FlexTrade Named “Best Multi-Asset EMS” by Markets Media Magazine

New York - 25 February 2013

Receives Honor at Inaugural Markets’ Choice Awards

FlexTrade Systems, Inc., a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the company has won the “Best Multi-Asset EMS” category at Markets Media’s Inaugural Markets’ Choice Awards ceremony, which was held in New York City on February 21.

The Market’s Choice Awards cover more than 23 categories across exchanges, sell-side desks, institutional buy-side investors, hedge funds, and technology providers. Nominees and winners were chosen based on a three-pronged methodology: more than 50 extensive interviews with senior market professionals; a reader voting poll on MarketsMedia.com; and consultation with the Markets Media’s Advisory Board.

“It’s a pleasure and a privilege to receive this honor,” said Vijay Kedia, president and CEO of FlexTrade. “Multi-asset trading has matured significantly over the last few years, so winning this award based on the input of our peers in the industry is solid validation of all the long hours and hard work FlexTrade’s development and support staff have put into our FlexTRADER EMS to keep it ahead of the curve.”

FlexTRADER is a multi-asset execution management system for trading individual securities or portfolios in equities, FX, equity options, futures as well as fixed income. It provides out-of-the-box cross asset trading strategies which can be customized, global access to broker algorithms, as well as the ability to build proprietary algorithms. The platform also provides organically developed pre-trade, real-time and post-trade analytics (FlexTQM), predictive analytics (FlexEdge); risk and cost optimized portfolio trade scheduling (FlexPTS); advanced integrations with major OMSs; integrated real-time allocations and cash management; smart order routing; a fully integrated high performance Complex Event Processing (CEP) engine; commission management; complete transaction and IOI quality management, and a dynamic strategy matrix. In addition to equities, FlexTRADER facilitates foreign exchange trading via the award winning FlexFX, while equity options and futures trading are administered by FlexOPT, Derivix and FlexFutures, respectively. For fixed income trading, the system is certified to trade US treasuries as a member of the BGC Partners Preferred Vendor Program.

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