New York and Chicago, March 14, 2012 -- ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that RealTick® has recently been recognized as an employer of choice in Brill Street's survey of the 50 most Gen Y friendly companies in the Chicago area. This is the second consecutive year RealTick has placed on the list. This honor recognizes unique companies whose best practices attract, retain and leverage the future of the Generation Y workforce.
"The Gen Y spirit challenges the status quo with fresh ideas and enthusiasm and our Gen Y employees have brought a great level of innovation and spirit to our workforce," said Stuart Breslow, chief executive officer of ConvergExfs RealTick. "We are thrilled to receive this honor."
Winners were chosen using a point-based model developed by GfK Custom Research North America, a leading global marketing research agency. The survey addressed factors such as overall environment, advancement potential, work/life balance and the nature of day-to-day work.
RealTick is a provider of comprehensive, global, cross-asset class, multi-broker trading, risk and data solutions. RealTick was recently rated the 2011 Best Provider of Execution Management Systems (EMS) by Waters Technology and Best EMS by Buy Side Technology magazines.
For more about the award, visit: http://brillstreet.com/p/generationy50/realtick
About ConvergEx Group
ConvergEx Group is a leading technology company providing mission]critical proprietary software products and technology enabled services to asset managers and financial intermediaries globally. Its products and services span the investment life cycle and are designed to enable customers to achieve improved results through operational and workflow efficiencies, execution and analytical tools and highly personalized service. The firm serves customers accessing over 100 global markets. Formed in 2006, the firm has over 1,200 employees in 22 locations throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
ConvergEx Group includes ConvergEx Execution Solutions LLC (member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC); LiquidPoint, LLC (member CBOE/SIPC); G]Trade Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Westminster Research Associates LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Eze Castle Transaction Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); ConvergEx Prime Services LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); Eze Castle Software LLC; RealTick LLC; ConvergEx Solutions LLC, of which Cogent Consulting, ConnEx, Jaywalk and LDB are divisions; ConvergEx Limited in the UK and Australia; and ConvergEx Asia Pacific Limited in Hong Kong. ConvergEx Group, LLC is a subsidiary of ConvergEx Holdings, LLC. Additional information is available at www.convergex.com.