Atrium Network one of first connectivity specialists to offer access to TriAct Canada’s MATCH Now

London - 10 January 2011

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity solutions for the financial community today announced that clients connected to the network can access MATCH Now, the broker-neutral dark book of TriAct Canada Marketplace LP which offers specialised marketplaces and order execution services for Registered Canadian Investment Dealers and their clients to trade Canadian listed equities.

Atrium Network offers access to the MATCH Now access point located in Toronto at 100 Wellington Street and offers trading participants an alternative choice of connectivity provider. Clients located in North America can access Atrium Network via its POPs (points of presence) in Toronto, Chicago, New York and New Jersey and, once connected, clients can easily access the MATCH Now book.

Commenting on the addition of MATCH Now, Emmanuel Pellé, COO of Atrium Network said, “We continue to see tremendous growth in the Canadian market with increasing demand from our clients wishing to trade Canadian equities. We are delighted to add TriAct Canada to the vibrant Toronto trading community already in the Atrium Network community. By providing a fully-flexible and fully-scalable connectivity solution across North America, South America and Europe we are addressing our customer’s need for a simple access solution to the major liquidity venues. This simple approach to inter-connectivity enables participants to focus upon their core business of trading and seeking out the best possible execution.”

Torstein Braaten, CEO at TriAct Canada said, “Match NOW has been designed to help provide better execution for institutional, proprietary and retail flow - all in one place. Atrium Network similarly provides access to its services through one simple robust connection and it is this straightforward approach that helps the global investment community to access liquidity.”

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