Solutions you can rely on
Synthetic prime and custody services
Get leveraged access to global markets with our synthetic prime offering, or take ownership of the underlying asset with our custody solution.
Multiple asset classes
Execute across a wide range of asset classes, including over 17,000 equities, and get 24/5 pricing on major indices, FX pairs and commodities.
Versatile proprietary platform
Use L2 Dealer – our professional proprietary platform – to manage all your synthetic and cash trading, and schedule end-of-day reports to be delivered to your systems via SFTP.
Partner with a global leader
A trusted, established prime broker
Founded in 1974 and regulated by the FCA in the UK, plus FINMA, BaFin, ASIC, MAS and others globally, we’ve supported institutional clients since 2006. Our relationships with Tier 1 banks enables us to deliver solutions including execution, custody and real-time reporting.
Exceptional balance sheet strength
We've been at the forefront of this industry for over 45 years, and are now an established FTSE 250 company. With a market cap of £2.83 billion1 and revenue of £649.2 million,2 we’re a counterparty that has stood the test of time.
Delivering 99.95% uptime,3 our powerful platforms have been designed for speed, stability and resilience. Our web-based and mobile platforms provide direct market access (DMA) to 23 global exchanges. We also support third-party trading access via FIX, MT4, API and Bloomberg EMSX.
Our relationships with Tier 1 banks connect you to the latest innovations in smart order routing (SOR) and algo trading technology. This allows you to interact with multiple liquidity venues – from primary exchanges and MTFs for equities, to investment bank and non-bank liquidity for FX.
Your partner for growth
Tailored prime solutions built for performance
Dedicated institutional account manager
Rapid onboarding and seamless integration
Access to shorting with our unique inventory
Competitive margining, with alternative forms of collateral recognised
Flexibility, with no minimum AUM or monthly revenue commitments
1 Based on the share price at 29 May 2020.
2 Annual report, May 2020.
3 Average for FY 2019.