Fidessa adds Brazilian bank to trading network

Fidessa has announced its expansion into Latin America with the addition of Planner Corretora De Valores S/A (Planner), a Brazilian investment bank, to its global connectivity network. Established in 1994, Planner is the largest broker in Brazil by number of branch offices (24) and is among the largest of the Latin American brokers. Planner's business initially focused on equity research and service-oriented voice and electronic trade executions across asset classes, but in 2001 it expanded