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Eze Software Group, a premier provider of global investment technology, has released a number of new features for the buy-side and the sell-side in the latest version of its EMS. Enhancements include actionable IOI support, securities borrowing improvements and enriched support for ACT reporting.

Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it has formed a commercial resale partnership with Chelmer, an Auckland-based software solutions company that provides services and support for front and back office trading systems. Through the agreement, Chelmer is now able to provide its New Zealand financial services customers with access to Azul Zing, Azul’s Java Virtual Machine (JVM) designed for systems that require consistent low latency and high scalability.

Exegy, a leading provider of managed services and technology for market data normalization and distribution, has announced today a new product that allows Exegy hardware-accelerated appliances to interoperate with multiple third-party data entitlement and usage reporting tools such as Thomson Reuters DACS. "Market participants employ our hardware-accelerated appliances and managed services in order to build a market data infrastructure with higher capacity, lower latency, more efficient scalability, and lower total cost. The Exegy Entitlement Hub now allows these firms to retain their data entitlement and usage reporting regime to minimize migration risk, effort, and cost," says chief technology officer David Taylor.

Horizon Software announced today that Paris-based algorithmic prop house Alize Trading has gone live with Horizon Platform to develop its algorithmic trading business.

Celoxica, the leading provider of accelerated market data, order entry and pre-trade risk solutions for the electronic trading community, today announced the launch of the Celoxica Ticker Plant (CTP) for OPRA.

REDI today announced several key additions to its leadership team. With the company recently reaching its second anniversary and transitioning from startup to expansion phase, these changes reflect REDI’s evolving needs and better position it for growth moving forward.

Ullink, a leading provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced the release of the latest version of its popular order and trade monitoring solution, UL Monitoring. Version 2.3 of UL Monitoring adds new capabilities including enhanced support for position management and handling of split and multi-day trading sessions. The latest version has been significantly tuned to improve scalability, now handling hundreds of millions of messages per day.

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, today announced the launch of its new Buy-Write Algorithm. This new algorithm leverages Convergex’s advanced VWAP equity algorithm and Pulse options algorithm to allow clients to electronically employ a buy-write trading strategy.

Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, today announced the acquisition of iLEVEL, a leading portfolio monitoring, analytics and transparency platform for global private capital markets. iLEVEL will be merged with Ipreo's Alternative Assets group to form a new Private Capital Markets division within Ipreo.