13 June 2018, Paris & Hong Kong: Horizon Software (Horizon), the world’s leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, has today been announced as the winner of this year’s Intelligent Trading Technology Awards in the ‘Best Sell-Side EMS’ category. Horizon has history with these awards, having won in the same category in 2017, with this consistent success indicating the market-leading quality of the service it provides to its clients.

The awards, designed to acknowledge excellence in trading technology within capital markets, focus on the community of specialised suppliers of trading operations technology. Only in its second year, the award ceremony took place in New York on June 12th after voting was open to end-users at financial institutions from late-April to early-May. Horizon will be attending the Intelligent Trading Summit, where the ceremony is hosted, as an Exhibit Sponsor, with Sylvain Thieullent, CEO, and Damien Jenner, EMEA Senior Sales Executive, in attendance.

Thieullent commented on the news: “To win in the same category for a second year running is a fantastic feeling for us. The ITT Awards are organised by a publication with a prestigious reputation, which makes the recognition of consecutively coming out on top all-the-more satisfying.” He added: “Despite how thrilled we are about this news, our overall sentiment is that this gives us added motivation to continue providing high-quality products and services to our valued customers.”

Horizon has been empowering capital market players for over two decades by building powerful algorithmic technology into its electronic trading platform and offering trading opportunities through direct connections with more than 70 exchanges worldwide. Horizon enables clients to quickly create, test and implement automated trading strategies in real-time, in line with its “Trade Your Way” philosophy. Its platform can be easily integrated with rich APIs and allows proprietary strategies to be built while keeping traders’ code confidential.

Horizon focuses on all trading businesses related to listed markets, including delta-one, structured products and options market making and trading for multiple business entities (proprietary firms/market making/agency trading). Its system covers multiple asset classes including Options, Futures, ETFs, CFDs, Warrants, Fixed Income, Commodities and Equities.