Software Houses

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. The clients include over 300 financial organizations from different countries.

The flagship product is QUIK - a multi-instrument, multi-market front-end trading platform used for proprietary operations and servicing clients. It has versatile risk management functionality for efficient online pre-trade checks, portfolio evaluation and margin trading. QUIK support service is available throughout the trading hours of all exchanges accessed by QUIK.

ARQA Technologies develops and offers a line of low-latency solutions for direct sponsored access with online pre-trade control which are based on FIX protocol or native exchange APIs.

Solutions for automation of middle-and-back-office operations are based on QORT platform. MidQORT ensures monitoring and controlling positions and risks with regard to all markets and groups of market participants. BackQORT performs all essential functions of automating operations’ accounting and produces required reports for regulators and customers.

ARQA Technologies also provides SaaS from its data centers in Moscow, Kiev and Novosibirsk.

Contact details:

Sales & Marketing
ARQA Technologies
Kommunisticheskaya 2
Russia 630007

+7 383 219 16 19


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 connectivity 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. Listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FDSA), Fidessa is a FTSE 250 company employing 1,800 people globally. With turnover of £280m we have delivered around 25% 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.

No one else can match our range, our reputation or our reliability. No one else has our strength in breadth.

Contact details:

Fidessa group plc
One Old Jewry

+44 (0) 20 7105 100


Founded in 2001, FTEN Inc. is a privately held corporation with offices in New York City, Colorado U.S.A. and London, England. FTEN’s technology processes millions of transactions globally, executes more than 20% of the U.S. equities average daily volume and calculates over $100 billion of risk calculations each day. FTEN enables firms to build and expand their electronic execution business by providing a dedicated high-frequency execution and risk control platform to support high speed ‘black box’ trade flow. Integrated with a co-location infrastructure and fresh market data, the platform offers ‘plug and play’ connectivity for fully-automated trading strategies, giving trading firms and prime brokers time-to-market and total cost of ownership advantages. Together with unprecedented execution speeds across multiple venues, brokers and trading firms receive real-time pre-trade and post-trade risk controls along with surveillance reports to continuously monitor positions and limits – without compromising speed.

Contacts details:

Valerie Bannert-Thurner, PhD

Warnford Court
29 Throgmorton Street
United Kingdom

+44 (0)203 137 5255


GATElab, a London Stock Exchange Group company with offices in London, Milan and Isernia, is a leading provider of trading & market access solutions to the global financial community. Customers include leading Exchanges, Investment Banks and Brokerage institutions, supported from our offices in United Kingdom and Italy.

GATElab’s offering is MIFID compliant and covers:

• Ultra low latency, high frequency trading (both SOFTWARE and HARDWARE FPGA) solutions

• One digit microsecond’s latency risk gateways and FIX engines

• Cutting edge, user friendly Algo Engine for algorithmic creation, testing and trading.

• Multi-asset class smart order routing solutions

• Manual and automatic trading and quoting including RFQs and IOIs

• Order routing via FIX standard protocol

• Integration with external pricing, risk management, and middle/back office, clearing systems

• Market abuse detection capability

• Matching Engine/Systematic Internalization Tool to support your MTFs, crossing network

• Post trade and OTC deal registration (post trade transparency and trade reporting)

Contact details:

Antonella Perna
+39 02 8712 6510

Stefano Falciani
+44 (0)20 7797 3200


GenXs is an Amsterdam based Independent Software Vendor catering to the world's financial community.

GenXs modules range from a fast click trading client to an engine for quoting multiple interacting ETFs. The flexible design makes GenXs excellent low latency software, scaling well from small click trading setup’s to advanced HFT proximity hosted solutions. GenXs also comes with an advanced risk module and smart order routing capabilities.

GenXs has a good track record in developing custom systems that gives a trader an edge on trading opportunities. GenXs uses the latest technologies without the burden of years of antiquated code.

We offer a choice of different modules:

• GenXs Trader
A fast click trading client, with a flexible customizable layout, offering integration with Excel for data and trading.

• GenXs Spreader / Sniper
Extremely fast and highly customizable A-against-B pair trading solution for all your HFT spreading needs, running either locally or on a proximity hosted server.

• GenXs Quote items
A toolbox of our trading components and exchange connections with which you can build your own strategies. It comes with source code, not just scripting. It doesn’t get any faster than this. We will assist your developers getting the most out of your strategies.

Contact Details:

Hilbrand Buurma
+31 6-1880 93 00

Horizon Software

Horizon Software develops, under Horizon Connect product line, market gateways and broker connectivity solutions, as well as a set of complementary components including pre trade safety net, smart order routing, short sell management, self matching prevention and an internal matching engine.

