Liquid Holdings Wins 2014 Hedgeweek Award for "Best Risk Management Software Provider"

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NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:LIQD), a provider of a single platform that integrates order and execution management with real-time risk, reporting, shadow NAV, and managed services in the cloud for the financial services community, has been recognized by the readers of leading hedge fund industry magazine Hedgeweek as the "Best Risk Management Software Provider" for 2014.

In its fifth year, the annual Hedgeweek Awards are decided by Hedgeweek magazine's subscriber base of 56,000 professionals, which include practitioners from hedge funds and other asset managers, institutional investors, service providers, analysts, and academia. This year's awards were determined by 1,600 Hedgeweek subscribers, who assessed and voted on the best hedge fund performers and service providers for 2014.

"The fifth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair in February 2014, brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2013. With 2014 starting positively for many hedge fund sectors, the industry is reaping the benefits of responding positively to growing regulatory demands while focusing on generating results for investors," said Hedgeweek Publisher Sunil Gopolan.

"We are delighted by this affirmation of our next-generation risk management technology, which is a cornerstone of the Liquid platform. It is tremendously gratifying to see our offering recognized for excellence by our peers," said Liquid CEO Brian Storms.

"We are at the cutting edge of risk analytics and technology, enabling clients to utilize risk as another alpha-generating initiative. Our platform delivers immediate and recognizable value through its constantly evolving set of advanced analytics and its ability to compute large-scale simulations in real-time, and automate data management while ensuring accurate pricing and valuations through the platform's managed services," continued Storms. "We have been relentless in our pursuit to create a solution that serves the mission-critical needs of hedge fund managers, and this award demonstrates the impact that we are beginning to have on the market."

The Liquid platform is distinguished, in part, by its unified real-time risk capabilities, which allow clients to actively monitor pre- and post-trade risk analytics, P&L, and performance across multiple asset classes, portfolios, and fund structures, all from a single cloud-based solution.

By partnering with Liquid, hedge funds and other asset managers are able to access a single OERMS, complete with order, execution, and risk management capabilities, shadow NAV, reporting, and managed services -- quickly, cost effectively, and without the complexities of legacy technology. Larger financial institutions, such as a prime broker or managed account platform, are able to access a real-time solution to manage firm-wide risk exposures as well as exposures to their individual buy-side clients.

For more information on this year's award selections, visit www.hedgeweek.com. And, to learn more about risk management, download Liquid's latest white paper at http://liquidholdings.com/whitepapers/risk.html.

About Liquid Holdings Group

Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:LIQD) is a cloud-based technology and managed services provider to the global hedge fund and active trading markets. Liquid's solutions are delivered efficiently and securely through the cloud in a SaaS model. The Liquid platform was purpose built to manage the entire trade lifecycle by seamlessly integrating multi-currency, multi-asset trade order management and execution with real-time risk, portfolio management, and shadow account reporting through a single solution. The company offers the Liquid platform or any of its components on a subscription basis to hedge fund managers, asset managers, family offices, and financial institutions worldwide.

Headquartered in New York City with offices in London and Aventura, Florida, Liquid Holdings Group was formed in 2012. For more information, please visit www.liquidholdings.com

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