Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving large corporations, small- and middle-market businesses and individual consumers in more than 150 countries with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. The company provides, through various banking and broker-dealer affiliates, M&A advice, equity and debt capital raising solutions, lending, risk management, treasury, liquidity, and payments management. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For additional information regarding Bank of America Merrill Lynch, please see www.bofaml.com.
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Itiviti is a world-leading technology provider for the capital markets industry. Trading firms, banks, brokers and institutional clients rely on Itiviti technology, solutions and expertise for streamlining daily operations, while gaining a sustainable competitive edge in global markets.
With 13 offices and serving more than 400 customers worldwide, Itiviti was formed by uniting Orc Group, a leader in trading and electronic execution, and CameronTec Group, the global standard in financial messaging infrastructure and connectivity.
Itiviti is committed to continuous innovation to deliver trading infrastructure built for today’s dynamic markets, offering highly adaptable platforms and solutions, enabling clients to stay ahead of competitive and regulatory challenges.
Itiviti is owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII.
We design, develop and implement unified software solutions for the financial services industry. Whether trading on global financial markets, managing investments, providing mortgages or helping clients plan their financial future; you can rely on our software, and our team, to deliver real outcomes for your business and your clients.
Our complete end-to-end solutions enable you to engage and service your clients across all channels, achieve operational efficiencies, make considered decisions, in addition to monitoring and managing risk. Our proven technology, expertise and implementation track record means that businesses of all sizes chose to partner with us – from the world’s most iconic financial services brands to small business entrepreneurs.
We offer an extensive suite of FIX routing solutions all connected by our open global SmartHub network. Our order management and execution systems (OEMS) paired with our comprehensive real time risk and limits engine gives clients the power and flexibility they need to manage complex order flow with confidence.
Liquidnet is the global institutional trading network where more than 800 of the world’s top asset managers and other like-minded investors come to execute their large trades with maximum anonymity and minimum market impact. As the global leader in large block trading, Liquidnet provides access to unique trading opportunities in 44 markets across five continents. Liquidnet approaches every market with the same bold vision to provide a better, more efficient way to trade on a massive scale. It is this focus on size, combined with the strength of its network, disruptive technology, and commitment to transparency, that is revolutionizing the way equities and corporate bonds are traded. For more information, visit www.liquidnet.com and follow us on Twitter @Liquidnet.
TradingScreen is the leading independent provider of liquidity, trading, and investment technology via SaaS to the financial community. TradingScreen’s goal is to simplify the complexity of markets, by consolidating all investment workflows for exchange-traded and OTC instruments on a single platform. TradingScreen brings the major, global sell-side participants, leading regional brokers and the largest buy-side firms to a common environment, delivering market access, order- and liquidity-management and Investment services. The benefit to clients is an exceptional reach across counterparties, asset classes, and geography, and a full integration of services front to back. TradingScreen provides global coverage from offices in Boston, Chicago, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. For more information on TradingScreen, visit http://www.tradingscreen.com.
Advanced Execution Services® (AES) is Credit Suisse's award-winning suite of algorithmic trading strategies, tools, and analytics for global trading across equities, options, futures and foreign exchange. With AES's tools, traders can improve performance versus benchmarks, work orders on multiple liquidity pools, and add consistency to the trading process. The AES team is dedicated to a philosophy of constant improvement and innovation. AES continues to evolve as new trends develop in the marketplace and as our research teams discover more effective trading techniques. This is why AES has been recognized consistently as the leader in algorithmic trading. For more information please contact AES® Trading Desk +852 2101 7266 / (toll free) +877 241 0495.
Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management. Credit Suisse provides advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.
UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. The operational structure of the Group is comprised of our Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. UBS's strategy builds on the strengths of all of its businesses and focuses its efforts on areas in which it excels, while seeking to capitalize on the compelling growth prospects in the businesses and regions in which it operates, in order to generate attractive and sustainable returns for its shareholders. All of its businesses are capital-efficient and benefit from a strong competitive position in their targeted markets.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, UBS has offices in 54 countries, including all major financial centers, and employs approximately 60,000 people. UBS Group AG is the holding company of the UBS Group. Under Swiss company law, UBS Group AG is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors.
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.
Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 145,000 employees, based in 66 countries, we serve on a daily basis 31 million clients throughout the world. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:
Societe Generale is currently included in the main sustainability indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FSTE4Good (World and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe, 4 of the STOXX ESG Leaders Indices, MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.
For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com
About Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. Deutsche Bank provides banking services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals.
