Ashley King, Head of Treasury at Arbuthnot Latham said: “We were seeking a best-in-class vendor which offered a sophisticated back end and good connectivity with our existing systems, with the aim of enhancing our offering to private clients as well as meeting the more complex needs of our commercial clients. smartTrade understood the client experience we wanted to deliver and was able to meet our customisation requests whilst ensuring that our regulatory and security commitments were fully complied with."
Eric Vauthey, Head of Trading at BCV said: “smartTrade demonstrated efficiency in implementing their e-FX solution and a great capacity to seamlessly integrate with existing third-party applications. smartTrade’s team showed responsiveness and flexibility in order to deliver an offering that best suited our needs.”
Greg Niebank, Group Head of Product at CMC Markets says, “We have seen tighter spreads and improved fill ratios thanks to the no brokerage fee model offered by smartTrade and the benefit of being cross-connected to our liquidity providers. Additionally, the smartTrade solution has significantly simplified our infrastructure, allowing us to respond to changes in the market environment much more quickly”.
Charles-Henri Sabet, CEO of London Capital Group, said “We continually invest in the development of our infrastructure and have taken significant steps to improve our platform scalability and competitive position, ensuring that we are well placed to promote our Spread Betting, CFD and FX products globally. We have chosen smartTrade as our trusted partner to deliver intuitive and user-friendly systems, which provide our customers with simple, fast and robust, on-line trading systems.”
Hiroaki Aoyama, Global Head of FX at Mizuho, commented: “We are pleased to announce that we have selected smartTrade’s solution for developing our core e-FX distribution system. The e-FX sphere, today, undeniably plays more than a central role within Mizuho Bank, both internally and through client facing channels. We would like to strengthen our FX business by partnering up with smartTrade and utilizing their LiquidityFX platform.”.
"smartTrade’s LiquidityFX offering is impressive, and its flexible components allow us to meet the needs of clients who prefer us to provide them with liquidity aggregation as well as algorithmic trading logic. The fact that smartTrade provides a pure technology solution that we can host and manage as an integrated part of our offering was essential to us.”
Guido Bühler, CEO of SEBA, said: “SEBA is a new financial services offering committed to security, transparency and performance. We are building our infrastructure from the ground up, hence partnerships with world class technology providers such as smartTrade are core to our ambition to be one of the first fully regulated and supervised Swiss crypto banks. Together, we intend to deliver a military grade, secure traditional and crypto banking experience for the new economy.”
SBI Liquidity Market commented: “By deploying Pricing/Distribution Module of smartTrade, we have definitely acquired a position to provide our abundant liquidity promptly and internationally. We believe it should boost our overseas business development that we are strongly focusing on Asia at the moment.”
"smartTrade were well placed to provide us with the necessary tools to help us accomplish our expansion plans.” commented Wayne Roworth, co-Head of eFX, at Sucden Financial. “Their ability to provide specific features such as an LD4 matching engine and ECN connectivity for our non-bank prime products were critical milestones for us."
Urs Bernegger, Head RM & Advisory FX/PM at Bank Vontobel, said “It is impressive how fast smartTrade delivered the solution and got us ready to trade on it. The LiquidityFX platform allows us to ramp up our forex offering and Bank Vontobel is pleased to add the services of electronic delivery for FX and PM Spot, Forwards and Swaps to our clients in the coming months.”