Horizon Software provides software solutions and professional services to financial institutions all over the world to help them gain a competitive edge in today’s fast-changing capital markets. Horizon Software products are the result of many years of close collaboration with leading market players from the sell-side and the buy-side and range from portfolio management and electronic trading to market making and algorithmic trading. Created in 1998, Horizon Software is headquartered in Paris and has offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York, Dubai, Bangkok and Seoul, where local teams provide support to our clients.

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LIST, a privately owned company established in Pisa in 1985, operates globally throughout its offices in Europe, US and Malaysia. It delivers high performance software solutions for the Capital Markets and for Enterprise Risk and Compliance management.

Our solutions in the Capital market area are based on FastTrade, a proprietary technological platform that delivers normalized connectivity to electronic trading venues and data vendors, granting sub millisecond performances and multi asset class support, including Fixed Income, Equity, Derivatives and FX.

Also based on FastTrade technology, LIST provides:

FTX. Highly configurable solution to implement electronic marketplaces that has been used worldwide to implement Regulated Markets, Multilateral trading Facilities, ATS, Internalizers and single dealer platforms.

FT MMP. LIST’s vertical solution for multi-asset Market Making and Proprietary Trading. A comprehensive trading platform with pricing and algorithmic engines, auto quoting, auto hedging and position keeping modules. The solution has specific components for Fixed Income and Equity derivatives.

FT MBP. MiFID compliant Electronic Brokerage platform that supports advanced smart order routing in a fragmented multi-venue, multi-asset environment. The platform includes an advanced EMS that delivers dynamical Best Execution across multiple venues and state of the art execution algorithms, with asset specific solutions for Equity, Fixed income and FX.

LIST’s solutions are provided as software licenses or as services, via LIST’s distributed hosting infrastructure.

Contact details:

Alessandro Galleni

London: +44 (0) 203 393 43 70

NBTrader Solutions Ltd

NBTrader offer a complete range of trading and market data solutions, with products ranging from cost-effective market data and trading terminals, to bespoke OMS/EMS build and deployment. 

They offer trading systems and interfaces for many exchanges, which can be provided either as complete systems, or connections designed to integrate with existing systems.

The core product set within the NBTrader stable includes an Order and Trade management system that has formed the foundation for a wide number of client integration projects. Due to the software being integrated into the core of many white label and proprietary systems, many clients are using NBTrader software without being aware of it.

The flexible architecture facilitates connectivity between in-house traders, external clients and the markets. NBTrader offer an ever growing range of gateways to sell-side institutions and exchanges, and actively engage with customers to extend their capabilities and meet their unique needs.

Other products within the range include a feature-rich sell-side OMS and pricing engine, and market data offerings.  These are joined by trading and market data terminals and white label web-trading products.   In short, NBTrader offer cost-effective and scalable solutions, tailored to meet client requirements.  Their expert consultants will propose a solution built around your needs.

Contact details:

NBTrader Solutions Ltd

Pantiles Chambers
High Street
Tunbridge Wells

+44 (0) 845 680 0485

Orc Software

Orc Software is a leading international supplier of technology for advanced market making, trading and brokerage. With clients in 33 countries and offices in 16 key cities, Orc develop market and support an advanced product range for the international financial markets.

From automated trading to click-trading, the sophisticated Orc System platform gives you serious edge, and provides direct access to more than 100 electronic markets across multiple asset classes. As of February 2006, FIX-specialist Cameron Systems is a part of Orc Software.

Orc Liquidator is a high-performance server-based algorithmic trading platform that allows you to, with extreme performance, automatically trade and make markets on the 100+ electronic marketplaces that are supported by the Orc System.

Orc Trader is the front-end of choice for professional traders and risk managers. The application meets the demanding requirements set by the market to handle large trading volumes, fast execution and comprehensive risk management.

Contact Details:

Lee Griggs

Orc Software
135 Cannon Street
London EC4N 5BP

+44 20 7942 0950

Quod Financial

Quod Financial delivers multi-asset and cross-asset adaptive execution technology into the financial trading community. Existing sell-side implementations of its non-disruptive technology are testament to its responsiveness to the rapidly changing trading landscape. The ability to deliver high ROI and low TCO while retaining a passion for people is enabling institutions to leverage existing investments, enable innovation and acquire and maintain more customers. Quod Financials’ AEP can be deployed on a modular basis and scale to address future needs whilst embracing an organizations existing infrastructure – its applications support a best approach to discrete trading environments. Quod Financial’s vision is to help drive organizations to change the way they execute trades electronically by using adaptive trading technologies across the whole trade lifecycle.

