RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Global Winning Technologies (GWT) to serve as the RTS Sales Partner for Japan.
Under the agreement, the Tokyo-based technology firm is acting as a facilitator, introducing RTS to prospects in the Japanese trading community looking to trade locally as well as globally using RTS solutions.
With extensive management team experience, GWT provides customers including banks, hedge funds and securities firms with an extensive portfolio of advanced intelligence software pertaining to the Japanese market. Working closely with the RTS Asia Pacific team headquartered in Singapore, GWT will be RTS' direct link to the local exchanges and the entire trading community.
Said John Dempsey, RTS Vice President, Business Development: "We are pleased to welcome GWT as our new sales partner and to take advantage of the firm's on-the-ground expertise. The strategic importance of Japan as a base for our continued expansion in Asia Pacific is clear. As we are experiencing ever-increasing demand for and from Asia, and particularly from Japan, our arrangement with GWT ensures that RTS can respond quickly in deploying our customized solutions."
GWT founder Yukio Sakamoto said: "We look forward to expanding the current service offering we have provided to our clients to include some of the world's leading trading solutions that RTS offers. As a local partner, we will communicate - both in Japanese and English - with customers and prospects about the RTS trading solutions that can best serve their needs."
RTS' solutions are used by leading financial firms to trade across asset classes, on more than 100 marketplaces globally. Its offering encompasses algorithmic trading solutions for ultra-low latency trading and Direct Market Access (DMA) via its global data center hubs.
Said Stéphane Lannoy, MD Asia Pacific: "GWT has strong business relationships in the Japanese trading industry. The firm's knowledge of trading and the technology that supports it, along with its close ties to the Japanese trading community, were key to our decision to enter into this partnership."