NEW YORK, November 10 /PRNewswire/ --

Liquidnet, the global institutional marketplace, today announced October trading volume for U.S. equities and trading value for international equities. Average daily U.S. natural liquidity was a company record.

Total U.S. trading volume in shares(1) 2,299,641,350 Total trading days 23 Average daily trading volume in shares 99,984,407 Average daily natural liquidity 2,982,495,501 Average execution size in shares(2) 59,007 Total international principal traded in $USD $8,771,289,181

A registration statement relating to the Class A Common Stock of Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. The Class A Common Stock of Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time that the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Liquidnet

Liquidnet is an electronic marketplace that facilitates institutional equities trading for asset management firms worldwide. By giving buy-side traders a first look at a global natural liquidity pool of more than 7.98 billion shares per day of liquidity on average, Liquidnet consolidates and delivers the institutional equities market directly to the desktops of 535 buy-side trading firms. Institutional investors use the Liquidnet marketplace to enhance the quality and speed of trade execution, gain price improvement for their trades, and, ultimately, lower overall trading costs. Launched in 2001, Liquidnet now trades in 29 equity markets across five continents. Liquidnet is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Toronto, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney. Additional company information is available online at

(c) 2008 Liquidnet Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Liquidnet, Inc. is a member of FINRA/SIPC. Liquidnet Europe Limited is regulated by the U.K. Financial Services Authority and is a member of the London Stock Exchange. Liquidnet Canada Inc. is a member of IIROC and a member of CIPF. Liquidnet Asia Limited is regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission as a licensed dealer and a provider of automated trading services pursuant to the Securities and Futures Ordinance and is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a Recognised Market Operator. Liquidnet Japan Inc. is regulated by the Financial Services Agency of Japan and is a member of JSDA/JIPF. Liquidnet Australia Pty Ltd. is a licensed corporation under the Corporations Act of Australia, AFSL number 312525.

1. Consists of shares of U.S. equity securities executed in our negotiation and Liquidnet H2O(R) ATSs and third-party execution venues. 2. For manually negotiated trades via our negotiation product.

Jim Gorman of Liquidnet Corporate Communications, +1-646-674-2145,