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Broadridge Executives Will Address Key Securities Industry Operations Issues at SIFMA Ops 2015

Executives offer insights on “shared services”, the evolving role of operational risk management, new models for reducing the cost per trade, complex debt cost-basis reporting

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.; April.9, 2015 – Executives from Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) will offer best practices and insights on key operational issues at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association Operations Conference, or “SIFMA Ops,” in San Diego from April 13 to 16.

Company executives will provide commentary on issues ranging from the use of a shared services model to reduce costs and the use of analytics and centralized data management to lower costs per trade, to the growing and evolving role of operational risk management and the management and preparation for complex debt cost-basis reporting deadlines.

“Each year, SIFMA convenes a critical group of executive leaders to discuss the issues and trends affecting securities industry operations,” said Chris Perry, President of Global Sales, Marketing and Client Solutions, Broadridge. “As firms look to re-orient their business models to gain operational advantage, the themes of managed and shared services, cost optimization and takeout and compliance will continue to play prominently in our clients’ discussions. As a leading technology partner to the financial services industry, we look forward to once again participating in those conversations.”

Broadridge will participate in the following conference sessions:

Operational Risk, A Proactive Approach
(Workshop, April 14, 2:00-3:00PM)
J. Michael Hopkins
President of Fixed Income and Risk Management
Cost Basis Regulations:Complex Debt
(Workshop, April 14, 2:00-3:00PM)
Justin Hopkins
Strategic Project Manager
An Operating Model to Reduce Cost Per Trade (Presentation, April 14, 3:30-4:30PM) Terence Faherty
Head of Product Strategy, Revenue & Expense Mgt.
Operational Considerations of a Shared Model (Panel, April 15, 11:50AM-12:40PM) Michael J. Alexander
President, Wealth & Capital Markets Solutions
Operational Risk in a New Paradigm
(Panel, April 16, 8:15-9:15AM)
J. Michael Hopkins
President of Fixed Income and Risk Management

SIFMA's Annual Operations Conference & Exhibition takes place from April 13 to 16, 2015 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. The event is a trusted resource for broker-dealers and asset managers on the evolution of operations, regulation and implementation strategies.


About Broadridge

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and other corporations. Broadridge’s investor and customer communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge's infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90% of public companies and mutual funds in North America and processes on average $5 trillion in equity and fixed income trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 10,000 associates in 14 countries.

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