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Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a strong and profitable private clients franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With EUR 1,126 billion in assets and 68,849 employees in 73 countries, Deutsche Bank offers unparalleled financial services throughout the world. The bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions for demanding clients creating exceptional value for its shareholders and people.
Orc Software (SSE: ORC) is a leading global provider of technology for advanced trading, market making and brokerage. Founded in 1987, Orc provides solutions and services to its worldwide customer sites from its offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Customers include leading investment banks, trading and market-making firms, exchanges, brokerage houses and institutional investors.
Firms use Orc Liquidator for automated trading to capture latest market opportunities with on-the-fly trading strategies that respond to changed market conditions. The reliable Orc Trader meets demanding market requirements for handling large trading volumes and risk management on multiple markets.
Orc provides an unmatched number of fully supported market connections with direct market access to more than 100 electronic markets globally. Orc's market connections offer live price market data, available in the FIX format.
CameronFIX, an Orc Software connectivity solution, is shipped as a stand alone solution or as an integrated component with the Orc platform. CameronFIX is used by major members of the global financial industry including Nomura Securities, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange, Credit Suisse, ASX, UBS, Citigroup and Barclays Capital.
Orc Software has offices in Chicago, New York, Toronto, London, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Milan, Vienna, Zurich, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney.
Instinet was founded for a singular purpose - to help clients enhance returns by lowering their trading costs. We only operate as a neutral agency broker. We have no proprietary trading activities, and derive no benefit from seeing our clients' trading strategies.
In Asia we operate fully staffed trading desks in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, giving you the option to assign your orders to us to execute on your behalf if you do not wish to do it in-house. Orders can be placed with us in a number of ways: by phone or email to one of our 24 hour global trade desks; electronically from your in-house OMS system over a FIX link; or direct from Instinet's trading software on your desk.
Using our software gives you the ability to follow your order progress in real time, and to choose to step in and out as you wish to take control of your trading or pass it back to our traders.
We offer our neutral and anonymous trading services across the region, with the option of DMA into the major markets, and of course the ability to use our CD and list trading desks in any market.
BT Radianz is the leading provider of secure, reliable and scalable connectivity to the global financial community. The company's shared market infrastructure is a neutral platform that provides turnkey access to a broad array of pre-trade, trade and post-trade applications from leading content and service providers across the straight-through processing (STP) chain.
BT Radianz connects businesses in the financial markets and services no other industries and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world. Our background in financial data delivery and experience in network operations ensures our networks deliver the performance, reliability and security the financial markets demand.
We pride ourselves on our distinctive corporate culture, which reflects the mission-critical nature of the industry we serve. It enables us to execute successfully a winning business strategy that results in extraordinary client service. Headquartered in New York with offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
To find out more on how BT Radianz can help you, please contact:
Richard Man
VP Sales, Asia-Pacific
Tel: 81 3 5562 6140
Email: Richard.man@btradianz.com
www.btradianz.com
Fidessa is a world leading solution for multi-asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity. Available as a simple workstation or as an integrated application suite, Fidessa serves over 10,000 users at 320 buy- and sell-side clients around the world, and is used by over 85% of global, tier-one equity brokers.
Trading Systems
The Fidessa application suite covers a wide range of features targeted at trading global markets. From a buy-side Execution Management workstation through to a sell-side STP trading platform, Fidessa provides sophisticated solutions incorporating real-time position keeping, exposure and risk monitoring, algorithmic trading and program and basket support.
Market Data
Core to any trading solution is good quality reference data and timely, accurate market data. Fidessa provides integrated real-time coverage of global markets along with supporting information such as news, fundamentals and charts.
Global Connectivity
Fidessa's global, normalised FIX network provides connectivity to receive order-flow from around 1,000 buy-sides, send and receive IOIs, trade on global Exchanges and route orders to a over 210 brokers offering Care, DMA and Algorithmic trading services.
