Sponsors

Sponsors

2018 Sponsors

kACE  

kACE was launched following the acquisition of Kalahari by FENICS Software in late 2017. The two industry-standard technologies have come together under the kACE brand with the aim of becoming the market leading multi-asset solutions provider for pricing analytics, price distribution, deal capture and middleware connectivity.

Our proven and reliable technology has been supporting some of the largest global financial services companies for nearly 30 years. At kACE, we combine financial markets expertise with cutting-edge technology to deliver solutions that simplify complexity, enabling users to make consistently accurate pricing decisions.

kACE operates out of five global offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore, with development and technical deployment teams in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and the Americas.

Website: www.kacefinancial.com

LCH builds strong relationships with credit, equity, fixed income, FX and rates market participants to help drive superior performance and deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help members and clients increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. Working closely with our stakeholders, we have helped the market transition to central clearing and introduced an array of innovative enhancements, including compression, sponsored clearing, credit index options clearing, contracts for differences clearing, the launch of LCH Spider, our portfolio margining tool, and LCH SwapAgent for managing uncleared swaps. When combined with an uncompromising commitment to service delivery, it's no surprise that LCH is the natural choice of the world’s leading market participants.

Singapore Exchange is Asia’s leading and trusted market infrastructure, operating equity, fixed income and derivatives markets to the highest regulatory standards. As Asia’s most international, multi-asset exchange, SGX provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services, with about 40% of listed companies and 75% of listed bonds originating outside of Singapore.

SGX is the world’s most liquid offshore market for the benchmark equity indices of China, India, Japan and ASEAN and offers commodities and currency derivatives products. Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is globally recognised for its risk management and clearing capabilities. For more information, please visit www.sgx.com.

LMAX Exchange Group is a global, high-growth financial technology firm, which operates a leading FCA regulated trading venue, LMAX Exchange, and has recently launched LMAX Digital - the first physical crypto currency exchange dedicated to serving institutional clients. Operating global exchanges for trading FX, metals, indices, commodities and crypto currencies, LMAX Exchange Group delivers open access, transparency, precise and consistent execution and level playing field to all market participants. 

LMAX Exchange Group offers all clients the ability to trade on the LMAX Exchange central limit order book, driven by streaming no ‘last look’ limit-order liquidity from top tier banks and non-bank financial institutions. Servicing funds, banks, brokerages, asset managers and proprietary trading firms, LMAX Exchange Group offers an anonymous, regulated, rules-based trading environment, order execution in strict price/time priority, and access to real-time streaming market and trade data, enabling all market participants to control execution quality and total trading costs.  Offering a comprehensive range of instruments and ultra-low latency execution, LMAX Exchange Group operates a global exchange infrastructure with matching engines in London, New York and Tokyo.

Recently launched LMAX Digital, the institutional crypto currency exchange, is based on proven, proprietary technology from LMAX Exchange. LMAX Digital allows global institutions to acquire, trade and hold the most liquid digital assets (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple) safely and securely. LMAX Digital delivers complete transparency, open access and a level playing field for all crypto currency market participants, within a secure and trusted trading environment.

smartTrade Technologies, a pioneer in multi-asset electronic trading solutions, delivers innovative and intelligent technology enabling you to focus on your trading and grow your business while lowering total cost of ownership and allowing you to quickly adapt to changing market requirements.

smartTrade Technologies provides agile end-to-end trading solutions supporting Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Equities and Derivatives asset classes with connectivity to over 100 liquidity providers, aggregation, smart order routing, order management, pricing, distribution, risk management capabilities and a HTML5 user interface. We work with a variety of clients ranging from banks, brokers and hedge funds to proprietary trading desks. LiquidityFX for FX and smartFI for Fixed Income, are solutions available as software only or as a fully managed and hosted service, collocated in all the main market places globally. For more information, visit www.smart-trade.net

FastMatch is a new Electronic Communication Network for foreign exchange trading. FastMatch strives to offer its customers access to large pools of diversified liquidity at unparalleled speed with complete transparency in the optimal location. Its award winning technology gives FastMatch an important speed advantage and has the capability of handling thousands of clients simultaneously. Clients include retail brokers, institutions, banks, hedge funds, and proprietary trading firms.