EMEA Trading Conference 2019 Sponsors

14 March 2019

Lead Sponsors

Exactpro

Exactpro specializes in quality assurance services and related software development with focus on test automation, functional and performance testing for securities data distribution, trading systems, risk management, market surveillance and post-trade infrastructures. The Exactpro team has in-depth understanding of the technologies and business logic behind matching engines, smart order routing, algorithmic trading, order management, market data dissemination, straight-through processing, clearing and settlement for equities, fixed...

Fidessa

Fidessa’s solutions are underpinned by efficient end-to-end workflow. Our low-latency DMA platform provides high-performance, scalable and consistent access to 200+ global markets to support brokers in delivering the low-touch, global, multi-asset execution capabilities their clients demand. Optimised trading capabilities include smart order routing, algo trading, sophisticated analytics and powerful risk management. Fidessa’s derivatives trading platform scales from a single regional implementation to a global deployment...

Liquidnet

Liquidnet is a technology-driven, global institutional investment network that intelligently connects the world’s investors to the world’s investments. Since our founding in 1999, our network has grown to include more than 1,000 institutional investors that collectively manage $33 trillion in equity and fixed income assets. Our network spans 46 markets across six continents and seamlessly connects institutional brokers, investment banks, exchanges, alternative trading venues, and...

London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) operates a broad range of international equity, ETF, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; and Turquoise (a pan-European equities trading venue).Through its platforms, LSEG offers market participants, including retail investors, institutions and SMEs access to Europe’s capital markets. London Stock Exchange trading services are designed to maximise liquidity for all participants and include fully electronic order-driven...

Rapid Addition

Rapid Addition is a long-established technology firm providing a complete asset class and protocol agnostic software environment for electronic trading. Our clients include Global Tier One investment banks, large investment managers, exchanges, institutions, prop firms, brokers and hedge funds. RA takes care of all the components, such as FIX and market connectivity gateways, providing components common to all parts of the trading process leaving you...

Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial is a global technology firm that provides transparent, end-to-end trading solutions. We empower our clients to achieve best execution by providing deep liquidity across asset classes and by leveraging technology to improve performance and reduce costs. Virtu delivers execution, analytics, liquidity and workflow solutions in 50 countries and provides liquidity in more than 25,000 securities on 235 venues in 36 countries. Visit www.virtu.com...

Breakfast & Lunch Sponsor

Torstone Technology

Torstone Technology simplifies the complexities of post-trade, by connecting global financial industry expertise with post-trade technology innovation. We are a leading global provider of cross-asset securities and derivatives post-trade processing technology. Torstone’s modern, award-winning Inferno platform is fast, flexible and future-proof. It enables global financial firms to reduce their costs, achieve greater control, minimise risk, and drive operational efficiency. Combining many decades of investment banking...

Combined Sponsors & Exhibitors

Aquis Exchange PLC

Aquis Exchange PLC Aquis Exchange PLC is an exchange services group, which operates a pan-European cash equities trading business (Aquis Exchange) and develops and licenses exchange software to third parties (Aquis Technologies). Aquis Exchange PLC (AQX.L) is quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM). Aquis Exchange is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and France’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers...

Corvil

The world’s leading banks and stock exchanges use Corvil to obtain real-time transparency of every trading transaction.  This transparency enables our customers to: Optimize algorithms, trading strategies, applications and technology to support P&L goals Understand trade plant performance and execution quality Improve responsiveness to client inquiries Reduce mean time to repair (MTTR) issues and degraded performance Obtain authoritative business data from transactions for compliance reporting...

FSMTime by FSMLabs

FSMTime by FSMLabs We make clock sync more accurate, resilient, compliant, and easier to manage FSMLabs (Finite State Machine Labs, Inc.) is now doing business as FSMTime. The FSMTime name highlights our more-than-a-decade-long business designing, marketing, and selling TimeKeeper® innovative enterprise clock sync products and services to keep business and operations applications clocks synchronized with high precision. TimeKeeper® software and hardware products and TimeCare℠ services...

IPC

IPC is the technology and service leader that powers the financial markets globally. We meet the Communication and Network Solution needs of global financial institutions. We help clients anticipate and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional services and comprehensive technology. As the industry leader IPC’s global financial community includes over 6,000 market participants in 700 cities across six continents. Through service excellence,...

Itiviti

Itiviti enables financial institutions worldwide to evolve their trading and capture tomorrow. With innovative technology, deep expertise and a dedication to service, we help customers seize market opportunities and guide them through regulatory change. Top-tier banks, brokers, trading firms and institutional investors rely on Itiviti’s solutions to service their clients, connect to markets, and trade smarter in all asset classes by consolidating trading platforms and...