For further information on any aspect of the Fidessa range, please visit www.fidessa.com or contact us directly at:
Hong Kong: +852 2500 9500 / sales@ap.fidessa.com
Tokyo: +81(0)3 4550 1011 / sales@jp.fidessa.com
HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. It has around 10,000 offices in 82 countries and territories in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa, serves over 125 million customers and has assets of US$1,861 billion as of 31 December 2006.
HSBC's Corporate, Investment Banking and Markets (CIBM) division offers a full range of services to corporate and institutional clients of all sizes around the world. One of the largest businesses of its kind, CIBM fosters long-term relationships based on HSBC's unmatched global knowledge and local expertise.
The division has two customer groups: Global Banking and Global Markets. Global Banking includes Corporate Banking, Global Sector Management, Investment Banking, Project and Export Finance, and Asset and Structured Finance. Global Markets manages current trading activities and HSBC's markets-related financing businesses (debt capital markets, loan syndication, equity capital markets, equity-linked capital markets and structured/ABS capital markets), handling primary and secondary markets activities as a single business line.
HSBC offers its clients a full range of banking, treasury and capital markets, corporate finance and advisory, and stockbroking services.
For more information, please contact:
Joel Hurewitz
Head of Electronic Trading Product, Asia-Pacific
T: 852 2822 3038
E: joelhurewitz@hsbc.com.hk
As one of the world's leading banks, Credit Suisse provides its clients with investment banking, private banking and asset management services worldwide. Credit Suisse offers advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. In its Investment Banking business, Credit Suisse offers securities products and financial advisory services to users and suppliers of capital around the world. Operating in 57 locations across 26 countries, Credit Suisse is active across the full spectrum of financial services products including debt and equity underwriting, sales and trading, mergers and acquisitions, investment research, and correspondent and prime brokerage services. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com
Advanced Execution Services - AES? is Credit Suisse's award-winning suite of algorithmic trading strategies, tools, and analytics for global equity trading, all of which are accessible from the systems already on your desk. The award-winning automated strategies can help reduce market impact, improve performance versus benchmarks, and let the trader focus on the bigger picture. For more information please contact AES? Trading Desk +852 2101 6443 / (toll free) +800 222 2334.
Think you're connected? THINK AGAIN. With 1.5 billion shares traded daily, the Thomson Order Routing network is the largest in the world.
Thomson Financial's Institutional Equities segment gives sales and trading professionals a new level of control over the entire trading cycle from pre-trade market awareness and liquidity to Order Routing, allocation, transaction cost analysis and settlement for the full range of global securities.
The Thomson AutEx Indications of Interest service offers global access to liquidity for investment managers and broker/dealers. AutEx enables you to find the other side of the trade quickly and effortlessly. Each day, more than 1 Million messages worth over 1.5 Billion shares are transmitted between over 500 buy-side and 400 sell-side institutions.
Thomson Order Routing boasts a multi-day, multi-asset environment for true global trading. All Thomson solutions are 100% compliant with the industry-standard FIX protocol, and provide a solution for every step of your trading workflow. All of these powerful features let you trade faster and smarter!
Thomson Financial, When Performance Matters!
Manila: +632-878-5738
Hong Kong: +852-2533-5456
Japan: +813-5218-8655
Monday through Friday
11:00 PM - 11:00 AM GMT
Lehman Brothers, an innovator in global finance, serves the financial needs of corporations, governments and municipalities, institutional clients, and high-net-worth individuals worldwide. Founded in 1850, Lehman Brothers maintains leadership positions in equity and fixed income sales, trading and research, investment banking, private investment management, asset management and private equity. The Firm is headquartered in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Tokyo, and operates a network of offices around the world, including nine in Asia.
Lehman Brothers Electronic Trading Services provides electronic access to markets around the globe as well as develops a wide range of sophisticated products to enhance and analyze electronic trading.
