NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, today announced that it has named Gregory B. Pearce a senior vice president of sales for its Prime Services business. Based in Chicago, Mr. Pearce will be responsible for building out ConvergEx's Prime Services presence throughout the Midwest.
"We are very glad to add Greg to the team. We have seen a great deal of recent growth in our Midwest operations and Greg's in-depth industry knowledge and proven track record raising capital for hedge funds will be invaluable to our expanding client base," said Douglas M. Nelson, chief executive officer of ConvergEx Prime Services.
Mr. Pearce has over 15 years of sales and capital raising experience. Prior to joining ConvergEx, Mr. Pearce was a managing director at Continental Advisors. Before that, he worked with the institutional sales groups at Susquehanna Financial Group and Sanford C. Bernstein.
ConvergEx Prime Services is an industry‐leading provider of integrated prime services to Hedge Funds, Family Offices, Mutual Funds and Registered Investment Advisors. It offers advanced technology, global execution and reporting tools provided by multiple prime custody options through Goldman Sachs Execution and Clearing, L.P., J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp and Pershing LLC. Its clients are exposed to a broad base of long‐standing customer relationships with an experienced team providing high quality service and unique advantages in the marketplace.
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 15 key locations, 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.
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