FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a specialist in multi-asset execution and order management systems today announced direct availability of Liquidnet’s Targeted Invitations in its multi-asset trading blotter for equities.
The functionality provides traders with targeted natural liquidity from other Liquidnet buy-side members and selected brokers, directly into the parent order blotter, according to the firm.
With a minimum order size of 3 x LIS for EMEA equities, 25k shares/15% ADV in Americas, and $1.5M/25% ADV in APAC, and an average execution size of about $1.8M, this quick availability of this actionable liquidity is critical for achieving Best Execution. Traders can access the liquidity through one- or zero-clicks, with the appropriate routing strategy being defined in the targeted invitation itself, maintaining full control and further improving efficiency.
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“We are very excited to offer this innovative new functionality in partnership with Liquidnet. While highly targeted, actionable liquidity, with zero information leakage, has been available for some time in our parent order blotter, this really takes it to the next level. Targeted Invitations contain machine-readable instructions on what strategy the trader should employ, which is key to workflow optimization,” Andy Mahoney, managing director EMEA at FlexTrade Systems, noted.
Delivering actionable Targeted Invitation liquidity
“Working with FlexTrade has allowed Liquidnet to deliver high quality, LIS actionable Targeted Invitation liquidity, directly into the trader’s EMS for immediate execution. This is part of a broader collaboration with FlexTrade which also includes delivering leading indicators and predictive signals from Liquidnet Investment Analytics to improve our mutual customers’ decision-making processes,” Tony Booth, head of Liquidnet Dublin, stated.
FlexTRADER encompasses all facets of electronic and algorithmic trading. The firm stated it is trusted globally by tier-one asset managers and hedge funds trading equities, FX, derivatives and fixed income for its unparalleled performance, quantitative analysis, and worldwide connectivity to liquidity sources. Backed by a team of 400+ fintech developers, FlexTRADER’s open architecture is fully customizable and designed to unify trading solutions with FlexTRADER EMS at the center.