Australia FIX Conference 2011

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Liquidnet is the institutional equities marketplace, bringing together the world’s largest asset managers and public companies on a single network that directly connects traders, portfolio managers, analysts and corporate issuers. Liquidnet enables its Members to achieve greater performance by moving from investment idea to implementation faster, ultimately retaining more alpha throughout the entire institutional investment cycle. Launched in 2001, Liquidnet extends to 38 equity markets across five continents. Liquidnet is headquartered in New York with offices in Boston, London, San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore. For more information on Liquidnet, its liquidity, block executions, and additional investment capabilities, visit

IFIS is a leading IT provider of Asian Financial Capital Market solutions in Asia, offering products and services in the areas of real-time data dissemination, enterprise application integration and electronic trading, order routing and FIX service bureau services.

Today, Financial Information Exchange (FIX) applications are at the heart of Securities Trading operations for many financial organisations in Asia. As a Member of the FIX Protocol Organisation, IFIS brings to market globally acknowledged FIX solutions to address a wide array of trading challenges.

IFIS provides specialism, flexibility and cost competitiveness to each client, each of whom is regarded as a partner. Clients benefit from a pragmatic approach, the highest standards of care and access to the full range of services via a single point of contact. IFIS continually strives to introduce state-of-the-art solutions and services to meet client requirements. It is our aim to be the Capital Market's preferred key partner for a growing number of clients and partners across Asia.

Tora is Asia’s leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services. Tora's unrivalled solutions span the entire trading process, offering a full suite of trade execution capabilities in markets across Asia, North America and Europe. Tora's high-performance EMS/OMS has been designed from the ground up by traders, and is currently used by traders at hedge funds, long-only funds and sell-side proprietary trading desks. Tora also provides clients with access to its unique liquidity pools including Asia’s leading non-displayed matching engine. Tora's dedicated Asia trading desk delivers to buy-side clients unmatched Asia expertise and extensive analytics focused on best execution. Tora's extensive suite of proprietary algorithms (trading and strategy-focused) is fully customizable and broker neutral. Tora has over 175 employees dedicated to Asia, with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Additional information is available at

CameronTec is the financial industry's leading provider of Financial Information eXchange (FIX) infrastructure and connectivity solutions. Its market innovation Catalys takes FIX further and is the industry reference for FIX ecosystems. Developed specifically to address the cross-functional needs of sell and buy side firms, exchanges and ISVs, Catalys is a highly adaptive, integrated FIX infrastructure.

Catalys is based on the industry's most widely installed FIX engine, CameronFIX. CameronFIX is universally regarded as the reference standard for reliable, mature FIX engine applications. It is the outcome of 14 years continuous investment in performance, scalability, interoperability and robustness. CameronFIX is today used by boutique to larger investment firms, brokerage houses, exchanges and regulators in 25 countries, on all five continents.

CameronTec is an Orc Group company and an active Premier Member of the FIX Protocol organization.


A division of NYSE Euronext (NY X), NYSE Technologies provides connectivity and transaction capabilities, data and infrastructure services, and managed solutions for a range of customers requiring next-generation performance and expertise for trading services.

NYSE Technologies offers a diverse array of products, services and solutions for: institutional investors, including order routing, liquidity discovery and access to a community of broker-dealers and execution destinations; broker-dealers and systematic traders, including high performance, end-to-end messaging software and innovative market data products delivered on a leading financial transaction network; and market operators, including multi-asset exchange platform services, managed services and consultancy.

With offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, NYSE Technologies offers advanced integrated solutions for the global capital markets community, earning the ability to power trading operations for many of the world’s financial institutions and exchanges.

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The HSBC Group is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with well established businesses in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services to around 95 million customers through four customer groups and global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management; Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets; and Global Private Banking.

HSBC is a major user of advanced information technology, with an annual spending of US$5.9 billion. Its e-business channels include the internet, PC banking and telephone banking. HSBC maintains its own private telecommunications network – one of the world’s largest – to deliver IT services to customers and to staff around the world.

HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets is an emerging markets-led and financing-focused business that provides tailored financial solutions to major government, corporate and institutional clients worldwide. With offices in more than 60 countries and territories, Global Banking and Markets offers clients geographic reach and deep local knowledge.

