ULLINK Provides Certified DMA to SBI JAPANNEXT


NEW YORK – May 10, 2012 – Ullink, a global provider of low latency connectivity and trading software and services has extended its connectivity offering to SBI Japannext to serve investors of the leading Japanese proprietary trading system.

SBI Japannext is a fully fledged proprietary trading system that serves as an alternative channel of liquidity by matching orders through stock trading. With the ability to trade stocks after the market hours, investors are able to utilize the information related to particular stocks as they become available at market close.

Chuck Chon, Representative Director and Co-CEO of SBI Japannext, said, “SBI Japannext is pleased that ULLINK’s low latency connectivity gateway will support all functionalities, and attract international investors to participate in new opportunities within the proprietary trading system. With zero market impact, we are confident in providing the highest quality pool of liquidity through ULLINK’s connectivity.”

Laurent Useldinger, Chief Executive Officer of ULLINK, said, “We are looking forward to extending our connectivity offering through our newest gateway to SBI Japannext’s leading Japanese proprietary system. In our efforts to promote growth and scalable solutions for our clients, we will continue to certify new liquidity sources to add to our already available library of over 500 global destinations.”

ULLINK is a cutting edge global provider of trading software and services specializing in high touch and low touch trading solutions for buy-side and sell-side market participants. For over ten years, the ULLINK client experience has been grounded in access to our reliability to deliver the most current and innovative technology available in the industry. Clients benefit from ULLINK’s modular, scalable front and middle-office solutions, across all asset classes, encompassing low latency, pre-trade risk, algorithmic and direct market access (DMA) trading.

ULLINK’s menu of solutions enables banks and brokers to rapidly achieve compliance with exchanges and regulatory regimes around the globe, with the flexibility of being deployed via the UL Net global routing network, or as a fully-hosted and managed service.

In addition, ULLINK has over 500 adapters enabling you to connect your business to counter-parties such as exchanges, customers, and other vendors in order to quickly extend your products, services and asset classes offering to your customers.

Privately held, ULLINK services its clients, including top-tier global financial institutions, from offices in New York, São Paulo, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Sydney. For more information, please contact sales@ullink.com.


SBI Japannext Co., Ltd. is a leading operator of Proprietary Trading System (PTS) trading Japanese equities for institutional liquidity provided from leading broker houses in Japan, established in 2006. SBI Japannext is the oldest thriving PTS venue with 17 active members (local and global brokerage houses) in Japan with 3 to 4% market share. Please contact ptsbiz@japannext.co.jp.

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