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  1. 1. More traders attend TradeTech than any other conference to: Feb. 28 – Mar. 2, 2011 Pier Sixty, New York, NY www.TradeTechUSA.com The premier global event for institutional equity trading Register Today! Call: 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com Web: www.TradeTechUSA.com Lead Sponsors: Sponsors Include: Network with TradeTech traders from around the world: Head of Americas Fundamental Equity Trading, BlackRock Managing Director, Head of Equity Trading, Allianz Global Investors Capital Global Head of Quantitative Trading, AllianceBernstein Senior Portfolio Manager and Trader, Deutsche Asset Management Head of Trading, Franklin Mutual Advisers Senior Equity Trader, Pyramis Global Advisors Take the pulse of the industry from 85+ esteemed speakers including: Peter R. Orszag, Member of President Obama’s Cabinet and Director, Office of Management and Budget, 2009-2010 An insider’s look at what’s happening in Washington and its effect on business Charlie Rose, Executive Editor and Anchor, Charlie Rose One of the world’s most renowned interviewers taps into the minds of top finance executives during TradeTech’s 2nd Annual Future Of Capital Markets Panel Distinguished Guest Speakers: Buy Side Head Traders: Take part in candid dialogue with other head traders at TradeTech’s private Head Trader Think Tank. To find out if you are right for this session and request an exclusive invitation see page 6. The largestglobal buyside gathering! See page 2 fordetails Enter to win an iPad… Ab Organized By: 81% New Speakers! www.TheTradeTechBlog.com
  2. 2. 103+ buy side attendees have already registered to attend 2011’s event– We are on track for the largest buy side attendance ever with over 330 buy side traders and technologists from firms including: See the full 2011 attendee list at www.TradeTechUSA.com. Buy And Sell Side Trader Compensation Study TradeTech Is The Largest Global Buy Side Gathering – See Our Audience Breakdown Introducing The TradeTech Blog – www.TheTradeTechBlog.com BlackRock State Street Global Advisors Fidelity Investments Franklin Mutual Advisers Morgan Stanley Investment Management TIAA-CREF Deutsche Asset Management Natixis Global Asset Management Pyramis Global Advisors ING Investment Management Charles Schwab Investment Management SAC Capital Advisors Pioneer Investments State of Wisconsin Investment Board Norges Bank Investment Management Hyman Beck & Co. Nuveen Investments AllianceBernstein ABP Financial Group Cohen & Steers Capital Management DIAM USA Mutual of America Capital Management Nicholas Applegate Capital Management Quantitative Management Associates Worldquant NYS Common Retirement Fund Goldman Sachs Asset Management Brown Brothers Harriman AimCo Quantitative Management Associates And more! Want to get exclusive industry knowledge all year long? Then join TradeTech blogger Kelly Hushin on our blog where she brings you interviews, important news and trends. It won’t take you away from your desk, and more importantly, all its content is 100 percent TradeTech certified. Kelly Hushin Online Content Editor TradeTech Feb. 28 – March 2, 2011 Pier Sixty, New York, NY www.TradeTechUSA.com The premier global event for institutional equity trading Feb. 28, 3:20 p.m. Retain your star traders and learn where the money is at via anonymous real-time polling. See the results in real time and be able to download a detailed analysis of trader total cash compensation, salary percentage of cash compensation, equity ownership plans and more! The study results will be broken down by buy and sell side firm demographics so you can compare apples to apples and know where your desk stands against the competition. For biographical information on the TradeTech speakers and more details on each session, visit www.TradeTechUSA.com Join Us Coming Soon (Get Alerted By Joining Our Social Media Groups): • Buy Side Vs. Sell Side Podcast Debate • Sell Side Trader Twitter Interview • Tradetech Audience Survey Results • Presentations From TradeTech West Table of Contents: Buy Side Only-Trading Summit...........4 Sell Side Focus Day............................5 Day One Agenda...............................6 Buy Side-Only Head Trader Think Tank .....................6 Day Two Agenda...............................7 About Our Sponsors..........................9 About Our Media Partners...............10 Conference Pricing and Team Discounts ........................11 Registration Form............................12 Buy Side Job Titles: ■ 26% Head of Trading ■ 39% Trader ■ 20% IT/Systems ■ 10% Business Management ■ 3% Portfolio Management ■ 2% Other Firm Type: ■ 49% Buy Side ■ 38% Sell Side ■ 13% Other 2 Call: 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Visit: www.TradeTechUSA.com Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com
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  4. 4. Buy Side-Only Trading Summit Monday, February 28, 2011 When was the last time you sat at a table with 10 other buy side traders facing similar challenges as you? How valuable is it to pick your peer’s brain and understand how he is playing the market and optimizing the performance of his trading desk? TradeTech continues to host the Buy Side-Only Trading Summit each year because you keep telling us its some of the most valuable time you spend away from your desk. The interactive nature of this summit coupled with the buy side- only roundtable discussions ensures you are able to ask those burning questions you don’t have the answer to yet. You get new ideas and fresh perspectives from traders trading the same style as you – and remember; only buy side traders are permitted to attend this summit. Sponsored By: WHAT’S NEW AND IMPROVED? • Roundtable discussions will be grouped into categories based on your firm type so dialogue is most relevant to your trading style: o Hedge Funds o Long-Only Growth Managers o Long-Only Value Managers o Plus further breakdown by AUM and international vs. domestic trading • Smaller tables of around 10 other traders ensures everyone will be involved in the discussion (and you can hear them!) • Tables mix up halfway through the day so you gain twice as many profit- increasing strategies and increase your new network of contacts by double • Buy side moderators co-moderate with roundtable hosts to ensure the most critical buy side issues are addressed, instead of vendor pitching. We tried this out at TradeTech in San Francisco to rave reviews! 