Autobahn Equity is part of Deutsche Bank’s electronic trading platform, providing you with access to execution solutions in all major equities markets including 12 within Asia Pacific. Autobahn trading is available in both lit and alternative venues via our flexible suite of algorithms or direct market access (DMA) and both are supported by robust risk controls. Detailed Asia Pacific market knowledge and algorithmic trading expertise are provided by our dedicated coverage team located in Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Singapore and India.
Deutsche Bank's own alternative liquidity venues are branded as SuperX and within the Asia Pacific region they are currently in operation in Hong Kong, Japan and Australia. Deutsche Bank also operate an alternative liquidity venue aggregator called SuperX Plus providing access to deep, diverse liquidity whilst limiting information leakage.
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Charles River enables sound and efficient investing across all asset classes. Over 350 firms worldwide use Charles River IMS to manage more than US$25 Trillion in assets in the institutional investment, wealth management and hedge fund industries. Our SaaS-based solution automates and simplifies investment management on a single platform – from portfolio decision support and risk management through trading and post-trade settlement, with integrated risk and compliance throughout. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, we support clients globally with over 750 employees in 11 regional offices; in Asia-Pacific, Charles River has regional headquarters in Melbourne, and offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo. Learn more at http://www.crd.com.
About FlexTrade Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is the industry pioneer in broker-neutral, execution and order management trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures and fixed income. FlexTRADER, our award-winning execution management system, is widely viewed as unique in the industry for its combined high performance and multi-asset trading capabilities. The platform provides out-of-the-box cross asset trading strategies which can be customized, global access to broker algorithms, as well as the ability to build proprietary algorithms. The platform also provides organically developed transaction cost analysis (FlexTCA), advanced analytics using our algo selection decision wheel, an execution strategy designer, predictive forecasting or portfolio trade scheduling; integrated real-time allocations and cash management; smart order routing; a fully integrated high performance Complex Event Processing (CEP) engine; commission management; complete transaction and IOI quality management, and a dynamic strategy matrix. With offices in Asia, North America and Europe, FlexTrade has a worldwide client base spanning more than 200 buy-side and sell-side firms, including many of the largest hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors, investment banks and institutional brokers. For more information, visit FlexTrade Systems at www.flextrade.com.
Ullink is a global provider of market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants, including NYFIX, one of the industry’s largest FIX based trading communities. Trusted by over 150 of the world’s top-tier banks and brokers, the company provides consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative trading solutions available. Our multi-asset solutions allow you to connect to your desired markets, trade when and where you want, while being able to comply with global regulation. From our 10 offices covering all the major global financial centers, our team will advise on the best approach to address your challenges and deploy our technology.
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IPC is a technology and service leader that powers financial markets globally. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With customers first and always, we collaborate with each to understand their individual needs to help make them secure, productive and compliant within our connected community. Through service excellence, long-developed expertise and a focus on innovation and community, we provide agile and efficient ways for our customers to accelerate their ability to adapt to the ever–changing requirements for advanced data networks, compliance and collaboration with all counter-parties across the financial markets.
About Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT)
Trading Technologies creates professional trading software and solutions for a wide variety of users including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. Its TT® platform delivers ultra-low latency trade execution with unprecedented performance and accessibility across all major devices. TT features a fully customizable interface and a broad array of components to facilitate manual and automated trading styles, including auto-trading and auto-spreading tools, server-side execution engines, robust FIX and proprietary API solutions, and charting and analytics plus DMA to dozens of the major international exchanges and liquidity platforms. The new FIX-as-a-Service (FaaS) offering provides rapid integration and superior execution of FIX applications via multi-threaded FIX engines located in TT’s network of colocated data centers. The FaaS infrastructure leverages DNS and high-availability load balancers for resilient connectivity, seamless failover and consistent disaster recovery. Learn more at www.tradingtechnologies.com
About Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers.
We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI).
Quinlan & Associates is an independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry.
We are the first firm to offer end-to-end strategy consulting services. From strategy formulation to execution, to ongoing reporting and communications, we translate cutting-edge advice into commercially executable solutions.
With our team of top-tier financial service and strategy consulting professionals and our global network of alliance partners, we give you the most up-to-date industry insights from around the world, putting you an essential step ahead of your competitors.
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cPacket Networks was founded to deliver next generation, high performance network monitoring. cPacket’s solutions offer unprecedented performance, deeper levels of insight, and real-time analytics. cPacket’s advanced distributed intelligence enables network managers to proactively detect problems before they negatively impact end-users. cPacket has redefined traditional monitoring architecture by developing a unique algorithmic chip that delivers complete packet inspection immediately at the wire. cPacket Networks is committed to achieving quality standards in network performance monitoring and is trusted by financial institutions worldwide.