Liquid Holdings Group Files Registration Statement With SEC for Initial Public Offering

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NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquid Holdings Group, LLC announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of common stock of Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. will act as the sole book-running manager. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities, in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus relating to the Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. initial public offering. A written preliminary prospectus related to the offering, when available, may be obtained from: Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P., 1251 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10020, Attention: Prospectus Department, or calling toll-free 1-866-805-4128 or emailing

About Liquid Holdings Group

Headquartered in New York City with offices in London, the Company was formed in January 2012 by financial services industry veteran and former NYMEX Chairman Richard Schaeffer, and financial technology veteran and former Partner and Managing Director of ECHOTrade Brian Ferdinand and commenced operations in April 2012. Led by CEO Brian Storms, the Company has developed and provides proprietary next generation software technology that seamlessly integrates trading, real-time risk management, accounting, reporting and administration tools in a single platform for the financial services community. Liquid's current and prospective customers include small to mid-sized hedge fund managers, asset managers, wealth management offices, family offices and financial institutions. The Company delivers its technology as a Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, solution through the "cloud," or as a software installation on customers' premises. The advanced feature set of Liquid's platform includes customizable and rapidly deployable multi-asset class trading software coupled with real-time risk management, accounting and reporting capabilities. Liquid Holdings Group, LLC will be reorganized into a Delaware corporation and change its name from Liquid Holdings Group, LLC to Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. prior to the offering.

CONTACT: Investor Relations: Monica Gould 212-871-3927 Media Relations: Kim Hughes 415-516-6187

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