business, where I have the opportunity to play a part in its continued expansion across geographies and teams. BMLL has seen an increasing demand for its data and analytics tools from capital markets participants looking to optimize trading strategies, increase alpha and gain an edge.”
Paul Humphrey, CEO of BMLL, commented: “In the past year, BMLL has secured a number of Tier 1 banks, global exchanges and sophisticated hedge funds as clients, and expanded its global footprint through a series of data distribution partnerships with established and widely used industry providers. Tim’s appointment is part of our strategy to invest in our presence in the US and to serve the growing demand from firms in the region. Tim brings with him invaluable, relevant experience and we are confident that our US clients will benefit from his expertise and insights.”
Sybille Mueller, Carmen Rey - Streets Consulting
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