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 is a technology-driven derivatives brokerage and capital raising firm servicing institutional market participants. Our team is comprised of experienced practitioners joining from senior roles in prime brokerage, investment management, capital raising, technology, and operations, who are committed to helping our clients succeed. We deploy innovative technologies which, combined with our service platform and expertise, help our clients enhance their trading infrastructures and grow their assets under management. We believe that priority service, access to expert advice, operational mentorship, and automated workflow solutions are critical to the success of our brokerage clients. We help hedge funds shape their stories, refine their strategic plans, and develop the processes required to efficiently raise capital. Founded in 2012, Thalēs is headquartered in New York and has offices in Chicago.

Source: Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC

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

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