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Global asset manager Russell Investments and Integral Development Corp., a leading FX technology company, announced today the launch of Russell FX Network (RFX Network), a new end-to-end trading solution for the buy-side community for netting, execution and allocation of foreign exchange transactions. RFX Network is designed to help institutional investors including asset managers obtain currency exchange rates that seek to minimize tracking error with respect to the rates published by WM/Reuters.

Codestreet, the leading provider of fixed income matching and liquidity discovery solutions, today announced significant minority investments from leading venture capital firms, Rochester Advisors and Cerium Technology. The investments will help accelerate the growth of the Codestreet Dealer Pool (“CDP”), the firm’s dealer-centric platform for solving the liquidity challenges of the corporate bond market.

Ancoa, providers of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy & sell-side firms, today announced that it has successfully integrated its real-time market surveillance capabilities with the Zagreb Stock Exchange’s (ZSE) trading platform across all trading segments; their regulated market, MTF and OTC trading platform.

Exegy, a leading provider of managed services and technology for market data normalization and distribution, has announced today the availability of a feed handler for the IEX Top of Book Quote Feed (TOPS). IEX, a fair access Alternative Trading System dedicated to institutionalizing fairness in the financial markets, plans to support displayed orders and to offer aggregated top of book quotations via its TOPS feed beginning on February 27, 2015.

Nasdaq today announced the appointment of Salil Donde as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Information Services. In this role, Mr. Donde will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the business while managing the success and growth of Nasdaq's current data and index products. Mr. Donde will report directly to Adena Friedman, President of Nasdaq. He will be based in New York and will start on February 5.

Accedian Networks, the Performance Assurance Specialist, and SevOne, provider of infrastructure performance monitoring engineered for Speed at Scale, today announced a partnership to deliver high-resolution network performance metrics with infrastructure performance monitoring in a single dashboard.

Fidessa group announced today that Okasan Securities has selected Fidessa's SOR (Smart Order Routing) system to enable PTS (Proprietary Trading System) trading as of early 2015. Okasan Securities is already a client of Fidessa for both of their agency and proprietary trading platforms. The SOR system will be integrated into their existing trading platforms alongside Fidessa's algorithmic trading engine.

Orc, a global leader in derivatives trading technology, today announced that Orc Group Holding AB´s owner Cidron Delfi Intressenter Holding AB (a company indirectly controlled by Nordic Capital Fund VII) has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Tbricks. The intention is to transfer the ownership to Orc Group AB, which will occur once consent has been obtained from SEB according to the terms in Orc Group´s loan agreement with SEB.

Corvil, the IT data analytics company for business in the Now, today announced that Dan Kennedy has joined Corvil's executive team as GM of Americas and Vice President of Sales. Formerly at Riverbed Technology, Dan led an organization responsible for the largest global clients. Kennedy brings eighteen years successful enterprise sales experience to Corvil. Kennedy's appointment comes alongside other efforts by Corvil to accelerate growth, including the promotion of Elaine Giblin to VP of International Sales.