11:15 Buy Side Roundtable Discussion #1: Differentiating Dark Pools To Determine Which Venues Access Greatest Liquidity Hosted by: Bloomberg Tradebook ITG Nomura RBC Capital Markets Royal Bank of Scotland How it works: Take a seat at one of the following tables: • Hedge Funds • Long-Only Growth Managers • Long-Only Value Managers • Plus further breakdown by AUM and international vs. domestic trading A buy side moderator and roundtable host will guide you and your buy side colleagues through solution-defining discussion on six key topics. You’ll walk away with a stronger buy side support network (so you know who to ring when you have a challenge to overcome!) and countless strategies to increase the profitability of your trading desk. 11:45 Buy Side Roundtable Discussion #2: Benchmarking Buy Side Use Of Global CSAs, Commission Recapture Programs, and CCAs 12:15 Buy Side Roundtable Discussion #3: Buy Side Trends In Pre- And Post-Trade Analysis To Achieve Better Execution 12:45 Lunch 1:35 Buy Side Roundtable Discussion #4: Determining When To Use High Touch Vs. Low Touch Trading Both Domestically And Globally 2:05 Buy Side Roundtable Discussion #5: How Buy Side Desks Are Responding To The Changing Regulatory And Compliance Environment 2:35 Buy Side Roundtable Discussion #6: Overcoming OMS/EMS/Trading System Challenges And Maximizing Functionality 8:00 Summit Registration & Breakfast 8:45 Welcoming Remarks Sara Mueller Executive Director TradeTech 8:50 Chairperson’s Opening Address 9:00 Guest Speaker: The State Of The Market With Technical Analyst Guru Ralph Acampora Ralph Acampora Managing Director – Market Analytics Altaira Wealth Management 9:35 PANEL: Using At-Trade Or Real-Time TCA To Increase The Performance Of Your Trading Desk Dmitry Rakhlin Global Head of Quantitative Trading AllianceBernstein Dr. Mayiz Habbal Senior Vice President, Securities & Investments Celent 10:10 Keynote: What Buy Side Traders Need To Know To Prepare For An SEC Examination Lori Hoch Principal and Chief Operating Officer Cortina Asset Management Speaking in New York after rave reviews from the TradeTech San Francisco event! 10:45 Buy Side Benchmarking Session VIA Anonymous Real Time Polling Benchmark algo usage, CSA trends, technology adoption and more via anonymous audience polling. See the results in real time and download results broken down by buy side demographics after the show. You’ll learn how best to invest your resources in 2011 to be most competitive. 11:00 Morning Refreshment Break & Opportunity For Buy Side Networking Hosted by “You get great insight from meeting other traders at the buy-side only forum” - Chetan Joglekar, Acting Head of Trading, TIAA-CREF 4 Call: 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Visit: www.TradeTechUSA.com Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com NEW
  5. 5. You’ve told us there are many challenges to overcome as a sell side trader in today’s marketplace. So TradeTech has created this session just for you to support discussion with your sell side peers on how to increase your market share in 2011 and utilize technology most effectively. Fragmentation isn’t going away any time soon. This focus day allows you to build a plan to navigate fragmentation most effectively and ensure you are meeting the needs of your buy side clients. Sell Side Focus Day Monday, February 28, 2011 10:15 Focus Day Registration & Breakfast 10:55 Welcoming Remarks Sara Mueller Executive Director TradeTech 11:00 Chairperson’s Opening Address 11:10 Opening Keynote: Reinventing The Relationship: Maximizing Institutional Brokerage Profitability Cheyenne Morgan Analyst TABB Group 11:45 PANEL: Determining How The Sell Side Can Navigate Fragmentation And Source Liquidity Joseph Ferrarese Managing Director, Head of Americas Cash Trading Deutsche Bank Bernie McDevitt VP of Trading Cheevers & Company 12:15 PANEL: Examining Developing Sell Side Trading Systems And Technology To Most Efficiently Connect To Clients And Global Liquidity Michael Mollemans Head of Electronic Trading Sales Daiwa Capital Markets Americas Raymond Velazquez Head of U.S. Equity Sales & Trading Mizuho Securities 12:45 Lunch 1:35 Rotating Roundtable Discussions – Choose Two #1 Lowering Costs While Increasing Value In A Shrinking Commission Environment #2 The Future Of The Sell Side Trader: Staying Relevant In An Evolving Marketplace #3 Lowering FIX Connectivity Costs How it works: Customize your experience at the Sell Side Focus Day by choosing the roundtable topic most relevant to your current challenges. Your peers will lead you through a highly focused discussion with your colleagues to share solutions to your common concerns. After 45 minutes you rotate to another table, and begin another constructive debate! Want to participate in them all? Don’t worry! At the end of the session each moderator will wrap up the most important findings from the discussions with the entire audience – so you don’t have to miss a single strategy! 3:05 Afternoon Refreshment Break & Networking Break 3:20 Trader Compensation Study VIA Anonymous Real-Time Polling See page 2 for details! 