Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.'s founding member has completed its 34th year as a Broker Dealer. Their consolidated equity capital exceeds $4 billion following payment of a special cash dividend of approximately $1 billion pre-tax, and their mission remains unchanged:
"Create technology to provide liquidity on better terms. Compete on price, speed, size, diversity of global products and advanced trading tools."
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. was founded by its Chairman and CEO Thomas Peterffy. Over the last 34 years, it has grown internally to become one of the premier securities firms with over $4 billion in equity capital following payment of a special cash dividend of approximately $1 billion pre-tax.
Interactive Brokers conducts its broker/dealer and proprietary trading businesses on over 90 market destinations worldwide. In its broker dealer agency business, IB provides direct access ("on line") trade execution and clearing services to institutional and professional traders for a wide variety of electronically traded products including stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, CFDs and funds worldwide. In its proprietary trading business, IB engages in market making for its own account in about 6,500 different electronically traded products. Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates execute nearly 1,000,000 trades per day.