Portware Wins Best FX Trading Platform
Worldwide Growth and Continued Innovation Nabs Company 2013 WSL Institutional Trading Award
New York and London, February 19, 2013 — Portware, the leading provider of global, multi-asset trading solutions, today announced that Wall Street Letter has recognized Portware with the prestigious 2013 WSL Institutional Trading Award for Best FX Trading Platform at the second annual WSL Institutional Trading Awards held at Cipriani in New York on February 13, 2013.
Evaluated by a panel of independent judges, the WSL Awards recognize brokerage firms, exchanges and financial technology companies for achievements and innovation in the institutional trading industry over the last year. Portware received the Best FX Trading Platform award based on its proven innovation, demonstrated client satisfaction and positive impact on the market.
Portware FX is a comprehensive, highly customizable FX trading solution that aggregates liquidity from all global providers, including banks, ECN’s and interdealer platforms. Portware’s highly flexible trading technology streamlines complex workflows and gives traders maximum choice with respect to trading strategies and order routing destinations. Clients can also take advantage of Portware FX’s cloud-based model, which offers fast deployment, ease of access to all liquidity providers and significantly reduced operational overhead.
Alfred Eskandar, CEO of Portware, said: “Our FX platform was built in conjunction with our clients, who have designed features that give them a competitive advantage over a ‘check-the-box’ electronic front end. It’s gratifying that Wall Street Letter and others in the industry continue to recognize us for the work we’ve jointly done with our valued customers to create the top FX trading platform. It’s this level of collaboration and focus on the customer experience that has allowed us to double our FX customer base in the last year and continually enhance and refine our suite of embedded FX strategies.”
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Founded in 2000, Portware LLC is the financial industry’s leading developer of broker-neutral, automated trading solutions for global equities, futures, options and FX. With offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Hyderabad, Portware works in partnership with its clients to create highly integrated solutions to streamline workflows and increase operational efficiencies on trading desks worldwide. Portware’s flagship product, Portware Enterprise, is a fully customizable trade management and execution system for single stock, portfolio, basket, automated and algorithmic trading. Portware Enterprise has been implemented at more than 130 financial firms worldwide, including leading hedge funds, global investment management firms and sell-side program trading desks.For more information, please visit www.portware.com.