3:30 Guest Speaker: An Inside Look At The Collapse Of Lehman Brothers And The Changes Necessary For Financial Reform Lawrence G. McDonald, Trading Vice President who blew the lid off Lehman Brothers, and the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author 4:05 Closing Keynote: The Global Economic Forecast: What To Expect For 2011 John Richards Head of Strategy, Americas RBS Global Banking & Markets 4:40 Chairperson’s Closing Address 4:45 Kickoff Wine Tasting Reception Hosted By Goldman Sachs After a debate-filled day, sample a nice red or white while talking with 125+ buy side traders. TradeTech brings together the buy and sell side focus days for this lively reception that kicks off the start of the main conference. Don’t forget your business cards! 5:45 Focus Day Concludes 3:05 Afternoon Refreshment Break & Opportunity For Buy Side Networking Hosted by 3:20 Trader Compensation Study VIA Anonymous Real-Time Polling See page 2 for details! 3:30 Guest Speaker: An Inside Look At The Collapse Of Lehman Brothers And The Changes Necessary For Effective Financial Reform Lawrence G. McDonald,Trading Vice President who blew the lid off Lehman Brothers, and the #1 New York Times Bestselling Author 4:05 Closing Keynote: The Global Economic Forecast: What To Expect For 2011 John Richards Head of Strategy, Americas RBS Global Banking & Markets 4:40 Chairperson’s Closing Address 4:45 Kickoff Wine Tasting Reception Hosted By Goldman Sachs You've spent the day debating solutions to navigate fragmentation and manage your sell side partnerships; now its time to relax, have fun, and strengthen relationships with your colleagues while sampling a nice red or white. 5:45 Summit Concludes “The Buy Side Summit roundtable format has improved over the years to make the discussions with my buy side peers even more valuable. I like the way the tables are broken up by investment styles. All in all a great conference.” - Kurt Kujawa, Head Trader, Cortina Asset Management 5 NEW NEW Lead Sponsors:
  6. 6. Conference Day One Tuesday, March 1, 2011 7:00 Registration And Breakfast In The Solutions Zone 7:45 Welcoming Remarks Sara Mueller Executive Director TradeTech 8:00 Chairperson’s Opening Address 8:10 PANEL: How High Frequency Trading Is Impacting The Market And What Institutional Traders Can Do To Compete 8:55 PANEL: Creating The Strongest Anti-Gaming Strategy To Protect Your Trades 2:10 Chairperson’s Afternoon Address Concurrent Sessions – Choose One Track A: International Trading Track B: Market Structure & Broker Management 9:40 PANEL: Trading The Globe: Best Practices For Building Out And Optimizing Your Global Desk 10:20 Morning Refreshment Break & Opportunity To Network In The Solutions Zone 10:55 PANEL: Differentiating Between Dark Pools And Crossing Networks To Compete In The Search For Alpha Edward Doyle Senior Equity Trader Pioneer Investments Todd Lopez Managing Director and Co-Head of Americas Sales Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading 11:35 Keynote Presentation Check www.TradeTechUSA.com for updates. 12:10 The 2nd Annual Future Of Capital Markets Chief Executive Panel Moderated By Charlie Rose Charlie Rose Executive Editor and Anchor Charlie Rose Witness one of the world’s most popular interviewers discuss with top executives in finance how they are planning for the future of our quickly evolving marketplace. Stay tuned to learn which investment banking and asset management Chief Executives will join in this captivating, forward-looking discussion moderated by renowned interviewer Charlie Rose. 1:10 Lunch Real Time Audience Polling Sponsored by During today’s presentations, take part in live, anonymous polling – right from the comfort of your own conference chair. You’ll see the results on screen in real time. Plus we’ll send you the final results report after the event so you can share this invaluable information with the rest of your trading team. What a great way to be involved in the presentations throughout the day! Chairperson’s Afternoon Address Moderators: Jonathan Clark Head of Fundamental Equity Trading, Americas BlackRock Frank Loughlin Co-Head of Americas Equity Trading AllianceBernstein Jason McLean Director of Trading Iridian Asset Management 3:40 Buy Side-Only Think Tank Concludes Cited as most head traders’ favorite part of TradeTech, the Think Tank provides you an opportunity to take part in shockingly candid debate with your fellow head buy side traders in an environment free of vendors or media. This private event is only open to 35 head traders. You MUST be invited and you MUST RSVP to reserve a seat. How to get invited: To request your invitation to this select event, please contact Rob Golen at 416-597-4771 or robert.golen@wbresearch.com. What it’s all about: If you are right for this exclusive session, we’ll fill you in on the details. 2:10 Chairperson: Priya Bhupathi Head of New York Execution Services Bank of America Merrill Lynch Exclusive Buy Side-Only Head Trader Think Tank Sponsored By Manoj Narang Founder and CEO Tradeworx Jose Marques Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Electronic Trading Deutsche Bank Chris Bartlett Director of Trading and Trading Technology Nobilis Capital Jay Biancamano Global Head of Marketplace Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. David Margulies Head of Electronic Products Group Weeden & Co. L.P. Chris Willox Director of Trading Fenimore Asset Management Jatin Suryawanshi Head of Global Quant Strategy Jefferies & Company, Inc. Kevin Brady Managing Director, Program & Electronic Sales Trading Nomura Securities International, Inc. Owain Self Head of Algorithmic Trading, Americas and EMEA UBS Investment Bank Joseph Wald Managing Director Knight Equity Markets, L.P. Scott A, Lysko Senior Equity Trader Pyramis Global Advisors Timothy Reilly Managing Director Citi Robert Shapiro Global Head of Execution Consulting Bloomberg Tradebook Bradford O’Grady Principal, Head of Trading Trilogy Global Advisors 6 Call: 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Visit: www.TradeTechUSA.com Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com Back by popular demand!
