2014

ConvergEx Group Expands Its U.S. Sales Trading Business With Two Key Hires

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, today announced the expansion of its sales trading business with the hire of Sean Croll, in San Francisco, as senior vice president and Alexander Krasutsky, in New York, as vice president.

"Sean comes to us with diverse trading experience that enhances our existing broad capabilities," said Peter Coleman, managing director and director of sales trading at ConvergEx Execution Solutions. "Having previous responsibility for the cross-sale of equity research as well as program trading, options, ETFs and derivative products, we can't imagine a stronger addition to our team in San Francisco."

Mr. Croll previously served as a director and equity sales trader at Cowen and Company, and held senior trading positions at RBC Capital Markets, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, and Thomas Weisel Partners.

Mr. Krasutsky has spent the past 12 years as senior vice president for trading at KBW, and previously served as a trader at Tucker Anthony. He began his career with clerk and floor broker positions at the New York Stock Exchange and Merrill Lynch.

"Alex brings more than two decades of trading experience to the desk at ConvergEx", said Anthony Conroy, Managing Director and Head of Trading at ConvergEx Execution Solutions. "His knowledge and experience will be invaluable to our clients and our own team."

ConvergEx Execution Solutions provides institutional trading services for global equities, U.S. exchange-listed options, American and global depositary receipts, and exchange traded funds. Offering vast global brokerage experience backed by powerful, proprietary technology, the company delivers consistent, performance-driven results in over 100 market centers worldwide.

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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