Liquidnet Appoints Brian Conroy as President

Capital Markets Veteran Will Be Responsible for Corporate Development
Initiatives

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liquidnet, the global institutional investment network, announced today
the appointment of Brian Conroy as President of Liquidnet effective
immediately. As President, Conroy will work in partnership with CEO and
Founder, Seth Merrin, and share the responsibility of providing
strategic leadership for the company with a focus on building out new
businesses both organically and through acquisition.

“Liquidnet has brought a lot of innovation to the financial industry,
and there is so much more we want to do,” said Seth Merrin, Liquidnet
CEO and Founder. “Brian thinks like we do, acts like we do, and brings a
wealth of knowledge and experience that supplements our own. We are very
excited and believe that Brian is uniquely qualified to lead our new
businesses that address our Members’ largest focus, outperforming their
benchmarks, and uncovering new sources of alpha generation.”

Conroy brings to Liquidnet a breadth of experience gained from over 30
years in the financial services industry. He joins Liquidnet from
Fidelity International in London where he served as President and was
responsible for strategic direction and oversight of the firm’s
international asset management and distribution businesses across 25
countries. Prior to his time in London, Conroy was President of Fidelity
Capital Markets and Global Head of Equity Trading in Boston for FMR. He
has also held senior roles at JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, ABN AMRO and SAC
LLC.

“As a global fintech that has fostered a network of over 1000 asset
managers, Liquidnet has a unique position in the marketplace today,”
said Conroy. “I am energized by the company’s commitment to delivering
innovative technology that solves for large market inefficiencies.
Liquidnet has a long history of partnering with the buy side to build
long-lasting solutions together, and I look forward to joining the team.”

Conroy will be based in New York, reporting directly to the CEO.

About Liquidnet

Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment
network that intelligently connects the world’s investors to the world’s
investments. Since our founding in 1999, our network has grown to
include more than 1,000 institutional investors that collectively manage
$33 trillion in equity and fixed income assets. Our network spans 46
markets across six continents and seamlessly connects institutional
brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and a
growing list of data and research providers. We built Liquidnet to make
global capital markets more efficient, and continue to do so by adding
additional participants, enabling trusted access to trading and
investment opportunities, and delivering the actionable intelligence and
insight that our customers need. For more information, visit www.liquidnet.com
and follow us on Twitter @Liquidnet.

© 2019 Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. And its subsidiaries. Liquidnet, Inc. Is
a member of FINRA/SIPC. Liquidnet Europe Limited is authorized and
regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK, is licensed by
the Financial Services Board in South Africa, and is a member of the
London Stock Exchange and a remote member of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Liquidnet Canada Inc. Is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory
Organization of Canada and a member of the Canadian Investor Protection
Fund. Liquidnet Asia Limited is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities
and Futures Commission for Type 1 and Type 7 regulated activities and is
regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a Recognized Market
Operator. Liquidnet Japan Inc. is regulated by the Financial Services
Agency of Japan and is a member of JSDA/JIPF. Liquidnet Australia Pty
Ltd. is registered with the Australian Securities and Investment
Commission as an Australian Financial Services Licensee, AFSL number
312525, and is registered with the New Zealand Financial Markets
Authority as a Financial Service Provider, FSP number FSP3781. Liquidnet
Singapore Private Limited is regulated by the Monetary Authority of
Singapore as a Capital Markets Services Licensee, CMSL number CMS
100757-1.

Contacts

Marisha Mistry, Liquidnet
Global Marketing & Communications
+1-646-674-2248
[email protected]