SOURCE: Your Trading Room

Your Trading Room

March 31, 2011 08:30 ET

Veteran Private Equity Fund Manager Richard Waryn Acquires Your Trading Room Distributorship and Will Lead Its Forex Emerging Market Global Expansion

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - Your Trading Room (YTR), a Global leading provider of online foreign exchange (Forex) education and proprietary trading, is pleased to announce that Richard H. Waryn has acquired a Master Distributorship to market YTR products and services throughout Arizona, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Alaska and Hawaii and will also be appointed Director of Emerging Markets given his extensive background in private equity and his extensive international relationships. Mr. Waryn, a distinguished private equity fund manager, has over 23 years of professional experience including 17 years in emerging markets private equity and has raised more than US$3 billion across 6 funds covering Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Russia/CIS Region.

Previously, Richard was a Managing Director of Dubai Capital Group's private equity activities in the CIS Region. Dubai Capital Group is part of the sovereign wealth structure of the Emirate of Dubai. Richard was also the co-founder of several successful emerging market private equity fund managers including Troika Capital Partners (Moscow) targeting private equity investments in Russia and Centurion Capital (London) targeting private equity investments in Central Europe and Russia. At Emerging Markets Partnership (EMP), he helped launch the US$1.1 billion AIG Asian Infrastructure Fund in 1994, the world's largest emerging market private equity fund at the time. At EMP he also worked on the US$1.6 billion AIG Asian Infrastructure Fund II and the EUR 550 million Emerging Europe Fund. Earlier in his career, Richard was an Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector part of the World Bank Group as well as a management consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton.

Mr. Wayrn was also an adjunct professor of International Finance at Johns Hopkins University and at the Georgetown University School of Management, both in Washington D.C. He holds a Masters degree in Applied Finance and Economics from Harvard University and a BS with honors from the University of Toronto. Richard is an Investment Committee member of the Blue Oak China Fund and a member of the international advisory board at Tri-Global Capital. He has served on numerous boards including as a Member of the Supervisory Board at ESCADA AG.

"Mr. Waryn will play a crucial role in our expansion into global emerging markets where Forex trading has been experiencing explosive growth given the US$4 Trillion in daily trading volume, leverage and ability to trade the Forex market 24 hours, 5.5 days a week," said Patrick Braid, Sr. Vice President of Strategic Development for YTR, in a statement. "Mr. Waryn brings a proven track record and global relationships that will be invaluable in YTR empowering people and accelerating its growth rate globally to become the dominant Forex educator and proprietary trading firm."

According to Mr. Waryn, "I have explored this sector at some length and I believe that YTR offers the most comprehensive training and trading platform available in the Forex field. Furthermore, I feel that the business proposition of YTR is to create great value for its shareholders and clients alike by opening up this field to a much wider audience than has traditionally profited from Forex trading. Finally, I believe that YTR is on target with a large trend of investors around the world who are seeking alternatives to stocks and real estate as a means to build wealth."

The unique and distinct advantages that YTR programs offer to its students have made YTR one of the world's leading Forex educational providers with offices in Australia, the United States and Hong Kong.

ABOUT YOUR TRADING ROOM: YTR is an international provider of online foreign-exchange financial education, training and proprietary trading services. Dynamic and forward thinking, our company is a reflection of our brand promise, to empower traders globally. This is the foundation that underpins every decision YTR engages in across its broad range of stakeholders. Our value proposition includes market leading solutions supported by four key disciplines: Research and development, proprietary indicators & strategies, education & training and live professional coaching. Our LIVE trading rooms provide a superb learning framework including live support by professional traders throughout a 24 hour, 5 ½ day trading week so that all traders, new and established can take advantage of our collective knowledge and on-staff professional traders. For more information, please visit our website at or call 888-766-4811 ext. 111.

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