London Stock Exchange Group reinforces commitment to private investors with new hire

London Stock Exchange Group reinforces commitment to private investors with new hire

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announced that it has appointed Ian-Patrick Lauder as Business Development Manager in its Capital Markets Division.

Reporting to Head of Business Development for Private Investors, Gabriele Villa, Ian-Patrick will focus on further enhancing the Group’s existing long term relationships with market makers and the retail investor community in the UK.

Commenting on the appointment, Nicolas Bertrand, Head of Equities and Derivatives for London Stock Exchange Group, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Ian-Patrick to the Group. He brings with him a wealth of experience in financial markets and strong relationships in the private investor community. His new role will be instrumental in our efforts to improve the quality of our cash and derivatives equity markets, and in particular to develop and strengthen our relationships with the retail community.”

“Hiring internationally experienced, highly regarded professionals to our business will ensure that the London Stock Exchange Group continues to enhance its international customer offering, leveraging its broad range of businesses, markets, products and services"

Ian joins the Group from PLUS Markets, where he was Head of Trading Services and key to developing relationships with UK market makers and retail brokers. 

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Notes to editors:

Career history of Ian-Patrick Lauder:

2009-22 Jan 2011        PLUS Markets
Head of Trading Services

2008-2009                    PLUS Markets
Head Real Time Products

2004 – 2008                  Radianz
Senior Business Development Manager


About London Stock Exchange Group:

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through its markets, the Group offers international business unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets.

The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and market-leading post-trade services. 

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy and Sri Lanka, the Group employs around 1500 people. Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at