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First Derivatives

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First Derivatives Spends £36M to Up Kx Stake

Newry, Northern Ireland-based data technology provider First Derivatives has increased its shareholding in Palo Alto-based time-series database provider...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 17 Oct 2014

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First Derivatives Takes Majority Stake in Database Vendor Kx Systems

First Derivatives has announced the acquisition of a further 46.47 percent stake in time-series database specialist Kx Systems, bringing its overall interest to a majority share of 65.2 percent on a fully diluted basis.

Sell-Side Technology | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 17 Oct 2014

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IEX Taps First Derivatives for Market Surveillance

Alternative trading system IEX has selected the Delta software platform from First Derivatives for its trade surveillance and analytics capabilities.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Exchange Technologies | 02 Oct 2014


Ex-Harco Execs Reunite at Datactics

Datactics, a Belfast, Northern Ireland-based provider of data quality software, has appointed former NYSE Technologies managing director Steve Cowler chief technology officer, replacing Sarah Bearder, who has served as CTO since 1999 and will remain as...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 30 Sep 2014


First Derivatives Launches Delta Tools for Calypso Platform

Software and consulting services provider First Derivatives has launched Delta Tools, a suite of monitoring, testing and application management tools designed for the Calypso cross-asset trading platform.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Best Execution | 01 May 2014


Data Vet Richards Starts New Advisory Firm

Data industry veteran Dale Richards has founded Island 20 Ventures, a Toronto-based advisory firm specializing in financial markets technology, including information products, Big Data, analytics and data management.

Inside Market Data | News | People | 21 Apr 2014


Ex-First Derivatives' Richards Starts Advisory Firm

Dale Richards, previously a data management executive and strategist at First Derivatives, has founded Island 20 Ventures, based in Toronto

Inside Reference Data | News | People | 21 Apr 2014


Direct FX Taps First Derivatives to Deliver FX Rates, Trading to CQG Clients

Australian foreign exchange broker Direct FX is rolling out Newry, Northern Ireland-based software and consulting services First Derivatives' Delta Flow product to provide FX rates and order management capabilities to clients of US market data and advanced...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Delivery Technologies | 08 Apr 2014


New FX Liquidity Hub From Tullet Division

Foreign exchange (FX) agent and Tullet Prebon division Chapdelaine FX has deployed a liquidity hub, supported by UK-based First Derivatives’ Delta Flow technology.

Sell-Side Technology | News | Connectivity & Networks | 17 Mar 2014


First Derivatives Opens Singapore Presence

Software vendor and consultant First Derivatives has opened an office in Singapore, with the aim of consolidating its Asia-based activities.

Sell-Side Technology | News | People | 06 Feb 2014

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