Liquid Holdings Group Selected as Finalist for HFM Awards Recognizing Excellence in Hedge Fund Services

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:LIQD), a provider of cloud-based investment management solutions for the financial community, announced it has been shortlisted as an HFM Award finalist in five categories including Best Technology – Overall; Best Risk Management Provider; Best Technology for Small and Start-up Firms; Best Middle-Office; and Best Outsourced Tech Infrastructure Provider.

The HFM Awards recognize and reward pioneering hedge fund service providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months.

"HFM has a pulse on the wide spectrum of service providers in the hedge fund ecosystem. We are truly honored to be a finalist in multiple categories for these prestigious awards and very pleased with the continued validation and market acceptance of the Liquid platform particularly among larger independent investment managers," says Brian Storms, CEO of Liquid Holdings. "Our clients have remarked that the Liquid platform's real-time performance and risk capabilities, seamlessly unified with low latency execution and order management workflows, provide them with the backbone or operating system to run their business. Being recognized on HFM's shortlist across technology, risk management, and the middle-office categories reflects our dedication to working with clients to develop and provide the mission critical front-office capabilities and services to simplify success for today's hedge fund manager."

The winners will be announced at a luncheon award ceremony on October 23 at Cipriani in New York City.

The company's flagship product, the Liquid platform, is a smarter, simpler solution for fund managers - freeing up their time to manage investments by eliminating non-integrated workflows and infrastructure, and time-consuming processes. Liquid is a front-office operating system, powered by a proprietary cloud, and backed by managed services. Moving to Liquid helps managers drive better insights into real-time trading activity and portfolio performance while institutionalizing the business with secure, repeatable processes across disaster recovery, business continuity, and broker reconciliations.

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. Liquid was recently named 2014 Best Global Risk Management Software Company and Best USA Global Risk Management Software Company by the readers of Hedgeweek, as well as 2014 Best Cloud Provider and Best Fin Tech Operations Startup by FTF News.

Headquartered in New York City, Liquid Holdings Group was formed in 2012. For more information, please visit www.liquidholdings.com.

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