Knight Introduces Global Program Trading

By Knight Capital Group Inc., PRNE
Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Enhanced offering to leverage Knight's established algorithms, infrastructure and connectivity

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey and LONDON, April 27, 2011 - Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) today introduced Knight
Global Program Trading to provide institutions in the Americas, Europe and
Asia with program trading capabilities combining global equities sales and
trading expertise with Knight's multi-market technology and liquidity.

Knight Global Program Trading offers equity program trading, index
rebalancing and transition management, with support by the company's sales
and trading desks using Knight's algorithms, smart order routing and pre- and
post-trade reporting and analysis. Knight is connected to more than 100
public and private markets worldwide covering 100 percent of the MSCI
developed and emerging markets and a growing number of MSCI frontier markets.
Additionally, Knight's extensive and expanding network of local broker
relationships helps to ensure smooth cross-border trading.

"Knight enhanced its world-class program trading offering with greater
global reach and by leveraging our technology, scale and success trading
less-liquid securities across fragmented markets," said Gregory C. Voetsch,
Executive Vice President and Head of Global Equities, Knight. "We have hired
and continue to add key program trading personnel across the U.S., Europe and
Asia, and we've extended Knight's connectivity to even more markets. Knight's
expanded international capabilities, the experience of our team and our
methodology for trading client orders together create further opportunities
to reduce transaction costs on behalf of our institutional clients."

Knight Global Program Trading is headed by managing directors Jenkins
Marshall and John Shaw who oversee a program trading desk that includes 20
sales and trading experts based in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The company has
added to its existing program trading offering over the last 12 months with
new hires and technology developed specifically for the Knight Global team to
use on behalf of institutional clients, including algorithms, basket-trading
capabilities, complex strategies and pre- and post-transaction cost analysis
tailored for program trading.

For more information about Knight Global Program Trading, please contact or the following:

    America +1-212-336-8663
    Europe +44-20-7997-7812
    Asia +852-3987-5500

About Knight

Knight Capital Group (NYSE Euronext: KCG) 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
corporations. Knight is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J. with a growing
global presence across the Americas, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. For
further information about Knight, please visit

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