In HSBC's Global Markets, the FIX Protocol has been implemented across the four primary asset classes: Equities; Futures; FX; and Fixed Income. HSBC's cross asset FIX implementation helps customers enjoy the benefits of having a single cost effective connection to HSBC Global Markets enabling them to trade a comprehensive mix of products across a large 102 execution destination footprint.

Instinet Incorporated is an electronic trading pioneer, having established the world’s first major 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® Global businesses, which aim to improve the efficiency of capital markets globally by providing high-performance, low-cost alternative execution venues and the technology required to power them. Instinet is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nomura Holdings, Inc. For more information, please visit

UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. We combine our wealth management, investment banking and asset management businesses with our Swiss operations to deliver superior financial solutions and manage CHF 2.2 trillion in invested assets. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS has offices in more than 50 countries, including all major financial centers, and employs approximately 65,000 people. Under Swiss company law, UBS is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors. UBS AG is the parent company of the UBS Group (Group). The operational structure of the Group comprises the Corporate Center and four business divisions: Wealth Management & Swiss Bank, Wealth Management Americas, Global Asset Management and the Investment Bank.

The Investment Bank provides securities and other financial products and research in equities, fixed income, rates, foreign exchange and precious metals. It also provides advisory services and access to the world's capital markets for corporate and institutional clients, governments, financial intermediaries and alternative asset managers and private investors.


Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asian-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs over 26,000 staff worldwide. Nomura’s unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through three business divisions: retail, wholesale (global markets, investment banking, and other wholesale), and asset management. For further information about Nomura, please visit

Nomura's Electronic Trading Services benefit from the long standing experience, intelligence and technology of the Nomura Group. Renowned for providing clients with a robust, low latency and highly scalable platform, the fully integrated product suite combines DMA and strategy execution via the ModelEx suite. The suite is supplemented with advanced pre, intra and post trade analytical tools such as ModelEx™ Monitor and TradeSpex™, and provide clients with a full service solution to their low touch execution needs. All execution channels are underpinned by next generation smart order routing logic, providing access to multiple sources of available liquidity with an intelligent placement approach. Client execution experience is further enriched via access to Nomura's NX dark pool.


ITG is a specialist agency broker and technology firm dedicated to improving trading and cost efficiency. Combining technological expertise with in-depth trading knowledge, ITG offers institutional investors across the world a complete set of innovative tools to minimise transaction costs and improve the performance of their trading desk.

ITG has a unique approach covering the full trading cycle. Buyside traders can rely on the firm’s experienced sales trading desk, or trade themselves using ITG’s EMS technology and algorithms. All services are integrated with the firm’s world-leading pre- and post-trade analytical tools to reduce risk and deliver transparent results.

Established in 1987, ITG is headquartered in New York and has offices in North America and Europe. Across the Asia Pacific region, ITG has a presence in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne. For more information please contact ITG on +852 2846 3567 or visit

Greenline provides superior FIX Protocol and electronic trading technology solutions and services across all asset classes for leading global financial institutions. Greenline’s flagship product suite, VeriFIX®, CertiFIX®, MagniFIX®, MetriFIX®, and Latency Monitor delivers end-to-end global connectivity solutions for any electronic trading environment using or migrating to FIX Protocol. In addition, its premier Professional Services consultancy can evaluate and improve clients’ business strategy and trading technology operations, leveraging its expertise across all connectivity and messaging protocols. With global reach and client experience, Greenline is ideally positioned to meet the demand for connectivity and related trading technology. Greenline Financial Technologies, Inc. is a member of FIX Protocol Limited – North Americas, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MarketAxess Technologies, Inc. For more information, please visit

Local Insight and a Global Network of Information, People and Ideas

Bloomberg was founded in 1981 with one core mission: to bring transparency to capital markets through access to information. Today’s Bloomberg – totaling more than 13,000 employees in hundreds of locations and countries around the globe – builds on that foundation. Everything we do connects decision makers in business, finance and government to a broad and dynamic network of global and local information, news, people and ideas that enables faster, more effective decisions.

Our products are fueled by five core offerings – data and analytics, news, technology, customer service, and research. Bloomberg is information, in its purest definition. The insights that our customers derive from our services clarify positions, impact decisions and move markets. Our competitive edge comes from working with our customers for over 30 years to understand their workflow, find new solutions, and then introduce improvements into our products. As a result, more than 340,000 of the world’s leading players in the global and financial markets rely on Bloomberg for the best information possible to run their business.


