July 21, 2010 ConvergEx Group today announced that Sean Westley has joined the firm as a SVP of Sales at NorthPoint Trading Partners, the firm’s boutique prime brokerage business. In his new role, Westley is located in New York. Prior to joining ConvergEx, Westley who brings over 12 years of relevant experience, has worked in numerous prime brokerage capacities at UBS, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. Most recently he served as an executive director in UBS’s Prime Services division. Commenting on the appointment, Doug Nelson, CEO of NorthPoint Trading Partners said, “We are thrilled to bring someone of Sean’s caliber on board to further get the message out about NorthPoint’s unique offering. Our top boutique prime brokerage rankings combined with ConvergEx’s state-of-the-art proprietary technologies is a powerful proposition to funds of all sizes.” ConvergEx acquired NorthPoint Trading partners in December 2009.

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