Tora is the recognized leader in electronic trading platforms
and access to liquidity focused on Asia. Tora offers a unique
portfolio of products that have been developed to specifically
address the trading challenges unique to Asia. Tora’s
TORA Compass – the most comprehensive
multi-market, multi-broker, multi-product trading platform
with electronic access to more than 75 global and regional
brokers, 24 exchanges in 14 countries and over 10 off-exchange
liquidity venues as well as over 150 algorithmic trading
TORA Equity Trading – an agency-only
trading desk that combines the strength of the TORA Compass
platform and traditional brokerage relationships to provide
clients with first-class execution capabilities; and
TORA Clearpool – an automated facilitation
product that offers transparent off-exchange liquidity for
Tora processes over 25% of all electronic
trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange each month. Utilizing
state-of-the-art infrastructure, Tora provides low latency,
99.99% up time and high reliability across multiple markets.
Tora's products are provided in an application service provider
(ASP) model, and require no IT infrastructure or staff at
the client site. The trading platform integrates with a full
complement of third-party and proprietary order management,
portfolio management, risk, accounting and other back-office
and compliance systems.
Instinet is an electronic trading pioneer, having established
the world’s first significant electronic trading venue
in 1969, one of the first recognized U.S. ECNs in 1997 and the
first pan-European MTF in 2007. Through its subsidiaries and
affiliates, Instinet operates two distinct business lines: a
global network of agency-only brokers that seek to help institutions
lower overall trading costs and improve investment performance
through the use of innovative electronic trading products, including
smart-routing, algorithms, DMA, dark pools and EMS platforms,
and also provide sales trading, commission management services
and independent research; and the Chi-X® trading systems,
which aim to improve the efficiency of capital markets globally
by providing high-performance, low-cost alternative execution
venues. Instinet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings,
Inc. For more information, please visit www.instinet.com.
Chi-X® - innovators of low cost, high speed alternative execution venues
Chi-X® will soon deliver order-driven alternative execution venues to equity markets around the world, offering low-cost, high-speed alternatives to trading on the traditional stock exchanges.
Chi-X’s innovative and sophisticated proprietary technology– already in operation in Europe and Canada – will offer a low-cost, high-speed trading platform. When combined with several innovative order types, trading often results in tighter bid-ask spreads than the traditional exchanges, which ultimately helps deliver price improvement opportunities to participants and their end clients.
By offering a competitive alternative, Chi-X believes markets will become more attractive to the international investment community.
For further information, please contact:
Joseph Marchal Robert Rooks
Chief Executive Officer APAC Chief Administration Officer APAC
Orc Software is the world's leading global provider of technology
for advanced derivatives trading and connectivity. With over
20 years of success, Orc provides solutions and services to
its worldwide customers from its 13 offices across Asia Pacific,
North America and Europe. Orc’s customers include leading
banks, trading and market-making firms, exchanges, brokerage
houses, institutional investors, hedge funds and software vendors.
Orc Software is co-exhibiting with
local partner Chelmer. Visit us to know more about our proven
• Delivering latest Derivatives and Market Making capabilities
• Rapid deployment of proven algorithmic trading tools
with sub- millisecond latency
• Pricing and volatility APIs for multi-asset class
• Open API for the integration to middle and back office
• Real-time execution on 100+ electronic Exchanges
• The latest 4th generation CameronFIX platform
For more information or to book a meeting,
please send an Email to email@example.com
Chelmer is a technology services provider
to the financial services industry. Its services include consulting,
project management, implementation and software product development.
Chelmer provides a range of FIX services including consulting
and implementation, and has been responsible for developing
several exchange/market gateways for different types of markets
including equities and derivatives using the Cameron FIX gateway.
Chelmer’s FIX products include web based trading via
FIX and web based FIX test tools. Chelmer is an active member
of the FIX Protocol organisation.
ULLINK provides international financial
institutions with low-latency connectivity and trading solutions,
offering over 300 ready-to-trade connections to favourite
destinations: buy-side clients, brokers, exchanges, MTFs,
ECNs, order routing networks, and trading applications –
in all formats and for all asset classes.
ULLINK’s universal connectivity platform, UL BRIDGE,
enables customers to build modular and scalable environments
that relieve them from technical dependence on a specific
vendor, while handling pre-trade risk and best execution requirements.
ULLINK also provides a MiFID-compliant Smart Order Router,
and turn-key DMA gateways to the world’s most active
• Trading and order management
ULLINK solutions include a comprehensive Order Management
System with order flow monitoring, exception management, dedicated
Sales and Dealer interfaces, and an advanced trading application
with automated and algorithmic trading capabilities.
