ITG Triton Connects To Perimeter Financial's BlockBook



    TORONTO, March 21 /CNW/ - Perimeter Financial Corp. and Investment
Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:   ITG) today announced that clients can now route
orders to Perimeter's BlockBook block-trading marketplace through ITG
Triton(TM), an execution management system offered by ITG Canada Corp., ITG's
Canadian affiliate.

    "We are very pleased to be offering investors alternative ways to access
BlockBook," said Ian Williams, President of Perimeter Markets, Inc., a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Perimeter Financial. "BlockBook clients will
benefit from the added liquidity of a more diversified and international
client base. The Triton platform provides a seamless work flow, access to
multiple markets and value added analytics. We are very pleased to work with
ITG."

    "ITG is committed to helping our customers achieve best execution," said
Nick Thadaney, CEO of ITG Canada Corp. "Connecting Triton's powerful execution
management capabilities with BlockBook's block trading marketplace gives our
customers access to even more liquidity."

    Triton is a comprehensive list and single-stock trading system that helps
traders achieve best execution. Triton provides direct, broker-neutral access
to global displayed and hidden destinations and intuitive tools to improve
decision making, automate execution strategies, effectively manage orders, and
analyze performance.

    BlockBook is a regulated, electronic marketplace that is designed for
block traders of Canadian equities (i.e. orders in excess of 10,000 shares).
BlockBook allows buyers and sellers to meet anonymously, without information
leakage, using proprietary signaling techniques. BlockBook is open to all
qualified market participants including investment dealers, pension funds,
investment managers, mutual funds and hedge funds. Executions are published on
our website, on Reuters or through our data vendor, TSXDatalinx.

    About Perimeter Financial Corp.

    Perimeter Financial Corp. develops technology solutions for the financial
services industry, including institutional investors, investment dealers and
reporting issuers. It operates two electronic marketplaces - BlockBook(TM) for
the Canadian equity block market, and CBID(TM) for Canadian fixed income and
futures markets. It also provides a suite of service offerings in asset
management, record-keeping and reporting.

    About ITG

    Investment Technology Group, Inc. (NYSE:   ITG), is a specialized agency
brokerage and technology firm that partners with clients globally to provide
innovative solutions spanning the entire investment process. ITG partners with
clients to maximize investment performance. ITG offers innovative technologies
that include pre-trade analytics, portfolio optimization, advanced trade
execution technologies and post-trade evaluation services. ITG Canada Corp. is
an affiliate of Investment Technology Group, Inc. ITG Canada Corp. is a member
of IDA/CIPF. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.




For further information:

For further information: Perimeter Financial Corp. Chris Jackson,
416-703-7800 x400 Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing
chris.jackson@pfin.ca or Investment Technology Group, Inc. Alicia Curran,
212-444-6130 Vice President, Investor Relations/Corporate Communications
alicia.curran@itg.com

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