Liquidnet Unveils Tool to Help Capture Post-Block Event Opportunities

The offering adds an additional 19% of volume to the original block execution and will absorb 9 out of every 10 blocks that appear in the minute following the initial block, according to Liquidnet.

Liquidnet's Warble says that subsequent events triggered by a block trade happen over 25% of the time in US markets.

Brennan Warble, Liquidnet’s head of Americas, tells WatersTechnology that follow-up block trades occur 26% of the time in the US after an initial block event. “We observed in all these markets, but especially in the US, that there is this clustering that occurs after a block trade happens,” Warble says.

With this information in hand—and after a detailed examination of block trades in Canada and Australia—Liquidnet looked to develop a product that would enable users that are initiating those

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