Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain’s New York Business and the Best Companies Group. The annual survey and recognition program identifies and recognizes New York City’s best employers.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of “Liquidnet Labs,” a virtual hub that will showcase the company’s latest technology developments. Available exclusively to the 800+ leading institutional investors around the world that comprise the Liquidnet equity Membership1 , Labs provides a sneak peek into Liquidnet’s innovations and product pipeline. It also serves as a centralized location for piloting, feedback, and testing of new features.
Liquidnet’s DPVI uses aggregate and symbol-level FINRA ATS data to rank each ATS based on three factors. The three factors are equally weighted to arrive at an overall DPVI ranking. ETFs are excluded from this analysis. Dealerweb is also excluded. The three factors are Market Share, Symbol Market Share and Symbol Trade Size.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of Liquidnet Virtual High Touch™, a new category of buy-side technology that brings together advanced data analysis, adaptive learning algorithms, unique liquidity search tools, and real-time analytics into a new trading experience. As a key component of Virtual High Touch technology, Liquidnet also announced an upgrade to its Algo Ranking Model (ARM) with Real-Time Course Correction, which has been designed to enhance the way institutional traders make decisions around algorithmic trading.
Liquidnet's Head of Fixed Income, Constantinos Antoniades, sat down with Bloomberg TV Canada's Mark Bunting to talk about the future of dark pools in fixed income trading. Watch the clip here.
Adam Sussman, Liquidnet's Head of Market Structure and Liquidity Partnerships, talks about what we can learn from FINRA's recent release of limited data on Over-the-Counter (OTC) trading venues. Read his full take here.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced a record in the third quarter in Asia Pacific as buy-side Members increased trading activity amid a spike in market-moving events. Volumes rose 27% on the previous quarter with US$8.99 billion principal traded in APAC for the quarter. This included records in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and Indonesia.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today marked the first anniversary of its fixed income dark pool. Since launching in September 2015, Liquidnet’s community of fixed income asset managers has grown to 215 active firms with over 490 users who have executed a total of $3.4 billion of corporate bond trades via the Liquidnet platform efficiently, anonymously, and with minimal market impact.
A new study by global trading network Liquidnet has found significant differences in the volatility of block trades in the Australian market minutes before execution, depending on where trades are executed. Higher volatility implies information leakage, which may cause a significant impact on performance for institutional investors.
Since FINRA began publishing ATS volume, brokers and other analysts have used the data in various ways to rate or rank the various trading venues. However, we believe that none of the analysis presents this data in a way that is relevant to asset managers. To help fill this void, Liquidnet has developed the Dark Pool Value Index that ranks each ATS based on the factors that are most meaningful to an institutional investor (market share, market share symbol rank, and trade size by symbol).
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the appointments of two senior hires to its European Execution & Quantitative Services (EQS) team. Launched in 2014, the EQS group advises Liquidnet’s buy-side Members and institutional clients on algorithmic strategies, trade analytics, and quantitative products and services.
Liquidnet CEO Seth Merrin jumped to number 22 in this year's 2016 Tech 50. Institutional Investor annually ranks the top 50 financial technologists on their innovations that are changing the industry.
Seth sat down with Senior Contributing Editor Jeffrey Kutler to talk equities, corporate bonds and why Liquidnet is the best company he ever started. See the full video here.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today the launch of Fixed Income Targeted Invitations, a tool to seek latent liquidity across its critical mass of institutional participants, for the U.S. and EMEA.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announces the appointment of Rebecca Healey as Head of Market Structure and Strategy.
IDG’s Computerworld announced Liquidnet as a 2016 Best Places to Work in IT for the third consecutive year. Liquidnet ranked no. 10 among small organizations on the Best Places to Work in IT list, an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today it will bring its Next Gen Algo suite to APAC, further enhancing how institutional traders can execute their trades amid increased volatility in the region.
CEO Seth Merrin joined Catherine Murray on BNN's Business Day to talk about upcoming global regulatory changes and the impact they could have, as well as the role dark pools continue to play in Canadian markets. Check out the full interview here.
Before his panel at TabbFORUM's 2016 Equities conference: "Delivering Liquidity in Scale," Liquidnet's Brennan Warble, Co-Head of Americas and Head of Americas Sales, sat down with Rich Daniels of the TABB group to talk about finding hidden liquidity through Liquidnet's latest innovation: Targeted Invitations.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced that Dirk Griesmeyer has joined the company as Sales Director covering German institutions. Dirk brings over thirty years of industry experience to this role and will be responsible for expanding Liquidnet’s drive to increase its membership in continental Europe and the German-speaking regions.
CEO Seth Merrin sits down with Bloomberg <GO> to discuss the role dark pools play in market structure. Watch the full interview here.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today the successful global rollout1 of Targeted Invitations, the latest advancement in Liquidnet’s mission to help the buy side source deeply hidden institutional liquidity. Initially launched in Europe late last year, Targeted Invitations is now also available in the U.S. and Asia-Pacific, and has already exceeded $1 billion traded2.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced record global performance in its EMEA, APAC and Canada regions, while also posting strong results in the US.
In an op-ed for The DESK, Constantinos Antoniades, Liquidnet's Head of Fixed Income, warns that recent market volatility and liquidity reduction are reminders of the corporate bond market's need for a more robust economy.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today that its global buy-side community of more than 800 asset managers can now trade Taiwan-listed securities directly and anonymously with one another through its platform. The addition of the Taiwanese market continues Liquidnet’s expansion in Asia-Pacific and represents its 12th market in the region and 44th equity market worldwide.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced that their fixed income dark pool has exceeded $1B of volume traded, after just five months. Designed to provide a seamless solution for buy-side corporate bond traders, Liquidnet’s Fixed Income solution delivers a protected venue where they can trade natural liquidity in size, both safely and efficiently.
CEO Seth Merrin spoke with Bloomberg Markets about the role of dark pools, the recent market volatility, and IEX's exchange application. Catch the full interview here.
After his panel at TabbFORUM's 2016 Fixed Income conference: "The Big Fix," Liquidnet's Head of Fixed Income, Constantinos Antoniades, caught up with Alex Tabb, Partner & COO of Tabb Group, to further discuss the possible fixed income liquidity crisis and "The Network Effect."
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced a donation of more than US$6,000 to the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation (CNCF) to support the “Bikes For Kids” program for children in Vietnam.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced that it has further expanded its Execution & Quantitative Services (EQS) Group with two new hires, Craig Viani and Gerald “Jerry” Casey. By continuously investing in this business, Liquidnet is providing its network of over 800 of the world’s leading asset managers with new and more efficient ways to optimally source diverse liquidity while satisfying their best execution objectives.
Liquidnet's Adam Sussman took a page out of Punxsutawney Phil's book to give his 2016 market expectations. Adam sat down with Wall Street Letter editor Anna Lyudvig and other industry leaders to discuss the digital divide, market volatility and more.
Liquidnet's Head of APAC, Lee Porter, sat down with CNBC to talk about Liquidnet posting a record year in APAC during market volatility. Watch the clip here.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced a record year in Asia Pacific for 2015, with volumes up 18%, as compared to the previous year. This included records in Japan, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, India and Indonesia.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced record performance figures in Europe for 2015, despite disappointing returns in many of the region's equity markets.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced that it has once again been named the #1 Global Broker for Equities Operational Performance as part of the 2015 McLagan [Z/YEN] Survey of Operational Performance of Brokers. This year marks Liquidnet’s first-ever full sweep of the top broker ranking for operational performance in all three regions: the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced that it has been named one of the nation’s Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources.