05.19.2020

TORA Adds Mazor, Zonenshine for New York Trading

TORA expands global outsourced trading with two new traders based in New York

 

NEW YORK (May 19, 2020) – TORA, provider of the industry’s most advanced cloud-based and leading order and execution management system (OEMS), today announced two new additions Mark Mazor & Joe Zonenshine to the firm’s global outsourced trading team.

Mark and Joe join a global team that provides execution support for a growing number of hedge funds & asset managers around the world. TORA’s combination of outsourced trading and technology provides clients with a comprehensive solution which extends beyond execution to all facets of the investment process.

TORA aims to strengthen global market coverage for their clients by acting as their primary service provider or on a complimentary basis assisting in-house trading desks and supporting business continuity plans.

Mark Mazor has more than 15 years experience as a trader, working as a Global Execution Trader for Partner Fund Management and Balyasny Asset Management. He started his career at Morgan Stanley in New York.

Joe Zonenshine spent 16 years trading at Aristeia Capital and Blackwells Capital. Before that he worked as investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers in New York.

Chris Jenkins, Managing Director at TORA said, “The past month has shown just how critical it is to have experienced specialists to execute trading strategies quickly and efficiently for our clients. Mark and Joe embody the TORA outsourced trading team. Their deep knowledge of various asset classes and strategies has been vital. Having been through multiple market cycles, I am very proud of how the whole team has been able to help our clients quickly react and adapt to the unprecedented conditions of this current market disruption.”

TORA’s outsourced trading offering can be bundled and fully integrated with its cloud-based front-to-back office technology, which includes Order and Execution Management Systems, embedded pre-trade Compliance, pre and post trade TCA, proprietary Pairs trader, and Reporting; that were built in-house and are available individually, or as one integrated, unified platform.

 

About TORA

 

TORA is the leading global provider of advanced investment management technologies supporting the full trading lifecycle. With a full suite of cloud-based SaaS-delivered execution, analytics and compliance tools, as well as order, portfolio and risk management capabilities and a global FIX network, TORA’s products are utilized by hundreds of the industry’s leading hedge funds, asset managers, proprietary trading firms and sell-side trading desks globally. With headquarters in San Francisco, TORA has over 250 employees across offices in Hong Kong, Jersey, New York, Romania, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.

More information is available at www.tora.com.

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