ITG's Triton(R) Wins Asian Investor Award for Best Trading System

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HONG KONG, Oct 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Investment Technology Group (ITG), a leading agency broker and financial technology firm, last night collected the award for "Best Trading System" at the 2009 Asian Investor Service Provider Awards ceremony held in Hong Kong. This award for Triton(R), ITG's global execution management system, follows other recent accolades including the "Best electronic trading system: buy-side" in the 2009 Financial News Awards for Excellence in IT Trading & Technology in Europe, and the first place ranking in the Best Execution Management System (EMS) Provider category of the global 2009 Waters Rankings by Waters magazine. Shortly after its launch in the region, Triton was also named Most Innovative Product in the TradeTech Asia annual awards.

Commenting on the news, Ofir Gefen, Head of Sales for ITG in Asia Pacific said: "We are delighted that Triton's strength in Asia has been recognized by the buyside firms that voted in the survey. Triton provides an outstanding broker-neutral trading platform for buy-side clients who want a system to trade single stocks or portfolios across Asian and global markets. In less than two years from launch in Asia, Triton is now the EMS of choice for the buyside here. I would like to thank all those within ITG who have worked so hard to make Triton the flagship product it is today."

Triton is a global, broker-neutral platform that offers access to multiple liquidity sources around the world from a single system. Users can choose to execute trades through direct market access (DMA), ITG's trading services and algorithms, or third-party execution venues. The system also contains ITG's advanced market data, pre-and post-trade analytics tools which enable users to plan their trading strategy, monitor prices and trades in real-time, and evaluate transaction costs across diverse markets.

About Investment Technology Group

Investment Technology Group, Inc., is a specialized agency brokerage and financial technology firm that partners with asset managers globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the investment continuum. A leader in electronic trading since launching POSIT(R) in 1987, ITG's integrated approach now includes a range of products from portfolio management and pre-trade analysis to trade execution and post-trade evaluation.

Asset managers rely on ITG's independence, experience, and agility to help mitigate risk, improve performance and navigate increasingly complex markets. The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information on ITG, please visit

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