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Lightspeed Professional Trading Reports Impressive Firm-Wide Growth for 2007

January 9, 2008

– DARTs Increase 140%, Trading Volumes Surge 110%, New Accounts Up 120% — – Firm to Launch Fully-Integrated Options Trading Platform, Teams Up with OIC to Offer Options Education — NEW YORK, Jan 09, 2008 – Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, a leading provider of direct access brokerage, trading and advanced order routing services for active.. Read more

Lightspeed “Goes Live” with Portfolio Margining Service

October 10, 2007

– Retail Customers Have Greater Ability to Manage Risk and Leverage Capital — NEW YORK, October 10, 2007 – Lightspeed Holdings announced today that its first retail automated trading client began utilizing portfolio margining to potentially increase its capital leverage and margin flexibility when trading. Lightspeed Trading received approval from its clearing firm, Penson Financial.. Read more

Schonfeld Group and Lightspeed Holdings Sign Definitive Agreement on Retail Trading Operations Merger

February 21, 2007

NEW YORK, Feb 21, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Leading trading and technology firms, Schonfeld Group Holdings, LLC and Lightspeed Holdings, LLC, today announced the two companies have signed a definitive agreement to merge their respective retail trading operations. The merger, which was first announced in the October 2006 letter of intent, creates one of the.. Read more

Lightspeed and Schonfeld to Merge Retail Operations

October 5, 2006

Schonfeld Group and Lightspeed Holdings to Merge Retail Trading Operations – Combined Company to be Clear Leader/Active Consolidator of Professional Trader Business; Deal Roughly Doubles Individual Company Volumes — – Merged Business to Offer Advanced Technology/Execution Platform for Trading Partnerships and Hedge Fund Community — NEW YORK, October 5, 2006 – Leading trading and technology.. Read more

Lightspeed Holdings Closes Acquisition of E*TRADE Professional Trading and ETP Technologies

July 13, 2006

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 13, 2006–Lightspeed Holdings, LLC, a leading independent provider of brokerage services for institutional and professional traders, today announced it has completed the acquisition of E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC and ETP Technologies, LLC from E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation. The transaction is pending approval from the NASD. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed... Read more

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