Fueling growth on client satisfaction, 100% independent with no tie to any broker or financial institution, ULLINK is a leading provider of comprehensive low-latency connectivity and trading solutions. ULLINK enables buy and sell side financial institutions to build comprehensive trading environments across asset classes (Equities, Futures and Options, Fixed Income, Forex). Users simply plug their existing applications to the UL BRIDGE connectivity platform, select their destinations and start trading.

ULLINK provides low-latency DMA to over 50 major international markets, and a comprehensive OMS with care order management, exception management, algorithmic trading, risk management, and business monitoring across the globe. These flexible solutions are available as enterprise solutions (hosted and managed by the customer) or as a fully-managed services (where ULLINK handles everything).

ULLINK employs over 220 dedicated professionals with offices in New-York, São Paulo, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney, and growing. ULLINK supports customers worldwide, around the clock. Our proven capacity to deliver reliable software and exceptional services has earned us the trust of hundreds of clients, including many of the world’s largest financial institutions.

For more information, please contact


IPC Systems offers high and low touch trading communications solutions to the global financial trading community including the top investment banks, hedge funds and investment managers in established and emerging markets. With 100% focus on this sector and nearly 40 years of expertise and an unrivaled record of innovation, IPC provides customers with unified solutions that support collaborative voice trading and real-time electronic trading and market data connectivity.

IPC's market-leading offerings include the first unified communications/ application platform, award-winning hard and soft turrets, electronic connectivity services including enhanced voice services, business continuity solutions, and follow-the-sun service and support. IPC’s global reach extends to more than 58 countries – including a Financial Extranet of 4,000 on-net locations in over 700 cities and more than 115,000 turrets deployed worldwide. Headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, IPC has approximately 1,000 employees located throughout the Americas and the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit


BNP Paribas ( is one of the strongest banks in the world*. The Group has a presence in more than 80 countries with more than 200,000 employees. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking. In its Corporate & Investment Banking, BNP Paribas enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia. (*Rated AA by Standard & Poor's i.e. 3rd rating level on a scale of 22.)

Global Equities and Commodity Derivatives is the business line within Corporate & Investment Banking arm of the group which combines the complementary activities of Structured Equity, Flow & Financing and Commodity Derivatives. Structured Equity and Flow & Financing offer a full range of innovative equity, index and fund-linked products. In addition, they offer a comprehensive range of research and execution services in Asian equity products and their derivatives. Commodity Derivatives offers a full range of price risk management solutions.

BNP Paribas Electronic & Algorithmic Trading Services (BEATS) offers a complete suite of powerful and intelligent electronic trading strategies. This customizable trading platform gives an access to additional liquidity (BIX – BNP Paribas Internal eXchange) and allows clients to execute transactions with ease and confidence.

For further information on BEATS, please contact

ConvergEx’s Eze Castle Software has been a leading provider of global technology solutions that automate the investment process since 1995. The Eze OMS™, a global, multi-strategy order management system, leverages a real-time, service-component architecture to streamline the investment cycle for all asset classes – from idea generation through settlement. The Eze OMS provides functionality to support:

  • Portfolio Management – comprehensive modelling; “what-if” analysis; real-time P/L, exposure and liquidity analysis; cash management; portfolio rebalancing.
  • Compliance – fully configurable pre- and post-trade compliance; regulatory, investor and firm-level rules; hundreds of standard libraries and templates; restricted lists, concentration, comparison, and risk exposures.
  • Trading – flexible, real-time blotters; multi-asset class trade and allocation processing; access to 500+ execution venues via FIX including dark pools, crossing engines, and 650+ advanced trading strategies from 65+ brokers.
  • Operations – vendor-neutral integration with 250+ third parties; auditing; real-time alerting and system monitoring; commission management; reference data management; comprehensive reporting.

Eze has more than 400 clients worldwide and offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Stamford, and Sydney.

For more information contact:

Chris O’Connor
Head of Australian Sales
+ 61 2 9220 3773


About Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a strong private clients franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With more than 100,000 employees in 74 countries, Deutsche Bank offers unparalleled financial services throughout the world. The bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions for demanding clients creating exceptional value for its shareholders and people.