Orolia

Orolia is the global leader in resilient positioning, navigation and timing (RPNT) solutions. With over 40 years of experience in the timing industry, Orolia offers solutions for critical infrastructure with products that include high-performance NTP / PTP time servers, Time Compliance software (MiFID/FINRA), indoor sync solutions, professional services, and more

SIX

In the Securities & Exchanges business unit SIX offers Swiss and international customers a comprehensive range of exchange services – listing, trading and post-trade solutions – from a single source. In doing so, SIX combines the dynamism of one of Europe’s foremost stock exchanges with the stability and reliability of one of the most respected post-trade service providers. SIX operates and develops infrastructure services across...

Turquoise

Turquoise is the European multilateral trading facility majority owned by London Stock Exchange Group in partnership with 12 investment banks. With a single connection, members can trade shares, depository receipts, ETFs, and European Rights Issues of 18 European countries with an Open Access model that allows members to choose among 3 interoperable CCPs to clear these trades. Investors can find liquidity via Turquoise innovations designed...

Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial is a global technology firm that provides transparent, end-to-end trading solutions. We empower our clients to achieve best execution by providing deep liquidity across asset classes and by leveraging technology to improve performance and reduce costs. Virtu delivers execution, analytics, liquidity and workflow solutions in 50 countries and provides liquidity in more than 25,000 securities on 235 venues in 36 countries. Visit www.virtu.com...

Exhibitors

ARQA Technologies

Founded in 2000, ARQA Technologies is a leading Russian vendor of software solutions to sell and buy-side players for automation of their front-middle-and-back-office operations in financial markets. It has about 300 clients that represent financial organizations from different countries. The company’s flagship product is QUIK – a multi-instrument, multi-market front-end trading platform with connectivity to over 30 trading venues and sophisticated inbuilt risk management. It...

Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. is one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. The company is committed to relentless innovation, connecting global markets with world-class technology, and providing seamless solutions that enhance the customer experience. Cboe offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S....

Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Börse Group is one of the world’s leading service providers for the securities industry. The Group’s offering covers the entire value chain from trading, through clearing, to settlement and custody of securities. Market Data + Services is part of Deutsche Börse’s IT & Operations, Data & New Asset Classes division. It provides technology enabled services helping clients to digitize their businesses and navigate financial...

Euronext

Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, covering Belgium, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal and the UK. The Norwegian stock exchange and its clearing & settlement subsidiary, together operating as Oslo Børs VPS, joined Euronext on 17 June 2019. With around 1,500 listed issuers worth €4.1 trillion in market capitalisation as of end July 2019, Euronext is an unmatched blue chip franchise that...

Fenics UST

Fenics USTreasuries (“Fenics UST”) is a fully electronic U.S. Government securities trading venue owned and operated by BGC Financial, L.P., a FINRA registered broker- dealer, and counterparty to all transactions. Fenics UST operates two electronic marketplaces: a Central Limit Order Book and a “Block Book”. Subscribers to the platform are expected to be banks, broker-dealers, professional trading firms and institutional investors. The CLOB competes with...

IHS Markit

IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. We deliver next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.

ITRS

ITRS Group’s technology creates operational resilience for businesses operating in demanding environments where technology failure is not an option. By transforming the mass of raw data into meaningful information, ITRS helps enterprises run their IT estates intelligently, prevent outages and maximise efficiency. With over 20 years’ experience in the financial markets, ITRS is trusted by more than 190 leading global clients, including nine of the...

LCH

LCH endeavours to build strong relationships with partners across the global markets to deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help participants increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. With our EquityClear business, clients can benefit from ‘open access’ to more than 20 execution venues across 18 markets...

MarketAxess

MarketAxess operates a leading electronic trading platform that enables fixed income market participants to efficiently trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments using MarketAxess’ patented trading technology. Over 1,500 institutional investor and broker-dealer firms are active users of the MarketAxess trading platform, accessing global liquidity in U.S. high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets and high-yield bonds, European bonds, U.S. agency bonds, municipal bonds, credit...

QuantHouse

QuantHouse provides end-to-end systematic trading solutions including advanced market data technologies with QuantFEED, AI and Algo-trading development framework with QuantFACTORY, infrastructure services with QuantLINK and a global API platform for the Quants with its qh API Ecosystem initiative. We help hedge funds, market makers, brokers and trading venues achieve optimal trading performance, develop and integrate new trading strategies, comply with regulatory requirements and rationalise operating costs....

SoftSolutions!

SoftSolutions! is a fast growing Fintech Company that provides software facilities for Fixed Income specialists across Europe. We collaborate with banks and brokers in order to develop, customise and update the best solutions for Market Making and Market Taking activities, Sales Desks and Primary auctions. We create high-performance, mission-critical and integrated platforms to provide MIFID compliant solutions for operating on the main international electronic exchanges. Our increasing customer retention demonstrates...

