HONG KONG – NEW YORK, May 6 2015. Ullink, a global provider of market leading electronic trading and connectivity solutions is pleased to announce that CITIC Securities International (CSI), a leading China-focused international investment bank, deployed Ullink’s low latency connectivity platform, order management, algorithmic trading and market making solutions as a fully hosted service, to power its trading desk technology in Asia and the US. Adding CSI to its growing list of clients adds further reinforcement to Ullink’s expansion plans across the Asian Pacific and Americas regions.
The system set-up for CSI includes pre-trade risk management and monitoring software, middle office management and post-trade allocation services. CSI will also leverage Ullink’s algo suite to maximize the trading efficiency and handle higher trading volume. The setup includes a market making module for CSI’s ETF trading business on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
“We were looking for a solution that offered far more flexibility, robustness and better quality, than our previous systems. Ullink’s technology offers precisely these key components, which helped us choose our new trading technology,” commented a Dealing Director at CITIC Securities International. “In addition, Ullink’s platforms are easy to maintain and scale, as well as highly cost effective.”
“We are delighted that CSI has chosen Ullink’s cutting-edge technology,” said Philippe Thomas, Managing Director of Ullink. “We are certain that our solutions will provide CSI with the means to maximize its growth opportunities whilst establishing a growing international business.”
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Ullink is a global provider of market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants. Trusted by over 150 of the world’s top-tier banks and brokers, the company provides consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative trading solutions available. Since 2001, Ullink has established itself as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the industry.
In 2014 Ullink acquired NYFIX and Metabit from the New York Stock Exchange, further expanding its product offering by creating one of the industry’s largest FIX based trading communities.
The combined company manages over 450 trading platforms daily, is connected to more than 100 of the world’s leading liquidity and exchange venues and offers over 700 different FIX and API adapters. Ullink has offices in New York, Toronto, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Manila, São Paulo, Cluj and Sydney.
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