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Message Automation (MA), the leader in Post Trade Control solutions for derivatives, is pleased to announce that Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV), one of the largest regional banks in Switzerland, is the latest firm to select MA to support their trade reporting requirements. This new signing means that BCV joins a fast growing number of customers using MA’s comprehensive trade reporting solution and further expands the portfolio of geographical jurisdictions the company’s solutions cover.

Ipreo, a leading global provider of market intelligence and workflow solutions to financial services and corporate professionals, and Symphony Communication Services, a secure communications and workflow technology company, announced a collaboration to integrate Symphony's secure communications service with Ipreo's suite of capital markets workflow applications.

FD, a leading provider of software and consulting services, announces that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of QuantumKDB (UK) Limited (“Quantum”) for a total consideration of up to £2.2m. The acquisition provides the Group with complementary consultancy expertise to support the growth of its Kx business and is expected to be earnings enhancing in the first full year following acquisition.

smartTrade Technologies, a global leader in multi asset, end-to-end trading solutions for Tier1, Tier2, regional Banks, Brokers and Asset Managers, has been selected by Bank of China (Hong Kong), a leading regional bank in Hong Kong, to deliver a cutting edge low latency e-FX platform.

Nick Wallis has been appointed Head of Sales for TradeGuard, Nasdaq’s pre and at-trade risk management platform, and will be based in the London office. Prior to his appointment Nick spent 5 years as a sales director within the company’s commodities business focused on cleared energy products.

Fidessa group today announced that Maybank Kim Eng has deployed its equities order management and execution platform as their Asian trading solution for global clients.

Neptune, the open standards network utility for pre-trade indications in bond markets, today confirmed that it is continuing to expand its business to the wider community.

Redline Trading Solutions, the premier provider of market data and order execution systems for automated trading, today announced support for futures trading on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM).

McKay Brothers International’s (MBI) Central London POP, adjacent to the London Stock Exchange, is now live. The Central London POP completes MBI’s UK Local millimeter wave network. MBI connects data centers serving major UK equities, interest rate and FX matching engines at the lowest known latency. For example, latency from Slough-LD4 to a MBI’s Central London POP is 272 microseconds round trip. Slough-LD4 to Interxion’s Central London location is covered in 280 microseconds round trip.