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ConvergEx Group's LiquidPoint Hires Paul Finnegan

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, today announced that Paul Finnegan has joined its LiquidPoint options business as Director of Software Sales. Based in Chicago, he will be responsible for developing LiquidPoint's market data products and will also manage the sales of its LDB portfolio margining tools.

"Paul's executive and technology experience, and his extensive knowledge of the options business, make him a perfect addition to our team," said Anthony J. Saliba, CEO of LiquidPoint.  "Recognized for his role in various aspects of the listed options business, Paul understands the power that the latest technology brings to our business and the importance of continued innovation in our offerings."

Mr. Finnegan previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Livevol, Inc., a provider of equity and index options technology and services. Prior to Livevol, he was Senior Vice President at NYSE Euronext and Co-CEO of the NYSE Arca Options Exchange, where he was responsible for strategic development, market structure and operations.  Beginning his career at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), Mr. Finnegan became a member of the CBOE in 1993. His background includes additional positions at MF Global, the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), and E*Trade Financial.

ConvergEx's LiquidPoint offers flexible, customizable and comprehensive solutions, specifically designed to meet the diverse needs of institutional options traders.

About ConvergEx Group
ConvergEx Group is a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services for institutional investors and financial intermediaries.  ConvergEx combines client-first service with innovative products, sophisticated strategies and proprietary technology to meet the challenges of increasingly dynamic and fast-paced markets. Headquartered in New York with a presence in several other key locations including London, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and Atlanta, the company serves more than 3,000 clients accessing over 100 global market centers.

ConvergEx Group includes ConvergEx Execution Solutions LLC (member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC); LiquidPoint, LLC (member CBOE/SIPC); G-Trade Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Westminster Research Associates LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); ConvergEx Prime Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); ConvergEx Solutions LLC, of which ConnEx, Jaywalk and LDB are divisions; and ConvergEx Limited in the UK and Australia. ConvergEx Group, LLC is a subsidiary of ConvergEx Holdings, LLC.  Additional information is available at www.convergex.com.

Contact: Michael Kingsley
MKingsley@convergex.com
212.468.7713

SOURCE ConvergEx Group

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