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Appleby Capital, is pleased to announce that smartTrade Technologies, a leading global provider of liquidity management systems for the international banking industry has received a material investment from Keensight Capital, a Paris based, technology focused private equity firm. Appleby Capital served as smartTrade Technologies exclusive financial advisor. This is now the 3rd significant European transaction Appleby has executed recently.

SR Labs, a leading provider of low latency enterprise market data and market access solutions for the financial industry, today announced that Jennifer Nayar, has joined the company as CEO.  Ms. Nayar will draw upon her extensive expertise in the financial information and technology industry to drive continued global growth of SR Labs.

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced today the introduction of the Elektron API  family, a set of open-source Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that simplify access to Thomson Reuters data feeds and services, and help developers to innovate by creating their own customised applications. The Elektron API family consists of a broad set of interfaces ranging from low latency/high performance to simple content aware and web APIs.

Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced two appointments at ICE Data Services, Intercontinental Exchange’s global data business comprising ICE and NYSE’s exchange data, analytics and connectivity services.

The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE), the Dublin-based exchange, has chosen to implement Scila Surveillance, provided by the leading independent Stockholm-based surveillance technology provider Scila. The ISE will deploy Scila Surveillance for the surveillance of their trading on its markets. Deutsche Börse will take over the hosting and support of the Scila surveillance infrastructure, which will be located in Frankfurt.

Object Trading, the provider of a global, multi-asset trading infrastructure today announced that TradingScreen, the provider of liquidity, trading and investment technology via SaaS, has integrated with Object Trading’s global DMA service platform.  The combination of two independent suppliers of award-winning trading solutions presents end clients with new opportunities for growth. 

Lanware today announced that the firm has been awarded a three year contract to provide its cloud based technology outsourcing services to Finisterre Capital, a hedge fund and part of Principal Global Investors (PGI) who took a majority stake in Finisterre Capital in 2011.

Fastback Networks today announced that Perseus, a leading global provider of managed services for high-precision, high-speed connectivity, has successfully deployed the Fastback Intelligent Backhaul Radio (IBR) to extend fiber based services via wireless connectivity with full SLA support to a top financial services firm. The site location for the deployment is surrounded by fully obstructed Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) conditions in the restricted confines of lower Manhattan. With 760 Mbps aggregate throughput in NLOS, Perseus’ IBR deployment is delivering fiber-equivalent performance and reliability to fully meet SLAs in conditions not normally conducive to wireless.

Redline Trading Solutions, the premier provider of market data and order execution systems for automated trading, today announced that BM&F Bovespa market data is now supported in its InRush 3 accelerated ticker plant software and is available via its fully managed RedlineFeed.