GFI Group pays £84m for Trayport acquisition

GFI Group, the New York-based inter-dealer broker specialising in OTC derivatives, has acquired Trayport, a provider of real-time electronic trading software for brokers, exchanges and traders in the commodities, fixed income, currencies, and equities markets. Trayport's software - headlined by its flagship GlobalVision platform - is installed on more than 10,000 trading screens worldwide, dealing in over 2,000 trading instruments and supporting over 50 marketplaces across 15 countries. Tray