OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced it has added IPC Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of specialized communications and managed network-as-a-service solutions for the financial trading community, as an extranet and connectivity provider for OTC Markets Group’s real-time market data and OTC Link ATS.
As a result, IPC’s diverse global ecosystem of buy-side and sell-side financial institutions, inter-dealer brokers and other capital market participants can now conveniently access market data for OTCQX®, OTCQB® and Pink® securities.
“Broker-dealers in OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities are demanding more connectivity options for sourcing data and liquidity,” said Matthew Fuchs, Executive Vice President of Market Data and Strategy at OTC Markets Group. “We are excited to add IPC to our growing network of extranet and connectivity providers and expanding the global base of investors that can trade these securities.”
“Institutional investors, traditional asset managers, alternative investment managers as well as firms providing banking and intermediation services are dependent on timely, accurate and reliable delivery of market data to source liquidity, generate alpha and mitigate risk,” said David Brown, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Financial Markets Network, IPC. “We are delighted to collaborate with OTC Markets Group to provide our diverse ecosystem of more than 6,000 capital market participants with a streamlined investment decision-making process.”
OTC Markets Group provides mission-critical market data, company data and security information on OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities to the trading, investment, legal and regulatory communities. The Company’s data products include real-time data, end-of-day data, historical quote data, company financial data, security master data, corporate reference data and compliance data. OTC Markets Group also provides data through leading market data redistributors.