· Cash Trading
· Program Trading
· Direct to Market
· Futures
· Listed option
· Major exchanges and ECNs
· Optimization
· Risk Factor Models
· Algorithms
· Analytics
· Customized Quantitative Research
For more information, please send an e-mail to AsianElectronicTradingSales@Lehman.com or contact us at the following numbers:
U.S. - 1-212-526-1130 Asia - 852-2252-6607 Europe - 44-20-7103-0013
Merrill Lynch is one of the world's leading wealth management, capital markets and advisory companies, with offices in 37 countries and territories and total client assets of approximately US$1.6 trillion. As an investment bank, it is a leading global trader and underwriter of securities and derivatives across a broad range of asset classes and serves as a strategic advisor to corporations, governments, institutions and individuals worldwide.
Merrill Lynch owns approximately half of BlackRock, one of the world's largest publicly traded investment management companies, with more than US$1 trillion in assets under management.
Merrill Lynch has had an on-the-ground presence in the Asia Pacific Region since 1960, when it opened a private banking office in Hong Kong. Investment banking and securities activities steadily developed in the 1980s and 1990s and coincided with further regional expansion.
Today, Merrill Lynch has more than 3,500 employees in the region with a presence in Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Taipei. In the Asia Pacific Region, Merrill Lynch offers integrated and comprehensive products and services across all of its businesses and combines the best of local knowledge and international expertise.
For further information please contact
Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Ltd.
Marketing & Communications
17/F, ICBC Tower
3 Garden Road
Central
Hong Kong
Email: info_hk@ml.com
The BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® service is the world's leading interactive financial information network, seamlessly integrating the very best in real-time data, news and analytics. In addition, our customers benefit from on demand multi-media content, extensive electronic trading capabilities, and a superior communications platform that combines e-mail and instant messaging with the latest in voice and video technology. Corporations, media outlets, professionals, financial market participants, institutional investors and individuals around the world utilize the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL to help them make informed business decisions and execute transactions. Across the globe, Bloomberg customers are fully supported by Bloomberg's around-the-clock live customer support and unparalleled customer service.
Bloomberg's Execution Management System (EMS) is a sophisticated broker-neutral trading tool that allows you to route seamlessly to over 1500 broker dealer destinations with over 50 dealers offering algorithmic strategies.
Leverage on Bloomberg's world class pre-trade, in-trade, post-trade and TCA analytical tools for the orders that you are working on. EMS integrates news, indications, and real-time market analytics into a customizable monitor so you can monitor execution quality and time your entry into the market place better. Bloomberg's EMS received the BEST Execution Management System Award by Waters Ranking in 2006.
TradingScreen is the leading provider of global multi-asset class, multi-broker electronic trading platform, providing unique solutions to Buy-Side Traders.
The products and services developed by TradingScreen are deployed by teams out of New York, London, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong and are designed to provide the infrastructure that enables institutional investors to truly trade all major financial products, around the clock, on any market, through a wide range of global counter-parties.
TradingScreen products support global order routing of cash equity products, futures and options, foreign exchange and fixed income instruments. As a fully independent third-party provider, TradingScreen offers a truly unique access to the following services: Indication of Interest (IOI), Trade Execution, Algorithmic Trading, Order Routing, Execution Management, Allocations, Staging, Exchange Connectivity Links, Pre and Post-Trade Analytics, Liquidity Aggregation, Networking, Prime Brokerage Integration, Multi Asset Class Price Discovery and Trading. TradingScreen's process flow model provides real time interaction with global exchanges, alternative trading systems (ATS) and over the counter (OTC) market-makers to the Buy-Side firms from a single access point through a single platform.
For more information logon to www.tradingscreen.com or contact
Quentin Limouzi - Head of Asia Pacific Sales (Tokyo)
+813 4540-8521
Quentin.limouzi@tradingscreen.com
ITG is a specialist agency-only equities broker and technology firm dedicated to improving trading and cost efficiency. Through combining technological expertise with industry knowledge, ITG offers institutional investors across the world a complete set of innovative tools to minimise transaction costs, manage risk, access liquidity and optimise portfolio construction.
ITG's full suite of solutions spans the trade cycle from end to end. A leader in electronic trading, ITG has a unique approach that integrates portfolio optimisation, pre-trade analysis, trade execution and post-trade measurement and evaluation.
