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Sell Side - OMS

FlexOMS

Sell-Side Order Management System

FlexOMS is our comprehensive sell-side order management system for multi-asset trading, compliance, market data, and connectivity to the buy side and execution venues. Whether you are on a market-making, agency or a proprietary trading desk, FlexOMS can enhance your trading strategy by leveraging our end-to-end solution with functionality ranging from portfolio trade scheduling to compliance reporting and market making. Available as an in-house or fully hosted solution, FlexOMS provides seamless straight-through processing from order inception to trade confirmation.

Portfolio Trade Scheduling

Consolidates and Streamlines the Trading Process Between Execution Venues and Clients with full middle office capabilities and sophisticated API frameworks to work with your preferred data sets.

Seamless Compliance Reporting

Full audit capability and integration with client data storage

Market Making

Automatic quoting and implementation of execution rules for retail orders

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    Sell Side - Trading Strategies & Algorithms

    FlexAlgoWheel

    Intuitive Algo Selection Interface to Optimize Best Execution

    FlexAlgoWheel is a next generation platform to allow electronic, low-touch trading desks to standardize, automate, and evaluate the trading process for their clients.  Available as an add-on to their current OEMS, or, through our FlexTRADER® multi-asset order and execution management system (OEMS), FlexAlgoWheel allows low touch traders to design and manage order routing workflows directly through an intuitive user interface for their clients. The platform includes integrated transaction cost analysis (TCA), and can be used for broker evaluation, algorithm selection and other data-driven applications to improve routing decisions and reduce trading costs.

    Trade

    Standardize and Automate Multi-Asset Trading Workflows

    Evaluate

    Generate Unbiased Data for Analyzing Performance

    Adjust

    Flexibly Redesign Workflows & Create Data-Driven Feedback Loops to Improve Performance

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      Sell Side - OMS

      ColorPalette

      Hosted Sell-Side Order Management System

      ColorPalette is our robust order management system for broker/dealers trading US and international equities, allowing for turnkey deployment of a fully hosted OMS for agency and market making firms.

      Streamlined Order Handling

      Manage Institutional and Retail Order Flows

      Compliance Reporting

      Real-Time Alerts with Suite of more than 120 Daily Reports

      Key Trading Functionality

      Market Making and Block Trading with Advanced Crossing and Fill Capabilities

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        Sell Side - FX

        FlexFX

        Foreign Exchange Execution Management System

        FlexFX is our award winning, algorithmic trading and execution management system for sell-side institutions trading FX. FlexFX offers advanced integration with Flex OMS or any third party as well as fully integrated post-trade allocation solutions. Trusted by the world’s largest sell-side institutions, FlexFX enables traders to manage and efficiently execute large numbers of orders (block size or small) across multiple value dates by optimally blocking/netting the SPOT component and efficiently accessing liquidity venues based on account and broker restrictions.

        Comprehensive Workflow

        Advanced Integration with Leading OMSs, Third Party/FIX-Based Post-Trade Allocation Systems

        Direct Liquidity Access

        To More Than 100 FX Providers

        Streaming Prices with Full Depth of Book

        Handles Spot, Forwards, NDFs and SWAPs

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          Sell Side - OMS

          FlexFX OMS

          Foreign Exchange Order Management System (OMS)

          FlexFX OMS is our order management system for institutions trading spot, outrights, swaps, NDFs, precious metals and FX futures. Designed as a customizable, rules-based platform, FlexFX OMS manages your full order life cycle from order generation and execution of trades to allocations and confirms. The system will integrate seamlessly with your existing infrastructure, and will perfectly replicate complex workflows and organizational structures. Optional modules include liquidity aggregation, pricing to clients and desks, algorithmic trading, transaction cost analysis (TCA) and white labeling with different sophistication levels for internal and external clients.

          Global Order Management

          24/7 Sales/Trading Desk, Branch Networks, and E-Commerce by Region, Legal Entity or Profit Center

          Turnkey Solution

          Fully Integrated Pricing, Aggregation, Algorithmic Trading, Middle Office, TCA, White Labeling

          Process Automation

          Rules-Based Routing, Fill and Execution Logics, Seamless Integration with Risk and Position Management Systems

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            Sell Side - FX

            MaxxTrader

            White Label, Turnkey Foreign Exchange Trading Platform

            MaxxTrader is our white label trading system for sell-side institutions operating in the foreign exchange markets. Designed to allow institutions to privately aggregate and issue price information to the markets and clientele, MaxxTrader is a complete turnkey, front-end solution allowing client orders to trade directly with the trading desk, or back-to-back with all liquidity providers.

            End-to-End Trading and WL System

            From Aggregation to Pricing to Distribution to TCA with high configurability to enable bespoke workflows and trading strategies

            Multi-source liquidity and Algos - one dashboard

            Across 100+ Banks, Non-banks, ECNs and Primary Markets with Algo integrationTrade on a Client to Client Basis — with the Trading Desk — Back to Back with All Liquidity Providers

            Full Depth of Book

            Handles Spot, Forwards, NDFs, Swaps and Precious Metals

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              Sell Side - Options

              FlexOptions

              Options Trading Order and Execution Management System

              FlexOptions is our order and execution management system for sell-side institutions engaged in agency, facilitation and/or proprietary trading in the options markets. The system provides fully customizable algorithms and various options trading strategies, such as dispersion trading, volatility trading, vega trading and cross-asset trading.

