The acquisition of the 10-year-old vendor will give the exchange group high-quality market data, low-latency direct feeds, and packet-capture capabilities, experts say.
For years, the mantra of the market data world has been ‘content is king.’ But with trading strategies now more dependent on being able to see the big picture, the value of context could quickly overtake the data itself.
In the order and execution management space, and in the mid-tier market data platform provider space, there’s been a fair amount of M&A activity in recent years. Anthony looks at why some market observers are worried about this consolidation.
Recent tech and data M&A deals aren’t just about acquiring clients or 'bolt-on' solutions, but will yield longer-term gains through granular integration of the vendors’ product lines and technologies.
Anthony loves when his opinions spark debate. Following responses to a recent column on consolidation among mid-market data technology vendors, he provides something of a case study, which looks at how Exegy is evolving after its acquisition of Vela.
After pairings of the Options-Activ, Exegy-Vela, and now Pico-Redline, Anthony wonders whether the next wave of consolidation will involve the biggest tech and market data players.
For decades, market data platforms have been critical components of financial firms’ trading infrastructures. But with changing user needs and emerging technologies gaining ground, will the platforms of the past be replaced by upstart challengers—or can…
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Bronwen Bastone (pictured), who joins Enfusion as chief people officer.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Julian Elliot (pictured), who joins Integral as senior product officer.
A once crowded space, the middle market for data technology companies is becoming more valuable as vendors target scale to fend off rivals and take on bigger providers.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Mike Johnson (pictured), who joins Broadridge as VP and global product manager of derivatives clearing.
Anthony looks at what he thinks will be the biggest topics during the last quarter of 2021.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Taro Kuryuzawa (pictured), who joins State Street as country head for Japan.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Craig Schachter (pictured), who joins Exegy as chief revenue officer
August 9 is when regulators could approve the governance plan for the new system of datafeeds in the US. Jo says this would be an important step forward for those hoping to create new businesses under the regime.
While last week it was announced that Exegy and Vela are merging, Anthony says that the deal is only a sign of what’s to come in the market data space. He also poses some questions about the LSE raising its Sedol fees.
The deal will create growth synergies between the vendors' trading systems, and provide an execution capability based on Exegy's trading signals.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Craig Meyer (pictured) who has been appointed VP of marketing at Exegy.
Anthony Malakian examines how firms are racing to the cloud to roll out new market data services. He also looks at ChartIQ's name change, the regulatory reporting space, and Lazard's Covid-19 data rollout.
In the pursuit of new ways to eliminate latency from the market data distribution and trading processes, vendors have invested in hardware-acceleration technologies, such as FPGAs. But with commodity chips now giving specialist hardware a run for its…
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The vendor will be providing more data capture and processing services for the CAT than when originally selected as part of Thesys Technologies' failed CAT offering.
Max Bowie recalls some hit-and-miss patent cases from the past two decades, and what this one might mean for the future.
US Consolidated Audit Trail consortium fires database processor in shock move.