Fidessa expands San Francisco office

Adds North American staff in response to growing client demand

San Francisco, April 27, 2011 – Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA), provider of high-performance trading, investment management and information solutions for the world’s financial community, has today announced the expansion of its presence in San Francisco. The office is located at 388 Market Street, 13th floor, San Francisco CA 94111.

Fidessa’s first West Coast operation, the San Francisco office reflects the demand for Fidessa’s trading and connectivity solutions in the region. The new hires will join existing staff to provide operational, delivery and trading support to Fidessa’s growing West Coast client base.

Justin Llewellyn-Jones, Managing Director of Fidessa in the US, commented: “The expanded office extends our ability to support clients in this region and ensures that customers have access to the technological solutions that they need in what is a rapidly changing trading environment. The new and existing staff will work closely with our teams across the Americas to ensure we continue to provide the consistent level of service that our clients have come to expect.”

Fidessa's network provides connectivity to more than 2,400 buy-sides and 600 brokers across 154 markets globally. Each month, the network carries flow with a value of around US $800 billion. Fidessa's products serve over 26,000 users across around 950 clients worldwide and are used by more than 85 per cent of tier-one financial institutions.

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