Contacts details:

Ben Sabet

45 Moorfields

0207 997 7020


QuantHouse was acquired by S&P Capital IQ earlier this year. Its international offerings include low latency market data (QuantFEED), automated trading platform (QuantFACTORY) and proximity hosting low latency order routing (QuantLINK) to buy- and sell-side and technology companies, as well as exchanges and MTFs.
QuantHouse Solutions:

QuantFEED: Ultra Low Latency Market Data Technologies…be the first to detect market opportunities.

• Reduce your decoding time by combining Hardware acceleration FPGA and Feedhandler capabilities.
• Boost your transportation layer, with Inter-Process Communication (IPC) integrated in our ultra-low latency solution
• Discover our consolidated solution, providing the fastest National Best Bid and Offer (NBBO).

QuantLINK: Global Trading Infrastructure…be the first to match opportunities.

QuantFACTORY: Ultra Low Latency Algorithmic Technologies…be the first to detect market opportunities.

• Open Platform - Use any data provider, broker or execution venue ;
• Multi Asset Class - Trade on Futures, Forex, Equities, Bonds... ;
• Integrated Development Environment; Develop, Backtest, Debug and Deploy your strategies
• Data Management - Access historical and real time data at different timescales.

Contact details:

Francesca Di Liberti
Inside Sales Manager

10 Forster Lane
+44 (0) 203 107 1680

Redline Trading Solutions

Redline Trading Solutions provides ultra-low latency market data and order execution systems that enable banks, brokers, proprietary trading firms, and exchanges to excel in today’s equities, options, futures, and FX markets. We support over 120 global trading venues including feed handler support for the London Stock Exchange.

Redline's InRush 3 Ticker Plant terminates market data from all required feed sources on a fraction of a single multicore server, with sophisticated subscription options that deliver intelligent market data to your trading application incredibly fast.  Their Order Execution Gateway provides accelerated order placement, tracking, and management to multiple execution venues simultaneously for best execution.  Redline's applications are highly optimized for platforms based on the Intel Xeon E5 processor series and ultra-low latency network adapter technologies. Redline Managed Service offers a menu of service options to help customers reduce capital and operational costs.

Buy-side and sell-side firms choose Redline to achieve faster, more deterministic performance and gain unique market insights while lowering development and operational costs.

Redline Trading Solutions, Inc.
18 Commerce Way
Woburn, Massachusetts 01801
+1 781 995 3403 

RTS Realtime Systems Ltd

RTS delivers high-performance, end-to-end technology products and services across asset classes and continents to elite financial institutions. The firm is one of the world’s leading providers of ultra-low latency, high frequency, robust algorithmic trading solutions, available with sophisticated pre- and post-execution risk management tools. Its innovative, advanced trading solutions reduce time to market and empower traders to realize their unique strategies.

RTS offers standardized low latency connectivity gateways, using FIX standard as well as proprietary messaging standard, for both orders and market data, to 120+ exchanges and execution venues worldwide. In addition, the firm provides proximity hosting and co-location services for high-speed, ultra-low latency access to 65+ venues via its global data center network.

Clients include exchanges, investment banks, proprietary trading firms, brokerage houses, introducing brokers, institutional investors, hedge funds and statistical arbitrage groups. RTS has offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Frankfurt, London, New York, Singapore and Sydney.

Contact Details:

RTS Realtime Systems Ltd.
52-54 Gracechurch Street
London EC3V 0EH

T +44 20 7861 0700
F +44 20 7861 0899


Sol-3 is a specialized software vendor for low-latency electronic trading applications with many years of experience in exchange trading and application development. Sol-3 has customers in Europe, USA and Middle East.

Sol-3 provides prime quality trading software with a clear focus on performance and speed. Especially market makers, algotraders and proprietary traders benefit from the extraordinary fast Sol-3 software design and architecture. Additionally Sol-3 develops trading solutions for individual requirements and trading ideas in close cooperation with customers.

The software “Sol-3 Trader” supports connections to multiple exchanges, markets and market data vendors. The comprehensive trading functionality covers trading of stocks and derivatives. It includes real time market data and price updates, click-trading and various automated trading machines designed for arbitrage, spread-trading and market-making.

Integrated tools to manage orders, quotes, positions, trades, an overall risk management and an individual scripting interface for algotrading and order routing are also part of the trading solution.