Stifel Europe

Stifel Europe is the European operation of Stifel Financial Corp, a full-service investment banking and wealth management business (NYSE listed). In Europe, Stifel investment bank focuses on providing mid-tier institutional and corporate clients with a range of advisory and M&A services across public and private equity and debt markets. Stifel brokerage business provides trading, sales and research services to institutional clients, with a particular expertise...

Transaction Network Services (TNS)

Transaction Network Services’ (TNS) robust secure trading network is relied on by the global financial markets for mission-critical connectivity where speed, security and resilience are paramount. TNS brings together an extensive global financial community of interest, including many of the world’s most prominent and influential buy and sell-side institutions, market data and software vendors, exchanges and alternative trading venues across the Americas, Asia and Europe....

Vela

Vela is a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to rapidly access global liquidity, markets, and data sources for superior execution. We help firms successfully differentiate and innovate in an ever-changing, increasingly-regulated and fiercely-competitive landscape, whilst also reducing total cost of ownership. Vela’s ticker plant, execution gateways, trading platform, and risk and analytics...

Lanyard Sponsor

Itiviti

Itiviti enables financial institutions worldwide to evolve their trading and capture tomorrow. With innovative technology, deep expertise and a dedication to service, we help customers seize market opportunities and guide them through regulatory change. Top-tier banks, brokers, trading firms and institutional investors rely on Itiviti’s solutions to service their clients, connect to markets, and trade smarter in all asset classes by consolidating trading platforms and...

Voting System Sponsor

EuroCCP

EuroCCP is a central counterparty. Central counterparties (CCPs) give protection to both sides of a trade, providing to each party that the trade will settle at the agreed price in the event one party defaults on its obligations. Headquartered in Amsterdam, EuroCCP was formed in 2013 to provide low-cost equity clearing and settlement services throughout Europe. EuroCCP is the result of combining EuroCCP ltd. and...

WiFi and Meeting Area Sponsor

Instinet

About Instinet Instinet Incorporated, through its brokerage subsidiaries (collectively, “Instinet”), provides technologically advanced, agency-model brokerage services to institutional clients worldwide. As the wholly-owned execution services arm of Nomura Group, Instinet seeks to add value across the investment life cycle, providing: Research and Insights; Trading Services; Liquidity Venues; and Workflow Solutions. Instinet helps institutional investors create, protect and capture alpha, reduce complexity, and lower overall trading...

Cocktail Sponsor

BT

BT’s users include the world’s largest banks, brokers, insurance companies, mutual societies, investment managers and exchanges throughout over 190 countries.  It delivers communications-based services that address the needs of organisations across the wholesale, corporate and retail banking, financial markets and payments sectors to increase their operational efficiency and agility and to help to improve customer service.  BT enables the largest, secure networked financial community in...

Water Sponsor

SoftSolutions!

SoftSolutions! is a fast growing Fintech Company that provides software facilities for Fixed Income specialists across Europe. We collaborate with banks and brokers in order to develop, customise and update the best solutions for Market Making and Market Taking activities, Sales Desks and Primary auctions. We create high-performance, mission-critical and integrated platforms to provide MIFID compliant solutions for operating on the main international electronic exchanges. Our increasing customer retention demonstrates...

Coffee Barista Sponsor

IHS Markit

IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. We deliver next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.

Smoothie Bar Sponsor

MarketAxess

MarketAxess operates a leading electronic trading platform that enables fixed income market participants to efficiently trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments using MarketAxess’ patented trading technology. Over 1,500 institutional investor and broker-dealer firms are active users of the MarketAxess trading platform, accessing global liquidity in U.S. high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets and high-yield bonds, European bonds, U.S. agency bonds, municipal bonds, credit...

Notebook Sponsor

Instinet

About Instinet Instinet Incorporated, through its brokerage subsidiaries (collectively, “Instinet”), provides technologically advanced, agency-model brokerage services to institutional clients worldwide. As the wholly-owned execution services arm of Nomura Group, Instinet seeks to add value across the investment life cycle, providing: Research and Insights; Trading Services; Liquidity Venues; and Workflow Solutions. Instinet helps institutional investors create, protect and capture alpha, reduce complexity, and lower overall trading...

Brand Sponsor

Qredo

Qredo Custody Network – The Network is the Vault Decentralized custody for decentralized digital assets – moving blockchain beyond hot wallets and cold storage. Secure digital assets Our distributed security architecture delivers the highest level of asset security. Quantum secure crypto operations are network isolated and leave no trace of existence, reducing the attack surface to impossible odds. Legal Certainty Delegate authority to any party...

MTS Markets

MTS has been a trusted facilitator of electronic fixed income markets for over 30 years, longer than any other electronic platform provider. MTS facilitates trading through a network of over 500 unique counterparties and 1,000 participants across our platforms in Europe and the US with average daily volumes exceeding EUR 115 billion. We also work closely with DMOs and central banks across Europe and beyond...