Established in 1987, ITG is headquartered in New York and has clients around the world. In the Asia Pacific region, ITG has offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and Melbourne.
Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Major brand names under Citi's trademark red arc include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Citi Smith Barney and Banamex. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com or www.citi.com.
ULLINK is a leading provider of FIX connectivity and trading solutions. With over 260 ready-to-trade connections to favourite destinations (brokers, exchanges, order routing networks and trading applications, in all formats and all asset classes), we help our customers build environments that relieve them from technical dependence on a specific vendor: connect your existing applications to our platform (the UL BRIDGE), select your destinations and start trading.
In addition to this unique connectivity solution, benefit from turn-key DMA and care order architectures, full order management with dedicated sales and dealer interfaces, exception management, best execution and algorithmic trading across the globe. These flexible solutions are also available in Facilities Management (we host and support the entire solution in your name) or through our global FIX hub, the UL NET. With offices in New-York, London, Paris and Hong Kong, we support clients across time zones. Hundreds of connections for some of the world's largest financial institutions have built our reputation for delivering quality software and exceptional services. Please visit http://www.ullink.com
E*Trade Capital Markets has been providing reliable equity trade executions for more than 15 years to institutional clients in 42 markets worldwide. With trading desks in Hong Kong, Tokyo, London and New York, we have easy access to 24-hour trading coverage for efficient execution of all client orders. As an agency broker we have no proprietary trading desk and no conflict of interest. We serve both buy and sell side clients, including hedge funds, investment managers, mutual funds, private banks, pension funds, proprietary traders, broker-dealers and insurance companies. Clients can send orders in any way that suits their needs including full electronic trading capabilities via FIX connectivity. Additionally we provide access to high quality Independent research.
Charles River Development is a market-leading provider of software and services to over 240 investment managers in the global mutual fund, banking, pension, hedge fund, wealth management, and insurance industries. The Charles River Investment Management System is a comprehensive front- and middle-office software suite for all security types that includes Charles River Manager for portfolio management and modeling; Charles River Trader for order management and electronic trading; Charles River Compliance for real-time pre-trade and end-of-day compliance; and Charles River Post-Trade for the centralized management of trade matching, confirmation, and settlement workflow. The system incorporates real-time FIX-based electronic trading via the Charles River Network, a reliable, secure, private financial network.
Charles River IMS features a modern, proven, N-Tier service oriented architecture (SOA) that is highly scalable and supports continuous 24x7 operations. Charles River combined state-of-the-art (Java, Microsoft .NET, and Web Services) and industry-standard technologies to ensure Charles River IMS is open, flexible, scalable, functionally rich, and easy-to-use. Message-based APIs and exposed Web Services facilitate rapid systems integration.
The company offers many services to complement its software including implementation services and managed services (hosted and remote application management). Founded in 1984, Charles River maintains headquarters in Boston and primary offices in London, Melbourne, Paris, and Singapore.
Macquarie is one of the largest international providers of specialist financial and investment banking services headquartered in the Asian time zone.
Macquarie provides specialist investment, advisory, trading and financial services in select markets around the world.
We focus on areas of business where our particular skills and expertise deliver a real advantage for clients, concentrating resources where we can add the most value. As a result, we have established leading positions in a diverse range of market segments and regions internationally.
Macquarie has been active in Asia for over a decade, establishing our first office in Hong Kong in 1994. Today, we have more than 1,500 professionals in 11 territories in Asia. This team is complimented by the resources of Macquarie's international network of more than 9,800 people in 24 countries.
The Macquarie Group is headquartered in Australia, where we are a pre-eminent provider of diversified investment banking and financial services. Macquarie comprises Macquarie Bank Limited (ASX: MBL) and its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. In 1996, Macquarie Bank listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and today ranks as one of Australia's top 15 companies by market capitalisation.
For more than a decade, Macquarie has achieved successive years of record profits and consistent growth with international activities, in particular, experiencing significant growth. International revenue now comprises 44 per cent of total revenue, with a substantial contribution coming from Asia.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.4 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase has its corporate headquarters in New York and its U.S. retail financial services and commercial banking headquarters in Chicago. Under its JPMorgan and Chase brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.
