Portware Repeats as Best Buy-Side EMS Award Winner

London and New York - 25 February 2014

Portware, the first and only global provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence, today announced that Markets Media has recognized Portware with the prestigious 2014 Market’s Choice Award for Best Buy-Side Execution Management System (EMS) for the second year in a row.

The 2014 Market’s Choice Award recipients were chosen through a combination of vetting by the Markets Media advisory board and recommendations submitted by the public. Markets Media identifies its winners as “the best and brightest in US institutional equity and equity-derivative markets, spanning the buy side and sell side, exchanges and technology.”

Portware is the only provider to inject artificial intelligence and commission optimization tools for algo management and real-time decision support into the EMS. Portware Enterprise is an ultra-fast, open, thinking EMS that automates and bolsters the buy side’s most complex workflows. It deploys the latest in visualization tools to empower traders to "trade the graphs" and sort, filter, and see their orders in a way that helps them make the most informed decisions in the shortest time. The fully customizable, real-time system acts as a central platform to communicate, analyze and execute investment ideas for global equities, futures, options, fixed income and FX. It seamlessly integrates with other systems and provides clients unconflicted access to the widest range of liquidity providers, broker algorithmic suites and trading destinations worldwide.

“Portware is committed to redefining the way the buy-side trades by giving traders and portfolio managers unprecedented market intelligence and real-time color on their trades,” said Alfred Eskandar, CEO of Portware. “Winning the Market’s Choice Award for the second consecutive year is a testament to our growing buy-side client base, our sell side partners and our incredible staff who work tirelessly to bring new levels of innovation to the industry to help every Portware customer solve their most complex business and workflow challenges.”

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