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VIDEO: Head of Liquidnet Fixed Income on Corporate Bond Liquidity (TABB)

After his panel at TabbFORUM’s 2017 Fixed Income conference: “Charting a New Course,” Constantinos Antoniades, Liquidnet’s Head of Fixed Income, sat down with the TABB Group’s Terry Roche to talk about the opportunities Liquidnet’s fixed income liquidity pool created: a centralized pool of liquidity, connectivity with OMS systems, and established protocols to get natural liquidity.

Liquidnet’s Fixed Income Platform Demonstrates Continued Momentum

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.

Liquidnet Fixed Income Surpasses $1 Billion Traded

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.

Liquidnet Launches Fixed Income Dark Pool to Centralize Institutional Trading of Corporate Bonds

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced the launch of their Fixed Income dark pool that facilitates direct, peer-to-peer trading of corporate bonds among asset managers in the US, Canada and Europe, creating a much-needed hub of institutional liquidity. Liquidnet has enrolled more than 120 asset managers, representing a critical mass of liquidity and a sizeable portion of assets under management for high yield and investment grade bonds in the US. At launch, the platform will enable trading for US and European corporate bonds (high yield and investment grade), emerging market corporate bonds, and European convertible bonds.

Fixed Income Veteran Chris Dennis Joins Liquidnet to Head US Fixed Income Sales as it Readies for Dark Pool Launch

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced that Chris Dennis has joined the company as Head of US Fixed Income Sales. Chris will be responsible for sales and strategy as Liquidnet builds out its high yield and investment grade trading platform scheduled to launch this quarter. Based in New York, he reports directly to Liquidnet’s Head of Fixed Income Constantinos Antoniades.

Liquidnet to Launch Institutional Dark Pool for Corporate Bonds with Connectivity to Seven Major OMS Providers

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, today announced that it is integrating with seven Order Management Systems (OMS) to provide direct connectivity into the first dark pool for corporate bonds which is scheduled to launch in Q3. Through these integrations, Liquidnet is centralizing a critical mass of corporate bond liquidity to market participants so that they can take advantage of corporate bond trading opportunities that are currently not available in the marketplace.

Interactive Data to Provide Pricing Data to Liquidnet’s Fixed Income Dark Pool to Better Support Best Execution Objectives

Interactive Data, a trusted, leading provider of fixed-income evaluated pricing, announced that it will provide Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, with continuous evaluated pricing to help its fixed income trading platform participants meet their price discovery and best execution objectives. Liquidnet will soon launch the first dark pool for corporate bonds which is centralizing a critical mass of corporate bond liquidity from its network of more than 780 asset managers and providing enhanced data and proven technology that will make corporate bond trading more efficient.

View Interactive Data's full Press Release here

VIDEO: Fixed Income - Solving the Liquidity Drought

Highlights from the June 2014 fixed income press panel.

Moderated by Adam Sussman, Liquidnet Head of Market Structure, with esteemed panelists including: Kevin McPartland, Principal, Market Structure & Technology, Greenwich Associates; Milton Ezrati, Senior Economist & Market Strategist, Lord Abbett; Edward B. Marrinan, Managing Director, Macro Credit Strategist, Co-Head Strategy, Americas, RBS Securities; and Constantinos Antoniades, Founder and CEO, Vega-Chi.

VIDEO: Liquidnet Expands Into Fixed Income Market

Video of Liquidnet CEO and Founder, Seth Merrin, and Vega-Chi CEO and Founder, Constantinos Antoniades on Liquidnet's expansion into the fixed income market. This partnership, subject to regulatory approval, will combine Liquidnet’s experience, scale and global reach within the institutional investment community with Vega-Chi’s proven corporate bond trading platform and sector expertise to accelerate efficiencies within the corporate bond market.

Liquidnet Expands Into Fixed Income Market with Acquisition of Bond Trading Platform Vega-Chi

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, announced today that it will enter the fixed income market with its acquisition of bond trading platform Vega-Chi. This partnership, subject to regulatory approval, will combine Liquidnet’s experience, scale and global reach within the institutional investment community with Vega-Chi’s proven corporate bond trading platform and sector expertise to accelerate efficiencies within the corporate bond market.