IPC, a provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, has announced that Clearpool Group, a service provider of electronic trading software solutions and independent agency broker dealer execution services, has joined the IPC Financial Markets Network.
The latest partnership is announced less than one month after IPC signed a deal with FastMatch to expand clients’ access to its Electronic Communications Network.
IPC’s extensive and diverse community of global financial market participants can now reliably and securely access Clearpool’s Algorithmic Management System as well as Clearpool’s Execution Management System.
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A selection of leading institutional investors, asset managers and commercial banks are already taking advantage of IPC’s advanced connectivity, communications and collaboration solutions to access Clearpool’s services.
Ray Ross, CTO at Clearpool Group, said: “Our innovative trading technologies provide transparency and control to market participants in today’s rapidly evolving market microstructure. We are delighted to join IPC’s financial ecosystem and expand the global base of broker-dealers that can access our services.”
The IPC Financial Markets Network service portfolio includes the Connexus Financial Extranet, Direct Connect and MPLS WAN data services, as well as Trader and Enhanced Voice connectivity services. IPC’s Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centres and allows access to more than 6,000 market participant locations across 700 cities in more than 60 countries.
David Brown, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Financial Markets Network, IPC, added: “Given the accelerated pace of evolution of the global equity markets in the recent past, market participants are increasingly demanding cutting-edge solutions for pre- and post-trade transparency, sourcing liquidity, executing trades, managing risk and achieving compliance. We are excited to provide the sizeable and diverse community of trading firms in the IPC Financial Markets Network with reliable, latency-sensitive and secure connectivity to Clearpool’s solutions and services.”