Fidessa named Best Trading and Execution Technology Provider

Receives accolade at CTA Intelligence US Awards

17th February 2017 - Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) today announced that it has received the award for Best Trading and Execution Technology provider for its trading platform at the 2017 CTA Intelligence US Awards. These awards recognise those CTAs and service providers that have demonstrated new, highly innovative product development over the past 12 months.

Fidessa provides an extremely versatile global trading solution for a wide range of client types, including CTAs. Among the many strengths to CTAs is a comprehensive suite of advanced trading tools (sophisticated algorithms, analytics and spreading tools) across global exchanges, as well as the ability to offer multiple workflows (DMA, care via desk) with fully integrated allocations and confirmation capabilities.

Justin Llewellyn-Jones, Fidessa’s Global Head of Derivatives, commented: "We are always striving for excellence in the provision of trading and risk management capabilities that enable our customers to succeed in today's complex and cost-conscious trading environment. It is gratifying to receive validation that our ongoing investment in the platform continues to deliver what market participants need to remain competitive and differentiate themselves."

Scaling from single user execution support through to fully-integrated global order management, Fidessa's trading platform enables firms of all sizes to benefit from fully automated workflow for trading futures, options, exchange-traded strategies and UST. Fidessa also offers a global connectivity network of 715 brokers, 5,500 buy-sides and more than 60 derivatives markets.

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