Knight Capital Group is a global financial services firm that provides access to the capital markets across multiple asset classes to a broad network of clients, including buy- and sell-side firms and corporate issuers.
The firm engages in market making and trading across global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, options and futures. Knight is the leading source of liquidity in U.S. equities among all securities firms across NYSE- and NASDAQ-listed stocks, ETFs and Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB) securities.
Founded in 1995, Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, and has a global presence across the Americas, Europe and Asia. The firm has four operating segments, Market Making, Institutional Sales and Trading, Electronic Execution Services and Corporate and Other.