NEW YORK and RIO DE JANEIRO, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced the launch of a new full-service office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for its award-winning order management system, the Eze OMS™. The new office supports all aspects of Eze's trading, portfolio management, compliance, operations and data management tools.
"The opening of this office represents a new stage for our expanding global footprint," said A.J. De Rosa, managing director and co-head of Global Sales for ConvergEx's Eze Castle Software. "This presence gives us a platform that allows us to provide flexible and robust technology to Latin America's rapidly growing markets while offering our regional customers the highest level of service and support."
Jason Pietrafitta, recently manager of Asia-Pacific Consulting for ConvergEx's Eze Castle Software, has been appointed director of Brazil Consulting. Mr. Pietrafitta joined the company in 2004 as a consultant in New York and was promoted to manager of one of the New York consulting teams in 2007. In 2008, he helped launch and manage consulting services for Eze's Asia-Pacific office in Hong Kong. He now reports to Michael Maguire, managing director of Global Consulting for ConvergEx's Eze Castle Software.
"In his many years of consulting experience, Jason has demonstrated a highly successful track record of partnership and providing high quality service to our customers as we have moved into new regions," said Mr. Maguire. "We are confident that he will continue this trend as we grow our business in Brazil."
The award‐winning Eze OMS leverages a real‐time open architecture to streamline the investment cycle for all asset classes – from idea generation through settlement. The Eze OMS provides functionality to support portfolio management, compliance, trading and operations in a single platform.
About ConvergEx Group
ConvergEx Group is a leading technology company providing mission-critical proprietary software products and technology-enabled services to asset managers and financial intermediaries globally. Its products and services span the investment life cycle and are designed to enable customers to achieve improved results through operational and workflow efficiencies, execution and analytical tools and highly personalized service. The firm serves more than 4,000 customers accessing over 100 global markets. Formed in 2006, the firm has over 1,250 employees located in 23 cities throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
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); Eze Castle Transaction Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); ConvergEx Prime Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Eze Castle Software LLC; RealTick LLC; ConvergEx Solutions LLC, of which Cogent Consulting, ConnEx, Jaywalk and LDB are divisions; ConvergEx Limited in the UK and Australia; and ConvergEx Asia Pacific Limited in Hong Kong. ConvergEx Group, LLC is a subsidiary of ConvergEx Holdings, LLC. Additional information is available at www.convergex.com.
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