The company will consolidate equities, fixed income and currencies on a single EMS platform
LONDON, June 08, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FlexTrade Systems (@FlexTrade), a global leader in multi-asset order management and execution systems, announced that APG Asset Management (APG) has selected FlexTrade’s execution management platform, FlexTRADER EMS, to consolidate and streamline its multi-asset execution management capabilities.
APG, headquartered in the Netherlands and with approximately €586 billion in assets under management (April 22), has identified the need to review its execution management operations as part of a broader front office transformation initiative. Following a successful proof of concept, APG selected FlexTrade’s multi-asset execution platform, FlexTRADER EMS, as the optimal solution to provide the flexibility needed to manage the trading of equities, fixed income and currencies from a single platform.
APG will leverage FlexTRADER EMS to create advanced and customizable workflows and provide trade teams in the Netherlands, Hong Kong and the United States with a cohesive set of data, tools and interfaces to improve the transaction efficiency. Additionally, as part of APG’s broader front office transformation initiative, FlexTRADER’s open architecture and powerful APIs will provide interoperability across its new ecosystem, including integration with S&P’s thinkfolio. Global Market Intelligence, to provide a streamlined and transparent OEMS solution.
Jan Mark van Mill, head of treasury and trading at APG, noted“We are excited to partner with FlexTrade to deliver our new multi-asset execution management platform. We operate in an increasingly fast-paced environment where the speed to market of new features, customization and innovation can provide our teams with a competitive edge, so identifying a third party that could address these factors and act as a key part of our future front office architecture was a primary consideration during our process. Selection.
Andy Mahoney, Managing Director, EMEA at FlexTrade, said“We are delighted to welcome APG to the FlexTrade EMEA client community. We are seeing a growing trend in the market to consolidate all asset classes without compromise on a single, scalable, open-architecture EMS platform. streamlined and open approach to management Multi-asset execution will provide simplicity and consistency for APG’s trading teams while maintaining flexibility via APIs for customization to suit their trading needs. to follow for the trading desk of the future.
FlexTrade Systems is a global leader in high performance multi-asset execution and order management systems for equities, fixed income, currencies, futures and options. A pioneer in the field, FlexTrade is internationally recognized for introducing FlexTRADER®, the world’s first broker-independent execution management trading system, which allows clients to fully control and customize their execution workflows through full ability to research/access liquidity while maintaining confidentiality of their trading strategies.
About the APG
As the largest pension provider in the Netherlands, APG administers the pensions of 4.8 million participants. APG provides executive advisory, asset management, pension administration, pension communications and employer services. We work for pension funds and employers in education, administration, construction, cleaning, housing associations, sheltered employment organizations, medical specialists and architects. APG manages approximately €586 billion (April 2022) in pension assets. With approximately 3,000 employees, we operate from Heerlen, Amsterdam, Brussels, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.
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