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ITG Wins Top Awards in Asia Pacific and Canada for Trading and Liquidity

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE: ITG), a leading agency research broker and financial technology firm, has been recognized by a prominent industry publication and an independent research firm for excellence in liquidity and execution solutions.

In its 2011 Service Provider Awards, Asian Investor magazine named ITG Best Alternative Trading Venue for the POSIT Marketplace® dark liquidity aggregator and ITG Triton® as Best Execution Management System (EMS). The Asian Investor award winners are selected from short lists based on a survey of almost 100 long-only and hedge fund traders active in the Asia Pacific region.

In Canada, independent research firm Forefactor Inc. ranked ITG the #1 leading provider for Best Overall Trading Technology, Best EMS, Best Algorithms, Best Direct Market Access and Best FIX Network. The ForeFactor survey was based on responses by portfolio managers and traders at more than 120 buy-side firms.

"These awards recognize the value that ITG's expertise and platforms provide to the institutional investment community," said ITG's Chief Executive Officer and President, Bob Gasser. "As market fragmentation increases worldwide, we are well positioned as the leading provider of global dark aggregation."

ITG provides execution, liquidity and research solutions to institutional investors on a global basis, including algorithmic trading in 35 countries and POSIT Marketplace dark crossing in 26 countries. For more information on ITG's expertise in finding liquidity worldwide, visit www.smart-liquidity.com.

About Investment Technology Group

Investment Technology Group, Inc., is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to improve performance throughout the investment process. A leader in electronic trading since launching the POSIT® crossing network in 1987, ITG takes a consultative approach in delivering the highest quality institutional liquidity, execution services, analytical tools, and proprietary research insights grounded in data. Asset managers rely on ITG's independence, experience, and intellectual capital 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 www.itg.com.

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Clare Rowsell, ITG

Deborah Thompson, DT Comms.

J.T. Farley, ITG

+852 2846 3567

+1 416 640 4231

+1 212 444 6259

clare.rowsell@itg.com

Deborah@dtcommunications.com

corpcomm@itg.com

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