Equiti Group, the parent company of Equiti Capital UK and EGM Futures, has strengthened its institutional team with the appointment of Benedict Sears as its Institutional Liquidity Manager.

Commenting on the appointment, Hormoz Faryar, Global Head of Institutional Sales, said: “We are committed to bolstering the institutional department in the UK office. Benedict Sears brings fresh industry expertise in liquidity management and FX business development. The appointment reflects our commitment to the institutional business in general and the City of London in particular.”

Prior to joining Equiti, Sears worked at XTX and Makor Securities.

Iskandar Najjar, CEO of Equiti Group, commented: “Equiti Group’s global growth strategy has been well executed and our new hires are strongly aligned with various business needs to further our future plans.”