IS Prime Extends Liquidity Distribution by Connecting to TradAir

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IS Prime Extends Liquidity Distribution by Connecting to TradAir

August 24, 2019

IS Prime liquidity distributionIS Prime, the UK FCA-regulated Prime of Prime (PoP) and Liquidity Provider (LP) based in London, has connected to TradAir, a leading provider of FX and Digital Asset trading solutions, thus extending its liquidity distribution.

Jonathan Brewer, Managing Partner at IS Prime, commented: “Expanding our distribution to TradAir’s client base on a disclosed basis allows us to provide these firms with the most


competitive pricing possible. We are excited about this opportunity and being part of TradAir’s network.”

TradAir, which specializes in connecting and powering the FX and crypto markets, is linked to a wide network of liquidity sources such as crypto OTC desks, crypto exchanges, market makers, and custodians. Last month, the firm was chosen by Alior Brokerage House, the FX brokerage trading arm of the Polish Alior Bank, to improve the execution in local and global currency trading.

TradAir has recently partnered with Seed CX, an institutional trading and settlement infrastructure for digital assets, to offer the over-the-counter (OTC) trade settlement services recently launched  Seed CX’s subsidiary, Zero Hash. In January 2019 , Broctagon NEXUS, a liquidity provider specializing in crypto aggregation partnered with TradAir with a focus on delivering FX-style, deep multilateral ECN liquidity for cryptocurrencies and open up new trading platforms for NEXUS users.

Brian Andreyko, Chief Business Officer at TradAir, said: “We are pleased to add IS Prime to our growing network of partners. Combining IS Prime’s unique pricing and services with TradAir’s customized software offering allows our mutual clients to further optimize execution quality.”

Utilizing TradAir’s solution, banks and brokers can view and trade directly against IS Prime liquidity as well as utilize it to enable their clients to benefit from the improved pricing.

IS Prime, which was founded in 2014 and is part of the ISAM Capital Markets Group, provides institutional clients with customized pricing sourced from Tier 1 institutions, together with multi-asset Prime of Prime and Agency Brokerage services, and comprehensive front to back technology solutions.

The firm has recently partnered with Integral to extend its multi-asset liquidity distribution of FX and Index Swaps, IS Prime’s proprietary product. The institutional trading platform Integral OCXTM is a leading FX over-the-counter ECN that connects to over 250 banks, brokers and asset managers.

IS Prime has recently appointed former CFH Clearing executive, Paul Jackson as its Sales Director. A month earlier, the brokerage firm integrated Claudia Lucas to its institutional sales team with a focus on maximizing the increasing opportunities in South America. In 2018, IS Prime appointed former Edgewater Markets director Terry Gill to a newly created Institutional Sales role at the company’s Agency Execution team.

IS Prime works with a number of leading technology partners, including Broadway Technology, Currenex, FastMatch, FlexTrade, Gold-i, Cboe FX, Integral, MetaQuotes, oneZero, Tools For Brokers, Thomson Reuters, and many others.

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