Market Structure Drives the Buy Side to Seek New OMS/EMS Systems —Study May 20, 2013Buy side firms need sophisticated tools to navigate the market structure as well as analytics and connectivity to alternative trading venues, but cost pressures are an obstacle to upgrading their OMS/EMS platforms, according to Greenwich Associates' study. TradingScreen Adds FX Functionality for Dodd Frank Compliance April 29, 2013The firm's EMS now offers midpoint pricing on FX pre-spot, forwards, NDFs and swap deal types, ahead of the regulation's deadline on May 1st. Patent Issued to RealTick EMS for Staging of Electronic Orders April 18, 2013The U.S. patent was issued to Eze Castle Software Group for proprietary technology in RealTick EMS that allows traders to stage electronic orders in a neutral account without committing to a specific broker. Linear Investments Selects TradingScreen's TradePrime April 17, 2013Hedge fund manager Linear Investments picked the multi-asset EMS, integrated with position management and OMS functionality, compliance and risk, all delivered via the cloud. FlexTrade Integrates EMS with OneMarketData April 15, 2013The integration with OneMarketData's single solution for complex event processing and tick data will enable users of FlexTrade's EMS to develop strategies based on real-time and historical data. Captrust Financial Advisors Deploys Linedata Front Office Suite March 21, 2013The wealth management firm will manage its institutional equity and fixed income business through Linedata's consolidated platform covering portfolio management, trading, pretrade compliance and reporting. What Does the Sale of Eze Castle, RealTick OMS/EMS Platforms Mean for the Buy Side? January 25, 2013In spinoff from ConvergEx, Eze Castle OMS and RealTick EMS will soon have a new financial backer, TPG Capital, focused on software. Will this impact buy side clients?
ConvergEx to Sell OMS/EMS Platforms to TPG Capital January 23, 2013The brokerage firm signed a definitive agreement to sell its popular software business consisting mainly of Eze Castle Software and RealTick to a private equity firm, TPG Capital, which will "create two optimal businesses," the company said. FlexTrade Dives into Fixed Income Trading, Connecting with eSpeed September 04, 2012In a move to expand its multi-asset class trading functionality, FlexTrade's order management system has become certified to trade U.S. Treasuries via BGC Partners' preferred vendor program. UNX Announces Two Buy-Side Clients for Catalyst EMS August 23, 2011Both asset managers, Everett Capital Management and Bradley & Company, are utilizing Catalyst's custom plug-ins for electronic equities trading. TradingScreen's Clients Access eSpeed for U.S. Treasuries July 27, 2011EMS provider's clients get access to fixed-income trading system offered by BGC Partners, while deadline for raising the U.S. debt ceiling llooms. Nasdaq OMX Hires Head of U.S.Equities July 12, 2011Appoints Michel Finzi, previously with ConvergEx RealTick, to drive product development in U.S. equities and other asset classes. TradingScreen Hires Former Buy-Side Trader As Head of FX Sales July 07, 2011Paolo Gilardi spent 20 years on the buy side, then worked at ING Capital Markets and Credit Agricole, before joining EMS provider TradingScreen to drive FX sales. UNX Partners With INTL Trading for Latin American Markets June 28, 2011Both firms will develop e-trading tools for the Mexican and Latin American markets for deployment through the UNX Catalyst EMS. Portware Picks Elektron for its Cloud-Based Deployment June 14, 2011The EMS/OMS provider picks Thomson Reuter's global infrastructure to deliver cross-asset trading. Batterymarch Deploys FlexTrader EMS May 23, 2011The global equity specialist was looking for extensive pre-trade decision support and real-time trade analytics along with post-trade reporting. CZ Capital Switches to Paladyne April 26, 2011European hedge fund implements Paladyne's FastStart as fully-hosted front-to-back-office solution, replacing Linedata Beauchamp. First American and Capital Trading Corp. Chooses SunGard WealthStation April 04, 2011Boca Raton-based brokerage firm offers SunGard WealthStation to financial advisor, with trading and reporting functionality, and Valdi OMS for agency and riskless principal trades. FlexTrade Launches FlexEdge Analytics Platform February 28, 2011FlexEdge provides short-term return forecasts across overnight and intraday time horizons, as well as intraday volume forecasts for use on the buy and sell sides. Al Ramz Securities Joins Fidessa's Global Connectivity Network January 24, 2011United Arab Emirate's-based broker offers electronic execution services on Gulf equity products to local region and international trading community.