Citadel

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About Citadel

Citadel is a global financial institution founded in 1990 by Ken Griffin. It operates with a dual business structure, consisting of Citadel LLC, a hedge fund manager, and Citadel Securities, a market-making firm. Below is an overview of various aspects of Citadel.

Background and Foundation

Citadel was founded by Ken Griffin when he was just out of college. Griffin started by trading from his Harvard dorm room before launching the company. Over the years, Citadel has grown to become one of the most significant players in the financial markets. With its headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, it also has offices in major financial hubs around the world, including New York, San Francisco, London, and Hong Kong.

Business Structure

Citadel LLC

Citadel LLC operates as a hedge fund, managing assets for institutional and wealthy individual investors. The firm employs a multi-strategy approach, utilizing algorithms and quantitative models for trading across asset classes like equities, fixed income, and commodities. They have been known for their focus on risk management, which has played a role in their long-term success.

Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is a separate entity that specializes in market making. They are responsible for a significant portion of U.S. equities trading volume and are also a dominant player in options and ETF trading. Citadel Securities provides liquidity to the market, meaning they buy and sell financial instruments to facilitate trading.

Technological Innovation

Technology is at the core of Citadel’s operations. They invest heavily in data analytics, machine learning, and high-frequency trading infrastructure. Their technological edge has often been cited as a significant factor in their ability to maintain a competitive advantage in the highly complex and rapidly evolving financial markets.

Influence and Impact

Citadel’s reach extends beyond finance. They are active in philanthropy, particularly in educational initiatives and community development. Ken Griffin, the founder, has made several high-profile donations to educational institutions and other causes.

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Locations

Austin

San Jacinto Center
98 San Jacinto Boulevard
14th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
United States of America

Boston

28 State Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
United States of America

Calgary

255 5 Ave. SW
Calgary
AB T2P 2V7
Canada

Chicago

131 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603
United States of America

Dallas

300 Crescent Court
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75201
United States of America

Dublin

One Grand Canal Square
5th Floor
Dublin 2, Dublin
Ireland

Greenwich

33 Benedict Place
3rd Floor
Greenwich, CT 06830
United States of America

Gurugram

Level 4, 04-A108
Two Horizon Centre
Golf Course Road
DLF Phase 5, Sector 43
Gurugram, Haryana
India

Hong Kong

16th Floor
Two International Finance Centre
8 Finance Street
Hong Kong

Houston

Bank of America Center
700 Louisiana St.
Suite 4600
Houston, TX 77002
United States of America

London

120 London Wall
London EC2Y 5ET
United Kingdom

Miami

Southeast Financial Center
200 S. Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33131
United States of America

New York

350 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States of America

Paris

40 Rue la BoΓ©tie
1st floor
Paris 75008
France

San Francisco

4 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco
CA 94111
United States of America

Santa Monica

1547 9th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States of America

Shanghai

15/F Plaza 66
Tower II
Nanjing West Road
Shanghai
China

Singapore

Asia Square Tower 2
#22-01/02
12 Marina View
Singapore, 018961
Singapore

Sydney

Westpac Building
60 Martin Pl
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Tampa

1001 Water Street
Suite 610
Tampa, FL 33602
United States of America

Tokyo

Marunouchi Nijubashi Building
3-2-2 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0005
Japan

Toronto

First Canadian Place
100 King Street West
Suite 4720
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

Washington

700K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States of America

Company Information

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Austin, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Dublin, Greenwich, Gurugram, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Miami, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tampa, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington
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Founded
1990
Employees
1001-5000