Ullink wins Best New Vendor Solution award

LONDON, NEW YORK, 3 October 2008. Ullink, global provider of end-to-end connectivity and trading applications wins the 2008 Financial News’ award for Best New Vendor Solution.

The award given by a panel of industry experts during the 2008 Financial News Awards for Excellence in I.T., singled out Ullink’s UL SMART as being the best New Vendor Solution.

UL SMART is a MiFID- and Reg NMS-compliant best execution solution. As a single-process module embedded in the UL BRIDGE, connectivity and order routing platform, UL SMART makes decisions using real-time data from multiple sources and routes orders according to user-defined best execution policies. The Best Execution Policy Designer enables users to create flexible custom policies that combine an extended set of criteria with different routing strategies, in order to perfectly meet the customers’ needs and expectations.

“We are pleased and honoured to receive this award”, says Laurent Useldinger, CEO of Ullink. “Winning this award rewards the team for all the hard work and efforts it has put into the development and continuous improvement of the UL SMART solution. Our next goal at Ullink is to win the best sell side order management system award!”


ULLINK is a leading provider of end-to-end multi-asset connectivity and trading solutions. With over 350 plug-and-trade connections to favourite destinations (brokers, exchanges, order routing networks and trading applications, in all formats and all asset classes), ULLINK enables financial institutions to build vendor-neutral environments: they simply connect their existing applications to the platform (UL BRIDGE), select their destinations and start trading.

To leverage this universal connectivity solution, ULLINK provides turn-key DMA to over 30 major international markets, and comprehensive care order architectures with full order management (OMS), exception management, best execution, and algorithmic trading across the globe. These flexible solutions are available in-house, in Facilities Management (hosting and monitoring of the entire solution by ULLINK) or through the UL NET global routing network.

With offices in New-York, London, Paris and Hong Kong, ULLINK supports customers worldwide, around the clock. Its proven capacity to deliver reliable software and exceptional services has earned ULLINK the trust of hundreds of clients, including many of world’s largest financial institutions. Please visit or email