Transaction Network Services (TNS) was one of the first organisations in the world to deploy a dedicated financial community extranet which is fully resilient, highly secure and supports VPN's, e-commerce (including FIX) and straight through processing. Since 1999, when it established its first base in the Asia Pacific region, TNS has expanded its network coverage extensively around the area.
Today, TNS' Secure Trading Extranet connects over 1300 financial community end-points, representing more than 450 financial institutions around the world. It has been designed and is managed to ensure the highest levels of throughput and lowest latency to support Direct Market Access, Algorithmic Trading and Market Data Distribution amongst other things.
Choose TNS if you want:
  • Easy, scalable access to a large community of Exchanges, Data Vendors, Applications and Trading Counterparts.
  • A preferred provider of trade message services.
  • A quick response, driven by the need for faster trades and executions.
  • Minimum Network latency.
  • High availability, as with TNS there is no single point of failure.
To find out how TNS can help you stay ahead of the market in the fast paced financial world, contact John Pilch on +61 2 9959 0815 or jpilch@tnsi.com.
The world's only backbone for seamless and intelligent connectivity to global securities markets.
We've integrated the businesses of TransactTools, Sector, and SFTI to create the world's only backbone for seamless, intelligent connectivity to global securities markets. By expanding SFTI to international markets and connecting it to the world's major and emerging securities exchanges using the industry-leading TCM software, we're creating a common platform for accessing liquidity in any market. And our platform is the only platform offering co-location for ultra low latency access to the NYSE.
Founded in 2000, Portware is the financial industry? leading developer of broker-neutral, multi-asset, automated and algorithmic trading software and solutions. With offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Hyderabad, Portware works in partnership with its clients to create highly integrated solutions to streamline workflow and increase operational efficiencies on trading desks worldwide.
The cornerstone of the Portware advantage is an event-driven, multi-threaded architecture that has become the market standard for high-frequency trading. On top of this architecture, Portware offers an extensible feature set tailored for different asset classes and trade styles; tools for TCA, risk management, and real-time reporting; and a combination of pre-packaged and third-party algorithms.
As the only wholly independent execution and order management trading systems provider, Portware supplies traders with true broker-neutral trading solutions to facilitate best execution. Portware arms trading professionals with a completely customizable central trade portal to conduct a comprehensive range of trade activity. Portware? suite of products include a trading platform which supports FX, Single Stock, Portfolio, Program, Pairs and Index trading coupled with a powerful black-box Algorithmic Engine, the Portware Strategy Server. Portware solutions have been implemented at more than 100 financial firms worldwide, including sell-side program trading desks, quantitative hedge funds and traditional asset management firms.
Omgeo plays a core role as the orchestrator of post-trade pre-settlement trade management within the global securities industry. With more than 6,000 users in 42 countries around the globe, Omgeo acts as a central hub and go-to resource for solutions that expedite information flow and connect systems in order to fuel productivity, reduce costs and minimize risks for investment managers, broker/dealers and custodian banks.
Through a resolute commitment to working with the industry and all its parts to continually drive efficiency, Omgeo has achieved a stature that is unmatched in its field. Omgeo's expertise goes beyond its products and services delivering the most robust and sustainable solutions to its clients by coordinating all available resources in the marketplace. Firms count on Omgeo's rich experience as a solutions provider, entrenched relationships with regulators, industry associations and third-party service providers to help them navigate through a continuously changing industry landscape.
For more information about Omgeo and its STP solutions, go to www.omgeo.com
UBS's investment banking and securities business has a strong institutional and corporate client franchise. Consistently placed in the top tiers of major industry rankings, it is a leading player in the global primary and secondary markets for equity, equity linked and equity derivative products. In investment banking, it provides first-class advice and execution capabilities to its corporate client base worldwide. In fixed income, it is a first-rate global player. In foreign exchange, it places first in many key industry rankings. All its businesses are sharply client-focused, providing innovative products, top-quality research and comprehensive access to the world's capital markets. With more than 82 stock exchange memberships in 31 countries UBS offers liquidity, efficient completion, and, above all, discretion in executing large orders in all major world markets.