About Autobahn
Autobahn Equity is Deutsche Bank’s algorithmic trading platform, providing you with access to execution solutions in markets worldwide. The platform combines award-winning algorithms with our direct market access (DMA) offering for smarter liquidity.

About SuperX
SuperX intelligently seeks dark liquidity while offering a sophisticated level of order protection for smarter execution. It is dark trading made intelligent, bringing you global access to the best pools of liquidity.  The algorithm provides access to deep, diverse liquidity without advertising your size or intent to the market, minimizing the risk of information leakage.

For more information on Deutsche Bank’s suite of electronic trading applications, please contact your Deutsche Bank regional representative:

Contact details:
US:                   +1 212 250 3988
                        +1 800 553 1226
Europe:             +44 20 7547 2587
Asia:                 +852 2203 6028
Japan:              +813 5156 6642
Australia:          +612 8258 2862


Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS) is a global software company that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive to changing conditions and customer interactions as they occur—to capitalise on opportunities, drive efficiencies, and reduce risk.

The comprehensive Progress portfolio provides leading solutions for enterprise integration, data interoperability and application development, including SaaS enablement and delivery in the cloud. The Progress® Responsive Process Management suite lets users gain real-time visibility into processes, immediately sense and respond to events, and continuously improve business processes.

The Progress Apama platform for capital markets specialises in algorithmic trading, market aggregation, smart order routing, real-time pricing, market surveillance and monitoring, commodities/energy trading and real-time risk management.

Apama gives firms the tools for creating, testing and deploying unique strategies for low latency, high throughput applications. Progress Apama a market-leading algorithmic trading platform enables both sell-side and buy-side traders to leverage proprietary trading strategies.

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With access to one of the largest liquidity pools in Global Equities (including #1 market share on Euronext), Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking's Global Execution Services team offers global coverage across 65 markets, comprehensive liquidity solutions, advanced algorithms and an integrated execution product, which includes all equities & ETFs.

At the core of Société Générale’s universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified and leading player with nearly 11, 000 professionals present in 33 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Standing by its clients across sectors, the Corporate & Investment Bank tailors solutions for them by capitalising on its worldwide expertise in investment banking, global finance, and global markets.

For Corporates, Financial Institutions and public sector: providing a global advisory approach (M&A, debt, equity transaction, capital structure, and asset & liability management), as well as quality capital raising solutions across the debt and equity spectrum, optimised financing and expert risk management responses notably in the realm of foreign exchange and rates derivatives.

For investors: offering reliable and sound investment opportunities and risk management solutions through its integrated global markets platform delivering seamless access to markets (equity, rates, credit, currencies, commodities and derivatives), as well as advice and solid financial engineering, quality of execution and forward-looking research across asset classes.


Citi Electronic Execution

The right choice will get you there.
When it comes to choosing electronic execution solutions, you need a global provider that can manage all of your trading needs. You want premium execution tools, unique liquidity and innovative technology that meet the challenges of today's complex global markets. Citi Electronic Execution will get you there.


Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Citi's major brands include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney and Banamex. Additional information may be found at or


BT is one of the world’s leading providers of networked IT services for financial service. For 10 years, the BT Radianz Managed Infrastructure has been the leading connectivity service for financial firms. Supporting 15,000 financial customer locations, the BT Radianz platform provides access to 400 of the world’s leading financial content and service providers including exchanges, banks, broker-dealers, central counterparties, and central securities depositories.

The fully-managed BT Radianz service consolidates all of a firm’s connectivity onto a single connection, ensuring secure, reliable access to trading partners and services. BT Radianz connectivity is fully-redundant, diversely routed to the customer site, and carries 100% availability SLA.

The BT Radianz platform network supports thousand of organizations internationally that use the FIX Protocol. BT Radianz Ultra Access provides low-latency connectivity with sub-millisecond round-trip delays to select execution venues. BT Radianz Proximity Solution combines connectivity with fully-managed hosting facilities. The BT Managed Secure Messaging ensures secure, reliable, tamper-proof and non-repudiable message delivery.

BT also provides the ITS Voice Trading Platform used by more than 70,000 traders at 800 firms and exchanges in 51 countries. One of every three traders around the world uses a BT trading turret.

