Front Office of the Year

   European Front Office
of the Year
 itg_200.jpg Triton, ITG’s execution management system, is principally designed to maximise opportunities for best execution. Judges found this objective to be particularly relevant given the regulatory and legislative emphasis placed on best execution in Europe. The judges also appreciated the product’s integrated architecture that provides multiple features in a single product, combining ITG’s analytics, connectivity and trading expertise and making them directly available on users’ desktops. Additionally Triton provides direct broker-neutral access to global markets and has continued to expand its links with proprietary applications and the industry’s leading order management systems.
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Also shortlisted ... Charles River Development
Charles River is a well-established presence in the buy-side technology market and continues to embrace ongoing product development.
The ability to supply a solid list of testimonials for 2008 regarding the latest version of its Charles River Investment Management System (IMS), from the likes of Schroders, BlueBay and Thames River caught the eye of judges Portware
Judges recognised the growth of Portware over the past year, particularly the successful expansion of the company into the European market.
Founded in 2000, Portware is a developer of broker-neutral, multi-asset automated trading systems and has been deployed at more than 130 firms worldwide. Currently five of the top 20 and seven of the top 30 global asset management firms are clients and its entry shows that it intends to continue its concentration on European fund managers.

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