• Electronic trading network
Connect to UL NET and access hundreds of counterparties through
a single point, while benefiting from truly innovative services
(global order monitoring, online libraries of algorithms,
• Support & services
ULLINK’s flexible solutions are available in-house,
in Facilities Management or through our global hub, UL NET.
With offices in New York, London, Paris and Hong Kong, ULLINK
supports hundreds of clients, including many of the world’s
largest financial institutions, across time zones.
For further information, please visit www.ullink.com
or contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
Transaction Network Services (TNS) was
one of the first organisations in the world to deploy a dedicated
financial community extranet which is resilient, highly secure
and supports VPN’s, e-commerce (including FIX), straight
through processing and the delivery of market data from exchanges
or market data vendors. Since its inception, TNS has expanded
its network coverage extensively around the globe, including
the Asia Pacific region, North America and Europe.
TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet connects over 1500 financial
community end-points around the world. It has been designed
and is managed 24 x 7 to ensure high levels of throughput
and lowest latency to support Direct Market Access, Algorithmic
Trading and Market Data Distribution amongst other types of
Choose TNS if you want:
- Easy, scalable access to a large community
of Exchanges, Data Vendors, Applications and Trading Counterparts.
- A fully secure service.
- A quick response, driven by the need for
faster trades and executions.
Minimum network latency.
- High availability, as with TNS there is
no single point of failure
To find out how TNS can help you stay
ahead of the market in the fast paced financial world, visit
or contact John Pilch on +852 3180 9302 or email@example.com
As one of the world's leading banks, Credit Suisse provides
its clients with investment banking, private banking and asset
management services worldwide. Credit Suisse offers advisory
services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to
companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private
clients globally, as well as retail clients in Switzerland.
In its Investment Banking business, Credit Suisse offers securities
products and financial advisory services to users and suppliers
of capital around the world. Operating in 57 locations across
26 countries, Credit Suisse is active across the full spectrum
of financial services products including debt and equity underwriting,
sales and trading, mergers and acquisitions, investment research,
and correspondent and prime brokerage services. Further information
about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com
Advanced Execution Services - AES®
is Credit Suisse's award-winning suite of algorithmic trading
strategies, tools, and analytics for global equity trading,
all of which are accessible from the systems already on your
desk. The award-winning automated strategies can help reduce
market impact, improve performance versus benchmarks, and
let the trader focus on the bigger picture. For more information
please contact AES® Trading Desk +852 2101 6443 / (toll
free) +800 222 2334.
Investment Technology Group (ITG), is a specialised agency
brokerage and financial technology firm that partners with
asset managers globally to provide innovative trading solutions.
A leader in electronic trading technology for over 20 years,
ITG's integrated approach includes a range of products from
pre-trade analysis through to trade execution and post-trade
evaluation. Asset managers rely on ITG's independence, experience,
and agility to help mitigate risk, improve performance and
navigate increasingly complex global trading markets. Established
in 1987, ITG operates across North America, Europe and covers
the Asia Pacific region from offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo,
Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne.
IRESS Market Technology Ltd (IRESS)
produces premier financial market, wealth management and
client data management systems. With
a reputation for innovative, sophisticated systems, IRESS
services a broad range of professionals across Australia,
New Zealand, Canada and South Africa.
IRESS systems include:
Trading: market information
- order management - funds/portfolio management - risk management.
client, practice and document management - portfolio management
and research - cashflow modelling - risk insurance research
- dealer group management – remuneration management
and mortgage qualification.
FIX Connectivity: A range of IRESS FIX
Interfaces fully connect IRESS clients with all the necessary
global order routing systems they need to communicate with.
IRESS Market Technology provides specialised
client support, delivered by a team of professionals with
many years of experience in the financial markets.
A business division of NYSE Euronext
(NYX), NYSE Technologies is a leader in providing innovative
software, market data products and data management applications,
connectivity solutions, exchange technology, and transaction
solutions for trading firms, vendors and financial markets
around the world. Offering the most comprehensive suite of
best-of-breed commercial technology solutions that also include
advanced messaging platforms, co-location systems, ultra low-latency
order routing capabilities and a one-of-a-kind hosted networked
community, NYSE Technologies' products attract and enable
the free flow of liquidity for the global marketplace. This
division operates SFTI, one of the world's largest, most reliable
financial transaction networks connecting firms and exchanges
worldwide; the Trading Solutions unit, which creates and implements
high-performance, end-to-end messaging software and real-time
market data distribution and integration products; the Exchange
Solutions unit, which offers multi-asset exchange platform
solutions, managed services and expert consultancy, and; Data
Solutions, which offers a broad menu of multi-asset, global
market information products. With offices across the U.S.,
Europe, Singapore and Japan, NYSE Technologies' advanced integrated
solutions for fully-deployed, hosted, managed or on-demand
services has earned the trust to power the trading operations
of hundreds of global financial institutions and exchanges.
