Thomson TradeWeb, a subsidiary of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) today announced that Fortis Bank has become a dealer participant on TradeWeb's pre-eminent trading platform for European Government Bonds. As a leading financial services provider in the fixed-income markets, Fortis joins 30 existing prominent market makers on TradeWeb's award-winning global network.
"TradeWeb continues to attract the best liquidity providers in Europe," said Lee Olesky, President of Thomson TradeWeb. "Fortis is a leading player in European debt securities and we are delighted that they have come on board. We'll continue to explore opportunities for strengthening TradeWeb's multi-dealer community further as part of our strategic commitment to providing our customers with the best liquidity and reach worldwide."
Roger Rosier, Head of eCommerce at Fortis Bank, Merchant Banking, added: "TradeWeb's trading technology provides our customers with greater efficiencies, access to deeper liquidity and more comprehensive workflow solutions. This will enable Fortis to gain a further edge in the European Government Bond markets."