Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial is a high-frequency trading and market making firms. It makes markets, as Designated Market Makers (DMM), across a broad range of asset classes including equities, foreign exchange, commodities, options and fixed income, providing two-sided liquidity on over two hundred market centers around the world. As market makers, the Firm lowers costs for both retail and institutional investors by supplying competitive bids and offers, without seeking to take on risky directional positions.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
148 (est)
Virtu Financial was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, US

Virtu Financial Office Locations

Virtu Financial has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
300 Vesey St

Virtu Financial Data and Metrics

Virtu Financial Financial Metrics

Virtu Financial's revenue was reported to be $147.3 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

147.3 m

Net income (Q1, 2017)

21.1 m

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

700 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

165 m
Virtu Financial's current market capitalization is $700 m.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


723.1 m796.2 m702.3 m

Revenue growth, %



215.9 m

EBIT margin, %

USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


147.3 m

Net Income

85 m154.5 m90.6 m123.7 m21.1 m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016


163.2 m181.4 m

Accounts Receivable

7 m


4.2 m1.5 b


715.4 m715.4 m
USDQ1, 2017


165 m


715.4 m

Total Assets

4.1 b

Long-term debt

565.3 m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

197.5 m158.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

33.6 m29.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

87.4 m239.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(16.3 m)(11.9 m)
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

85 m154.5 m90.6 m123.7 m21.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

17.8 m26 m15.5 m22.7 m6.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

182.9 m242 m85.5 m187.1 m32.1 m

Purchases of PP&E

(13.6 m)(14.4 m)(5.6 m)(8.9 m)(3.8 m)
USDY, 2017


995.2 k

Financial Leverage

7.7 x
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Virtu Financial Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016



Financial Markets


Securities Quoted

12 k12 k
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Virtu Financial Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
KCG HoldingsApril 20, 2017$1.4 b

Virtu Financial Market Value History

Virtu Financial Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of Virtu Financial

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Virtu Financial News and Updates

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The fastest traders on Wall Street are in trouble

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2 Wall Street trading firms just announced a big deal, and employees should probably be worried

Virtu Financial, the high-speed trading firm, just announced a deal to acquire KCG Holdings in an all cash transaction deal for $1.4 billion.  Virtu CEO Doug Cifu said that “KCG fits perfectly with Virtu’s strategic priorities," and said there would be "significant value cre…

A big deal in trading has brought together some of the biggest names on Wall Street (KCG, VIRT)

This has to be the hottest Wall Street deal we've seen in a while.  Virtu Financial, the high-speed trading firm, will acquire KCG Holdings in an all cash transaction deal for $1.4 billion, according to a news release out April 20. Virtu has offered KCG $20 per share, a 12.7…

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In light of the current state of the global economy, capital market conditions and political climate, many are wondering what lies ahead for this year’s technology M&A market. In the U.S., we are closely watching the Trump administration as it pursues its agenda to tigh…

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