London, 19 January 2015 - The UK’s fastest growing technology firm, LMAX Exchange, an FCA regulated MTF for FX trading, is pleased to announce its partnership with GMO-Z.com Trade UK Limited (“Z.com Trade”), a member of the Japan-headquartered GMO CLICK Holdings Inc. group of companies, which is the world’s largest retail FX provider by volume.
The partnership will provide Z.com Trade clients with access to LMAX Exchange’s unique non ‘last-look’ liquidity and unparalleled exchange-quality execution. Simply matching buyers with sellers within an anonymous non ‘last look’ execution venue, LMAX Exchange will offer Z.com Trade clients transparent price discovery, neutral, precise and conflict free execution in over 70 instruments, including spot FX, precious metals, indices and commodities.
Nick Cropper, General Manager at Z.com Trade, commented: “We are excited to announce our partnership with LMAX Exchange, and look forward to offering our clients a best-in-class trading experience that is both fair and transparent. As a group member of the world’s largest retail FX provider, Z.com Trade is highly committed to innovation and excellence. Recognising the growing trend towards transparent, exchange style trading, we are happy to announce that access to LMAX Exchange will be available when we launch in early 2015, beginning with access via an API connection for experienced traders.”
Andreas Wigstrom, Head of International Development at LMAX Exchange, added: “This partnership offers significant global growth opportunities for both firms. We are delighted to partner with the world’s leading FX brokerage, whose skills, capabilities and commitment to excellence are well known in the global FX market. The partnership will greatly advance the Z.com Trade offering and provide a transparent, fair, low latency trading experience for its clients.”
The partnership combines the strengths of both firms to deliver the optimal trading experience to clients worldwide.
For further information please contact:
LMAX Exchange (London):
Barbara Pozdorovkina T: +44 20 3192 2510 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
About LMAX Exchange
Recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing technology firms for three consecutive years (2015, 2014 and 2013 Sunday Times, Tech Track 100), LMAX Exchange is the leading MTF for FX, authorised and regulated by the FCA. Servicing retail brokers, funds, corporates, asset managers and banks, LMAX Exchange delivers a unique vision for global FX trading - a transparent, neutral, level playing field for all market participants, regardless of status, size or activity levels.
The LMAX Exchange OPEN order book is driven by streaming, no ‘Last Look’ limit order liquidity. LMAX Exchange offers a range of key products, including spot FX, precious metals, commodities and equity indices, with complete pre and post-trade transparency and order execution where no ‘last look’ is standard. Orders are executed in strict price/time priority.
LMAX Exchange – the emerging benchmark for global FX.
Business growth awards:
2016, 2015 Winner – Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 more
Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 is a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK, based on percentage growth of fiscal year revenues over the last four years. close
2015, 2014, 2013 Fastest Growing Tech Company in the UK – The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 more
LMAX Exchange has been recognised amongst the UK’s fastest growing technology firms for three consecutive years. Tech Track 100, compiled by Fast Track annually and published by the Sunday Times each September, lists Britain’s 100 fastest-growing private tech companies based on sales growth over the last three years. close
2016, 2015 Winner – Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 500 more
The Deloitte EMEA Technology Fast 500 pre-eminent technology awards program is a ranking of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa's fastest-growing technology companies based on percentage revenue growth over three years. close
FX industry awards:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Best FX Trading Venue - ECN/MTF – WSL Institutional Trading Awards more
LMAX Exchange has been awarded The Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards “Best FX Trading Venue - ECN/MTF” for four consecutive years. WSL awards honour excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry. close
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Best Margin Sector Platform – Profit & Loss Readers' Choice Awards more
LMAX Exchange has been awarded The Profit & Loss Readers’ Choice Awards “Best Margin Sector Platform” for three consecutive years. These awards are voted on by the readers and recognise excellence within the foreign exchange industry throughout the previous year. close
2014 Best Infrastructure/Technology Initiative – WSL Institutional Trading Awards more
LMAX Exchange has been awarded The Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards “Best Infrastructure/Technology Initiative” in 2014. WSL awards honour excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry. close
Financial technology awards:
2016 Best Trading & Execution – HFM US Technology Awards more
The HFM US Technology awards recognise hedge fund technology providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development in the past 12 months. close
2013 Best Overall Testing Project – The European Software Testing Awards more
2011 Best Trading System – Financial Sector Technology Awards more
The FST Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the field of information technology within the UK and EMEA financial services sector. close
LMAX Limited operates a multilateral trading facility (MTF). Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA Registered no. 509778.