Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) today announced that it has been named Best Sell-side Order Management System (OMS) Provider at the prestigious 13th annual Waters Rankings awards. Voted for by the rank and file of the financial markets industry, the awards were presented today at a gala lunch at The Metropolitan Club in New York.
Mark Ames, Global Head of Equities at Fidessa, reacted to the award, saying: "We are honored by this recognition from the financial markets industry itself. It is always good to receive an accolade like this that is based on votes from people within the community. We are also delighted to see that our ongoing investment in our sell-side services is bearing fruit. We have delivered a number of innovative new capabilities to our product suite over the last year and have further exciting developments in the pipeline. All of this will ensure that we continue to provide the functionality, service and performance our clients need and retain our position as the leading supplier in the industry."
In the post-financial crisis world, brokers are increasingly having to stand out from the crowd by offering their buy-side clients exceptional value and unparalleled levels of service. Fidessa’s sell-side trading platform provides them with the technology they need to do just that. Technology that improves margins and boosts profitability by cutting costs and improving efficiency. Technology that effectively manages, presents and interprets the vast amount of data that's now available. And technology that mitigates risk, improves transparency and promotes active compliance.
Fidessa supports more than 24,000 users across 1,000 clients around the world. The Fidessa network provides connectivity to 4,100 buy-sides and 870 brokers across over 200 markets globally. Each month, the network carries flow with a value of more than US$1.6 trillion.