Davis Polk advised the sole underwriter in connection with the SEC-registered offering of 1,103,668 shares of Class A common stock of Virtu Financial, Inc. Virtu Financial used its net proceeds from the offering to repurchase common units in Virtu Financial LLC from certain of its employees. The Class A common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “VIRT.”
Virtu Financial, based in New York, is a leading technology-enabled market maker and liquidity provider to the global financial markets. It provides quotations to buyers and sellers in more than 12,000 securities and other financial instruments on more than 230 unique exchanges, markets and liquidity pools in 35 countries around the world.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partners Michael Kaplan and Shane Tintle and associates Eugene Baek and Win Rutherfurd. Partner Rachel D. Kleinberg and associate Ariel David Siman provided tax advice. The financial institutions team included counsel Zachary J. Zweihorn and associate Jacob Weiner. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York, Northern California and Washington DC offices.