LiquidityBook to focus on adding brokers to LBX Connect, with 300 routing destinations in EMEA

Rick Steves

“As we continue to invest in developing new products and enhancements for the buy side and sell side, EMEA has emerged as a parallel growth track for LiquidityBook. We have welcomed to the team several strategic hires based in Europe, including shifting some important roles into the region.”

LiquidityBook has announced 2023 as the “EMEA in Focus” year for the provider of cloud-native buy- and sell-side trading solutions as the region represents one of the firm’s fastest-growing and highest potential regions.

The company has experienced significant client onboarding, user growth at existing clients, expansion of the firm’s managed FIX network, and key personnel moves in Europe.

As to executive moves, recent senior EMEA-based appointments at LiquidityBook include Jonathan Cross, General Manager, EMEA; Nicholas Thompson, Director of Client Service; and Sumit Kumar, Global Head of FIX Connectivity, all based in London.

Sumit, Kumar, Senior FIX Specialist at LiquidityBook, commented: “From the largest of our buy-side clients to our most specialized broker-dealer and outsourced trading clients, LiquidityBook’s clients all share a global mandate. Growing our roster of clients, counterparties and routing destinations in EMEA is a top priority for 2023, to build upon the momentum we generated in 2022.”

LiquidityBook adds brokers and routes to proprietary managed FIX network

LiquidityBook provides cloud-native buy- and sell-side trading solutions, including a scalable and configurable trading platform that is enhanced daily with client requests. The firm has recently released an all-new API framework, its LBX Trade Match product, and a slew of new and enhanced solutions, including LBX Outsourced Trader, LBX Middle Office, and LBX Portal.

LBX Trade Match is seeing strong uptake on both sides of the Street, according to the company which has made investments in the team and front end as well as concerted efforts to establish a beachhead in EMEA through LBX Connect, which now features over 300 routing destinations in EMEA.

Sayant Chatterjee, Chief Operating Officer at LiquidityBook, said: “As we continue to invest in developing new products and enhancements for the buy side and sell side, EMEA has emerged as a parallel growth track for LiquidityBook. We have welcomed to the team several strategic hires based in Europe, including shifting some important roles into the region. We also continue to add brokers and routes to our proprietary managed FIX network – LBX Connect – and in 2022 went live with several new funds in EMEA while increasing seats at existing clients in the region.”

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