For additional information visit: http://www.nyse.com/technologies
Charles River Development is an award-winning
provider of technology systems and services to over 310 investment
firms in the institutional, mutual fund, banking, hedge fund,
wealth management, insurance and pension industries. The Charles
River Investment Management System is a comprehensive front-
and middle-office software suite for all asset classes that
includes: Charles River Manager for portfolio management and
modeling; Charles River Trader for order management and electronic
trading; Charles River Compliance for real-time pre-trade
and end-of-day compliance; and Charles River Post-Trade for
the centralized management of trade matching, confirmation,
and settlement workflow. The system incorporates global real-time
electronic trading via FIX (Financial Information eXchange)
through the Charles River Network, a broker-neutral financial
network that is fully integrated with Charles River IMS.
Charles River IMS features a modern, proven, N-Tier service
oriented architecture (SOA) that is highly scalable and supports
continuous 24x7 operations. Message-based APIs and exposed
Web Services facilitate rapid systems integration.
The company also offers implementation, application management
services and hosting. Founded in 1984, Charles River maintains
headquarters in Boston and primary offices in London, Melbourne,
New York, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo.
UBS's Investment Bank is one of the world's leading investment banking and securities firms, providing a full range of products and services to corporate and institutional clients, governments, financial intermediaries and alternative asset managers. Its investment bankers, salespeople and research analysts, supported by its risk and logistics teams, deliver advice and execution to clients all over the world. The Investment Bank also works with financial sponsors and hedge funds and indirectly meets the needs of private investors through both UBS's own wealth management business and through other private banks.
Liquidnet is an electronic marketplace that facilitates institutional
equities trading for asset management firms worldwide. By
giving buy-side traders a first look at a global natural liquidity
pool of more than 8.74 billion shares per day of liquidity
on average, Liquidnet consolidates and delivers the institutional
equities market directly to the desktops of 552 buy-side trading
firms. Institutional investors use the Liquidnet marketplace
to enhance the quality and speed of trade execution, gain
price improvement for their trades, and, ultimately, lower
overall trading costs. Launched in 2001, Liquidnet now trades
in 29 equity markets across five continents. Liquidnet is
headquartered in New York with offices in London, Toronto,
Tokyo, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore. Additional company
information is available online at www.liquidnet.com.
Liquidnet in Australia
Liquidnet began operations in Australia on 20/02/08 following
the company’s roll out across Japan (off-shore), Hong
Kong, Singapore and Korea on 29/11/07. Japan on-shore trading
began on 19/06/08. Since its launch, Liquidnet Australia has
seen 71 members trade over A$3.5 billion in Australian securities.
Globally there are 130 members enabled to trade with Liquidnet
Australia, which manages an average daily liquidity pool of
A$1.9 billion. Liquidnet Australia is headed by Sam Macqueen,
former head of trading at Schroders Investment Management
Australia, and Stephen Zilioli, former senior sales trader
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) provides global data center services that ensure the vitality of the information-driven world. Global enterprises, content and financial companies, and network service providers rely upon Equinix’s insight and expertise to protect and connect their most valued information assets. Equinix operates 41 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers across 18 markets in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Equinix Financial eXchange is a community of common interest, consisting of capital market participants such as execution venues, buy and sell side firms, market data providers, technology utilities and network service providers, that locate operations within Equinix data centers in order to implement a high-performance, low latency connectivity infrastructure within a neutral environment. At Equinix, these customers can directly exchange data within the same physical location with strategic partners, customers and vendors, providing solutions for their multi-network connectivity and high-performance data center needs.
The proximity of Equinix Financial eXchange enables financial community participants to expand operations within a scalable environment, open new markets that they were previously challenged to enter, improve reliability and redundancy of operations, and to reduce costs by eliminating the need to link to multiple partners over significant geographic distances. It also enables the fastest possible links to the world’s largest trading exchanges, as well as access to a critical mass of network service providers.
A pioneer in electronic trading solutions, NYFIX continues to transform trading through innovation. The NYFIX MarketplaceTM is a global community of trading counterparties utilising innovative services that optimise the business of trading. NYFIX's Appia® and Tradescope® software provide the foundation for FIX messaging, infrastructure management, and reporting. NYFIX ioinet provides sophisticated filters and analysis tools to help clients find liquidity through indications of interest. The NYFIX Millennium ATSTM is a leading dark pool of liquidity in the United States providing price improvement and minimal market impact for trade execution. Most recently, NYFIX launched Euro MillenniumTM, a neutral dark pool of liquidity for pan European listed cash equities. Please visit http://www.nyfix.com for more information about NYFIX.
NYFIX Asia Pacific contact: Danny.Lee@nyfix.com
Tel: +852 3180 9230