InfoHedge goes live on SunGard Global Network

Source: SunGard

InfoHedge Technologies, a leading provider of IT services and solutions to the alternative investment industry, is using the SunGard Global Network (SGN) Securities for connectivity from InfoHedge's hosting facility.

SGN Securities helps provide InfoHedge with a straight-through processing environment for its order management system (OMS), hosting clients through SGN's Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Network Service for equity trading and algorithmic order routing. SGN Securities provides access to 130 markets worldwide and connects over 2,000 asset managers and 500 brokers through 30 international hubs, and helps streamline the trade lifecycle to help minimize the risk and cost associated with trading.

Hedge funds require global, integrated FIX network connectivity as they seek opportunities for growth. SGN Securities helps fulfill this need by giving firms access to over 500 broker destinations, FIX order routing, and trading through one secure connection, helping customers pursue their global growth strategies with greater price transparency, best execution, and accelerated time-to-market.

Alexander Kouperman, president of InfoHedge Technologies, said, "We chose SGN Securities for its high-capacity performance, real-time network monitoring, ease of integration, and at the request of our clients. SunGard provides us with one connectivity platform for our trading needs, including access to broker-dealer destinations, dark liquidity pools and many other execution venues."

Raj Mahajan, president of SunGard's global trading business, said, "SunGard provides InfoHedge with the ability to give their hosted clients cost-effective, integrated connectivity; and access to brokers and markets worldwide through SGN Securities. This helps clients automate the entire trade lifecycle from order execution to post-trade processing, and the ability to manage their FIX connectivity requirements with minimal configuration."

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