Leading Swedish investment group Öhman joins Fidessa's global network

London, 10th June 2009 - Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA), provider of trading, market data and global connectivity solutions for the buy-side and sell-side, has today announced that Swedish investment group Öhman has signed on to its global connectivity network.

Öhman, an independent investment banking group headquartered in Stockholm, provides a range of services including investment banking, asset management, private banking and alternative investments. With offices in Malmö, Luxembourg, Helsinki and New York, Öhman serves clients across the Nordic region, Luxembourg and the US. It will now extend its services to a diverse community of financial institutions across Fidessa's global connectivity network which provides access to 360 brokers, 2,200 buy-side firms and 115 markets globally.

Mats Lingevik, Head of Sales Trading at Öhman, comments: "We are really pleased to be part of Fidessa's global network which will enable us to provide care order flow through Fidessa for both domestic and international institutions."

Simon McDowell, Managing Director - Connectivity at Fidessa, adds: "Öhman's particular expertise in the Nordic markets will be a valuable addition to the range of services we offer our clients across the network."

Fidessa's global connectivity network now supports more than 180 million messages a month. The Fidessa product suite provides integrated trading, market data and connectivity solutions to more than 22,000 users at around 630 clients worldwide, and serves more than 80 per cent of global, tier-one financial institutions.

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