valantic, the worldwide leading supplier of electronic trading software, and UBS Bond Port, the global cash bond agency business of UBS, are announcing the iQbonds trading gateway connecting valantic iQbonds clients to Bond Port. iQbonds is valantic’s high-performance solution for electronic bond trading: Market making, bond pricing as well as the connection to electronic markets, exchanges and data platforms are integrated into one application which now includes Bond Port.
“iQbonds connectivity to alternative platforms such as Bond Port provides our clients in this market with direct access to global liquidity pools all through their existing trading interface. In the course of Open Banking, electronic trading platforms offer more flexibility and gateways in order to act quickly and efficiently on all venues. Thus, both sides have gained enormous increase in utility,” said René Lemme from valantic.
Mark Eardley, Product Manager of Bond Port, explained that “the integration to Order Management and Execution Management Systems such as iQbonds has contributed to the growth in trading volumes and clients leaving firm liquidity on the platform. Automation is firmly at the centre of Bond Port.”
valantic Financial Services Automation is a business unit of the global valantic Group (www.valantic.com), a worldwide leading supplier of software solutions in the sections of Electronic Trading, Payment and Transactions. valantic supports leading banks and financial institutes on their course for growth by means of standardised or customised solutions in the field of Digitalisation, Open Banking, Automation and the simplification of business operations. In addition to the development of banking solutions, valantic is an experienced consulting and producer-independent implementation partner for the financial industry. For more than two decades, the company supports clients such as Erste Bank, Santander, DZ Bank or UniCredit Group. More than 250 IT and finance specialists ensure a smooth and personal service from different locations. The valantic Group is taking the lead in digital transformation and belongs to the leading digital solutions, consulting and software companies with more than 800 developers and consultants worldwide.