SecondMarket Inc., an online marketplace for illiquid securities, and an affiliate plan to more than quadruple their workforce over the next four years, according to a press release. The Manhattan-based firm, along with Pluris Valuation Advisors, expect to add 367 people over the next five years to their current staff of 90.

When the auction-rate securities market collapsed last year, SecondMarket was one of the firms that stepped in to create a new platform allowing investors to sell the illiquid securities.

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