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Milken Institute’s Access to Global Capital Initiative

New York
The Milken Institute’s Access to Global Capital Initiative and the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative announced Thursday that they will work together with the government of Rwanda to help identify and implement best practices that accelerate the flow of capital.

Demand For Liquidnet’s Commission Management Suite Extends To Europe

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the expansion of its commission management services (CMS) to Members in Europe. Since 2011, Liquidnet has offered a comprehensive suite of commission management solutions designed to reduce the conflicts that stem from the simultaneous pursuit of best execution and the need to manage commission payments.

Liquidnet’s Strong Performance Signals Beginning of Rotation Back to Equities

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced strong quarterly performance in EMEA and a record first half in Asia Pacific. In addition, Liquidnet announced that for the second year in a row, it achieved the ranking of #1 Brokerage Firm in both the global and North American rankings by Abel/Noser Solutions, provider of broker-neutral pre-trade, real-time and post-trade tools for institutional investors.

Liquidnet Sees Record Growth and Membership Engagement in APAC

RECEIVES INDUSTRY RECOGNITION FOR HELPING TO DRIVE INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE FOR ITS NETWORKING OF INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

Hong Kong
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, reported a series of Asia Pacific trading records in May, including a record month of principal traded and the highest volume traded in a single day, since launching in the region five years ago, as the equity market rally drew increased participation from buyside members.

Corner Office: Seth Merrin

Saying Goodbye to Titles, And Hello to Responsibility

Q. Tell me about some of the values of your culture.

A. One is personal responsibility. I tell this to our new people during orientation, but if you see something that we're not doing right and you don't say something, then it's on you. If you think that everyone on the leadership team is taking into account everything that could possibly go wrong, you're wrong. It's everybody's responsibility to help us run this company better than we can do it by ourselves...

The Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village Honors the Liquidnet Family at Gala Reception

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, will be honored this evening at the 5th annual “Stand Up & Be Counted” benefit event hosted by the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV), a community devoted to educating and nurturing 500 orphaned and vulnerable teenagers in Rwanda. The ASYV is the global charitable partner of Liquidnet For Good, the company’s corporate impact program that leverages Liquidnet’s resources in pursuit of a better world.

Liquidnet Launches Trading of Thai Stocks Expanding Breadth in Emerging Markets

Liquidnet Members Can Now Access Institutional Liquidity and Opportunities Across 10 Asia Pacific Markets and 42 Markets Globally

Hong Kong
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, continues its expansion in high growth markets with the announcement that institutional investors can now trade securities listed in Thailand. The Thailand launch is the 42nd market globally for Liquidnet and the 10th market in Asia Pacific, further boosting the number of investment opportunities available for more than 740 of the world’s leading asset management firms.

Liquidnet Sees Strong Quarterly Performance Globally as Block Trading Increases

GROWTH REFLECTS BROADENING INTEREST IN INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN 41 MARKETS ACCESSED THROUGH LIQUIDNET'S INSTITUTIONAL NETWORK

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced strong quarterly performance globally. In Europe, total principal traded was over US$22.6 billion, up 64.7% from Q4’12. In Asia, overall principal traded exceeded US$5 billion for the first time, marking a 20% increase over last quarter. In the US, average daily volume was up by 25% over last quarter, averaging 44M shares.

Liquidnet Announces Innovative Partnership With NYU Stern School Of Business

CUSTOM CURRICULUM WILL BE TAILORED TO EMPLOYEE INTEREST AND BUSINESS NEEDS

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today that as part of its commitment to talent engagement through education, the company has launched an innovative partnership with the NYU Stern School of Business. Liquidnet and NYU Stern have worked together to design the Liquidnet core business management program for the company’s business leaders that will be led by Stern professors later this month.

Liquidnet Named “Best Overall Dark Pool” & “Best Buy Side Dark Pool” by Industry Participants

LIQUIDNET RECOGNIZED FOR HELPING BUY SIDE OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE BY EXECUTING LARGE TRADES MORE EFFICIENTLY

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today that it has received two industry awards recognizing the company for its focus on providing institutional investors with the ability to achieve best performance by trading large blocks of stock more efficiently. For the second year in a row, Liquidnet was named “Best Overall Dark Pool” as part of Wall Street Letter’s 2013 Institutional Trading awards. The awards recognize brokerage firms, exchanges and financial technology companies for achievements and innovation in the institutional trading industry from 2012 as determined by a panel of independent judges.

Liquidnet Named #1 Broker for Equities Operational Performance

First Firm to Sweep the #1 Position in All Major Categories in Both the US & Europe

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today that it has been named the #1 Global Broker for Operational Performance as part of the 2012 McLagan [Z/YEN] Survey of Operational Performance of Brokers.  Liquidnet is also the first firm to rank first in all major categories of the annual survey in both the US and Europe.

Liquidnet Celebrates the First Graduating Class of the Liquidnet Family High School in Rwanda

New York
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, celebrates the first graduating class of the Liquidnet Family High School located at the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV) in Rwanda which took place on January 10, 2013.  For the last four years, these students - many of them orphans of Rwanda’s genocide – have resided at the ASYV, a cutting edge community aimed at educating and nurturing young adults who were orphans of war, violence and disease to become the country’s leaders. Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame attended the ceremony at the ASYV’s campus, which is located about 30 miles from the Rwandan capital of Kigali.