Independent Software Vendors (ISV)

Independent Software Vendors (ISV)

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 and London.

Contact Details:

Sales & Marketing

ARQA Technologies

Kommunisticheskaya 2


Russia 630007


Telephone: +7 383 219 1619

UK Telephone: +44 (0) 208 176 5313



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 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.

Contact Details:

Infront Financial Information Ltd

Contact Details:

Basepoint Enterprise Centre



East Sussex, UK


Direct: +44 (0) 189 248 1311



Contact Details:

Itiviti, 23 Camomile Street

3rd Floor, Camomile Court

London, UK


Direct: +44 (0) 20 7743 7245

Mobile: +44 (0) 78 1053 6976



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

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


Sensiple is an IT Company with a deep focus on Fintech products and services, and 20-years’ experience in the industry. Our strengths are product engineering, customer centricity, and providing innovative solutions to businesses.
Apart from Fintech products, we also specialise in Intelligent Automation products that empower rapid end-to-end automation, enabling organisations to accelerate business-wide digital transformation and re-define customer experience.

Sensiple’s Regtech suite of products are highly scalable, configurable, easy to integrate and secured. This allows customers to implement tailored solutions for required compliance, and also localise the solution with integrations, reports, and dashboards. SETREGA TRCapture is one of our flagship offerings to address business needs arising in relation to publishing MiFID II Transparency Reporting to APAs (MiFID II - RTS 1 & 2) on time. This cloud-based / on-premise deployable RegTech solution enables investment firms & trading venues to automate end to end MiFID II - Transparency Reporting work-flows to various APAs, including London Stock Exchange‘s TRADEcho APA.

TRCapture is highly scalable to meet higher efficiencies and the evolving demands of Regulatory compliance operations. It provides complete automation across all stages - from data collection (allows multiple channels - Files, Database, FIX transaction logs, FIX sessions, etc.), data validation, business-rules verification, report generation and report submission to the APAs with low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

SETREGA Regulatory Reporting is useful for businesses to report its compliance with MiFID II, EMIR & SFTR regulations. SETREGA Regulatory Reporting & TRCapture together will meet the entire regulatory requirements for
a. MiFID II Transaction reporting to ARMs’
b. Transparency reporting to APAs’
c. EMIR & SFTR transactions to Trade Repositories.

Mr. Jayram Govindaraj
Director: Global Sales & Strategic Operations
+1 732 283 0801 Ext. 378


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

Vela Trading Systems

Vela is a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to successfully execute on their trading strategies and manage risk across multiple fragmented markets, liquidity pools, and data sources. We help firms successfully differentiate and innovate in an ever-changing, increasingly-regulated and fiercely-competitive landscape, while also reducing total cost of ownership.

Vela’s ticker plant, execution gateways, trading platform, and risk and analytics software deliver a unique, ultra-low latency technology stack for electronic low-touch and Direct Market Access (DMA) execution and pricing. We leverage the latest innovations in technology to deliver cutting-edge performance, features and reliability. Our modular stack is accessed through a single set of trading, data and risk APIs and can be delivered as-a-Service from multiple co-location data centers globally.

With access to more than 200 venues, Vela provides global coverage across all major asset classes. Clients are supported by an award-winning team of technical and business experts available 24x7 from our multiple offices in the US, Europe, and Asia. Vela’s clients include traders, market makers, brokers, banks, investment firms, exchanges, and other market participants. 

Visit us at Follow us on Twitter @TradeVela.

Sales Contact Details

Address: Level 1, 107 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 5AF
Tel: 0044 203 608 4720