Two New Advisers Join NEXT Futures

Tokyo, Japan, January 31, 2009 --( NEXT Futures, is an Independent brokerage and investment firm, pleased to announce that financial advisers Patrick Baker and Tsuyoshi Hattori have joined the firm.

“We’re pleased to have Patrick and Tsuyoshi as part of our growing team,” said Makoto Saito, president and principal of the firm. “We expect them to contribute to our long-term strategic plan which is to provide a full range of financial services to our community.”

Patrick Baker was previously at Phoenix Financial Solutions, Osaka, and has extensive experience in servicing the private-client group. Tsuyoshi Hattori was a financial adviser with Tokyo Securities Corp., where he provided investment services largely to bank customers.

“I’m very pleased to join this up-and-coming independent firm,” said Baker. “I’m looking forward to giving our clients the best in financial products and planning techniques.”

“Financial planning is not a sprint but a marathon,” said Tsuyoshi Hattori. “We can put the best products and services to work to help our clients reach their long-term goals. Many are often surprised to learn of the many ways in which we can help them.”

“Both Patrick and Tsuyoshi have different areas of expertise and each will help our clients reach their long-term goals largely thanks to their complementary skills and experience,” said Mr. Saito. “Each is experienced at managing and cultivating customer relationships. This is an exciting time to be in this business.”

About NEXT Futures
NEXT Futures Co. Ltd. is an Independent brokerage and investment firm headquartered in Tokyo. Founded in 1994, NEXT Futures has been providing customers from around the world access to the global derivatives markets for almost 15 years. Whether you are interested in online trading facilities or access to top managed programs, NEXT Futures offers a suite of programs tailored to individual customer needs.

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