Horizon wins Best Sell-Side EMS at Intelligent Trading Technology Awards

New York - 13 June 2017

Horizon Software (Horizon), the leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology to the world’s exchanges, banks, brokers and fund managers, was announced winner of the Best Sell-Side EMS at the Intelligent Trading Technology (ITT) Summit Awards.

With 15,000 senior trading technology executives voting, the awards are acknowledged as being highly-representative of the world’s trading community and recognise excellence in trading technology within capital markets. Organised by the A-Team Group and judged by the ITT Summit Advisory Board, the votes focus on the specialised suppliers of trading operations technology.

Sylvain Thieullent, CEO of Horizon Software, commented: “This is fantastic news and I am very proud of our team at Horizon. Every day we work hard to provide our clients with the best technology and the best service. We are delighted to have our work recognised and to have received this award. From the outset Horizon has focused on providing our clients with the most innovative trading technology and our ‘Trade Your Way’ philosophy allows every trader to use the Horizon platform in their own unique style of trading.”

Andrew Delaney, President of A-Team Group, says: “We are pleased to offer our congratulations to Horizon Software on their prestigious Intelligent Trading Technology Award win. Our readership of 15,000 senior trading technology executives clearly voted Horizon Software as the leading provider of Best Sell-Side EMS.”

The award ceremony was held at the technologically advanced conference centre, Convene at 32 Old Slip, in New York on 8 June.

Clients come to Horizon because of our Trade Your Way philosophy, which means the trader’s needs are our top priority. Uniquely, in a world where traders have always had to adapt their trading and risk management requirements to fit the technology available, Horizon does the opposite by building the solution around the user, providing the best mix of tools for systematic trading, market-making, speed, functionality, flexibility, openness and scalability. The result is a high-functionality trading system configured to the needs of each user, but without the costs and uncontrolled risk usually associated with bespoke development.

With reference sites ranging from global banks to boutique hedge funds, clients value the expertise of our people, the adaptability of our solutions and the fast delivery, which gets you up-and-running and trading your way very quickly. Horizon gives every client a clear trading advantage from the outset, with the best technology, functionality, support and cost base in a one-stop gateway to the world’s equity and derivatives markets.

Horizon Software is a multi award-winning company having won the FOW Buy-Side Trading System of the Year award in 2016 and the Intelligent Trading Technology Best Sell-Side EMS award in 2017. Horizon has offices in Europe and Asia, providing algorithmic trading software to a wide range of financial institutions, including investment firms, proprietary trading houses and some of the world’s largest investment banks.

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