Open a Managed or System Account

BTR Trading Group uses Rosenthal Collins Group (“RCG”) to handle its customers’ accounts trading managed products and trading systems.

You can download the forms you need to open an RCG account in the step by step instructions below.  First choose the type of account you wish to open:  Individual, Joint, Corporate, LLC, Trust or Partnership.  Then choose additional account forms as needed. RCG Logo

After you have downloaded and completed the forms, return them to us and fund your account.  Follow these step by step instructions.


ALL ACCOUNTS ARE REQUIRED to read the following notices and disclosures



PRIMARY ACCOUNT FORMS
Select the type of account you are opening and download the appropriate account form.



SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION
Gather the supporting documentation below as required by your account type.

Identification
All accounts will be required to submit a copy of a passport or driver's license.  For business entity accounts, your will need identification from any shareholder, partner or member with more than 10% financial interest.

Additional Documents for Business Entities

  • Articles of Incorporation, Parnership or LLC Operating Agreement;
  • An annual state filing or certificate of good standing from the state of domicile;
  • A completed proprietary funds letter;
  • Foreign corporations must submit the following:
    • The Foreign Certification form
    • If located in a non-cooperating FATF country, a copy of a current bank statement or utility bill.

ADDITIONAL ACCOUNT FORMS
Some accounts may need additional forms. Select the appropriate form(s) from the list below. Contact us if you are not sure if you need any of these forms.


TRADING SYSTEM ACCOUNTS
Trading system accounts will need to complete the following documents:


MANAGED OR CTA ACCOUNTS
Accounts trading a CTA program will need to complete the following forms:


ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS
Please include any additional forms you need.  If you have questions, contact us.

TRANSMIT ACCOUNT FORMS TO US
Send us your completed account paperwork.  You may do so by using the secure and encrypted submission form below (preferred), fax or US Mail.  See below for instructions.

  • Fax documents to 312-212-4073.  
  • Send all documents via US Mail.  

Mailing Address
BTR Trading Group
190 South La Salle Street
STE 3000
Chicago, IL 60603

FUNDING YOUR ACCOUNT
You can start trading your RCG Futures account only when cleared funds are made payable to Rosenthal Collins Grou.. You can fund your account in one of these ways.

 

  • Wire Transfers -

    Wire Transfer Instructions for U.S. Dollars – Cash

    BANK: Harris Trust & Savings Chicago, Illinois
    ABA #: 071-000-288
    SWift Address: HATRUS44 (MT100)
    TO CREDIT: Rosenthal Collins Group Cust. Seg. Funds
    ACCOUNT #: 396-446-7
    FOR FINAL CREDIT: Customer’s name and RCG account number

    If needed by your bank, you are wiring funds to:

    Harris Trust and Savings Bank
    11 West Monroe
    Chicago, Illinois 60603
    Tel: 312.461.2121


    Cut Off Times

    Wiring Instructions for U.S. T-Bills

    T-BILLS:
    Monday Auction 3 & 6 Month Issue, for settlement Thursdays – 8:30 AM
    Thursday – 9:00 AM CST
    Monday – Wednesday, Friday (secondary market) 9:30 AM CST.
    BANK: Bank of NYC/Harcus: 021-000-018
    ABA #:TO CREDIT: Rosenthal Collins Group: 2209344
    ACCOUNT #:FOR FINAL CREDIT: Customer’s name &
    RCG account number

    CONVERSIONS: Monday-Friday 11:00 a.m. CST
    WITHDRAWALS: Checks & Wires – 12:00 p.m. CST DEPOSITS: Branch Deposits – 3:00 p.m. CST

  • Send a Check.  If you are funding your account by a personal, cashier or certified check, please make the check payable to “Rosenthal Collins Group”. Include your RCG account number on the “Memo” line if you know it. Please mail your check to:Mailing Address
    BTR Trading Group
    190 South La Salle Street
    STE 3000
    Chicago, IL 60603
  • Transfer from Another Broker.  If you are TRANSFERRING your account from another firm, please fill out the Account Transfer Form, return it to us with all required documents and we will transfer positions and funds accordingly.