03.07.2016

MARKETS MEDIA ADDS VETERAN EDITOR JOHN D’ANTONA

(NEW YORK, MARCH 7) — Markets Media is pleased to announce that John D’Antona has joined the company as Senior Editor.

A 22-year veteran of financial journalism, D’Antona joins Markets Media from SourceMedia/Traders Magazine, where he was Managing Editor and Social & Digital Media Editor.

D’Antona will help drive Markets Media’s editorial remit, which is to provide the highest-quality institutional trading content in North America and Europe, spanning equities, fixed income, FX, and derivatives, as well as financial technology and its convergence with capital markets.

Recent highlights of Markets Media coverage include multi-part article series about the state of the art in FX trading platforms, artificial intelligence in financial services, and liquidity in ETF markets. Just in the past couple weeks, Markets Media profiled buy-side trading desks that were recognized in the 2016 Markets Choice Awards.

“John D’Antona is a highly respected journalist with deep knowledge and industry sourcing,” said Terry Flanagan, Markets Media Managing Editor. “He will be a great asset to the Markets Media editorial team as we seek to produce the most compelling and timely content for the benefit of market participants.”

“John is very plugged in to the institutional trading community, and he brings an impressive rolodex of Bulge Bracket and Tier 2 brokers,” said Mohan Virdee, Markets Media Founder and CEO. “We look forward to having John raise the bar in covering this critical market sector.”

D’Antona, joins an editorial desk that pound-for-pound is as experienced as any other on Wall Street. Key staffers include:

-Terry Flanagan, Managing Editor, focuses on the buy side and oversees the editorial operation;

-John D’Antona, Senior Editor, focuses on brokers, trading venues and market structure;

-Shanny Basar, London-based Senior Writer, focuses on European trading, market structure and regulation;

-Rob Daly, Editor at Large, focuses on technology and its convergence with capital markets.

“I’m extremely pleased to be joining Markets Media and beginning a new career chapter covering brokers, trading venues and market structure,” D’Antona said. “Mohan and Terry have assembled a fine and talented group and I’m very excited to be part of the team.”

Founded in 2007, Markets Media publishes daily digital content and holds conferences in New York, London, Chicago and Toronto

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