Seth Merrin

Liquidnet Holdings

Seth Merrin is founder and CEO of Liquidnet Holdings, an institutional marketplace that facilitates institutional equities trading for more than 580 asset management firms worldwide, with trading in 29 markets across the globe.

Prior to Liquidnet, Merrin co-founded VIE Systems, Inc., a financial services application integration software company, in 1997. In 1985, Merrin founded his first company, Merrin Financial, which launched the industry's first order management, compliance, and electronic order routing systems for asset managers.

Merrin was named 2008 Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Metro New York in Financial Services, and ranked 7th among Institutional Investor magazine's 2008 Online Finance 40.

Featured Work

AUG 18, 2009 Podcast

Interview with Seth Merrin of Liquidnet Holdings

Seth Merrin is the CEO and founder of Liquidnet, a successful investment firm which gives 1 percent of its pretax income to philanthropic initiatives. Here Merrin ...