London, February 2013 - LMAX Exchange is pleased to announce that it has won the 2013 Wall Street Letter (WSL) Institutional Trading Award for "Best FX Trading Platform - ECN/MTF". In gaining this prestigious accolade, LMAX Exchange triumphed over established industry heavyweights: FXall, Knight Hotspot FX and Bloomberg Tradebook.
The award was presented during a gathering of FX industry luminaries at the Cipriani Hotel in New York City on February 13, and received by Steve Toland, Head of Exchange Strategy and Barbara Pozdorovkina, Head of Corporate Development for LMAX Exchange.
The WSL Institutional Trading Awards recognise excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry, awarding exchanges, brokerages and financial technology companies for achievements and innovation throughout the previous year.
David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Exchange commented:
“We are delighted to have won the 2013 WSL 'Best FX Trading Platform - ECN/MTF' - and it is all the more gratifying to know that we were chosen over the illustrious FX industry stalwarts of FXall, Knight Hotspot FX and Bloomberg Tradebook.
The WSL Award confirms for us that the institutional market has now discovered that the LMAX Exchange model really is the most efficient and cost effective way to trade very liquid products like spot FX.
In the coming months and years we look forward to more institutional participants discovering the unique benefits of exchange quality execution, total pre and post-trade transparency and the level playing field for all that LMAX Exchange delivers."
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, LMAX Exchange is the leading MTF for FX, authorised and regulated by the FCA. Servicing funds, banks, brokerages and asset managers, LMAX Exchange delivers firm liquidity, anonymous exchange quality execution and a secure, transparent level playing field to all market participants, regardless of status, size or activity levels.
The LMAX Exchange open order book is driven by no ‘last look’ limit-order liquidity from top tier banks and non-bank financial institutions. Orders are executed in price/time priority with real time streaming continuous market and trade data published to all members. Offering a comprehensive range of instruments including spot FX, precious metals, commodities and equity indices, 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.
Business growth awards:
2016, 2015 Winner – Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 more
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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
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FX industry awards:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Best FX Trading Venue - (ECN/MTF) – Fund Technology and WSL Awards more
LMAX Exchange has been awarded The Fund Technology and WSL Awards “Best FX Trading Venue - ECN/MTF” for five consecutive years. The 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 four 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.
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