Leading electronic agency broker AK Jensen joins Fidessa’s Global Connectivity Network
London, 15th September 2008 - Fidessa Group plc (LSE:FDSA), provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, market data and global connectivity solutions, has today announced that leading independent electronic agency firm AK Jensen, Inc. (AKJ) has joined its global connectivity network.
With its sophisticated technology and electronic solutions, AKJ provides a one-stop solution for global electronic trading. This agreement enables AKJ to offer its services across Fidessa's global FIX connectivity network which provides access to 310 brokers, 1,800 buy-side institutions and 100 markets worldwide.
Svend Erik Enger, President of AK Jensen, Inc., commented: "We are very excited to be partnering with Fidessa to provide our electronic trading services across one of the most extensive global networks available. We provide connectivity and execution services to over 60 markets globally, serving institutional clients in 37 countries. Joining the Fidessa network has enabled us to offer this range of services to a previously untapped community of institutions as well as providing our existing customers with an additional means of accessing our services."
Simon McDowell, Connectivity Director at Fidessa, added: "Institutions today require access to the broadest possible range of liquidity venues and execution services. As a result, we're experiencing continued demand for secure, low-latency FIX connectivity across our global network. We're delighted to be working with AKJ whose execution services are now available to our community of buy-side and sell-side firms across multiple markets worldwide."
About AK Jensen
Since 1995, AK Jensen Group, Limited has provided single access, global agency brokerage and electronic trading technology solutions, including its order routing software, AKJ ExNet™, to clients worldwide.
Through its brokerage subsidiaries AK Jensen, Limited and AK Jensen, Inc., the company serves institutional clients in 37 countries. AK Jensen, Limited is a UK brokerage authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and offers brokerage services to European clients through its European Passport.
AK Jensen, Inc. is a U.S. registered brokerage and a member of FINRA/SIPC/PSX/NFA, offering brokerage services to the US, Americas, Middle East and African markets. Additional information is available at www.akj.com.PDF (0.08 MB)