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ITG Hires Guo Chenggang as China Online Gaming Analyst

NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 – ITG (NYSE: ITG), a leading independent execution and research broker, today announced the hiring of Guo Chenggang as a Hong-Kong based research analyst covering China’s growing online gaming sector. Mr. Guo is the first ITG Investment Research analyst to be based in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to ITG, Mr. Guo served as head of research at Business Connect China and as a senior analyst at JLM Pacific Epoch. He also previously worked as a manager at video game developer Ubisoft. His research at ITG covers China’s online multiplayer games, webgames, mini games and information portals, including firms such as NetEase (NASDAQ: NTES), Sohu (NASDAQ: SOHU), Shanda Games (NASDAQ:GAME) and Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA).

“Chenggang is well versed in the dynamics of the Chinese online gaming sector and I am happy to welcome him to the team,” said Tony Berkman, CEO of ITG Investment Research. “His insights into the industry, combined with analysis of our proprietary data sources, will provide a fresh perspective to our institutional clients.”

ITG Investment Research provides differentiated, data-driven analysis of over 300 companies in more than 20 sectors, including recent research initiations on Burger King Holdings, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV) and Ann Inc. (NYSE:ANN). ITG IR also provides macro energy and economic research and bespoke research projects. To learn more about ITG’s research capabilities, contact info@itg.com.

About ITG

ITG is an independent execution and research broker that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit http://www.itg.com/.

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