Press Release

December 7th, 2010

Nathan Eason hired as Vice President of Sales for Australia

Hong Kong – 7 December 2010: Tora, Asia’s leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services, announced today it has opened an office in Sydney, Australia as part of the company’s expansion across the Asia-Pacific.

The office will be headed by Nathan Eason who was appointed Vice President of Sales for Australia. He will oversee client activities and sales initiatives for products including TORA Compass, which delivers advanced trade execution capabilities.

Chris Jenkins, Managing Director, Asia Pacific said, “There has been growing demand in Australia for advanced trading products such as TORA Compass and our other trading solutions. Australia is a huge opportunity as it is one of the region’s most important markets and has a sophisticated asset management community. This is a natural step in Tora’s growth and a local office will allow us to better service our expanding, local client-base.”

Nathan Eason joins Tora from SimCorp, a provider of integrated financial software solutions. Nathan has over 15 years of experience on the buy and sell side as well as the financial technology industry, working in markets including Sydney and London.

“Nathan brings to the role valuable knowledge of Australian financial markets, which will help Tora immensely as we continue to broaden our local client base. His experience, particularly with order management systems, complements Tora’s product suite and supports the strategic direction of the company,” said Jenkins.

Tora Trading already has offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

About Tora Holdings
Tora is Asia’s leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services. Tora’s unrivalled solutions span the entire trading process, offering a full suite of trade execution capabilities in markets across Asia, North America and Europe. Tora’s high-performance EMS/OMS has been designed from the ground up by traders, and is currently used by traders at hedge funds, long-only funds and sell-side proprietary trading desks. Tora also provides clients with access to its unique liquidity pools including Asia’s leading non-displayed matching engine. Tora’s dedicated Asia trading desk delivers to buy-side clients unmatched Asia expertise and extensive analytics focused on best execution. Tora’s extensive suite of proprietary algorithms (trading and strategy-focused) is fully customizable and broker neutral. Tora has over 175 employees dedicated to Asia, with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Additional information is available at www.stage.toratrading.tw.

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