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Williams Capital Adds Pipeline Trading Systems to Its Execution Service Offering.

Buy-side clients of Williams Capital can now experience the execution quality of Pipeline's Algorithm Switching Engine and Block Market

NEW YORK -- The Williams Capital Group, L.P., a full service investment bank catering to both institutional investors and corporate clients in the equity and fixed income markets, announced today that it is partnering with Pipeline Trading Systems LLC, a leading electronic brokerage firm for institutions. Williams Capital will provide Pipeline's proven cost cutting execution capabilities to its buy-side clients.

"Pipeline's Algorithm Switching Engine is an innovative offering available to the buy-side," said Christopher Williams, Chairman and CEO of Williams Capital. "In addition to our existing capabilities for high touch and program trading, we want to provide our clients with access to an advanced, easy to use high-performance execution technology."

"Pipeline is pleased to be partnering with Williams Capital," said Fred Federspiel, President of Pipeline. "Their clients will get our quality of execution together with Williams Capital research and investment support."

Under the terms of the arrangement, Williams Capital will distribute Pipeline access to Williams' clients, and Williams Capital will be the broker of record for all trades executed through Pipeline's technology.

About The Williams Capital Group, L.P.

The Williams Capital Group, L.P. provides capital markets and investment services, to corporations, U.S. government agencies, state and local governments, and institutional investors, in the equity and fixed income markets. Established in 1994, Williams Capital has emerged as a leading underwriter of fixed income and equity securities. In 2009, the firm served as lead- or co-manager on over 130 corporate debt and equity transactions with an aggregate principal amount of nearly $250 billion. As a certified minority Business Enterprise, Williams Capital is the consistent leader, among its peer group of investment banks, in the underwriting of these categories of securities. Williams Capital is a member of FINRA, MSRB, NASDAQ and SIPC. For more information, visit

About Pipeline

Pipeline enables block traders to optimize the execution of large orders while denying competitors the information needed to take advantage of them. Pipeline is the only block execution system that combines the high probability of block liquidity with the unmatched performance of predictive switching between best of breed algorithms. The Pipeline system delivers statistically significant increases in execution performance in the face of increasingly sophisticated predators. Pipeline is headquartered in New York with offices in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and London. Pipeline is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, visit
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Date:Feb 17, 2010
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