NEW YORK, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that RealTick LLC has donated 35 RealTick® trading terminals to the new, cutting-edge Financial Systems Center at the Stevens Institute of Technology. The Center is a financial research and teaching facility that applies systems thinking and related methods to help undergraduate, master's degree and doctoral students understand the behavior of the complex global financial system.
"RealTick is delighted to help Stevens celebrate the launch of their new center by making this donation which will allow students better understand and navigate the dynamic global trading environment," said Stuart Breslow, chief executive officer of ConvergEx Group's RealTick and Stevens Institute of Technology alumnus. "The Center is one-of-a-kind, structured to equip students with the cross-disciplinary skills, technological expertise and systems perspective to tackle the challenges of an increasingly complex financial landscape. We look forward to working with Stevens as they educate the next generation of financial leaders."
RealTick is a provider of comprehensive, global, cross-asset class, multi-broker trading, risk and data solutions. RealTick was recently rated the 2011 Best Provider of Execution Management Systems (EMS) by Waters Technology and Best EMS by Buy-Side Technology magazines.
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 customers accessing over 100 global markets. Formed in 2006, the firm has over 1,200 employees in 22 locations throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
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.
Contact: Elizabeth Anderson
SOURCE ConvergEx Group