Hong Kong, San Francisco – 27 October 2011 – TORA, Asia’s leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services, today announced that Miley Nakamura has joined the TORA Liquidity Services™ team as a Sales Trader. Based in Los Angeles and reporting to veteran industry professionals Khahlil Kirtman and Rob Santos, Miley will focus on the Japan and pan-Asian markets to provide clients complete execution coverage for the Asia Pacific region.
“We are delighted to welcome Miley to the TORA Liquidity Services team where her deep Asia expertise will complement a strong team of trading professionals” said Khahlil Kirtman, Managing Director of TORA. “Leveraging TORA’s advanced trading technology platform and the strong local knowledge of our sales traders allows us to deliver best execution to our clients. Miley’s experience in trading technology will only strengthen our service delivery to clients who trade Asian equities.”
Miley has over 12 years experience trading Asia. Before joining TORA Miley held positions at UBS as Director of Japanese Equities Sales Trading in Japan and Director of Pan-Asian Equity Sales Trading in London. This included a particular focus on driving usage of trading technology and algos. She has also held positions at Citi and Goldman Sachs.
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, Sydney, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. www.stage.toratrading.tw.