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About PGM

PGM Global (PGM) is an established player in international capital markets, offering securities trading, global macro research and transition management services to institutional investors.

With roots going back 50 years, our company has extensive experience in the securities industry. We bring industry-recognized capabilities to the table – including specialized investment research and analysis, a top-ranking global trading desk and state-of-the-art technology – to help our institutional clients worldwide excel in the capital markets.

With trading volumes of approximately USD70 billion annually, PGM’s global trading desk operates 24 hours a day, five days a week and deals in all investment types, including equities, fixed income and currency. The desk is key to PGM’s transition management service which transitions clients’ assets after a change in investment manager, or to alter an asset allocation mix, or rebalance the portfolio. Complementing the trading and transition activity, PGM’s global macro research team generates market insights and analysis that open up investment opportunities and identifies risks, both hidden and overt.

We believe the following features are relative strengths when compared to other competitors:

Best execution

We strive to add value to our clients by seeking to provide best execution equity trading using our 24-hour, centralized, agency trading desk. Our trading desk has ranked as one of the most efficient agency-only brokers in the world for multiple years in a row. This ranking among the elite trading firms in the world is an affirmation of our efforts to deliver best execution in transition management.

Reputation

PGM Global has built a strong reputation over the last 50 years by providing customized and innovative solutions to meet our clients’ needs. Our have been recognized via client surveys published in industry journals, and through independent trade cost analysis.

Confidentiality

PGM Global has built a strong reputation over the last 50 years by providing customized and innovative solutions to meet our clients’ needs. Our have been recognized via client surveys published in industry journals, and through independent trade cost analysis.

Awards & Recognition


We strive to stand apart by being the best at what we do for our clients. We are honored to be acknowledged for these efforts.

2021

PGM Global ranked No. 2 in Pension & Investments’ Tradewatch 2021
According to Elkin’s McSherry’s annual survey of transaction costs, based on rolling four-quarter data as of December 31, 2021, PGM Global ranked No. 2 among global brokers trading global equities for arrival price, based on the top 50 brokers by U.S. dollar volume.

PGM Global, winner of BEST TRANSITION MANAGEMENT TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2021 & BEST GLOBAL PORTFOLIO STRATEGY TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2021 from Capital Finance International (CFI.co)
PGM has won Best TM Team for North America, for a THIRD year in a row, and Best Global Portfolio Strategy Team North America, for a second year in a row, from Capital Finance International (CFI.co), a magazine based in the UK.  These wins are another affirmation of PGM’s focus on client service and the partnerships we strive to build with our clients.

PGM Global Inc. – CFI.co Award winner
CFI awards:  https://issuu.com/cfi.co/docs/cfi.co_winter_2021-2022_final/116
Article in CFI magazine:  https://issuu.com/cfi.co/docs/cfi.co_winter_2021-2022_final/182

2020

PGM Global, winner of BEST TRANSITION MANAGEMENT TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2020 & BEST GLOBAL PORTFOLIO STRATEGY TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2020 from Capital Finance International (CFI.co) PGM has won Best TM Team for North America, for a second year in a row, and Best Global Portfolio Strategy Team North America from Capital Finance International (CFI.co), a magazine based in the UK. These wins are another affirmation of PGM’s focus on client service and the partnerships we strive to build with our clients.

PGM Global: Best Global Portfolio Strategy Team North America 2020 | CFI.co
PGM Global: Best Transition Management Team North America 2020 | CFI.co
PGM Article – Global Recognition in Two Nice Services.

PGM Global, in the Top 10 since 2010. According to Elkin’s McSherry’s annual survey of transaction costs, based on rolling four-quarter data as of September 30, 2020, PGM ranked No. 8 among global brokers trading global equities for arrival price, based on the top 50 brokers by U.S. dollar volume.

2019

PGM Global, winner of the BEST TRANSITION MANAGEMENT TEAM NORTH AMERICA 2019 from Capital Finance International (CFI.co). PGM has won Best TM Team for North America from Capital Finance International (CFI.co), a magazine based in the UK. This win is another affirmation of PGM’s focus on client service and the partnerships we strive to build with our clients.

PGM Global: Best Transition Management Team North America 2019 | CFI.co
https://issuu.com/cfi.co/docs/cfi.co_winter_2019-2020_-_online/162

PGM Global ranks at the top of the charts in the CIO 2019 Transition Management Survey. Based on client feedback, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) ranked PGM Global Inc. (PGM) at the top of the charts, globally and in Canada in its 2019 Transition Management Survey. PGM ranked first globally in four categories: “Overall Satisfaction”, “Percentage of Extremely Satisfied Clients”, “Disclosure of Performance vs Benchmarks” and “Transition complexity”. It also ranked first in Canada for the first three categories.

PGM Global, consistently highly ranked as one of the most efficient agency-only brokers. According to Elkin’s McSherry’s annual survey of transaction costs, based on rolling four-quarter data as of December 31, 2019, PGM ranked No. 9 among global brokers trading global equities for arrival price, based on the top 50 brokers by U.S. dollar volume.

2018

PGM Global wins CIO’s Transition Management Innovation award Along with ranking globally and in Canada at the top in CIO’s 2018 transition management client satisfaction survey for those “extremely satisfied” and “overall satisfaction”, PGM Global earned the 2018 CIO’s Innovation Award for Transition Management.

PGM tops for “Overall Satisfaction” globally and in Canada in Chief Investment Officer’s 2018 Transition Management survey.
Based on client feedback, Chief Investment Officer (CIO) ranked PGM Global Inc. at the top of the charts, globally and in Canada, for the percentage of clients who are “extremely satisfied”, and for “overall satisfaction” in its 2018 Transition Management Survey. PGM’s #1 ranking for “overall satisfaction” globally and in Canada is a repeat of its 2017 performance in the same survey. In 2018, PGM also repeated its #1 ranking in Canada for its “disclosure of performance vs. benchmarks”, a category it has dominated since 2015.

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