Customers benefit additionally from a quick and effective customer service and support.

Contacts details:

Norbert Geus
Mathias Haque
An der Klostermühle 1
D-65399 Kiedrich

+49 (0) 6123 7029 12


FRONT ARENA is the definitive integrated solution for sales, trading, risk management, operations and distribution – right across multiple asset classes. FRONT ARENA covers all traded products, liquid and illiquid, OTC and exchange-traded, standardized and structured. All priced consistently and risk-managed in real time. True straight-through processing gives complete control over the entire trade process, from initiation to back-office processing.


FRONT ARENA is the only solution that you can use for cash, derivatives and exchange trading in equities, credit derivatives, interest rate products and foreign exchange in a single solution across multiple geographies.

FRONT ARENA offers connectivity to LSE SETS including order entry, trade reporting, public information and selected broadcast channels.

Contact details:

Peter Banham

25 Canada Square
London E14 5LQ

+44 (0) 20 8081 2000
+44 (0) 20 8081 2680

SunGard Global Trading

SunGard Global Trading provides international financial institutions with software solutions to cover the entire order flow from the front to the back office, for buy and sell side communities: Client Connectivity, Trading & Order Management, Treasury and Risk tools, Post Trade handling to Clearing & Settlement.

SunGard Global Trading has been offering direct connectivity to the London Stock Exchange since the launch of SETS in 1997 (market data feed, news, trading access).

SunGard Global Trading provides hosted access to the LSE (a.k.a. VAN), with connectivity available either through the Internet or via the GL NET. With GL CONNECT ASP, GL TRADE hosts and maintains all trading and market data feed hardware and software, allowing brokers to benefit from a fast market access with minimum investment and technical resources. With more than 30 clients already live, this has proved a major success and is one of the fastest developing business solutions offered by SunGard Global Trading, combined with its hosted back-office offering.

Contact details:

David Morgan

SunGard Global Trading
25 Canada Square
London E14 5LQ

+44 20 8081 2000

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs approximately 60,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. For more information, go to

Contact details:

The Reuters Building
South Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London E14 5EP

Bill Ruvo
3 Times Square
New York, NY
+1 646 223 4566

TradeSense Solutions

TradeSense is an Amsterdam-based Independent Software Vendor that provides reliable and top quality electronic trading platforms and software tools for stock, options, and bond trading. Our software facilitates banks, fund managers, brokers and trading firms to connect to trading exchanges, manage trading processes and execute their trading ideas. Our principle is to develop secure and functional trading software, with a strong technical support and high quality services. Thanks for its top quality solutions and highly flexible management team, TradeSense meets its clients' most demanding requirements impeccably. It has already attracted a few prominent banks and trading houses to use its software solutions since its recent establishment in 2004.

Contact details:

Marcel van der Vliet

Sumatrakade 249
1019 PK Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 20 7722428
+31 6 29570787


ULLINK is a leading provider of low-latency connectivity and trading solutions for international financial institutions. With 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), we help our customers build environments that relieve them from technical dependence on a specific vendor.

In addition to the UL BRIDGE connectivity platform, our solutions include turn-key, end-to-end DMA to the world’s most active exchanges (including the LSE), full order management, order flow monitoring and exception management, best execution, advanced trading, and algorithmic trading. Our 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, we support hundreds of clients across time zones, including many of the world’s largest financial institutions, and enjoy a reputation for delivering exceptional services.

Contact details:

Suite 510
1 Alie Street
London E1 8DE

+44 (0) 20 7264 1920

Wombat Financial Software

Wombat Financial Software, the market leader in low latency financial trading technology, enables limitless connectivity to the global markets through the world’s most advanced high speed market data infrastructure, the Wombat Platform. Its software underpins automated market making systems, algorithmic trading, smart order routing, electronic trading floors and tick capture solutions.

The Wombat LSE feed handler provides direct access to the exchange, and is one of the many feed handlers provided by Wombat for banks, brokers, asset managers and hedge funds seeking the benefits of direct market data connectivity to exchanges, brokers, e-markets, and information vendors.

Today, Wombat’s solutions power the trading operations at many of the largest and most sophisticated financial institutions in the world.

Contact details:

David Eden
(European Sales and Account Manager)

Wombat Financial Software
Office 1011
Citypoint Tower
1 Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HT
+44 (0) 207 153 1080
+44 (0) 207 153 1118

Tim Yockel
(VP Sales, North America)

Wombat Financial Software
55 Broad Street
13th Floor
New York, NY 1004
+1 (0) 212 461 3222
+1 (0) 212 514 7680