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Seaport Global Holdings LLC and Liquidity Finance LLP have agreed to form a strategic partnership

Seaport Global Holdings LLC and Liquidity Finance LLP have agreed to form a strategic partnership focused on servicing the global Emerging Markets investment community with a view toward merging the two businesses during the latter half of 2020. Liquidity Finance, an Emerging Markets specialist, will merge with the Seaport Global’s Emerging Markets product group. Faisal Mian, Managing Partner of Liquidity Finance, will lead the combined Emerging Markets team, working closely with Michael Meyer, Seaport Global Partner and Global Head of Sales and Trading.

Liquidity Finance was formed in 2008 and has offices in London, Stamford, CT and Dubai and specializes in the brokering and trading of Emerging Market securities across CEE, LATAM, MENA and ASIA sovereign and corporate issuers. Their team of highly skilled professionals has traded in excess of $200 Billion across 3,500 different securities during their tenure and maintain over 500 active account relationships.

Seaport Global is a privately held firm founded in 2001 specializing in Global Credit Sales, Trading, and Research. Seaport Global operates one of the largest voice-coverage sales networks in the credit markets today, complemented by its expanding algorithmic and e*trading capabilities with offices and reach across the U.S., Europe and Asia. Seaport Global offers seamless market coverage and trade execution along the Investment Grade – High Yield – Distressed continuum including Emerging Markets teams based in Greenwich, CT and London. The firm trades, on average, $135 Billion per year in Fixed Income credit with over 1,800 active accounts.

“Seaport has a world leading fixed-income distribution network with a culture that is very similar to us, the chance to join them was simply too good for us to pass up. Their business model is very similar to us and their reputation with clients is second to none. Combining our efforts in EM will enable us to do a much better job with our clients and to continue to attract and expand our world class sales and trading talent to build a best in class bond trading franchise”, said Faisal Mian, Managing Partner at Liquidity Finance.

Liquidity’s Annual Charity Trading Day Raises Over $80k for EMpower

On November 15th, Liquidity Finance held its Annual Charity Trading Day, raising $80,807.  As in previous years, Liquidity brokers donated 100% of revenues generated on the day to EMpower, a non-profit organisation the firm has been supporting for the past 10 years.

EMpower is a non-profit foundation with a mission to provide disadvantaged young people in emerging markets with the resources, skills, mentorship and opportunities to improve their lives and create a better future for their families, communities and the world around them. Founded in 2000 by EM financial professionals, the foundation  makes strategic investments in locally-led organizations and partners with them to improve access to and quality of education, promote better health and well-being, and enhance livelihoods for at-risk youth ages 10-24.

Faisal Mian, co-founder of Liquidity, commented, “We are proud to be able to act as the conduit for the entire EM investment community who wish to give back to emerging markets countries.  I would like to thank our valuable clients and our staff across our London, Dubai and Connecticut offices for supporting this great initiative.“

Over the past decade, Liquidity Finance raised in excess of $1.3 million for EMpower.

To learn more about EMpower, please visit: www.empowerweb.org

Liquidity ranked #1 in the Investec Mid-Market 100 Study

Liquidity Finance has joined the elite top 100 of British mid-market private companies measured by sustainable growth.

The Investec Mid-Market 100 list produced with Experian, ranks the 100 fastest growing companies in the UK with a turnover of £10 million or above. The Mid-Market 100 provides a ranking of the fastest-growing mid-market private companies in the UK. To ensure the research captures sustainable growth, companies are ranked on the four-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of turnover.

The list was covered in THE TIMES on 27th June, 2016 and published online at http://investec.co.uk/midmarket IV-Mid-Market-100-Awarded-2016-CMYK

Liquidity Finance opens Dubai Office

Liquidity Finance is expanding its activities across to the Middle East and North Africa with its new branch office opening in Dubai, UAE.

Leveraging the firm’s established operations in London, UK and Stamford, USA, Liquidity Finance’s Dubai office is ideally positioned to service the institutional client base in the MENA region and facilitate cross regional flows in Emerging Markets securities.  The Dubai branch will be headed by Nirannjan Khiani who joined Liquidity Finance from National Bank of Abu Dhabi.

 

Liquidity Finance LLP (Dubai) is an authorized branch office registered in the DIFC and regulated by the DFSA (Ref. F002939).