SIX Financial Information and Squawker® form Partnership

London, UK – SIX Financial Information and Squawker®, the negotiation venue for sell-side block trading, today announced the signing of a new partnership. According to the agreement, SIX Financial Information will supply Squawker with real-time, pan-European market data via its flagship product Market Data Feed (MDF) allowing Squawker participants to execute pan-European block trades always at consolidated mid-price and consolidated VWAP.

The announcement, which comes shortly after news of Squawker’s addition to the BT Radianz Cloud, underlines the new venue’s commitment to building solid relationships with robust, quality and trusted financial services providers.

From the venue’s go-live, scheduled for March 2013, Squawker will use SIX Financial Information’s pan-European data to populate its entire suite of instrument masters. Real-time data will enable Squawker to calculate consolidated mid-price and end-of-day consolidated VWAP prices. It will drive fat-finger checks and deliver data relating to exchange open/closing changes, as well as trading halts and resumptions information.

Christopher Gregory, co-founder and CEO, Squawker, comments: “Squawker’s collaboration with SIX Financial Information is crucial to the venue’s success. Using SIX Financial Information’s data via the Squawker platform, Squawker’s sell-side trading participants of mid-price interest will always execute at the consolidated mid-price of Europe’s national exchanges and major MTFs. Similarly, VWAP-interested participants will be able to agree a block trade at any point throughout the day that is guaranteed to execute at the day’s consolidated VWAP price.”

Martin Cole, Managing Director, SIX Financial Information UK Ltd, comments: “Squawker has the potential to redefine the way the market trades block sizes. No longer will firms need to slice up their large trade sizes and drip them slowly into the market over a period of time, risking impact cost or the unwanted attention from detrimental algorithmic flow. SIX Financial Information’s high quality and comprehensive coverage coupled with its real-time data availability delivers upon Squawker’s sell-side trading community data reliability requirements.”

MDF is a high performance, real-time global market data service delivering consolidated market information from exchanges, multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) and institutional contributors. MDF is particularly well suited for feeding applications which demand mid to high range data throughput.

A proposito di SIX Financial Information

SIX Financial Information è leader globale nella fornitura di dati e soluzioni per
il settore finanziario e assicurativo, per le grandi società e i media. Acquisite direttamente e in tempo reale da oltre 1500 fonti in tutto il mondo, le informazioni finanziarie di SIX comprendono corporate actions, prezzi, dati anagrafici e di mercato per 16 milioni di strumenti finanziari, e sono uniche per struttura, copertura e livello di dettaglio. Con i suoi uffici in 23 paesi, SIX Financial Information coniuga i vantaggi di una presenza locale a una copertura su scala globale, per fornire agli specialisti in materia di consulenza negli investimenti, analisi finanziaria, gestione del portafoglio e dei titoli un’offerta di dati completa.

Financial Information è uno dei quattro settori di attività di SIX, che a livello mondiale offre servizi di prim’ordine nell’ambito della negoziazione dei titoli, dell’esecuzione di operazioni su titoli, delle operazioni di pagamento e delle informazioni finanziarie.

Contatti

SIX Financial Information
Marketing Communications
Jeanette Babik
T +41 58 399 5154
marketing@six-financial-information.com

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Media Relations
Jürg Schneider
T +41 58 399 2129
pressoffice@six-group.com