London & New York & Sao Paulo – 5 JUNE, 2014 – Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time™ and Market-to-Market networks announced today a formal World Cup Brazil 2014 celebration series with Thomson Reuters Brazil in support of AmericaScores. The series celebration kicks off in Sao Paulo, Brazil on the 13th of June and continues through the World Cup Finals in July. All leads to LiquidPath® that close before the end of the year are eligible for a percentage donation to AmericaSCORES; a not for profit advocating the teaching of football (soccer) to empower all children from all communities.
LiquidPath® is a fully managed service offering trading infrastructure, local and global connectivity, hardware equipment & local consultancy for the buy-side, sell side and service vendors. Financial market participants seeking trading in and out of Brazil and LATAM choose Perseus LiquidPath® as the most reliable and fastest access solution.
“Perseus Brazil is thrilled to have the World Cup 2014 in our home town; we pride our business on strong local relationships and offering the fastest trading access to financial market participants,” says Marcos Guimaraes, President of Perseus LATAM. “Brazil is the world’s universal hub for football and we are pleased to leverage LiquidPath® new business sales to support such a worthy organization as AmericaSCORES.”
“America SCORES offers a voice for children through soccer and poetry and thereby a message that is so critical to relay,” says Ben Chrnelich, Chairman of America SCORES and CFO of NYSE Technologies/ ICE. “Perseus is the leading global connectivity provider delivering messages to and from financial market participants; the support of the AmericaSCORES mission runs somewhat parallel as both organizations respond to crucial needs for strong services delivered seamlessly. Their generosity in donating a percentage of direct business growth from LiquidPath®, the Perseus Brazil fully managed trading solution is enormous; AmericaSCORES is thankful and honoured.”
Perseus is a private global high precision network provider for financial trading, gaming, e-commerce and multi- media. Customers include top tier market makers, banks, exchanges and Fortune500 companies. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, Dublin, London, Miami, São Paulo and San Francisco.
Perseus provides many of the world’s fastest market-to-market routes (all asset class including Bitcoin) between Chicago, New York, London, Frankfurt, São Paulo, Mexico City, Tokyo, Singapore, Johannesburg. The company has earned accolades for the fastest trans-Atlantic route between New York and London (QuanTA™), the lowest latency route between Brazil and USA (LiquidPath®) and High Precision Time™. Perseus accepts Bitcoin for payment of services with GoCoin.
More Information: http://perseustelecom.com/contact/
Karen Bertoli, Chief Marketing Officer, Karen@perseustelecom.com
Caitlin Farrell, Marketing Department, Caitlin@perseustelecom.com
About America SCORES
Founded in 1994, America SCORES is a national youth development non-profit that serves urban youth in under-resourced public schools in 13 cities across the nation. America SCORES provides a high quality after-school program that integrates poetry, soccer and service-learning. Using teamwork as a unifying value, America SCORES’ mission is to inspire youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. America SCORES innovative and holistic approach to youth development encourages creative expression among youth while improving their health, academic achievement and civic engagement. Participants show significantly improved physical fitness, higher school attendance rates, and increased self-confidence after just one season in the program. www.AmericaSCORES.org