Knight Capital Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1995
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 1,524
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 4
  • Investments
  • 22

Knight Capital Group General Information


KCG Holdings was a global financial services firm that provided 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 engaged in market making and trading across global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, options and futures. The company sought to enhance it's trade execution services and provided a significant advantage as demand continues to grow for next-generation algorithms.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Primary Office
  • 545 Washington Boulevard
  • Jersey City, NJ 07310
  • United States
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Knight Capital Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Knight Capital Group Patents

Knight Capital Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20150073968-A1 Flowbook alternative trading system Abandoned 27-Jan-2012 000000000 0

Knight Capital Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Knight Capital Group Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Knight Capital Group Investments & Acquisitions (22)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 000000 15-Sep-2016 0000000000 Brokerage 000000 00
00000 0000000 08-Oct-2013 00000 0000 000.00 Monitoring Equipment
00000 000 000 02-Jul-2013 0000000 00 Other Capital Markets/Institutions
00000000 01-Jun-2013 0000 00000 000 Communication Software 0000000 0
Penson Financial Services (Penson Futures Division) 01-Jun-2012 Merger/Acquisition 000 Other Financial Services 000000 00
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Knight Capital Group Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000 0000000000 0 Asset Management Chicago, IL 0000
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Knight Capital Group Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 0000000 08-Oct-2013 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 11 buyers
00000 000 00000000 02-Jul-2013 0000000 000000 Completed
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0000000 00 0000000 01-Jul-2010 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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00000000 000000000 09-Jun-2009 00 000000000000000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
NetDelta 02-Nov-2008 PE Growth/Expansion Completed
  • 2 buyers
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