  7. 7. 3:25 Afternoon Refreshment Break & Opportunity To Network In The Solutions Zone 5:00 UBS Cocktail Gala Join your colleagues for one of the most sizzling parties in New York! Unwind with your drink of choice, great food, and music as you strengthen your industry contacts. The UBS Cocktail Gala never disappoints, so bring your colleagues and be ready for an exciting time. 6:30 TradeTech Day One Concludes Conference Day Two Wednesday, March 2, 2011 8:00 Breakfast In The Solutions Zone 8:45 Welcoming Remarks Sara Mueller Executive Director TradeTech 9:00 Chairperson’s Opening Address 9:10 Buy Side/Sell Side Debate: Trade A Day In My Shoes The nature of the buy side and sell side relationship has been a talking point at TradeTech for years. It never goes away because your relationship is constantly evolving. While the buy and sell side depend greatly on each other, there is often a big disconnect with the challenges each side faces trading with each other every day. Here is your chance to walk a mile in the other side’s shoes. To hear their challenges – that maybe you contribute to… and to learn how to work together better as the industry evolves so that everyone can be more profitable. Make sure to get a good seat, as this debate is not something you will want to miss! Sell side debaters to be confirmed. 3:55 PANEL: Competition, Fragmentation, And Regulation In European Markets 4:30 Closing Guest Speaker: The Future Of News In Trading Robert Thomson Managing Editor The Wall Street Journal PANEL: Commission Management: Tracking & Managing Your Commissions Most Efficiently To Streamline The Trading Process Lori Hoch Principal and Chief Operating Officer Cortina Asset Management Additional panelists to be confirmed PANEL: State Of The Hedge Fund Industry: How Hedge Funds Are Utilizing Technology, Raising Capital, And Enhancing Trading Strategy 2:15 PANEL: Examining Emerging Markets’ Liquidity And Market Structure To Identify The Most Profitable Trading Opportunities 2:50 PANEL: Outlining The Latest Developments In Frontier Markets Alison Graham Chief Investment Officer Voltan Capital Management Additional panelists to be confirmed PANEL: Examining The Current Capital Markets Regulatory Environment So Firms Can Prepare For Impending Changes Ari Burstein Senior Counsel Investment Company Institute (ICI) Jamie Selway Managing Director ITG PANEL: Optimizing Your Broker Relationships And Determining Who To Trade With And When Hot Session 7 Ron Lysek Head of Trading Franklin Mutual Advisers Michael Mastrogiannis SVP of Trading Mutual of America Capital Management Miranda Mizen Principal, Head of European Research TABB Group Natan Tiefenbrun Commercial Director Turquoise Greg Treacy Director, Cross Border Execution Services Bank of America Merrill Lynch Spencer Greenberg CEO Rebellion Research Jim Cooney Director of Trading Stone Toro Samuel M. Hocking Jr. Global Head of Prime Brokerage Sales BNP Paribas Giri Cherukuri Head Trader and Portfolio Manager OakBrook Investments Seth Hoenig Head Trader Glenhill Capital Jim Francis Senior Portfolio Manager and Trader Deutsche Asset Management Lead Sponsors: Moderated by: Paul Murphy Editor in Chief FT Tilt Seth R. Freeman CEO & Chief Investment Officer EM Capital Management Richard C. Kang Chief Investment Officer & Director of Research Emerging Global Advisors Jeffery Lay President Talon Eight Global Management "The qualified buy side attendance is impressive. There is a great balance between buy side and sell side. All around best trading conference in the US & Europe!" - Patricia Bertucci, Institutional Investor News
  8. 8. Concurrent Sessions – Choose One 9:50 PANEL: Beyond The Benchmark: How Buy Side Firms Are Advancing TCA 10:30 Morning Refreshment Break & Opportunity To Network In The Solutions Zone 11:05 PANEL: Determining How To Find Block Liquidity Amidst Growing Market Fragmentation Tereck Fares Director of Trading Chicago Equity Partners Craig Jensen Principal, Co-Head of Trading Armstrong Shaw Associates 11:40 Keynote Presentation Andrew Silverman Managing Director, Global Co-Head Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading 12:20 Guest Speaker: An Insider’s Look At The Economic Scene: What's Happening In Washington And Its Effect On Business Peter R. Orszag Member of President Obama’s Cabinet and Director Office of Management and Budget, 2009-2010 Peter Orszag is the first member of President Obama’s cabinet to return to private life, and there is no other person who can provide deeper insights and insider anecdotes. During his tenure, Congress debated and enacted the recovery act and the healthcare reform act, among numerous other pieces of legislation. Dr. Orszag opens the curtain on how these legislative policies were implemented and their fiscal implications with a masterful ability to recall, synthesize and humanize economic data. President Obama sought direction from Dr. Orszag on numerous issues involving our national economy, including debt, job creation, regulations, and healthcare spending. There is no other outside speaker who was closer to the President on the issues of how our nation spends its money and bolsters its economy. Beyond the white-hot timeliness of his content or his insider’s perspective, his humorous and engaging delivery brings to life the stories behind the data and within the White House. 1:20 Lunch 3:35 Afternoon Refreshment Break & Opportunity To Network In The Solutions Zone 4:40 American Trader Challenge Witness the first ever America Trader Challenge hosted by TradeTech! Modeled after the popular American Idol television show, student competitors from leading universities will have an opportunity to present their ideas on the next generation of electronic trading. A TradeTech judging panel of industry veterans will critique and offer feedback on each of the students’ ideas. Then the entire TradeTech audience will vote in real time (via anonymous Audience Response Polling) on who the first American Trader Challenge winner is. Don’t miss these fresh, bleeding-edge ideas and get to know your new peers – and competitors! 5:15 TradeTech Concludes 2:20 Chairperson’s Afternoon Address 2:25 Financial Innovation And The Challenges Of Complexity: The Technology Race To Keep Up With Evolving Market Needs Ted Pendleton Senior Vice President, Business Development Numerix Ben Narey Director, US Banking and Capital Markets - Financial Services Microsoft 3:00 PANEL: Revamping Your Electronic Trading Platform To Increase Performance And Meet Evolving Workflow Needs Dmitry Koltunov Senior Vice President Highbridge Capital Management Nitin Gambhir CEO and Founder Tethys Technology, Inc. Tim Decker Product Manager Advent Track A: Trading Technologies Track B: Next-Generation Trading Strategy Chairperson’s Afternoon Address PANEL: Obtaining Real-Time Venue Transparency In Dark Pools PANEL: Investigating Options Trading Technology And Market Structure Of The Future Mo Riad President Rio Investment Company Peter Van Kleef CEO Lakeview Arbitrage 4:05 PANEL: Should Latency Really Matter To The Buy And Sell Side Trader? Peter Van Kleef CEO Lakeview Arbitrage Additional panelists to be confirmed PANEL: ETF Execution And Trading Strategy For Buy And Sell Side Traders Alan Rosenfield Managing Director Harmony Asset Management Daniel S. Shaffer President & CEO Shaffer Asset Management Hot Session 8 Call: 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Visit: www.TradeTechUSA.com Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com Kevin Chapman Managing Director, Head of Equity Trading Allianz Global Investors Capital Alison Crosthwait Director, Global Trading Research Instinet Ray Tierney President and CEO Bloomberg Tradebook Tyler Marthaler Senior Manager Accenture Capital Markets Enrico Cacciatore Senior Trader ING Investment Management Ian Domowitz Chief Executive Officer ITG Solutions Network
