Liberty Talks With EJB About Becoming A Partner, Could Assume General Manager Role

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Liberty Brokerage Inc. is in negotiations to become a partner in EJV Partners L.P. Along with an ownership stake, the interdealer Treasury broker could assume a general management role that would give it considerable say over the EJV's ever- shifting strategic direction.

As part of the deal, the EJV would make use of some of the products and functions of Liberty's Market Vision Corp. data distribution system vendor. Liberty could also offer its real- time Treasury data to the EJV's suite of h