Emil Assentato

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Emil Assentato
Occupation Managing Director TSH Americas
Employer Compagnie Financière Tradition

Emil Assentato is chief executive of Tradition (North America), Inc.(TNA)and Tradition Asiel Securities (TAS), and chairman of FXDirectDealer LLC (FXDD) and Standard Credit LLC.


In 1973 Emil Assentato began his career on Wall Street at M.W. Marshall Inc., which was a firm that focused on OTC markets. In 1986 he joined Tradition (North America), Inc. (TNA), acting as money market and short term derivative manager. In 1991, he was appointed CEO of TNA. After a few years, he became the president of Tradition Government Securities, which is now called Tradition Asiel Securities (TAS). In 2006, as the retail forex platform formed by TNA, FXDirectDealer LLC (FXDD) grew, Assentato was named chairman and in 2008 he was also appointed chairman of Standard Credit LLC.[1]


Emil Assentato graduated from Hofstra University in 1971 with an economics degree as well as being inducted into the National Business Honor Society.[2]


  1. BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Emil Assentato. Reuters.
  2. Emil Assentato. Compagnie Financière Tradition.