New Australian head of global trading network

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A long-standing senior team member of Liquidnet has been announced as the new head of Australia for the company.

Kate Weidenhofer

Liquidnet has announced Kate Weidenhofer as its new head of Australia to drive the strategy and growth of the company.

Ms Weidenhofer has worked in financial markets for over 20 years’ and was most recently head of product for Asia Pacific for Liquidnet.


Liquidnet’s head of APAC Lee Porter said Ms Weidenhofer’s existing knowledge of the firm combined with her drive for product innovation would underpin the success of the business.

“As a financial technology company, our role is to intelligently connect investors, wherever they may sit in the world of investment opportunities. Kate’s in-depth industry knowledge and long-standing client relationships means she truly understands what the trader needs – not only today – but well into the future.”

Mr Porter said Ms Weidenhofer exemplified the values of Liquidnet which was made clear when she undertook the Liquidnet for good volunteer project in eastern Rwanda.

“Kate really embodies every aspect of Liquidnet’s values and how we strive to make a real impact, not only on the capital markets, but also on the world at large.

Kate has already shown great dedication and commitment to clients and to Liquidnet and I’m looking forward to her leading the Australian business,” Mr Porter said.



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Eliot Hastie

Eliot Hastie

Eliot Hastie is a journalist at Momentum Media, writing primarily for its wealth and financial services platforms. 

Eliot joined the team in 2018 having previously written on Real Estate Business with Momentum Media as well.

Eliot graduated from the University of Westminster, UK with a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism).

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