Orc Software (SSE: ORC), the leading global provider of technology for advanced trading and connectivity solutions, today announced that Maxwell Capital Group, a full-service securities firm based in Moscow, Russia has signed an agreement for using Orc Trading.
Maxwell Capital will deploy Orc Trader to provide links to the leading domestic markets: the Russian Trading System (RTS) / FORTS and the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX), as well as to international markets. In addition, Maxwell Capital is planning to use Orc solutions for offering DMA services to private and institutional clients, and to provide FIX connectivity to international markets. The order was booked in Q1, 2009.
"Our traders have very positive experiences from previously using Orc, and their views added to our conclusion that Orc provides the best available electronic trading and connectivity solution for our needs," said Alexander Svintsov, Managing Director, "Maxwell Capital" Investment Company LLC. "Orc's reputation as a leading global supplier to trading desks, as well as their local presence and commitment to the Russian market makes them a natural choice for meeting our trading systems requirements."
"We are proud to add Maxwell Capital to our group of Orc Trading customers in Russia," said Peter O Bäck, Vice President Sales Nordic, Eastern Europe, Russia & Austria. "This agreement demonstrates that usage of advanced trading technology continues to expand, despite struggling financial markets. Maxwell Capital invests in order to address customer requirements and to ensure that the firm will emerge from the current recession with a clear competitive edge."