About a-team Marketing Services
The knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

TickSmith Releases Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) Tool

Subscribe to our newsletter

Montreal-based TickSmith has made available its Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) solution offering, providing clients with a library of industry standard transaction cost analytics. Deployed as a turnkey solution with all the flexibility of a custom application, TickSmith’s TCA offering can be calibrated to suit unique client requirements.

The TCA add-on to the TickSmith analytics platform is capable of producing best execution reports to fulfill MiFID II requirements. In describing the features of the TCA solution, TickSmith emphasizes the library’s customizability and its flexibility, also stating that the suite can support the back-end.

Francis Wenzel, TickSmith CEO says, “Our clients for this product are typically trading groups, financial institutions—trading on behalf of or for clients. They have trading desks and infrastructure, and they’re primarily on the buy-side, running some sort of infrastructure in-house. In addition to the TCA, they’ve ordered trade data, and they also do best execution reports for clients. With the TCA, they can ask if they got their money’s worth with a transaction, and that’s the optimal achievement for themselves or a client.”

Subscribe to our newsletter

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: New trends and technologies influencing post-trade digitalisation

While digital transformation of front-office functions at financial institutions is well underway, the back office is lagging, calling on firms to reassess and innovate post-trade processes. The need for change is highlighted by specific issues, including the move towards T+1 settlement and increasing regulatory scrutiny of post-trade processes, as well as broader challenges of legacy...

BLOG

ICE Partners with Techary to Provide Hardware Procurement and Managed Services

Market infrastructure provider Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has launched a global procurement and managed services solution in collaboration with Techary, a global technology solutions provider. The new service, which will be offered by ICE Global Network (IGN) and supported by Techary, will provide customers with end-to-end hosting, hardware procurement, management and support through one single IGN...

EVENT

TradingTech Insight Briefing New York

TradingTech Insight Briefing New York will explore how trading firms are innovating and leveraging technology as a differentiator in today’s cloud and digital based environment.

GUIDE

Trading Regulations Handbook 2022

Welcome to the third edition of A-Team Group’s Trading Regulations Handbook, a publication designed to help you gain a full understanding of regulations that have an impact on your trading operations, data and technology. The handbook provides details of each regulation and its requirements, as well as ‘at-a-glance’ summaries, regulatory timelines and compliance deadlines, and...