Web Financial Group Hires Luan Cox to Manage U.S. Market Entry

New York, NY, April 05, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Web Financial Group S.A., the leading provider of financial data, front end functionalities, analysis and applications in the U.K. and continental Europe, today announced the opening of their first North American office in New York.

Julio Bueso, founder and CEO said: “Web Financial Group has built a position of significant market dominance in Europe and is now ready to take our offering global.”

“We are very fortunate in having Luan Cox lead our charge into the U.S. Luan has over 15 years of experience in building and leading global companies in the web-based financial data and applications industry.”

“Luan has served as the General Manager and Vice President of Interactive Data Managed Solutions - Americas (acquired by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus), Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Stockpoint (acquired by Screaming Media and later MarketWatch, now part of Interactive Data), Executive Director of Partner Solutions for Quote.com (acquired by Interactive Data) and as such is the perfect person to introduce the U.S. to the services that over 150 European brokers and banks and 70 million of their retail customers rely on every day.”

Commenting upon the establishment of Web Financial Group’s North American operation, Luan Cox, Managing Director North America, said: “Many financial services companies in Europe turn to Web Financial Group for their expertise in the provision of top quality, highly robust and innovative market data investment research and analysis solutions and I am looking forward to helping banks in the U.S. improve their clients’ online trading experience so that they can become more profitable investors.”

About Web Financial Group
With offices in Dubai, London, Madrid, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, Paris and New York, Web Financial Group is an independent provider of web-based solutions for integration, presentation and promotion of market and financial data, applications and tools tailored to retail investors and professionals. WebFG’s clients include Barclays, BBVA, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Santander and Société Générale as well as BBC, Express Newspapers and Yahoo!.

Additionally, WebFG operates the largest online advertising network for financial media in Europe with aggressive expansion plans for North America.

As the chosen advertising sales agent for more than 150 financial information websites in Germany, France, Spain and UK, WebFG provides targeted, productive advertising campaigns for leading global financial institutions as well as companies from sectors like automobile, telecoms, HW/SW or luxury and beauty goods, all looking to attract new customers from this high net wealth, age 35+, typically male user group.

WebFG's award-winning news and analysis team covers national and international markets from the perspective of a retail investor. Our news teams are physically present in Spain and UK and focus on providing services for clients in European, North and South American countries.


For more information contact:
Fernando Pastor Gracia
Head of Continental Europe & LATAM
Web Financial Group
Edificio Iberia Mart I
c/ Pedro Teixeira 8, 1ª planta
28020 - Madrid – Spain
Direct: +34 91 187 03 42
Mobile: +34 616 74 78 70
E-mail: fernando.pastor@webfg.com
Web Financial Group
Luan Cox