ConvergEx Expands Asian and Australian Transition Management Presence

Oct 06, 2010, 09:43 ET from ConvergEx Group

NEW YORK and SYDNEY, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that Ronan Walsh has joined the firm's Global Transition Management team as a vice president.  In his new role, Mr. Walsh is located in Sydney, Australia and is a member of the team responsible for transition management services throughout Asia and Australia.

Mr. Walsh brings over 15 years of relevant experience with him. Prior to joining ConvergEx, he worked in related functions at Russell Investment Management and Citigroup Global Markets.  He is a graduate of Dublin Business School and is a candidate for a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.

"We are very pleased to welcome Ronan to the team. His years of experience and depth of industry knowledge is a great resource as we continue to expand our offering to local clients with increasingly sophisticated needs," commented Kal Bassily, CFA, managing director and head of Global Transition Management at ConvergEx Group. "Ronan's appointment is a reflection of our strategy to grow our presence throughout this important region."

With a dedicated team of Global Transition Management professionals worldwide, ConvergEx's experience and world-class expertise provide clients with customized transition strategies that can preserve assets, minimize market impact, manage risk and minimize cost.

ConvergEx recently received three Best in Class honors in PLANSPONSOR magazine's 2010 Transition Management Survey.

ConvergEx is a leading technology company providing products and services to asset managers and financial intermediaries globally.  Its products and services span the investment life cycle and center on the development, marketing and servicing of technology-based solutions that enable clients to achieve improved investment results through operational and workflow efficiencies, execution and analytical tools and highly personalized service. The firm serves more than 6,000 institutional clients in 100 global markets.  Formed in 2006, the firm has over 1,000 employees in 22 locations throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.

BNY ConvergEx Group, LLC is comprised of the following businesses: BNY ConvergEx Execution Solutions LLC (member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC), LiquidPoint, LLC (member CBOE/SIPC); Eze Castle Transaction Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Westminster Research Associates LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); G-Trade Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); NorthPoint Trading Partners, LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Eze Castle Software LLC, and ConvergEx Research Solutions LLC, of which Jaywalk and Cogent Consulting are divisions.   Additional information is available at www.convergex.com.



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