The newspaper reports that the brokerage is expected to lose industry veterans Michael Strashnov, the head of customer trading technology, Joseph Pleffner, a director in equity trading, and technologist Menashe Cohen, sources close to the situation said.
The defections to Cantor come just days after stock exchange wannabe IEX, which is awaiting government approval later this month, poached KCG’s Eric Stockland, an expert on high-frequency trading.
KCG declined comment. Cantor did not return calls.
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