05.31.2017

Portware Joins FXPA

Portware Joins Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA) to Engage in Critical FX Market Issues

Multi-faceted group represents the collective interests of FX market participants

NEW YORK and LONDON, May 31, 2017 – Portware, a FactSet Company and a leading global provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence, today announced it has joined the Foreign Exchange Professionals Association (FXPA). Launched in 2014, the FXPA is designed to engage key regulators and policymakers to advance a sound, liquid, transparent, and competitive global currency market.

As a Supporting Member, Portware will help drive the global FX regulatory reform conversation, construct execution frameworks for FX, and collaborate with other thought leaders on key FX issues and market challenges.

“We are pleased to join the FXPA and support its commitment to improving FX industry standards and practices through education, research and advocacy across the globe,” said Christopher Matsko, Head of FX Trading Services, Portware. “Membership in the FXPA gives us a unique opportunity to contribute Portware’s insights and perspectives to the global regulatory reform dialogue and help represent the best interests of the FX community worldwide.”

Portware has been at the forefront of FX innovation for over a decade. Portware FX offers a real-time, aggregated view of the entire foreign exchange marketplace through a single, fully customizable, broker-neutral front-end. Leading asset managers and hedge funds worldwide have deployed Portware FX to help meet their most complex trading requirements. Portware FX aggregates liquidity from global providers, including banks, ECNs, and interdealer platforms, equipping FX traders worldwide with a full range of strategies and order routing destination options.

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About Portware:

Portware, a FactSet Company is a leading global provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence. Portware’s thinking execution management system (EMS) helps automate and streamline the buy side’s most complex trading workflows. Spanning more than three dozen offices in 15 countries together with FactSet, Portware works together with its clients to create highly customizable, automated solutions, design bespoke workflows, increase operational efficiencies, and more closely align portfolio strategy with trade execution worldwide. Portware’s award-winning trade automation solutions are redefining the electronic trading landscape by empowering traders and portfolio managers to maximize liquidity access, minimize information leakage, and enhance trade execution quality consistently to outperform in today’s complex global markets.

About FactSet

FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 85,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We’re proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.  Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com. Learn more at www.factset.com and follow on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

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