NYSE Technologies Secures OneTick Deal with Man Group

London - 7 July 2009

NYSE TechnologiesSM, a world leader in low latency trading technology and the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext (NYX), today announced that AHL, one of the world's largest quantitative investment managers and a division of Man Group, the global leader in alternative investments, has selected OneTick to serve the needs of its multi-asset class research groups.

OneTick is a best-of-breed tick capture and time-series analysis solution that specifically addresses the tick data needs across an entire business enterprise including algorithmic and low-touch trading, pre and post-trade analysis and statistical arbitrage. Available as a fully supported product within NYSE Technologies’ solutions portfolio, OneTick can be effectively deployed as a stand alone system or as a fully integrated component within the award winning NYSE Technologies’ Market Data Platform.

After a thorough evaluation of the leading vendor solutions, OneTick was hailed as the offering to best meet tier-one quantitative investment managers’ stringent usage requirements. The system will be used by AHL’s research groups based in London and Oxford.

"By choosing NYSE Technologies to provide and support OneTick, we’ve demonstrated our commitment to maximize our research teams’ productivity and ability to innovate, across asset classes and time scales, from sub-millisecond to decades’ worth of data." commented Peter Lappo, Research Technology Manager for AHL. “Research is core to our position as a global leader in systematic trading. AHL will use OneTick's comprehensive data analytics to help us fulfill our tick capture and time-series analysis needs, as we continue our long history of investment research and ongoing product advancement"

“Recent regulatory changes, combined with increasingly sophisticated model-driven research and trading techniques, have created an insatiable appetite for high performance, next-generation historical data analysis systems,” remarked Tony McManus, Global Head, Trading Solutions at NYSE Technologies. “OneTick is built by statistical arbitrage and algo trading veterans to specifically address these particular challenges and its adoption for AHL’s strategically important and mission critical system is testament to its market strength.”

OneTick is the only system of its type with extensive order book support including the ability to build consolidated same currency views across multiple execution venues. Other advanced features include handling of corrections and cancellations; reference data integration; a comprehensive range of quantitative analytics; support for Reg. NMS and MiFID best-execution reporting needs; and a wide ranging portfolio of datasource adapters. The system is fully extensible using mainstream non-proprietary development languages such as C++, Java, and C# .NET and data can also be extracted using ANSI standard SQL via its ODBC interface. OneTick also boasts a real-time Complex Event Processing engine that seamlessly integrates with the historical database.

NYSE Technologies provides the capital markets with a comprehensive front-office trading solution stack. In addition to enterprise tick data solutions, this integrated portfolio of software products includes low-latency direct market data feeds and sub-millisecond feed handlers; a real-time consolidated order book aggregator; a range of Market Access Gateways for order routing across global execution venues; Risk Management Gateways to support DMA trading and sponsored access; and a variety of enterprise messaging products including high performance Data Fabric.

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