19th December 2017, Paris & Hong Kong: Horizon Software (Horizon), the world’s leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology is pleased to announce another very successful year, with important new partnerships, award wins and a host of new clients. It has further extended its exchange connectivity and significantly grew its presence in global markets.

This year Horizon signed several key partnerships, including with QuantHouse, the leading independent provider of high-performance API-based market data and algo trading services, and with ULTUMUS, the leading provider of near real-time ETF data.

Sylvian Thieullent, CEO of Horizon, says: “2017 has been a very successful year for us. We’ve signed the largest number of new clients we’ve ever signed, and have won various awards globally. Our platform has the necessary flexibility to be easily adapted to local trading needs and regulations. I’m very proud of Horizon’s part in the development of the ability to handle new regulations, such as MIFID. We are currently developing a new, major version of our platform, which enhances modularity, scalability, deployment and sophistication, which will meet market expectation and future market trends.  We can’t wait for another new, exciting year.”

Thieullent adds: “Our partnerships allow us to extend our offerings and bring real value to clients, while winning the Best Sell-Side EMS at Intelligent Trading Technology Awards and being named in the Asia Capital Market awards (recognised as the largest buy-side-led awards in Asia), as the ‘Multi-asset Trading System of the Year’ are fantastic global achievements.”

Horizon provides a complete solution for derivatives trading and algo design, from equities to fixed income, ETFs, currencies and commodities. Horizon’s Platform can be used to create strategies, scripting, views and charts; the source code is available to clients for customisation.

For more than 15 years Horizon has been the market-leading technology provider, powering capital markets and delivering sophisticated technology, building trading platforms and maintaining powerful multi-asset platforms, all based on the core “Trade Your Way” philosophy – the unique approach of making technology work for the trader.