Institutional Equities Trading Solutions

Minimize the routine. Maximize time where it’s needed most—on key decision-making that drives alpha.

Liquidnet employee at trading desk utilizing institutional equities trading solutions

The right technology is the difference between average and achievement

Power top performance.

Success as an equities trader requires more than access to every liquidity venue. Liquidnet offers a range of execution solutions, workflows, and liquidity-sourcing techniques that are customizable per trader, order, and market condition

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Our equities execution ecosystem*

Empowering trader alpha generation.



Average daily liquidity (USD)





Number of symbols with liquidity


Average execution size (USD)

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Our equities execution ecosystem is designed for institutional trading

Source liquidity across the globe.

Liquidnet centralizes natural liquidity from asset managers and actionable liquidity from brokers, venues, and exchanges worldwide.




Our buy-side technology suite for large-scale liquidity



New liquidity opportunities



Increased liquidity after block executions



Liquidity in Liquidnet + the broader market with our Next Gen Algos




Execution decisions with Advanced Analytics + machine learning



Commission management + unbundling solutions



With premium equities execution consulting + program and overnight trading through our global trading desk

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 Available to:

  • Members via Liquidnet 5—our signature institutional equities desktop trading application—and our Liquidnet Trading Desk

  • Members and non-Member buy-side customers via FIX or the following Order and Execution Management Systems (OMS/EMSs):

  • Advent

  • Aladdin (BlackRock)

  • EMSX & AIM (Bloomberg)

  • Charles River

  • Enfusion

  • Eze Castle

  • Fidessa

  • FlexTrade

  • Portware

  • Simcorp

  • REDI (Thomson Reuters)

  • TradingScreen

  • SS&C

  • Broadridge

  • LiquidityBook

  • Proprietary OMSs

  • Indata

  • InfoReach

  • Instinet


  • Triton/XIP (ITG)

  • Linedata

  • Thinkfolio (Markit)

  • Neovest

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 Execution and quantitative services

Gain a competitive edge.

Liquidnet’s experienced team of execution consultants and trading professionals solves challenges, tailors solutions, analyzes performance, helps Members seize trading opportunities, and can execute on a Member’s behalf—either single stocks or programs.

We operate as an extension of our Members’ trading desks.

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 Liquidnet Commission Management

Easily pay the research bills that fuel investment decision-making.

The Liquidnet Commission Management platform and consulting service helps aggregate commissions, evaluate broker services (broker vote), and comply with reporting obligations.

Across Payments
Including CSAs ∙ RPAs ∙ Soft Dollar

Across Budgets
Brokers ∙ Currencies ∙ Asset Classes

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For qualifying brokers


Efficient access to institutional liquidity for brokers. Expanded performance opportunities for Members.


We offer select access to our equities liquidity ecosystem for qualifying brokers and transition managers. Brokers in the US can also become a Liquidnet Sponsored Broker, to whom commission is attributed when execution takes place in Liquidnet.

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Leveraging execution solutions for hedge funds

Hedge funds prioritize agility, analytics, and alpha generation. So do we.

Liquidnet combines real-time analytics, our extensive liquidity ecosystem across equities and bonds, and seamless integration into existing workflows to deliver a holistic solution for hedge funds that meet Liquidnet’s Membership criteria.

Nimble. Smart. Sophisticated.


Take your performance to the next level.


*Liquidnet internal data for equities. Average Daily Liquidity and Average Executions size for full year 2018. Markets and Number of Symbols as of December 31, 2018.

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