December 11, 2019, London: Horizon Software (Horizon), a leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, was named Sell Side Trading System of the Year at the FOW International Awards 2019.

Judged by a panel of industry experts from across the market, the FOW Awards recognise the best and most innovative solutions in the derivatives industry. In commenting why Horizon’s solution was chosen, Luke Jeffs, managing editor at Global Investor, said: “Horizon has long established itself as the leading provider of trading workflow automation systems for the derivatives markets. The Sell-side Trading System of the Year award is always hotly contested, and reflects Horizon’s strong commitment to innovation and to providing sell-side financial institutions with a customised execution and order management solution offering the most intuitive and adapted front-end.”

“We’re excited and honoured to win this award,” said Sylvain Thieullent, CEO at Horizon Software. “We’ve continued investing heavily in our solution, which empowers our customers with automated workflows, powerful algo trading, and execution order management. Our track record of industry recognition and increased market share in all regions over the past year validates our position as the leading trading provider in the global derivatives market.”

Since 1998, Horizon Software has been committed to providing sophisticated electronic trading solutions along with market making, execution and order management.  Its products are ready to be used out-of-the-box and are based on a flexible architecture which enables software customisation to satisfy the specific needs and requirements of each client.

The winners of the awards have been announced at the FOW Gala Dinner last night in London.