2014 Review: Infrastructure Deals Drive M&A, Funding Activity in 2014

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Early in 2014, agency broker and trading infrastructure provider Pico Quantitative Trading acquired ticker plant and feed handler vendor SyryWare for an undisclosed sum to expand its own technology offerings, having already provided raw data to SpryWare’s clients for around 16 months, in addition to a deal that gave Pico’s clients access to SpryWare’s IT.

The deal reflected a growing trend of consolidation or investment-seeking in the low-latency infrastructure space. Later in the year, low-late

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