Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP Advising Instinet on its Agreement to Divest a Majority Stake in MarketPrizm

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International law firm Greenberg Traurig Maher advised Nomura's brokerage services division, Instinet Incorporated, on the sale of a majority stake in MarketPrizm to UK telecoms company Colt Group S.A.

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International law firm Greenberg Traurig Maher advised Nomura's brokerage services division, Instinet Incorporated, on the sale of a majority stake in MarketPrizm to UK telecoms company Colt Group S.A. MarketPrizm is a leading provider of low latency market data and trading infrastructure services.

Instinet and Colt entered into a binding agreement on May 4, 2011. Colt will become the majority shareholder of MarketPrizm and Instinet will remain a minority shareholder. This acquisition will give Colt a greater presence in the financial services sector and allow MarketPrizm to expand in EMEA and Asia Pacific.

The team was led by shareholder Fiona Adams of Greenberg Traurig Maher’s London office and shareholder Kenneth Zuckerbrot of Greenberg Traurig’s New York office. GTM shareholders Naomi Feinstein and Justin Hamer, and associates Luke Dixon and Ameer Malik were also key members of the legal team.

About Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP
Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP was established in 2009 in the UK by international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Greenberg Traurig Maher’s rapidly expanding office provides shareholder-led advice to domestic and international clients on a range of matters across the legal spectrum. Lawyers at Greenberg Traurig Maher advise UK and multinational clients operating in many different sectors, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, energy, real estate, financial services, information services, automotive, entertainment, retail and communications. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtmlaw.com.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from more than 30 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal’s 2011 NLJ 250. In the U.K., the firm operates as Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP. Greenberg Traurig has a strategic alliance with the independent law firm, Studio Santa Maria in Milan and Rome. The firm was Chambers and Partners' USA Law Firm of the Year in 2007 and among the Top 3 in the International Law Firm of the Year at the 2009 The Lawyer Awards. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com

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