LMAX Exchange announces 2015 growth figures and is on track to deliver significant profitability in 2016
London, October 2016 – Today, LMAX Exchange releases its 2015 results that show the company delivered on its core growth objectives despite a small financial loss. The results show continued growth in institutional client acquisition and margined client funds, further global expansion, product diversification and futureproofing of its exchange technology. This was achieved against a backdrop of reduced credit availability, low volatility, low interest rates and gapping markets following removal of the Swiss Franc peg in January 2015.
It was a year of investment and consolidation for the company with expansion in the Asia Pacific region, opening an office in Hong Kong and developing a Tokyo Exchange. LMAX Exchange continued to invest in its core technology to enable further international growth, culminating in the launch of a New York – based matching engine in September 2016.
The first nine months of 2016 have been productive for LMAX Exchange and it is expected to deliver significant profitability for the financial year ending December 2016.
David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Exchange commented, “2015 was a year of growth and investment, as LMAX Exchange went from strength to strength. This was achieved in an unhelpful macro-economic environment. Our performance to date in 2016 has been excellent and we fully expect a multi-million-pound profit this year.”
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Tom Nutt T: 44 (0) 7775 686 706 E: [email protected]
About LMAX Exchange
LMAX Exchange Group is a dynamic, visionary and award-winning financial technology company. Recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing technology firms, LMAX Exchange is leading the transformation of the global FX industry to transparent, fair, precise and consistent execution. Operating one global marketplace for trading FX, metals, indices and commodities, LMAX Exchange delivers open access, transparency and a level playing field to all market participants.
LMAX Exchange Group offers all clients the ability to trade on LMAX Exchange central limit order book, driven by streaming no ‘last look’ limit-order liquidity from top tier banks and non-bank financial institutions. Servicing funds, banks, brokerages, asset managers and proprietary trading firms, LMAX Exchange offers an anonymous, regulated, rules-based trading environment, order execution in strict price/time priority, and access to real-time streaming market and trade data, enabling all market participants to control execution quality and total trading costs.
Offering a comprehensive range of instruments and ultra-low latency execution, LMAX Exchange operates a global FX exchange infrastructure with matching engines in London, New York and Tokyo.
LMAX Exchange - a unique vision for global FX.
Financial technology awards:
2017 Best FX Trading Venue - (ECN/MTF) – Fund Technology and WSL Awards more
2016 Best Trading & Execution Technology – HFM US Technology Awards more
2013 Best Overall Testing Project – The European Software Testing Awards more
2011 Best Trading System – Financial Sector Technology Awards more
FX industry awards:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Best FX Trading Venue - (ECN/MTF) – WSL Awards more
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Best Margin Sector Platform – Profit & Loss Readers' Choice Awards more
2017, 2013 Best Execution Venue – Forex Magnates Awards more
2014 Best Infrastructure/Technology Initiative – WSL Institutional Trading Awardsmore
Business growth awards:
2016, 2015 Winner – Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 more
2016, 2015 Winner – Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 500 more
2015, 2014, 2013 Fastest Growing Tech Company in the UK – The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 more
2015 Recognised as a Tech City Future Fifty company – Tech City UK Future Fiftymore
LMAX Exchange Group is the holding company of LMAX Limited and LMAX Broker Limited.
LMAX Exchange is a trading name of LMAX Limited, which operates a multilateral trading facility, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference number 509778) and is a company registered in England and Wales (number 6505809).
LMAX Global is a trading name of LMAX Broker Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference number 783200) and is a company registered in England and Wales (number 10819525).