• S&P Capital IQ's QuantHouse Operation Selects KVH Data Centre

    4 February 2013

    London, 4 February 2013: QuantHouse, S&P Capital IQ's Real Time operation and the global provider of next generation trading solutions, has aligned with KVH, Asia's leading information delivery platform, to enable its clients to benefit from proximity to the main Asian exchanges. The demand for proximity services has increased significantly in recent years due to the international growth of low latency trading and global investing. Client requirements for enhanced access through reduced execution times and improvements to the trade cycle have led to the opening of a number of new data centres by exchange operators. "The growing ecosystem community and the many potential customers that it encompasses, presents QuantHouse with an opportunity to develop our business significantly," commen...

  • S&P Capital IQ’s Real Time Acquisition, QuantHouse, Expands Coverage in Asia

    29 January 2013

    London, 29 January 2013: S&P Capital IQ is expanding its real time presence through the establishment of a Singapore office for its QuantHouse operation, which provides global next generation trading solutions. This expansion reflects the need for S&P Capital IQ to support its growing client base in the region and to capture the demand for low latency services from a diverse range of businesses, spanning the US, Europe and Asia regions. As financial markets have developed and diversified, and client focus has become increasingly global, Asia has become more and more strategically important. The region continues to enjoy significant growth, compared to the unpredictable status of the sector in Europe. The acquisition of QuantHouse by S&P Capital IQ last year has enabled the bus...

  • QuantHouse and Cisco team on low latency Asian network

    19 December 2012

    QuantHouse, a part of S&P Capital IQ and the global provider of next generation trading solutions, has partnered with Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking to assist in the implementation of its ultra low latency network across Asia, to provide data transfer at the highest speeds available. In recent years, the global demand for high frequency trading and low latency technology has increased considerably. Buy- and sell-side trading firms are being forced to improve their infrastructures and companies are competing to provide the fastest and most reliable systems in order to keep up with the pace of the international market. The two partners are delivering technologies that allow clients to access the heart of the Asian exchanges at the optimum speed. The combination of QuantLINK, i...

  • QuantHouse, Interxion, GreySpark Partners and TMX Atrium join forces

    31 October 2012

    QuantHouse, a part of S&P Capital IQ, Interxion, GreySpark Partners and TMX Atrium have joined forces to launch a new consortium, which leverages their knowledge and experience of the sell-side community to address the various challenges facing the industry. Stephane Leroy, Head of Sales and Marketing at QuantHouse, part of S&P Capital IQ commented: There has been an on-going revolution in trading since the first exchanges went fully electronic more than a decade ago. New technologies have emerged offering lower cost of ownership and simplified implementation allowing early adopters to reap the benefits of this technological change. The recent effects of regulatory changes, the global crisis, technology's rapid evolution and new trading needs are forcing the financial community to ...

  • Deep Blue Capital Leverages QuantFEED and QuantLINK to Improve Business Performance

    6 June 2012

    New York, Paris and London, 6 June 2012: QuantHouse, a business of S&P Capital IQ providing real-time market data and end-to-end systematic trading, announced that Deep Blue Capital, a Netherlands-based high-tech fully automated trading firm, has implemented the company’s QuantFEED and QuantLINK products to improve its business performance. QuantHouse works with its large buy-side client base to easily integrate the latest technology into their existing infrastructure and investment approach. This will in turn standardise and rationalise trading capabilities as well as deliver improved risk and budget control for optimum performance levels. QuantFEED captures raw data co-located within the exchange, performs micro-second decoding and delivers normalised data through a single API (App...

  • QuantHouse releases major automated trading platform upgrade

    25 April 2012

    QuantHouse, Newly acquired S&P Capital IQ unit enhances speed, data and workflow capabilities on quants’ preferred trading platform. New York, Paris and London – 24 April 2012 – QuantHouse, a business of S&P Capital IQ providing real-time market data and end-to-end systematic trading solutions to global users, announced the release of QuantFACTORY 5.3.0 to enable quant traders, researchers and developers at banks, hedge funds and prop desks to quickly build and deploy alpha models thus allowing them to focus on business development. The firm’s advanced algo-trading development tool is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) designed to help clients in North America, Europe and Asia to significantly optimize each step of the automated trading development cycle, from ...

  • S&P Capital IQ Acquires QuantHouse, Real-Time Exchange and Market Data Leader

    3 April 2012

    Together with Recent Acquisition of Risk Analytics Leader R2 Financial Technologies, Purchase Solidifies S&P Capital IQ’s Leadership Role Among Providers Of Financial Information Solutions S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, today announced it has acquired QuantHouse, an independent global provider of market data and end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra-low-latency market data technologies, algo-trading development frameworks, proximity hosting and order routing services for hedge funds, market makers, proprietary desks and latency-sensitive sell-side firms. “The acquisition of QuantHouse will provi...

  • QuantHouse Offers Co-Location and DMA Services to CME Group

    21 February 2012

    New York, Paris and London: QuantHouse, the leading provider of next generation trading solutions, announced the availability of its co-location and DMA services within the recently opened CME Group co-location facility in Aurora; allowing systematic trading firms to benefit from close proximity to the CME Globex match engine, reduced latency and direct access to the exchange’s liquidity centre. The trend for co-location services, particularly in the US, has increased significantly in recent years due to the growth of low latency trading internationally. Exchange operators, including NYSE Euronext, NASDAQ and most recently CME Group (all QuantHouse partners), have responded by opening their own data centres, thus assisting brokers and trading firms in meeting client demands. The Auro...

  • QuantHouse Extends Sub-Millisecond Access to Hotspot FX

    30 January 2012

    QuantHouse, the leading provider of next generation trading solutions, announced the availability of its Hotspot FX feed handler, allowing algorithmic trading firms sub-millisecond access to one of the leading FX ECN (Electronic Communications Network) marketplaces. Adoption of electronic trading continues to increase in the global FX market. Given that markets remain fragmented, the need to source multiple liquidity pools simultaneously has only strengthened the overall position of investing in new infrastructure. In recent years, a new breed of active market participants has driven significant innovation in trading technology. As traders navigate through growing complexity within the marketplace, development and implementation of strategies have become a vital part of some of the mor...

  • QuantHouse offers direct low latency access to SIX Swiss Exchange

    12 December 2011

    QuantHouse, the leading provider of next generation trading solutions, has extended its QuantLINK proprietary fibre optic network into the Zurich-based SIX Swiss Exchange. The service allows buy- and sell-side firms located in Switzerland, access to the low-latency offering, while global clients will benefit from a more optimised data feed and order routing service. QuantLINK, the firm’s high performance global trading infrastructure service, interconnects the cores of multiple exchanges with proximity hosting at the source, ensuring clients can operate trading systems in close proximity to the exchange matching engine, while addressing the demand to reduce connectivity costs and latency. The solution can complement or replace existing legacy infrastructures. Pierre Feligioni, Gener...