Best-of-Breed Partnerships

Best-of-Breed Partnerships

Richard Fleischman & Associates Named Member of ConvergEx’s Eze OMS Hosting Program

NEW YORK, NY“ January 19, 2011 – Richard Fleischman & Associates (, the trusted advisor and premier provider of outsourced technology and IT services to more than 400 alternative asset firms, today announced it has been named as a hosting provider for the Eze OMS, a real-time, multi-asset class, multi-strategy order management system. The award-winning order management system from ConvergEx Group’s Eze Castle Software leverages an open architecture to streamline the investment cycle for all asset classes, from idea generation through settlement, while providing functionality to support portfolio management, compliance, trading and operations in a single platform.

RFA is recognized for its expertise in the financial services arena, where the firm’s IT and telecom support, coupled with its Fully Managed Data Center and Hot site capabilities, has been keeping the hedge fund industry anchored for over two decades. With its core set of systems and services that are able to be leveraged by any firm in any global market, RFA specializes in providing high performance, fault-tolerant networks with minimal maintenance requirements.

“Our hosting agreement with ConvergEx’s Eze Castle Software creates a best-of-breed partnership for our clients,” said Richard Fleischman, president of RFA. “The Eze OMS’s powerful technology will be hosted in our fully managed SAS 70 Type II Certified Data Center, ensuring clients receive the highest quality infrastructure support.”

SAS 70 certification is an internationally recognized standard that reviews all levels of technology service providers over a six month period for business practices, communication, internal procedures and security.

“One of the ways we ensure and protect our strong, long-standing relationships with our clients as a trusted advisor is to consistently deliver innovative solutions that enable them to enhance operational efficiencies and protect their investor trust,” said Donald Previti, director of Business Development at RFA. “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work alongside a premier technology provider such as Eze.”

About Richard Fleischman & Associates (RFA)

Established in 1990 and headquartered in New York, NY, Richard Fleischman & Associates is a trusted technology advisor to over 400+ firms specializing Hedge Funds PE, Broker Dealers and other more traditional alternative asset firms, offering both turnkey IT solutions and on-site and remote monitoring staffed 24/7/365. As a full-service technology-outsourcing provider, RFA delivers expert service by its team of more than 150 expert IT consultants. RFA is headquartered in NYC and maintains a SAS 70 level II data center in Purchase, NY, providing fully equipped office and trading desk space, disaster recovery and business continuity services. It also operates fully staffed offices in Boston. For more information, visit or call 212.867.4600.