NASDAQ Welcomes Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. [NASDAQ:LIQD] to The NASDAQ Stock Market

NASDAQ Welcomes Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. [NASDAQ:LIQD] to The NASDAQ Stock

NEW YORK, July 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that trading of Liquid Holdings Group, Inc.
"Liquid" (Nasdaq:LIQD), a provider of cloud-based execution and order
management, risk and shadow accounting systems for the financial services
community, commenced on the NASDAQ Global Market on July 26, 2013, under the
ticker symbol "LIQD."

Liquid is leading the way for a new level of technology and services for the
global hedge fund and active trading markets. The Liquid platform was
purpose-built to manage the entire trade lifecycle in real-time, seamlessly
integrating order management and execution with real-time risk management,
portfolio management, reporting and shadow accounting in a single solution.
Designed for emerging and established hedge fund managers, asset managers,
wealth management offices, family offices and financial institutions, the
Liquid platform is delivered efficiently, quickly and securely in a
cloud-based SaaS model, or as a software installation on customers' premises.
Headquartered in New York City with offices in London and Aventura, Florida,
Liquid was formed in 2012.

"NASDAQ OMX congratulates Liquid on its initial public offering, which will
provide the company with the opportunity for continued growth as a public
company," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "We look
forward to celebrating many milestones with Liquid and its shareholders in the
years to come."

Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has been the home to some of the world's most
innovative and progressive software providers, including Liquid Holdings
Group, Inc., Google, Yahoo, Equinix and Akamai Technologies.


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economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of
a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the
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and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's
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