Fidessa wins FOW award for Best Sell-Side Trading System

Platform continues to receive accreditation from across the industry

London, 12th December, 2013 - Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) today announced that its derivatives trading platform has been selected as Sell-Side Trading System of the Year at the 2013 FOW International Awards. The win marks continued success for Fidessa's platform, after receiving the same accolade at FOW's Awards for Asia in Singapore earlier this year, and collecting the FCMs' Independent Software Vendor of the Year prize at FOW's International Awards in London in 2012.

Commenting on the win, Justin Llewellyn-Jones, Global Head of Derivatives at Fidessa, said: "We are extremely pleased to be recognised by the futures & options industry yet again for our achievements.  The derivatives trading landscape is evolving rapidly and we’re focused on enabling firms to retool for the challenges and opportunities that this presents, as well as helping them to be more efficient and to provide a better service to their clients."

Fidessa has emerged as a strategic player in the global futures and options space over the last few years and has focused considerable resources on developing its presence in this sector. Its platform supports the trading operations of some of the world's leading futures and options trading firms including Citi, Newedge and Nomura.

This latest award was announced and presented at a gala dinner in London on 10th December, following the FOW Derivatives World London conference.

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