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Exchange Consolidation is Dead Says Liquidnet CEO Seth Merrin

Advises Exchange Leaders to Diversify, Differentiate, and Develop a Global Strategy in Order to Compete in Today’s Market

Seth Merrin, founder and CEO of Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, advised exchange leaders to look for new alternatives over exchange consolidation to compete in today’s global market as part of his opening keynote address at the World Exchange Congress in Istanbul.

Liquidnet Australia Sets New Trading Record in February

Celebrates Four Years Of Providing Institutional Investors With Safe Liquidity That Protect Investors

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network set a trading record in Australia during February 2012, trading close to A$1 billion in member trades.  This record comes as Liquidnet celebrates its four-year anniversary of trading in Australia.

“For the last four years, we have been providing leading asset management firms in Australia and around the world with a way to trade their large blocks on a different scale by safely sourcing wholesale volumes of liquidity.  As our network of institutions who trade Australian equities continues to grow and the liquidity they contribute increases, we continue to see our pool and match probabilities grow exponentially year after year,” commented Sam Macqueen, Head of Liquidnet Australia.