Julia Bronson Joins Liquid Holdings Group as Executive Vice President of Liquid Prime Services

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NEW YORK, April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquid Holdings Group, LLC ("Liquid"), a provider of SaaS-enabled trading, risk and fund accounting systems for the financial services community, today announced the addition of financial services industry veteran and former Goldman Sachs senior executive Julia Bronson as Executive Vice President of Liquid Prime Services.

"Julia's depth of experience in electronic execution, prime brokerage and clearing makes her an ideal addition to our team," stated Liquid CEO Brian Storms. "Julia will play a key role as we expand our execution and prime brokerage capabilities, allowing us to provide a full-service offering to our clients."

"It is clear to me that Liquid's comprehensive and seamless financial services platform provides a turnkey solution for asset managers to carry out essential tasks in a cost effective manner," said Bronson. "Liquid's technology, coupled with a robust brokerage solution, aligns us with the needs of asset managers today."

About Julia Bronson

Bronson, 45, brings a wealth of financial services expertise to Liquid as a former senior executive at Goldman Sachs in both New York and London, including Global Co-Head of Goldman Sachs Execution and Clearing (GSEC), Head of GSEC - Europe and Head of European Futures. In addition, Ms. Bronson has held positions as the Chief Operating Officer of a New York-based hedge fund complex and as an attorney for Dickstein Shapiro in its securities litigation practice. Ms. Bronson received her bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri and her law degree from The University of Chicago.

About Liquid Holdings Group

Headquartered in New York City with offices in London, Liquid Holdings Group 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.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Kim Hughes The Blueshirt Group (for Liquid Holdings) 415.516.6187 kim@blueshirtgroup.com

Source:Liquid Holdings Group, LLC