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ConvergEx Prime Services Hires Shari Grant as Senior Vice President in New York

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, today announced that Shari Grant has joined its Prime Services business as a senior vice president of sales.  Based in New York, Ms. Grant will be responsible for expanding ConvergEx's Prime Services presence throughout the Northeast.

"Shari's experience, extensive knowledge and solid reputation make her an ideal fit for this role," said Douglas M. Nelson, chief executive officer of ConvergEx Prime Services.  "We have seen tremendous growth and Shari's appointment underscores our commitment to continuing to build strong client relationships and expanding our franchise throughout the region."

Ms. Grant has over 20 years of sales experience.  Ms. Grant comes to ConvergEx Prime Services from sister company ConvergEx Execution Solutions where she was responsible for sales and business development for the company's sales trading business.  Prior to joining ConvergEx, Ms. Grant was senior vice president of sales for Boston Institutional Services where she specialized in selling independent research to institutional money managers.  Ms. Grant also held sales positions at Brut LLC, Ashton Technology, and Valores Mexicanos ("Valmex").

ConvergEx Prime Services is an industry‐leading provider of integrated prime services to Hedge Funds, Family Offices, Mutual Funds and Registered Investment Advisors.  It offers advanced technology, global execution and reporting tools provided by multiple prime custody options through Goldman Sachs Execution and Clearing, L.P., J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp and Pershing LLC.  Its clients are exposed to a broad base of long‐standing customer relationships with an experienced team providing high quality service and unique advantages in the marketplace.

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: 
Margaret Farrell
MFarrell@convergex.com
212.468.7708  

SOURCE ConvergEx Group

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