Mark Monahan, MTS Markets International
"The US market seems to believe that the best source of European fixed income liquidity and market data is a from a European provider - and we are excited to satisfy this need."
MTS Markets International, a London Stock Exchange Group company, has announced that its BondVision US Trading Platform is fully operational. As a result, institutional investors and other market participants can actively trade European fixed income products in the US.
Mark Monahan, CEO, MTS Markets International, said: "We are thrilled that our BondVision US platform is now ready for active trading. Given the increased activity in the European peripheral markets, the interest level in our trading capabilities is high. We have achieved critical mass for liquidity providers and already have some of the biggest pension funds and asset managers in the US ready to trade. The US market seems to believe that the best source of European fixed income liquidity and market data is a from a European provider - and we are excited to satisfy this need."
Barry Cohen, Managing Director, Societe Generale, added: "From a dealer's perspective, connecting with our US-based clients on our strongest product offerings, such as European Government bonds, remains the key to our success and growth in the US portion of our business. MTS BondVision US will be another technology that enables us to broaden our core distribution in the US, and we embrace these tools wholeheartedly."