NEW YORK, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- thinkorswim Group Inc.
(Nasdaq: SWIM), a leading provider of online brokerage and investor education
services, confirmed today that it has completed the conversion of its
corporate identity from Investools Inc. The Company's stock will continue to
trade under the NASDAQ ticker symbol 'SWIM' and the new CUSIP number is
"Rebranding the Company 'thinkorswim' aligns our corporate identity with
the technology leadership that the Company delivers to active, educated
traders, particularly in the options markets," said Lee K. Barba, Chairman and
CEO of thinkorswim Group Inc. "We believe this rebranding will properly
position the Company around our core business, bring clarity to our industry
comparisons and enhance investor relations."
In commemoration of this change, thinkorswim Group Inc. will host the
NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony in New York today.
About thinkorswim Group Inc. (Nasdaq: SWIM)
thinkorswim Group Inc. (www.thinkorswim.com) offers market-leading online
brokerage, investor education and related financial products and services for
self-directed investors and active traders. thinkorswim Inc., our award-
winning online brokerage division, provides a suite of trading platforms
serving self-directed and institutional traders and money managers.
thinkorswim platforms have easy-to-use interfaces, sophisticated analytical
and research tools, and fast and efficient order execution for even the most
complex trading strategies. thinkorswim customers trade a broad range of
products including stock and stock options, index options, futures and futures
options, forex, mutual funds and fixed income. Investools' Education Group
offers a full range of investor education products and services that provide
lifelong learning in a variety of interactive delivery formats. Investools'
graduates can then apply what they've learned by trading with thinkorswim's
online brokerage platforms.
Ida Kane, SVP and CFO
Fran Del Valle
SOURCE thinkorswim Group Inc.
/CONTACT: Investors: Ida Kane, SVP and CFO, +1-801-816-6918,
firstname.lastname@example.org, or Frank Milano, +1-203-682-8343,
email@example.com; Media: Fran Del Valle, +1-212-717-5499,
firstname.lastname@example.org, all for thinkorswim Group Inc./
/Web site: http://www.thinkorswim.com /
CO: thinkorswim Group Inc.; Investools Inc.
ST: New York
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