BT is a Premier Member of FPL.

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. Providing with a neutral meeting place for the world’s leading financial market participants including trading venues, buy and sell side firms, market data providers, technology providers and financial networks, Equinix allows customers to locate servers and infrastructure within Equinix data centers to support mission critical financial services applications with highly reliable, low-latency connectivity. Equinix hosts the world’s densest and most mature financial services ecosystem, bringing together 550+ participants from across the financial ecosystem, including 50+ exchanges and trading venues and 130+ financial service providers. Our high-performance, global financial ecosystem enables you to grow addressable markets and global reach across 15 leading financial centers.

TradingScreen is the leading independent provider of electronic trading solutions to the Buy Side. The company offers a suite of execution management and connectivity solutions encompassing all asset classes across global markets. TradingScreen’s goal is to simplify the complexity caused by market fragmentation and the proliferation of asset class and broker specific trading tools, by consolidating execution management of both exchange traded and OTC instruments on a single platform.

TradingScreen brings the major global sell side participants and leading regional brokers to a common environment. The benefit to clients is an exceptional reach across counterparties, products, geography and services ranging from execution to algorithmic trading services, prime brokerage and clearing. This functionality is delivered through a proven and reliable ASP install-and-support model. TradingScreen provides global coverage from offices in New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Geneva, São Paulo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. For further information about TradingScreen visit


Exceptional trading, investment and information solutions for the world’s financial community.

New technology, new regulation, new challenges: making money in today’s financial markets is all about staying ahead of the curve. Having the capability to spot new trends and act fast turns change into opportunity. That’s why 85% of the world’s premier financial institutions trust Fidessa to provide them with their multi-asset trading and investment infrastructure, their market data and analysis, and their decision making and workflow technology. It's also why $10 trillion worth of transactions flow across our global network each year. Because we’re the market leader, we can also offer unique access to the world’s largest and most valuable trading community of buy-side and sell-side professionals, from global institutions and investment banks to boutique brokers and niche hedge funds.

Fidessa is a global business with scale, resilience, ambition and expertise. We’ve delivered around 30% compound growth since our stock market listing in 1997 and we're recognised as the thought leader in our space. We set the benchmark with our unrivalled set of mission-critical products and services and, uniquely, serve both the buy-side and sell-side communities. Ongoing investment in our leading-edge, integrated solutions ensures Fidessa remains the industry's number one choice.


With its sophisticated financial markets software solutions, IRESS services a full range of professional and non-professional financial participants.

The IRESS tool suite supports retail, institutional and operator traders, with solutions that are delivered via the desktop, web or mobile device. These solutions offer:

▪ Global market data
▪ Buy-side and sell-side order management (OMS and EMS)
▪ Direct exchange connectivity
▪ FIX (Financial Information eXchange) based routing
▪ Smart order routing (BMR)

The extensive IRESS FIX Interface provides direct connectivity between IRESS clients, global order routing systems and clients' internal order systems. IRESS offers FIX connectivity for all its order management solutions, and IRESS clients can choose to manage their FIX connectivity via a front-end administration module that seamlessly integrates into IRESS’ products.

IRESS is the market leader in equity and derivative systems in Australasia. Globally, IRESS has significant client bases in Canada and South Africa, and a growing business in Asia with operations centred in Hong Kong and Singapore.


Daiwa Securities Capital Markets Co. Ltd. (renamed from Daiwa Securities SMBC Co. Ltd. effective on January 1st, 2010) has built up an impressive track record since its formation in April 1999 in Japan. We are resolved to taking the leadership position in the market, thereby serving the needs of clients, both at home and abroad. Since its foundation, Daiwa has been engaged in a broad range of investment banking operations involved in capital raising, IPOs, Merger & Acquisitions and principal finance amongst others, while expanding conventional sales and trading operations.

Daiwa Securities Electronic Trading - DSET provides clients with a state-of-the-art execution platform that connects traders directly to global equities and derivatives markets. Daiwa has leveraged on its historical strengths in equity trading to provide clients with DART (Daiwa Algorithmic Trading) and access to liquidity that helps in generating trading alpha by reducing market impact & trading costs. Clients can access the DSET suite of tools through their own proprietary systems or third-party systems.


Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 58 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 5,800 retail banking offices and approximately 18,000 ATMs and award-winning online banking with 30 million active users. Bank of America is among the world's leading wealth management companies and 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. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations in more than 40 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Charles River Development is a front- and middle-office software solutions provider to more than 300 investment firms in the institutional, wealth management/trust, alternative, mutual fund, insurance, pension fund and fund administration/custody markets in over 35 countries. The Charles River Investment Management System (Charles River IMS) is an institutional-class multi-asset, multi-currency software suite that consists of five main modules: Charles River Manager for portfolio management and modeling; Charles River Compliance for real-time pre-trade, in-trade, post-execution and end-of-day compliance monitoring; Charles River Trader for order management, electronic trading and execution management; Charles River Post-Trade for the centralized management of trade matching, confirmation, and settlement workflow; and Charles River Performance for daily performance measurement, attribution, and performance risk.

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 system is fully integrated with the Charles River Network, a broker-neutral, financial network that incorporates global real-time electronic trading via FIX (Financial Information eXchange). Charles River also offers comprehensive FIX network and implementation services, as well as hosting and application management solutions.

Founded in 1984, Charles River maintains headquarters in Boston and primary offices in Beijing, London, Melbourne, New York, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo and has a local presence in every other major financial center of the world.


About SunGard

SunGard is one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves more than 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue of about $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 434 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. Look for us wherever the mission is critical.

About SunGard Solutions for Global Trading

SunGard provides equities, futures and options traders with multi-asset, front-to-back trading and risk management solutions on 130+ markets worldwide. SunGard’s Valdi supports front-office businesses with market data, integrated trade and order management systems, advanced and smart execution services, and risk management. SunGard's global trading solutions can be delivered as enterprise software or as hosted services (SaaS). They help buy- and sell-side firms achieve increased performance, low latency and execution across multiple platforms, instruments and geographies.

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Chi-X Australia plans to offer a valuable alternative to trading on ASX using its low latency, high performance, proven trading system. The launch of Chi-X Australia will introduce innovative new order types, the potential for lower costs and a more efficient way to trade. Chi-X Australia holds an Australian Markets Licence to operate a financial market in Australia and expects to launch in Q4 2011.

ASX is a multi-asset class, vertically integrated exchange group, and one of the world’s top-10 listed exchange groups measured by market capitalisation.

ASX's activities span primary and secondary market services, central counterparty risk transfer, and securities settlement for both the equities and fixed income markets. It functions as a market operator, clearing house and payments system facilitator. It monitors and enforces compliance with its operating rules, promotes standards of corporate governance among Australia’s listed companies and helps to educate retail investors.

ASX's diverse domestic and international customer base includes issuers of securities and financial products, investment and trading banks, fund managers, hedge funds, commodity trading advisers, brokers and proprietary traders, market data vendors and retail investors.

By providing its systems, processes and services reliably and fairly, ASX generates confidence in the markets that depend on its infrastructure. This is integral to ASX's long-term commercial success.

Contact Details:
Australian Securities Exchange
Greg Pill
Manager, Equities and Equity Derivatives
+61 (0)2 9227 0696


Decisions by financial market players about who provides their mission critical connectivity and data services are too important to involve taking a risk. True reassurance only comes from engaging a partner with a long-held reputation for reliability, global reach and specialist sector knowledge. For over a decade Transaction Network Services (TNS) has supplied these services, highly tailored to the financial community's unique needs, and were one of the world's first organizations to offer the industry a secure dedicated low latency extranet. Since those pioneering days, we’ve expanded our extremely resilient, highly secure network's coverage globally and now provide services to customers in up to 40 countries, including in the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

We can currently deliver:

• Access to e-Commerce and FIX connectivity, proprietary trading, broker dealers, exchanges, MTFs, ATS and ECNs
• Third party and order routing services
• On-net connectivity within days of request
• 24/7/365 network monitoring
• Customer portals, for ordering and monitoring
• Connection to over 1700 financial community endpoints around the world
• Strategic hosting /co-location

Participants include: fund managers, proprietary traders, broker dealers, exchanges, MTFs, ATS and ECNs.

Asset classes supported include: equities, foreign exchange, derivatives, fixed income and options hosting.

For further information, please e-mail, visit or call +612 9959 0815.

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