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TeraExchange today announced that it has exclusively partnered with BitGo, the leading bitcoin security platform, to provide multi-signature blockchain based custodial services for USD/Bitcoin swaps executed on its swap execution facility. By partnering with BitGo, TeraExchange is the only player in the industry to provide its market participants with the ability to collateralize bitcoin derivative trades in a completely secure and auditable trading environment.

Global Derivatives Indices (GDI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Markets Exchange Group International LLP (GMEX Group), today announced a strategic partnership with Tradition, the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition, to use prices from Trad-X to calculate a new USD version of GDI’s Constant Maturity Index (CMI). This will underpin the GMEX interest rate swap (IRS) Constant Maturity Futures (CMF) contracts.

Infront, provider of the innovative Infront market data, analytics and trading terminal to thousands of professional users, has partnered with Neonet Securities, the independent agency broker and execution specialist, to offer users of its Infront terminals access to Neonet’s trading infrastructure. The partnership expands the choice of execution networks and venues for Infront customers, and creates a neutral and transparent solution for market data, connectivity and trading.

NanoSpeed, the provider of ultra-fast FPGA solutions to the trading community, today released its latest Nano-Risk FPGA for the CME. With a latency of sub 60 nanoseconds the product is the new benchmark for fastest pre-trade risk checks. Nano-Risk is fully compliant with CFTC’s Concept Release on Risk Controls and System Safeguards for Automated Trading, SEC’s 15C3-5 regulation and ESMA’s guidelines on automated trading.

Exegy, a premier provider of market data normalization and distribution solutions, has released a new version of its Trading Application Platform (TAP) product that allows customers to leverage the Exegy Data Feed for operational resiliency and access to broader content. “By coupling our embedded ticker plant and consolidated feed products, we have the ability to provide the best of both worlds,” says chief technology officer David Taylor. Launched by Exegy in January of 2014,

MarketFactory, the leading provider of software and services for the foreign exchange market, has announced the appointment of Steve Toland as its Vice President of Sales.

NanoSpeed, the provider of ultra-fast FPGA solutions to the trading community, today released its latest Nano-Risk FPGA for the CME. With a latency of sub 60 nanoseconds the product is the new benchmark for fastest pre-trade risk checks. Nano-Risk is fully compliant with CFTC’s Concept Release on Risk Controls and System Safeguards for Automated Trading, SEC’s 15C3-5 regulation and ESMA’s guidelines on automated trading.

smartTrade Technologies, a global leader in sophisticated cross-asset liquidity management solutions, today announces the launch of a new end-to-end trading solution designed for Fixed Income and OTC derivatives businesses. smart-FI is available immediately and will appeal to both sell and buy side institutions looking to electronify and re-vamp their Fixed Income infrastructure.

BGC Partners ("BGC Partners," "BGC," or "the Company"), a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced it has commenced a fully-financed tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of GFI Group ("GFI Group" or "GFI") it does not currently own for $5.25 per share in cash. BGC currently owns 13.5% of GFI's outstanding shares.