Month: January 2005

Litzler Gets Top Role at Calyon

Marc Litzler has been appointed to a new role as head of the Capital Markets activities at Calyon, the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, including worldwide supervision of Calyon’s brokerage subsidiaries CA Cheuvreux, CLSA and Calyon Financial. He was appointed to the role in December, and is based in Paris. He […]

Perkins Exits Prebon

Mark Perkins, who served as president of Tullett & Tokyo North America, based in New York, since mid-1999, has left the recently combined Prebon Yamane and Collins Stewart Tullett group. A spokesperson for the latter says Perkins’ role will be assumed by internally, adding that Perkins’ departure is part of a company-wide redundancy programme designed […]

Hotspot in Expansion Mode

HotspotFX has named Gyan Newman as managing director at its new Singapore office, which opened in Q4 of 2004. Newman has previously worked for UBS, Bankers Trust, and Deutsche Bank in IT, business development and FX. Meanwhile, in London, three new appointments have been made. Stephen Thomas was appointed vice president, institutional sales, while Yiannis […]

UBS Names Treny FX Corporate Head

UBS hired Stephane Treny as head of corporate FX distribution, EMEA, based in London. He was most recently with Deutsche Bank in London, where he was European head of corporate FX sales (see Squawkbox, November 22). Treny has a joint reporting line to Sydney-based Peter Beaumont, head of precious metals and corporate FX; London-based Rob […]

IMAG Hires NAB’s Cone

International Management Advisory Group (IMAG) has hired Robert Cone to run its reputation risk practice in the mortgage origination and servicing areas of the company. Cone is a former president of National Australia Bank’s Capital Markets group, where he managed all front office market activities, including capital markets, private placements, and the FX sales and […]

Swapstream Adds Futures Crossing

Interest rate swaps (IRS) trading platform Swapstream has added futures crossing to its suite of products through a link with Eurex. The move enables members to execute IRS swap orders with automated Bund, Bobl or Schatz futures crosses. According to Stephane Rio, CEO of Swapstream, the addition of futures to the swap trading function is […]

FXall Unveils ’Next Generation’ Platform

FXall has introduced Altair, a new product representing the portal’s largest revamp since going live in 2001. Named after one of the brightest stars in the sky, the new iteration adds what the company says is more than 20 features, including QuickFill, money markets trading, and new interface and connectivity options in QuickConnect. Prior to […]

Hotspot FXI Connects to TNS IP Network

Transaction Network Services (TNS), a provider of business data communications and network services for transaction oriented applications, has announced that Hotspot FXi, will route electronic FX transactions over its secure trading network. TNS’ Secure Trading Extranet transports trading information and data using the Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol. Hotspot FXi’s LiveLink API supports FIX and […]

Ericsson Licenses SD-FX

Swedish telecommunications company, Ericsson, has licensed SD-FX, the option pricing system from SuperDerivatives. “We are continuing to see very good demand for our products from the buy side,” says Daniel Kadim, sales director of SuperDerivatives. “More and more buyside institutions are realising the importance of having ready access to independent and accurate market prices for […]

ICY Partners with Baxter-FX

ICY Software and Baxter-FX have begun a collaborative agreement to initiate the distribution of CurrencyDealing.NET, the Baxter transactional FX platform, to all ICY clients and prospects. CurrencyDealing.NET initially focussed on FX derivatives matching four years ago. It lists more than 20 live streaming currency pairs and offers liquidity and speed of execution. The platform model […]