ConvergEx’s NorthPoint Trading Partners Makes Senior Appointment

New York - 21 July 2010

ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that Sean Westley has joined the firm as a senior vice president of Sales at NorthPoint Trading Partners, the firm’s boutique prime brokerage business. In his new role, Mr. Westley is located in New York.

Mr. Westley brings over 12 years of relevant experience with him. Prior to joining ConvergEx, he has worked in numerous prime brokerage capacities at UBS, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. Most recently he served as an executive director in UBS’s Prime Services division.

Commenting on the appointment, Doug Nelson, chief executive officer of NorthPoint Trading Partners said, “We are thrilled to bring someone of Sean’s caliber on board to further get the message out about NorthPoint’s unique offering. Our top boutique prime brokerage rankings combined with ConvergEx’s state-of-the-art proprietary technologies is a powerful proposition to funds of all sizes.”

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.

ConvergEx acquired NorthPoint Trading partners in December 2009.

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