Press Release

R.J. O'Brien Named Best FCM – Client Service at CTA Intelligence U.S. Services Awards 2014

Chicago, March 4, 2014

R.J. O'Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, announced that the company was named “Best FCM - Client Service” at the CTA Intelligence U.S. Services Awards 2014 ceremony late last week. The inaugural awards issued by CTA Intelligence Magazine recognized those who have provided outstanding support and services to the North American managed futures industry over the past 12 months.

Published by Pageant Media, CTA Intelligence focuses on key issues in the commodity trading advisor (CTA) space. An independent panel of judges from CTA Intelligence and leading industry experts selected RJO for the award, which was presented at a ceremony in New York.

Matthew Rees, RJO Chief Customer Officer, said: "We are honored to receive this award and delighted that it recognizes the tremendous value we place on client service throughout the organization. RJO has spent years developing a thorough understanding of the CTA community and customizing services to meet the unique and growing needs of clients, traders and administrators in the CTA space."

About R.J. O’Brien

Celebrating its centennial year in 1914, R.J. O'Brien & Associates is the largest independent futures brokerage firm in the United States, serving institutional, commercial and individual clients globally, in addition to a network of 400 introducing brokers (IB). Clearing more than 100,000 client accounts, RJO services the industry’s most expansive global network of IBs, a vast array of middle market firms and many of the world’s largest financial, industrial and agricultural institutions. The firm offers state-of-the-art electronic trading and 24-hour trade execution on every futures exchange worldwide.