European software investor Hg has entered into an agreement to acquire stakes from Keensight Capital and Pléiade Venture in SmartTrade Technologies – details of the trade were not announced, however the management team of SmartTrade will remain invested in the business. Hg’s investment will be made from its Mercury 2 Fund and represents the firm’s […]
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Soren Haagensen has joined smartTrade Technologies as director of sales.
Based in New York, Haagensen joins from Integral, where he has worked as managing director, bank FX, Americas, for the past two years.
Prior to joining Integral, Haagensen spent 20 years at Societe Generale, managing its e-commerce product in the Americas from 2007 until his departure in 2015. Before that, he acted as the bank’s business manager for its New York FX business.
Haagensen began his career with Societe Generale trading EMS and DM/FRF and then, with the introduction of the euro, trading EUR/USD, where he became the first individual to execute over $1 billion in a day on Integral’s currency trading platform.
SmartTrade Technologies and Japanese firm SBI Liquidity Market haves extended their relationship with SBI adding SmartTrade’s pricing and distribution models to LiquidityFX, SmartTrade’s platform which is already deployed by SBI
Under the deal, SBI adds SmartTrade’s market making solution to the existing implementation of LiquidityFX connectivity, aggregation and order routing.