As trends in OTC derivatives trading continue to be influenced by new regulations and technology, IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of voice and electronic trading communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced that TeraExchange, an approved Swap Execution Facility (SEF), has joined IPC's Connexus Financial Extranet service.
Using IPC's Connexus, numerous capital market participants around the globe will be able to access a variety of trading technologies from TeraExchange. As well as a multi-asset class central limit order book, these services include TeraDirect, a full-featured execution management system (EMS); and TeraCheck, a credit risk management tool.
"Providing access to IPC's network provides significant operational improvements to our users," said Leonard T. Nuara, President, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of TeraExchange. "It will enhance compliance through the use of a proven and secure extranet."
"IPC is committed to providing industry leading, value-added network solutions for traders in a reliable and secure environment," said Bart Bartolozzi, Senior Product Marketing Manager, IPC. "The growth in OTC trading and the launch of SEFs are the latest trends in the industry and are therefore in high demand. Connexus provides leading market participants with access to critical trade lifecycle applications from TeraExchange that enables their participation in this industry opportunity."
The Connexus Financial Extranet is part of the IPC Financial Markets Network service portfolio, which also includes private extranet and DirectConnect data services, as well as Trader and Enhanced voice connectivity services. IPC's Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centers and allows access to more than 4,000 market participant locations in over 700 cities in nearly 60 countries. Built on an IP/MPLS backbone, the highly scalable and secure Connexus supports a number of industry standard and trading protocols.