London Capital Group (LCG) gains Competitive Advantage with smartTrade Technologies
London, UK – 8th April 2015. smartTrade Technologies, a global leader in multi asset, end-to-end trading solutions for Tier1, Tier2, regional Banks, Brokers and Asset Managers, has been selected by London Capital Group, a leading provider of online retail and private clients trading services, to deliver a fully automated and hosted FX trading platform.
“We have deployed our proven LiquidityFX solution in our private cloud in record time so that LCG is able to provide the best prices and trading experience to its clients across devices, including mobile. The rich functionalities of our platform guarantee that LCG maintains its sustainable business model. Our internalisation component also brings enormous cost efficiencies” said David Vincent, CEO of smartTrade Technologies.
LCG is leveraging smartTrade’s technology for Order Management, Smart Order Routing, Quoting, enhanced Order Execution, Risk Management, Post Trade and MT4 integration. LCG has direct access to a large list of Liquidity Providers and ECNs allowing them to benefit from highly competitive spreads.
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.”
LCG is already realising the cost benefits of smartTrade’s co-located cloud in New York, Tokyo and London. These include fast time to market, reduced infrastructure and support costs.
About smartTrade Technologies
Founded in 1999, smartTrade is a global leader in sophisticated cross-asset Liquidity Management Systems, supporting Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Equities and Commodities. smartTrade works with a variety of clients ranging from tier 1 banks to broker-dealers, buy-side, regional and private banks, as well as retail institutions who leverage smartTrade’s technology across their global electronic trading platforms. smartTrade’s robust Liquidity Management System (LMS) solution is based on a number of modular components which can be used either standalone or combined to provide Connectivity, Aggregation, Smart-Order Routing, Matching/Internalisation and Distribution.
smartTrade also offers end-to-end trading solutions for Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income. These solutions, LiquidityFX and smart-FI, are available as software only or fully managed/hosted, taking advantage of smartTrade’s private cloud. For more information, visit www.smart-trade.net.
About London Capital Group
London Capital Group (LDN: LCG) is a leading provider of online trading services. The business’s success has been driven by its dynamic approach to the industry and by building a business model that operationally has minimal restrictions on scalability. Today LCG has over 70,000 clients worldwide and offers a wide variety of financial trading products and platforms for retail, professional and institutional traders.
LCG's parent company London Capital Group Holdings plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market. LCG is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
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