According to Bloomberg, Investment Technology Group (ITG) approached by Virtu Financial (VIRT)

  • October 5, 2018


StockInvestment Technology Group, Inc.SymbolITG
Date Announced10/04/2018Source Bloomberg
TypeNews Report
Date of Confirmation: 11/07/2018Price at Confirmation: $27.75
Potential Profit: 0.36%Annualized Profit: 3.88%

High-speed trading firm Virtu Financial Inc. (VIRT) is seeking to acquire independent brokerage Investment Technology Group Inc. (ITG) as pressure mounts for proprietary traders to branch out.


November 07, 2018: Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG), which has been unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of ITG and Virtu. Virtu has agreed to acquire ITG in a cash transaction valued at $30.30 per ITG share.

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