New York, November 15, 2012 – Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC (“Thalēs”) is pleased to announce the hiring of Peter Lacalamita as Managing Director. Mr. Lacalamita joins Thalēs from J.P. Morgan where he spent over 10 years in various senior roles, most recently as Managing Director of Prime Broker Sales.

Mr. Lacalamita has a proven track record in originating new business as well as expanding and managing client relationships. He will serve as Senior Relationship Manager at Thalēs, focusing on developing new brokerage relationships for the firm. Mr. Lacalamita will report to Marc Cohen, CEO and President of Thalēs. His experience in alternative investments and his longstanding relationships with senior hedge fund executives compliments Thalēs’ high-touch client driven business model. Mr. Lacalamita’s broad product knowledge and extensive network will add depth to Thalēs’ offering.

Stephan Solomon, Chairman of Thalēs commented: “We have known and respected Peter for many years and are thrilled that he has decided to join our team. Peter brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and relationships to Thalēs and he will strengthen our offering to hedge fund managers and the investment community”.

Peter Lacalamita added: “Leaving a major money center bank, I found myself with many career opportunities. Thalēs’ multi-broker capabilities and focus on client service was a timely and attractive alternative in today’s increasingly challenging environment”.

About Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC
Thalēs Trading Solutions is a CFTC and NFA registered Independent Introducing Broker that provides a wide range of services to a diversified client base that includes institutional investors, hedge funds, CTAs, commodity merchants, utilities, and family offices. Thalēs’ team is comprised of professionals with an average of 25 years of experience in the industry. Hailing from senior roles at various major banks, and brokerage firms in front office, back office, prime brokerage, technology, and relationship management, the team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. The company focuses on building strong, long-standing partnerships with clients, who gain access to clearing and execution services provided by top-tier Futures Commission Merchants, while also benefiting from a broad range of Thalēs’ value added services and customized solutions. Founded in 2012, the firm maintains offices in New York, Chicago, and Greenwich, CT.

Source: Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC

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Marc Cohen | President / CEO
Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC
+1 (646) 664-0650
mcohen@thales.com

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