NEW YORK, April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, is pleased to announce that Anthony Taranto has joined Convergex as Managing Director and Head of Global Taxes. In this new position, Anthony is responsible for overseeing Convergex's tax functions, global tax planning and compliance requirements. In addition, he will drive the firm's global tax strategies to further support Convergex's financial and strategic objectives. Anthony will report to Frederick Arnold, Convergex's Chief Financial Officer.
"We are fortunate to add Anthony to Convergex's leadership team as his financial industry experience and background will assist Convergex with aligning its tax strategy to business development opportunities and long-term strategy initiatives," said Eric W. Noll, Convergex President and CEO. "As Convergex's market share continues to grow, Anthony will assist our finance and accounting teams with our global tax strategy and policy implementation," said Noll.
Anthony Taranto joins Convergex with over 25 years of experience in tax and accounting best practices in the financial services industry. He most recently served as Managing Director, Head of Tax, at Neuberger Berman and was previously a Managing Director, Co-Global Head of Tax for Lehman Brothers. Anthony currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Wall Street Tax Association. A licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Anthony earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Fordham University and his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from New York University.
Convergex is an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider that takes on the industry's toughest challenges, from complicated trades to complex businesses. With clients' interests as the top priority, Convergex delivers comprehensive solutions that span global high-touch and electronic trading, options technologies, prime brokerage, clearing, commission management and beyond. Headquartered in New York with a presence in several other locations including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, San Francisco and London, the company serves nearly 3,000 clients accessing over 100 global market centers.
Convergex is an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider. In the U.S., Convergex offers products and services through Convergex Execution Solutions LLC (member NYSE/FINRA/NFA/SIPC), of which Convergex Prime Service and Options Trading and Technology are divisions; Westminster Research Associates LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); and Convergex Solutions LLC, of which Connex, Jaywalk and LDB are divisions. In London, Convergex operates through Convergex Limited, which is incorporated in England and Wales (registered with company number 06262150). Convergex Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom. Westminster Research Associates LLC is regulated in the United States by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Westminster provides services in Australia pursuant to an exemption from the requirement to hold an Australian financial services license under the Corporations Act 2001 (ASIC Class Order [CO 03/1100]).
Convergex provides brokerage services primarily on an agency basis, but may operate in a riskless principal and/or net trading capacity, and in connection with certain ETF or ADR transactions, may act as principal or engage in hedging strategies. Convergex does not engage in market making or investment banking activities.
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