Institutional Equity at HilltopSecurities covers a wide range of funds and options available to investors.

  • Hedge funds — Alternative investments using pooled funds that may use a number of different strategies in order to earn active return, or alpha, for their investors.
  • Mutual funds — An investment program funded by shareholders that trades in diversified holdings.
  • Private equity — An asset class consisting of securities with operating companies that are not publicly traded on a stock exchange.
  • Public equity — An asset class that most lay people are familiar with, the stocks on an exchange, which comprise mutual funds and by extension 401k's and IRA's.

HilltopSecurities provides you with the best support for equity trading. Our state-of-the-art technology combined with our expertise give us the the ability to fulfill any type of order you have regardless of size.

Institutional Execution Services (IES) is designed to provide a comprehensive suite of tools to help clients achieve their trading objectives. IES aims to provide clients with the ability to efficiently access liquidity irrespective of their trading style by streamlining workflows. By offering clients access to unique pools of liquidity, we provide opportunities for price improvement and impact minimization.

Our robust trading infrastructure provides low latency connectivity to liquidity sources. In addition, IES utilizes a broker neutral, scalable, fully integrated trading system. Functionality includes basket trading, options trading, & algorithmic trading.

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) — Providing best execution services across an expansive array of Exchange Traded Products.

Electronic Equities Algorithmic — Trading Strategies designed to protect client orders through intelligent order placement, equipped with anti-gaming logic to minimize information leakage.

Block Trading — Source natural liquidity and enter and exit thinly traded sensitive positions with minimal market impact. Discrete execution of large volume trades while maintaining confidentiality and anonymity.

Ancillary Services

  • Flexibility - 3rd Party Algorithmic Trading
  • Performance reporting pre and post trade
  • Transparent Customizable Solutions
  • Intelligent Order Placement
  • High-Touch Personalized Service
  • Trading, clearing and settlement integrated in one platform
  • FIX compliant Trading Systems with low latency connectivity to major exchanges and liquidity venues

We partner with clients to develop sophisticated investment solutions, and supply the trading expertise to help mitigate risk and minimize execution costs. We are an agency broker – non conflicted partner staffed by trading professionals with in depth knowledge of trading technology, market structure and execution strategy.