Reuters (www.reuters.com), the global information company, provides indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Through reuters.com and other digital properties, Reuters now also supplies its trusted content direct to individuals. Reuters drives decision making across the globe based on a reputation for speed, accuracy and independence. Reuters has 16,900 staff in 94 countries, including 2,400 editorial staff in 196 bureaux serving 131 countries. In 2006, Reuters revenues were £2.6 billion.
TORATM is the premier multi-broker electronic trading platform for Asia. The TORATM trading application has been exclusively dedicated to the Asian markets since its inception seven years ago. TORA's combined OMS/EMS system is connected to Japan, Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Taiwan, the Philippines, New Zealand and Malaysia.
TORATM offers DMA, algorithmic, program and worked trade order routing and is linked with over 40 global and local Asian brokers to trade equities, futures, index options, single stock options, convertible bonds and spreads. In addition, TORATM has integrated stock-loan, IOI, alerts, pre-trade analytics and risk-limit functionality within the trading platform. The TORATM system was designed with flexibility and ease of use in mind, allowing traders to manage multiple functions with a single mouse click.
TORATM's platform requires no additional infrastructure, TORA is an ASP with a thin java-based front-end simply downloaded onto the user's PC. The system can process orders on average seven times faster than most brokerage systems with a throughput of less than 5 milliseconds and exceptional reliability (over 99.98% up-time in the past 3 years).
TORATM also offers an outsourced trading service to clients looking for an alternative to the cost and complexity of setting up and managing their own internal trading desk for Asia. Compared to more traditional outsourced trading services, the TORATM platform offers significant advantages to the trader or portfolio manager and is central to managing the trade process in real-time.
For further information please contact:
Chris Jenkins
Tel: +852 2810 7363
Direct: +852 2810 6618
Email: cdjenkins@toratrading.com
A pioneer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX Marketplace® is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading. NYFIX Millennium® provides the Marketplace® community with new methods of accessing liquidity. NYFIX also provides value-added informational and analytic services and powerful tools for measuring execution quality. A trusted business partner to buy-side and sell-side alike, NYFIX enables ultra-low touch, low impact market access and end-to-end transaction processing.
Liquidnet has created a global institutional trading marketplace in which buy-side firms trade size directly with size without any other market participants knowing - bypassing the exchanges completely.
Liquidnet's unique model brings natural buyers and sellers together in two of the largest pools of liquidity. We provide the depth of liquidity and safety of anonymity that institutions require to trade more cheaply and efficiently. With Liquidnet, buy-side traders can match size with size through the negotiation system while also allowing smaller-sized order flow.
Asia Pacific and Japan Highlights
In 2006, Liquidnet made major strides toward launching Asian and Japanese equities trading. The company began operations in both Hong Kong and Tokyo, appointing David Klinger - former head of Asian Equity Execution at Credit Suisse - as managing director of Liquidnet Asia, and Eisuke Hattori as managing director of Liquidnet Japan. Liquidnet plans to launch electronic equities trading in five Asian equities markets in 2007.
Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in securities, investment management and credit services. Over the last seven decades, Morgan Stanley has adhered to the highest standards of integrity, excellence and client focus as well as demonstrated a long-term commitment to the development of our businesses and financial markets worldwide. Building on these foundations, the Firm's objective is to be the "first choice" financial services firm for governments, corporations, and both institutional and individual clients. The Firm has more than 56,000 employees in 31 countries around the world.
Morgan Stanley has had a presence in Japan for more than 35 years and in other Asia Pacific markets for over 30 years. With more than 3,800 employees in the region, including regional headquarters in Hong Kong and Tokyo and offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok, Mumbai, Sydney and Melbourne, the Firm provides its clients with access to the full scope of Morgan Stanley services in Asia.
 

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