  9. 9. Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With approximately 204,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010. Advent Software, Inc., a global firm, has provided trusted solutions to the world’s financial professionals since 1983. Today firms in more than 60 countries rely on Advent technology to run their mission-critical operations. Advent’s quality software, data, services and tools enable financial professionals to improve service and communication to their clients, allowing them to grow their business while controlling costs. 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Along with providing clients access to global equity markets, we also offer FX, futures, and options across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit http://gset.gs.com. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world. Instinet is an electronic trading pioneer, having established the world’s first major electronic trading venue in 1969, one of the first recognized U.S. ECNs in 1997 and the first pan-European MTF in 2007. Instinet operates a global network of agency- only brokers that seek to help institutions lower overall trading costs and improve investment performance through the use of innovative electronic trading products, including smart-routing, algorithms, DMA, dark pools and EMS platforms, and also provide sales trading, commission management services and independent research. Instinet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc. For more information, please visit www.instinet.com. Investment Technology Group, Inc., is a 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. Jefferies, a global securities and investment banking firm, has served companies and their investors for more than 48 years. Jefferies & Company, Inc. is the principal operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF: jefferies.com). Knight is a global financial services firm that provides trade execution, research and capital market services across multiple asset classes. The firm is consistently ranked as the leading source of liquidity in U.S. equities with over 10 billion shares traded daily. Knight has a growing global presence with offices located throughout North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. To learn more about Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) go to www.knight.com Liquidnet is the premier institutional investment community, bringing together the world’s largest asset managers and public companies on a single network that directly connects traders, portfolio managers, analysts and corporate issuers. Liquidnet enables Members of its community to achieve greater performance by moving from investment idea to implementation faster, ultimately retaining more alpha throughout the entire institutional investment cycle. Launched in 2001, the Liquidnet community extends to 36 equity markets across five continents. Liquidnet is headquartered in New York with offices in Boston, London, San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore. For more information on the Liquidnet community, its liquidity, block executions, and additional investment capabilities, visit www.liquidnet.com. London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through its markets, the Group offers international business unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets. The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and market-leading post-trade services. Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy and Sri Lanka, the Group employs around 1500 people. Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at www.londonstockexchangegroup.com. Microsoft’s Financial Services Group provides software that helps financial firms transform the customer, employee and operations experience so they can maximize opportunities for increased market share and profitability. Microsoft software helps empower people and IT staff within financial firms — and across key focus areas such as advisor platforms, channel renewal, insurance value chain, enterprise risk management and compliance, and payments. Through a combination of Microsoft- and partner-provided solutions, customers enable their employees to turn data into insight, transform ideas into action and turn change into opportunity. More information about Microsoft’s Financial Services Group can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/financialservices. Morgan Stanley has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in financial advice and market execution. With more than 1,200 offices in 37 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even their most challenging goals. Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET) provides a complete spectrum of services from pre-trade analytics, execution, post-trade execution performance analysis and commission management. We offer a comprehensive algorithmic trading suite and various direct market access (DMA) strategies, including our smart order routing technology and our dark liquidity pool aggregator. Whether you are connecting to us via a third-party order management system or using our Morgan Stanley Passport execution management system, our global product offering provides seamless access to trade portfolios, single stocks, ETFs, options, futures, swaps, and foreign exchange. Our team is committed to providing stellar trading solutions for the most demanding specifications. For more information contact: Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET), 1585 Broadway, 6th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036, Tel: (877) 761- MSET, E-mail: mset-na@morganstanley.com Neonet is a global agency brokerage that offers professional market participants independent, high-speed brokerage services based on advanced trading software solutions. Neonet’s state-of-the art execution technology provides connectivity to markets across the EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific. Neonet’s services include a comprehensive execution management system, advanced trading algorithms, smart order routing, market data services and a 24 hour trading desk for manual execution and support. Neonet’s clients are found in over 25 countries and include banks, brokerage firms, institutional investors, hedge funds and trading venues. Neonet Securities is an Orc Software company. Orc Software is publicly traded on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm (SSE:ORC). For further information, visit www.neonet.com. Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asian-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs more than 27,000 staff worldwide. Nomura’s unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through three business divisions: retail, wholesale (global markets, investment banking, and other wholesale), and asset management. RBC Capital Markets is a full service investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients around the world. With over 3,000 professional and support About Our Sponsors 9Lead Sponsors:
  10. 10. staff, we operate out of 75 offices in 15 countries and deliver our products and services through operations in Asia and Australasia, the U.K. and Europe, and in every major North American city. RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Operating since 1869, RBC has more than $684 billion in assets and one of the highest credit ratings of any financial institution - Moody's Aaa and Standard & Poor's AA-. RBC is one of the strongest, most stable banks globally and has a Tier 1 Capital Ratio of 12.9%. By market capitalization, RBC is among the top 20 largest banks globally and the 5th largest in North America. RBS Global Banking & Markets (GBM) division is a leading banking partner to major corporations, financial institutions and public sector clients around the world. GBM provides an extensive range of debt, equity and commodity markets, treasury and investor products, and financial advisory services. The division focuses on long-term customer relationships and excellence in global product execution. GBM is active in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. RBS Securities Inc. a member of FINRA/SIPC, is a subsidiary of The Royal Bank of Scotland plc. RBS is the marketing name for the securities business of RBS Securities Inc. Scotia Bank is Canada’s most international bank with assets of approximately $C523.4 billion and more than 69,900 employees in over 50 countries.* Scotia Capital represents the global corporate and investment banking and capital markets businesses of the Scotiabank Group and was recently named Best Investment Bank in Canada for two years in a row, by Global Finance Magazine (2009, 2010). As a leading provider of equity sales and trading to corporate and institutional clients, Scotia Capital has the breadth of product range, quality of ideas and execution proficiency that our clients have come to rely on. As our clients’ needs change, we evolve to stay on the leading-edge of innovation and technology. As part of Scotia Capital’s Global Capital Markets group, we can provide clients with access to custodial and prime services, U.S. and Canadian agency coverage, and a full suite of electronic execution services." *As at July 31, 2010 Sybase, Inc., an SAP company, offers highly secure, high-availability software solutions that meet the trading industry’s needs for intensive transaction processing, advanced analytics and modeling. These solutions capitalize on cutting-edge technological advances, such as real-time risk analysis (Sybase RAP - The Trading Edition) and complex-event processing (Sybase CEP), to allow financial services firms to gain a competitive edge in capital markets. Today, Sybase customers include a number of the world’s largest financial institutions. And every day, tens of millions of Wall Street trades run on Sybase technology. For more information, visit: http://www.sybase.com/capitalmarkets Tethys Technology, Inc. (www.TethysTech.com) develops the most innovative and performance intensive trading technology and analytics today. Our products and services include advanced trade execution management systems and trading algorithms. Our clients include both buy side and sell side firms active in equities, options, futures and FX around the globe. Our flagship product is Execta, the fastest growing institutional trade-execution platform in the market. The firm fosters exciting and challenging careers for people in a creative environment. If you are looking for a culture that thrives on teamwork and collaboration while also recognizing individual contributions, then e-mail your resume along with salary requirements to mailto:careers@warnaco.commailto:hrdepartment@warnaco.comcareers@tethstech.com. UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide. We combine our wealth management, investment banking and asset management businesses with our Swiss operations to deliver superior financial solutions and manage over CHF 2.2 trillion in invested assets. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS has offices in more than 50 countries, including all major financial centers, and employs approximately 64,000 people. The Investment Bank provides securities and other financial products and research in equities, fixed income, rates, foreign exchange and precious metals. It also provides advisory services and access to the world's capital markets for corporate and institutional clients, governments, financial intermediaries, asset managers and private investors. UBS Direct Execution is the firm’s global institutional electronic trading business, offering Direct Market Access (DMA), a suite of advanced Algorithmic Trading strategies, an execution management system called UBS Pinpoint, and a web-based platform of pre-trade, post-trade, and real-time transaction cost analytics and tools called UBS Fusion. Since 1922, Weeden & Co. has focused on providing institutional equity and fixed income clients with premier investment advice and services. Our commitment to our clients remains the core of our franchise. Weeden & Co. is proud to have been chosen by our cliets as a top-ranked equity and fixed income broker serviing over 1,500 institutions globally. Our award winning Electronic Products Group develops cutting edge algorithmic products for a diverse set of clients. Automated Trader is the first global magazine dedicated to automated and algorithmic trading, and offers in-depth business and technical coverage through comprehensive news, features, in-depth articles on best practice/techniques and detailed user case studies. In addition to thousands of CTAs, hedge funds, proprietary trading operations and conventional asset managers globally, Automated Trader is also read by all major sellside participants in automated and algorithmic