TP ICAP intends to buy European brokerage group Louis Capital Markets and MidCap Partners for $21 million in cash. It will also pay deferred sums based on non-contingent and contingent considerations. The interdealer broker expects to complete the deal in the first quarter of 2020, strengthening its equity, equity derivatives and fixed income product line-up and its position in Continental Europe. Louis Capital operates in London and Paris, with other offices in New York, Hong Kong and Tel Aviv.
A-Team Insight Briefs
It’s no secret that AI and Machine Learning are changing the landscape of the trading industry. As these tools and techniques become more mainstream, their availability to even the smallest of financial firms is becoming a more viable proposition. From speech recognition and natural language processing (NLP) to deep learning algorithms and predictive analytics, these...
Execution-only broker Kepler Cheuvreux’s decision to implement Big xyt’s execution analytics and transaction cost analysis solution is part of a growing tendency for trading firms to view TCA as an opportunity to improve the business rather than as just a compliance box to tick. Big xyt’s independent execution analysis solution supports TCA functions like benchmarking...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
The May 25, 2018 compliance deadline of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is approaching fast, requiring financial institutions to understand what personal data they hold, why they process it, and whether it is shared with other organisations. In line with individuals’ rights under the regulation, they must also provide access to individuals’ personal data and...