Liquidnet launches actionable pre-trade analytics for listed derivatives

Liquidnet, a technology-driven company execution specialist, immediately introduced the launch of a pre-trade analytics providing for listed derivatives.

Accessible in Europe and the US, this resolution offers actionable intelligence, reminiscent of quantity, liquidity, exercise, and projected quantity to tell the decision-making course of previous to the purpose of execution.

Mike du Plessis, World Head of Listed Derivatives at Liquidnet, mentioned:

“Traditionally, banks have dominated the availability of options and execution companies to the purchase facet. That is altering. With connectivity, staging, algo execution and execution efficiency administration turning into more and more commoditized, the battle to distinguish has moved to new grounds. It’s right here that Liquidnet is nicely positioned to compete given our expertise and expertise, our pure company mannequin, and our strategy to working with institutional asset managers to design market-led, modern options.”

Darren Smith, Head of EQS, Listed Derivatives at Liquidnet, added:

“In different asset lessons, merchants can entry a collection of pre-trade information to determine methods to finest execute a commerce. That info has been considerably absent for listed derivatives and traders have been in search of methods to entry the information in an simply consumable format. We’re happy to handle this hole and produce pre- and point-of-trade intelligence, with a number of supply channels.”

The strategic transfer leverages the present infrastructure and expertise used for Liquidnet Funding Analytics to create a separate providing for the buy-side neighborhood, and marks Liquidnet’s entry into the listed derivatives house.