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  • Ullink streamlines post-trade processing with new Middle Office suite

    LONDON, 17 May 2016. Ullink, the global provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced the release of the latest version of its Middle Office suite, UL MIDDLE. The new version offers automated straight-through processing of Equities, Derivatives and Fixed Income assets, plus streamlined processing of allocations and confirmation/affirmation workflows using FIX protocol. Audit trail capture and reporting capabilities have also been enriched, to comply with the latest regulatory requirements.

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  • Ullink Connects Clients to trueEX SEF

    LONDON AND NEW YORK, 27 April 2016. Ullink, the global provider of electronic trading and connectivity services, now provides direct connectivity to trueEX, a leading interest rate swap execution facility (SEF). Ullink’s multiprotocol connectivity platform UL Bridge will provide its clients with real-time access and efficient onboarding to the award-winning trueEX platform. trueEX is one the fastest growing SEFs, supporting 18 currencies, made available to trade (MAT) and non-MAT swaps. To date, it has executed $1.8 trillion in trading volumes and over $10 trillion notional in post-trade services.

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  • Ullink expands Chinese operations with new entity in Shanghai

    HONG KONG, 10 March 2016. Ullink, a global provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, announced its expansion into mainland China by partnering with two local businesses to establish a new entity based in Shanghai. The decision to further strengthen Ullink’s foothold in China is the direct result of recent business success in the region and growing demand for electronic solutions that can meet the latest regulatory requirements, as well as help elevate local businesses to international levels. Ullink already has a successful operation in Hong Kong, which currently services more than eight Qualified Domestic...

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  • Ullink Introduces New Drop Copy and Trade Risk Mitigation Service

    LONDON, 2 March 2016. Ullink, a global provider of market leading electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced the launch of a pioneering Drop Copy and Trade Risk Mitigation service that will provide buy-side and sell-side firms with a ready-to-use solution to reduce trading risk, improve client service and help meet regulatory requirements.

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  • Japan’s Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd. selects Ullink’s Middle Office solution to support Equity Allocations and Confirmations via FIX

    TOKYO, 22 October 2015. Ullink, a global provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced that Daiwa Securities, one of the leading Financial Services firms in Asia, has selected Ullink’s Middle Office solution (UL Middle) for deployment across its Asia-Pacific Equities electronic trading operations. Ullink’s highly scalable and flexible solution will extend Daiwa Securities’ use of FIX to fully-automate middle office, post-trade workflows. UL Middle will manage and streamline all FIX-based allocations in real-time, related to the “Low-Touch” Direct Market Access (DMA), Algorithmic and “High-Touch” Cash/Program order flows from Daiwa Securities’ Tier 1 client base.

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  • Ullink expands global footprint to Taiwan and adds SinoPac Securities to client portfolio

    HONG KONG, 8 October 2015. Ullink, a global provider of market leading electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced that SinoPac Securities, a leading securities firm in the Asia Pacific region, has chosen Ullink’s low-latency Direct Market Access solution to access the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Singapore Derivatives Exchange, together with Ullink’s comprehensive pre-trade Risk Management solution UL Iris. SinoPac has a strong reputation in Taiwan and is constantly striving to provide its sophisticated buy-side clients with the latest technologies for their automated trading strategies. By partnering with Ullink, SinoPac is able to instantly provide...

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  • Ullink launches new Managed Connectivity Service

    LONDON, 29 September 2015. Ullink, a leading provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced the launch of its new Managed Connectivity Service (UL MCS); a comprehensive, fully hosted service providing buy-side and sell-side firms with a one-stop solution for their global, multi asset class connectivity requirements. The service includes FIX enablement, managed market access to global liquidity venues and brokers, as well as capture and normalisation of exchange / broker drop copies for monitoring & risk management. For brokers, UL MCS supports on-boarding and management of inbound client connectivity via direct connections...

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  • Ullink teams up with LiquidMetrix to offer cutting edge post trade analytics services

    LONDON, 10 September 2015. Ullink, a leading global provider of electronic trading and connectivity services to the financial community, today announced a new partnership with LiquidMetrix, experts in financial data research and execution quality analysis. The partnership enables Ullink to provide its global community of market participants trading over Ullink’s NYFIX network with cutting edge post-trade analytics powered by LiquidMetrix analytics. The partnership targets the growing need for post-trade analysis and reporting driven by Regulators’ focus on Best Execution. Ullink is addressing this by providing auto-generated reports on execution performance for all orders carried by its NYFIX trading network. Indicators...

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  • Ullink becomes first vendor to offer global FIX connectivity to German Tradegate Exchange

    LONDON and BERLIN, 3 September 2015. Tradegate Exchange, Germany’s fastest growing exchange for private investors, and Ullink, a leading provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the global financial community, today announced a partnership to provide all members of Ullink’s global NYFIX community access to Tradegate Exchange’s services and liquidity. Tradegate Exchange lists more than 3,800 stocks and offers out-of-hours trading with extended trading hours from 8am until 10pm CET. It provides order execution with zero commission and zero exchange transaction fees, plus free real-time streamed quotes via its dedicated app and online at www.tradegate.de, as well as via...

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  • Ullink upgrades popular Monitoring solution

    LONDON, 28 July 2015. Ullink, a leading provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced the release of the latest version of its popular order and trade monitoring solution, UL Monitoring. Version 2.3 of UL Monitoring adds new capabilities including enhanced support for position management and handling of split and multi-day trading sessions. The latest version has been significantly tuned to improve scalability, now handling hundreds of millions of messages per day.

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