trading. A-Team Insight, financial IT's leading online news and PDF service, delivers insight for Financial Technology Executives on the stories, trends and topics that matter. The Electronic Trading Channel of A-Team Insight covers the business of electronic trading with insight into how sell- side firms leverage new technologies and how buy-side firms turn new capabilities into superior financial performance and business processes. Topics include algorithmic trading models, matching systems, OMS systems, liquidity aggregators, transaction messaging/protocols and more. Complimentary access for qualified senior managers at financial institutions: www.A-TeamGroup.com/complimentary-access. Across the asset class spectrum. Irrespective of the instrument - equities, derivatives, bonds, foreign exchange - the last twenty years have seen a phenomenal growth in global financial markets with technology as its empowering force. That growth has led to logistical and regulatory challenges, which have come into even sharper focus recently, central to which is best execution. Best execution as a principle encompasses price, costs, speed, likelihood of execution and settlement, size, nature or any other consideration relevant to the execution of the order. Best Execution the magazine covers the issues and technology employed in pursuit of this principle. www.best-execution-world.com bobsguide, an AFP® company based in London, is the premier financial IT solutions network, connecting financial IT buyers with suppliers. On bobsguide, financial IT suppliers from across the globe interact with IT, treasury and financial professionals and exchange information about robust, practical financial systems and software. As part of the Association for Financial Professionals®’ global network, bobsguide has over 45,000 members and 2,000 vendors and features the latest financial technology news, RSS feeds, jobs and event announcements. www.bobsguide.com Compliance Reporter is the only news-breaking source that exclusively covers international compliance initiatives at broker/dealers and investment advisers, as well as regulations and enforcement actions from entities such as the National Association of Securities Dealers, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals and state regulatory agencies. For a free trial go to www.compliancereporter.com. For more information please call 800.715.9195. Derivatives Week is the only publication dedicated to breaking news on the over-the-counter derivatives market worldwide. Every week, its reporters in New York, London and Hong Kong dig up must-read intelligence on swaps and options on credit, equities, interest rates, currencies and commodities before it appears anywhere else. They reveal who is using derivatives, who is planning to do so and why. Coverage includes development of new derivative instruments, regulatory changes, firm reorganizations, market trends and risk management. Financial-i is the voice of the global transaction banking business. As the magazine for transaction banks and their customers including corporate treasurers, FIs and investment managers, we cover the latest trends and issues in treasury & payments, securities services, trade and supply chain finance, as well as the business solutions and market infrastructure that underpin the delivery of global transaction banking services. www.financial-i.com FinRoad is a fast growing networking site reserved to Financial Markets professionals, with exclusive tools to detect and develop business, career and networking opportunities. Whether you are willing to sell, buy, invest or raise funds, smart matching tools narrow down thousands into a manageable number of real opportunities in one single click! Based on a precise classification of financial markets subsectors, functions and instruments expertise. FinRoad also offers companies from the industry (brokers, buy side, exchanges, IT and data/software vendors...) highly targeted marketing tools based on its new B2B marketing platform and Social Media consulting for Finance. "Let’s get connected!" : www.finroad.com FTSE – Visit www.ftse.com for more information. Global Investment Technology provides business and technology intelligence to institutional investors, pension plan sponsors, banks and securities firms which serve the money management community. Editorial coverage focuses on strategic business interests of top-level decision makers as well as their systems and operations professionals. For further information, please call (212) 370-3700, fax (212) 370-4606, e-mail info@globalinv.com or visit us at www.globalinv.com. HedgeCo.Net is the leading online community for qualified investors, hedge funds and service providers. For investors, HedgeCo.Net offers the premier free hedge fund database and powerful tools to search, rank and analyze potential investments. HedgeCo.Net members enjoy access to daily news, manager columns, and a comprehensive directory of service providers. http://www.hedgeco.net/ Guarantee Your Edge in the Alternative-Investment Arena Every week, Hedge Fund Alert delivers the early intelligence you need to anticipate new risks and opportunities facing fund-management firms, their investors and service providers. Be first to identify new capital-raising tactics, investor strategies and competition among industry vendors. Sign up for a three-issue FREE trial subscription to Hedge Fund Alert by calling 201-659-1700 or visiting www.HFAlert.com. At HedgeFundTools.com we connect hedge funds to pre-qualified service providers with a proven track record of high quality, cost effective results. As part of the HedgeCo Network, our team of project planning, sourcing and management experts draws upon a worldwide pool of talent to drive the success of your projects. www.hedgefundtools.com As part of the top-ranked HedgeCo Network, HedgeFundEmployment.com facilitates job searches for the global alternative asset community. Our employment website is devoted exclusively to the hedge fund industry, and offers highly-targeted search tools and a user- friendly meeting place for hedge fund job seekers, hedge fund recruiters and hedge fund firms. www.hedgefundemployment.com Investors Business Daily is an authoritative financial news and research organization recognized for its proprietary investing screens, exclusive Stock & Fund ratings and strong record of identifying market leaders as they emerge. Its award winning website, Investors.com, offers premium subscriber-based tools, expert analysis and personalized research features for investors of all levels. Founded by famed Wall Street investment expert William J. O’Neil, both Investor’s Business Daily and Investors.com provide passionate individuals and performance-driven professionals with distinctive content and institutional grade research that cannot be found elsewhere. Get expert advice on how to achieve best execution and