QB Wins WatersTechnology Best Buy-Side Algorithmic/DMA Product Award

  • 11th annual awards recognize QB as leading provider of technical expertise to algorithmic execution services

NEW YORK, November 7, 2017 — Quantitative Brokers (QB), an independent provider of advanced algorithms and data-driven analytics to clients in the Futures and US Cash Treasury markets, today announced it has won the category of Best Buy-Side Algorithmic/DMA Product or Service at WatersTechnology’s 2017 Buy-Side Technology Awards. The awards acknowledge the leading technologies and vendors in their area of expertise providing services to buy-side firms.

QB was recognized for its development of the industry’s original arrival price algorithm for futures, Bolt. True to its history of innovation, QB has integrated an AI-like execution technology within Bolt that helps clients minimize slippage to the arrival price benchmark. As a front-end neutral and broker-neutral algorithm, buy-side traders trust Bolt to provide them with measurable best execution.

The firm was further acknowledged for the QB Desk, a dedicated service for anytime support on all product, markets, and technical needs. The QB Desk represents a new approach to technology servicing, staffed by quants and traders who have deep expertise into trading execution and act as a critical extension of client teams.

“We are honored to be recognized by Waters Technology for our leadership in algorithmic execution services,” said Jonty Field, Head of EMEA at QB. “Bolt, along with our larger suite of algorithms, are both pushing the boundaries and leading the charge in advanced algorithmic trading. We look forward to both further improving our algos and continuing to grow our reach to clients operating in the fixed income trading space.”

In addition to the algorithms, QB offers data analytics and transaction cost analysis (TCA) for clients to further help them achieve best execution – providing a complete set of advanced capabilities in electronic trading.

The 11th annual Buy-Side Technology Awards were announced on November 3, 2017 at the May Fair Hotel in London.

About Quantitative Brokers

Quantitative Brokers (QB) is an independent, global financial technology company that delivers measurable results with advanced algorithms and data-driven analytics for clients in the Futures and US Cash Treasury markets. QB is built on a research driven culture, market microstructure know-how, and algorithmic engineering expertise. QB’s product development cycle never stops – we are constantly evolving a suite of products to help clients manage execution risk and reduce implicit trading costs. Headquartered in midtown Manhattan, QB has branch offices in London and Chennai. To learn more, visit www.quantitativebrokers.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.