              Order & Execution Management

              Configurable Front- and Back-End Derivatives Platform

              Pricing and Analytics

              Proprietary Volatility Time Model and Comprehensive Greeks with Advanced Skew Analysis

              Portfolio Management

              Scenario Analysis, Grouping and P&L Greek Decomposition

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                Sell Side - Futures

                FlexFutures

                Futures Trading and Risk Management System

                FlexFutures is our futures trading and risk management platform for sell-side institutions operating in the derivatives markets. FlexFutures supports a unique array of innovative algorithmic execution strategies that can be customized and enhanced to meet the specific requirements of sell-side traders.

                Customizable Point & Click Trading

                Short-Term Return Forecasts and Intraday Volume Forecasts

                Create, Integrate Algorithms & Trading Strategies

                Create Your Own Trading Strategies According to Execution Venue

                A Complete Set of Advanced Futures Algorithms

                Determine the Best Trading Trajectory for Your Portfolio

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                  Custom Algorithms and Strategies

                  Customizable, Multi-Asset Trading Strategies

                  Algorithmic trading is the cornerstone of FlexTrade’s execution management systems (EMS) and order management systems (OMS). Each platform features a robust array of predefined yet customizable, multi-asset trading strategies, and algorithms designed to meet the high demands of firms engaged in portfolio and single security trading.

                  Trading on Your Terms

                  A Broad Array of Customizable Trading Algorithms

                  Multi-Asset and Multi-Currency

                  Handles Equities, FX, Options and Futures

                  Basket Trading

                  Portfolio Rebalancing and a Robust Set of Index and ETF Arbitrage Algos

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                    Sell Side - Advanced Analytics

                    FlexEdge

                    Our Suite of Advanced Analytic Trading Tools

                    FlexEdge is our suite of predictive analytics designed to give traders the edge they need to effectively plan and optimize trading strategy.

                    Real-Time Volume Forecasts

                    Volume Profile Forecasts Available Every Day Before the Open & Updated Continuously Throughout the Trading Day

                    Short-Term Alpha Profiles

                    Market Data-Driven Short-Term Alpha Forecasts to Assist with Trade Scheduling, Trading Strategy Selection & Limit Price Determination

                    Optimized Portfolio Trading

                    Improve Trading Performance & Reduce Transaction Costs by Optimizing the Trading Schedule

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                      Sell Side - Market Connectivity Solutions

                      Market Access

                      Market Access

                      When it comes to market connectivity and routing, it always starts with the quantity and quality of your connections and access to the markets.  FlexTrade’s market connectivity solutions are global in scope offering direct market access to more than 50 exchanges.  And with our advanced order routing technology, you will experience ultra-low latency and high throughput trading for all  asset classes.

                      Americas

                      US Equities
                      • NYSE – New York Stock Exchange
                      • ARCA – NYSE Arca
                      • NASDAQ
                      • NASDAQ BX
                      • EDGA/EDGX – Direct Edge A/X
                      • BATS (X/Y)
                      • CBSX – CBOE Stock Exchange
                      • NSX – National Stock Exchange
                      • CHX – Chicago Stock Exchange
                      US Listed Options
                      • BATS Options
                      • BOX – Boston Options Exchange
                      • CBOE – Chicago Board Options Exchange
                      • ISE – International Securities Exchange
                      • NASDAQ Options
                      • PHLX Options
                      • AMEX Options
                      • ARCA Options
                      US Futures
                      • CME – Chicago Mercantile Exchange
                      • CBOT – Chicago Board of Trade
                      • NYMEX – New York Mercantile Exchange
                      • COMEX – Commodity Exchange
                      Canada Equities
                      • TSX – Toronto Stock exchange
                      • Alpha exchange
                      • Pure
                      • Chi-X
                      Canada Derivatives
                      • MX – Montreal Exchange
                      Brazil Equities & Derivatives
                      • B3

                      EMEA

                      Europe Equities
                      • London Stock Exchange (LSE)
                      • BATS Chi-X Europe
                      • Euronext
                      • SIX Swiss Exchange
                      Europe Derivatives
                      • Eurex
                      • ICE Futures Europe
                      • London Metals Exchange (LME)
                      Middle-East
                      • DGCX – Dubai Gold & Commodity Exchange
                      • BFX – Bahrain Financial Exchange

                      Asia-Pacific

                      Asia Equities
                      • NSE – National Stock Exchange, India
                      • BSE – Bombay Stock Exchange, India
                      • MCX-SX – MCX Stock Exchange, India
                      • ASX Australian Securities Exchange
                      • SGX – Singapore Exchange ST
                      • MYX – Bursa Malaysia Securities
                      • SET – Securities Exchange of Thailand
                      Asia Derivatives
                      • SHFE – Shanghai Futures Exchange
                      • DCE – Dalian Commodity Exchange
                      • ZCE – Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange
                      • CFFEX – China Financial Futures Exchange
                      • MCX – Multi Commodity Exchange, India
                      • SMX – Singapore Mercantile Exchange
                      • SGX – Singapore Exchange DT
                      • TFEX – Thailand Futures Exchange
                      • MYX – Bursa Malaysia Derivatives
                      • OSE – Osaka Stock Exchange
                      • TOCOM – Tokyo Commodity Exchange
                      • ASX 24 – Australian Securities Exchange

                      Data Centers

                      For Global ASP support

                      Because data volumes in the capital markets have undergone explosive growth in last few years, data centers today are critical processing points for a hosted, ASP-based trading infrastructure.
                      By partnering with data centers around major financial hubs in the Americas, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade provides users of its hosted trading solutions with the same advanced technology and customization available to users of our legacy FlexTRADER EMS.

                      • New York
                      • Chicago
                      • London
                      • Frankfurt
                      • Düsseldorf
                      • Hong Kong
                      • Singapore
                      • Sydney
                      • Tokyo

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