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Sagard NewGen Acquires Majority Stake in Horizon Software

Following the announcement earlier this year that electronic trading solutions provider Horizon had entered into exclusive negotiations with investment company Sagard NewGen, Sagard NewGen has now acquired a majority stake in the firm, alongside a management buy-out, to support expansion into new markets and strategic capabilities. With the new investment, Horizon will focus on expanding…

Sagard NewGen Enters into Exclusive Negotiations to Acquire Majority Stake in Horizon Software

Electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology provider Horizon has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with investment company Sagard NewGen, to acquire the majority stake of private equity firm Capza in the company. Currently serving 70 clients in 26 countries, the Horizon trading platform targets the full needs of a trading floor including…

Cowen Launches Cowen Digital LLC, Providing Digital Asset Trading and Custody Solutions for Institutional Investors

Cowen Inc, the financial services firm that operates a broker dealer and an investment management division, has launched a new division, Cowen Digital LLC, offering institutional clients full-service trade execution and custody solutions for digital assets. Custody solutions are provided through Cowen’s strategic partnership with Polysign’s Standard Custody & Trust, and prime brokerage is provided…

Tokenisation Transforms Markets Giving Investors a Means to Take Control of Their Finances

By Joe Jowett, CEO and co-founder of StrikeX. ‘Take back control’ may have been the mantra of politicians in recent years, but in the world of financial planning it runs deeper. It represents how many people are taking greater control of their investments and financial affairs to boost their income or build up their savings….

LMAX Partners with SIX to Launch Cash-Settled Crypto Futures

LMAX Group, which operates trading venues for foreign exchange and cryptocurrencies, has partnered with Swiss financial infrastructure provider SIX, to launch cash-settled, centrally cleared crypto-asset futures. Pending regulatory approval, the launch is planned for the third quarter, and will initially include centrally cleared US dollar-settled Bitcoin and Ethereum futures, trading 23 hours, five days a…

Bloomberg AIM Integrates with Elwood Technologies for Crypto Trading

Bloomberg has added access to Elwood Technologies’ cryptocurrency trading platform via its Bloomberg AIM order management system (OMS). Through the integration, Elwood’s institutional cryptocurrency trading capabilities will combine with Bloomberg’s data, analytics and workflow tools, enabling users on the AIM platform to capture and manage their crypto investments alongside their other assets. Elwood will adopt…

A-Team’s TradingTech Summit Returns with Focus on Trading Infrastructure, Digital Assets and ESG

A-Team Group’s TradingTech Summit London saw a welcome return to the physical world this week, following last year’s break due to the Covid-induced lockdown. The event was well-attended, with representatives from across the industry gathering to discuss the latest trends and developments in trading technology, with specific emphasis on infrastructure and institutional participation in digital…

Horizon Adds Gateway to Binance Crypto Trading Platform

Automated trading solutions and algorithmic technology vendor Horizon Software has added crypto exchange Binance to its list of its cryptocurrency gateways, providing connectivity for its clients to trade crypto spot and futures contracts on the exchange. Through its algo framework and principal trading features, Horizon now enables users to trade a range of crypto strategies…

Exberry Launches Cloud-Native Exchange Platform

Exchange and trading technology company Exberry has launched what it claims to be the first cloud-native exchange platform to support any asset. Nebula by Exberry provides a full exchange and marketplace solution, centred around a central limit order book (CLOB) and matching engine designed to support both traditional asset classes and digital securities. The asset-agnostic…

Video: Kaiko Discusses Digital Assets Trading Infrastructure

In this video, Bediss Cherif, Head of Product at Kaiko, a provider of digital assets market data for institutions, outlines the infrastructure needed to underpin successful digital asset trading. He also tells us why he’s looking forward to speaking at A-Team Group’s TradingTech Summit London on 22 February. ? You can find out more about…