Ex-Refco Eurodollar trader Andy Priston, known in the market
as Braveheart, has set up the Montreal branch of
recently-launched proprietary trading outfit CFT Financials,
according to CFT's London-based director of trading, Nich
Cella said that both he and Priston used to ply their trade
at Refco - Cella left to start CFT in June last year while
Priston recently left the embattled broker giant to head up the
Montreal branch of CFT, due to open for business on 28
Cella told FO Week that he had known Priston for a
long time. He added that since Priston had agreed to head the
business in Montreal, CFT had been receiving a lot of
attention, especially as the city has itself has been offering
incentives for foreign financial businesses.
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