TS Imagine launches access to fixed income liquidity via ICE Bonds

Rick Steves

TS Imagine will now offer its clients access to diverse fixed-income liquidity through ICE Bonds’ suite of trading protocols. This includes options like click-to-trade and request-for-quote (RFQ).

ICE Bonds, the exchange operator’s provider of fixed income trading and execution services, has partnered with TS Imagine to enable the latter’s customers to access ICE Bonds for fixed income execution protocols and liquidity.

Users of TS One and TradeSmart OEMS can now directly tap into ICE Bonds’ trading protocols for Municipal and Corporate bonds via the ICE TMC and ICE BondPoint platforms.

Fixed income trading through click-to-trade and RFQ

TS Imagine, known for its integrated electronic front-office trading, portfolio management, and financial risk management tools, will now offer its clients access to diverse fixed-income liquidity through ICE Bonds’ suite of trading protocols. This includes options like click-to-trade and request-for-quote (RFQ).

ICE TMC and ICE BondPoint, accessible through this integration, offer comprehensive trading platforms. ICE TMC facilitates trading in municipal, corporate, agency, and government bonds, among others. ICE BondPoint provides deep liquidity and price discovery for broker-dealers and buy-side institutions. Notably, ICE TMC has seen significant trading activity, with over 450 unique liquidity providers and high fill rates.

TS Imagine enhancing fixed income liquidity to cross-asset platform

Peter Borstelmann, President of ICE Bonds, said: “TS Imagine’s cross-asset platform has become a leading tool for investors around the world and we’re pleased to be delivering ICE Bonds’ streaming municipal and corporate bond data and liquidity to their customers. With seamless access over TS Imagine’s OEMS, this integration builds on our effort to expand the distribution of our markets to a broader network of investors across institutional, retail and wealth manager customer bases.”

Spencer Lee, Chief Markets Officer and Head of Fixed Income at TS Imagine, said: “Delivering an integrated platform that brings together the most important pools of liquidity from across markets is paramount for our customers, which is why we’re excited to add ICE Bonds’ leading municipal and corporate bond markets.”

TS Imagine has been aggressively enhancing its trading platforms with a series of integrations and partnerships with Kayenta, eflow, Cassini Systems, and more.

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