control transaction costs from The Journal of Trading. Read about the latest practice in pre- and post-trade analysis, algorithmic trading, and liquidity issues. From the editor of The Journal of Portfolio Management and Institutional Investor, The Journal of Trading gives you critical knowledge and in-depth analysis of the latest strategies and trends in institutional trading. Visit www.iijot.com for more information. The Market Technicians Association (MTA) is a not-for-profit professional regulatory organization servicing over 3,800 market analysis professionals in over 73 countries around the globe. The MTA’s main objectives involve the education of the public, the investment community and its membership in the theory, practice and application of technical analysis. The MTA is also responsible for the creation, oversight, administration and regulation of the CMT designation. The CMT is the only designation for technical analysts that qualifies as a “Series 86” exemption upon passing levels 1 and 2 of the CMT exam as recognized by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Seeking Alpha (www.seekingalpha.com) is the premier financial website for actionable stock market opinion and analysis. Handpicked from the world's top blogs, money managers, financial experts and investment newsletters, Seeking Alpha publishes more than 250 articles daily. Seeking Alpha gives a voice to over 3,000 contributors worldwide, providing access to the nation's most savvy and inquisitive investors. The award-winning site is the only free, online source for over 3,000 companies' quarterly earnings call transcripts including all of the Russell 3000 Index. Seeking Alpha was named the Most Informative Website by Kiplinger's Magazine and received Forbes Magazine's 'Best of the Web' Award. Sense on Cents, launched by Larry Doyle in January 2009, looks to deliver an understanding of the economy, markets, and global finance to a wide audience. From people who have little to no understanding of these topics to Wall Street veterans and graduate level professors, Larry looks to deliver insights and perspectives from an individual who has honed market based instincts for the last 27 years. Larry is a contributing author at a number of financial sites including the widely read Seeking Alpha, Global Economic Intersection, and Wall Street Pit, a financial website with authors from leading global universities, central banks and private enterprise.” Wall Street Letter (WSL) serves as your window to the Street. It is the only publication that keeps Wall Street informed of what's happening inside their community—trading firms, exchanges, and every corner of the market including research, securities, dealers, retail brokerages, and regulators. In addition, WSL now includes extended coverage from Operations Management, featuring back-office issues of broker/dealers, investment adviser firms and custodian banks. This increased coverage dovetails with the increasing emphasis on harmonizing and streamlining a firm’s securities processing business, from the front to back office, and a greater emphasis on clearing and technology businesses among exchanges. ® About Our Media Partners 10 Call: 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Visit: www.TradeTechUSA.com Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com
  11. 11. Registration Information Attendees registered for complimentary passes who fail to show for the conference are liable for a $899 U.S. cancellation fee. Those who register for the buy side only summit and fail to show for that day will be charged 33% of the cancellation fee. Attention Buy Side: Limited complimentary passes are available. Contact Nicole Maisner at 646-200-7530 or Nicole.Maisner@wbresearch.com to see if you qualify. Other Register And Pricing Pay In Full After 1/31/2011 Two Day Conference (March 1-2) $2,999.00 Group Discounts For 2+ Save An Extra Save An Extra Save An Extra Sell Side And Buy Side $350 Off The $250 Off The $150 Off The Final Pricing Tier Final Pricing Tier Final Pricing Tier PURCHASE SELECT AUDIO PRESENTATIONS** FROM THIS EVENT! Can't make it to TradeTech or worried that there is too much information to digest in a few short days at the event? No need to worry. You can purchase select audio presentations to share with your entire team. 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  12. 12. The premier global event for institutional equity trading Feb. 28 – Mar. 2, 2011 Pier Sixty, New York, NY www.TradeTechUSA.com Enter to win an iPad just scan this QR code and enter your information! Network with TradeTech traders from around the world: Peter R. Orszag, Member of President Obama’s Cabinet and Director, Office of Management and Budget, 2009-2010 An insider’s look at what’s happening in Washington and its effect on business Charlie Rose, Executive Editor and Anchor, Charlie Rose One of the world’s most renowned interviewers taps into the minds of top finance executives during TradeTech’s 2nd Annual Future Of Capital Markets Panel Distinguished Guest Speakers: Register Today! Call 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com Web: www.TradeTechUSA.com “Congratulations on putting together one of the most well- attended buy side conferences. I was pleasantly surprised by the number of buy-side traders at TradeTech.” Nhan T. Bui, Director, Head Equity Trader, First Quadrant Join the largest buy side gathering. See page 2 for details Lead Sponsors: Sponsors Include: Ab Yes! I’ll attend TradeTech 2011. I am: Buy Side Sell Side OtherRegister me for: Two Day Conference (March 1-2) Three Day Conference (Two Main Days and Buy Side-Only Focus Day – Feb 28 – Mar 2) Three Day Conference (Two Main Days and Sell Side-Only Focus Day – Feb 28 – Mar 2) Delegate Details: Please photocopy this form for additional registrations. (Mr./Ms./Dr.) First Name Last Name Title Deptember Organization Address City State Zip Phone ( ) Fax ( ) E-Mail Registration Contact Payments Methods: Check enclosed for ____ payable in U.S. $ to WBR EFT or WIRE TRANSFER PAYMENT DETAILS: JPMorgan Chase, 401 Madison Ave NY NY 10017 Tel: 732-750-3662, Acct Name: Penton Learning Systems LLC (Wire Account) Routing # 021000021, Acct# 957-097239 Reference event code 10550.005 when registering Charge to my: AMEX Visa MasterCard Diners Club Card # Sum of Exp Date: Cardholder’s Name Signature Four Easy Ways To Register: Call: 888-482-6012 or 646-200-7530 Online: www.TradeTechUSA.com Email: TradeTech@wbresearch.com Fax: this form to 646-200-7535 Please visit our website www.TradeTechUSA.com WBR 535 Fifth Avenue 8th Floor New York, NY 10017 Organized By: Attention Mailroom: If undeliverable to addressee, this time sensitive information should be forwarded to the Head Trader When registering please provide the code above. Your priority booking code is: www.TheTradeTechBlog.com
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