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Virtu Financial Closes IPO

Paul, Weiss client Virtu Financial, Inc., a leading technology-enabled market maker and liquidity provider to the global financial markets, closed its initial public offering of approximately 19 million shares of its Class A common stock at an initial offering price of $19 per share. The sale of the common stock yielded approximately $335.9 million in net proceeds. At the IPO price, the company has a market capitalization of approximately $2.6 billion. The shares of Class A common stock are listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol "VIRT."

The Paul, Weiss team representing Virtu included corporate partners John Kennedy and Jeffrey Marell and counsel Patricia Vaz de Almeida; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; tax partner Richard Bronstein; litigation partners Mark Mendelsohn and Andrew Gordon and counsel Donna Ioffredo; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

May 11, 2015

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