Equity Sales and Trading
With over 75 years of combined experience, Melvin & Company's traders have experience in every facet of the equity trading landscape. We utilize FIX connectivity and Bloomberg with most of our customers, and have access to multiple Algorithms, including Knight, CSFB, and ITG. We also offer pre- and post-trade cost analysis (TCA).
Melvin & Company's international traders have access to every exchange in the developed world including European and Asian trading markets. And through our international trading partnerships, have the ability to trade in some of the more unique international venues as well. We use a variety of strategies, including Electronic access, algorithms, and local brokers to execute orders.
Melvin & Company maintains an extensive list of quality introducing broker relationships, which provides our clients with the flexibility to execute trades in virtually any market with their preferred clearing houses. Please call us at 312-341-0050 for a complete list of our correspondent clearing brokers.
Minority Trading Status
Melvin & Company is an approved minority business enterprise (“MBE”) that is utilized by socially responsible investors as well as public funds at the state, county and municipal level throughout the country. Our trading expertise has established Melvin & Company as the top MBE institutional brokerage firm in the country.
Client fundings, rebalancing and asset allocation decisions can cause major changes to a portfolio’s composition. These types of transactions mandate detailed project planning, innovative risk management, and controlled trading strategies in order to maximize fund performance, protect principal, and minimize implementation costs. Melvin & Company realizes these challenges and applies intelligent risk management tools and procedures to reduce opportunity costs and control portfolio risk in an effort to maximize portfolio transition strategies. Services are available for client portfolios comprising domestic and global equities as well as U.S. fixed income instruments.