GF Securities (Hong Kong) chooses the ION Fidessa Equity Trading Platform

04 December 2019

Leading Chinese brokerage firm will use the ION Fidessa solution to support their international capital markets clients

HONG KONG – December 5 2019: ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics, and risk management solutions for capital markets, commodities, and treasury management, today announced that GF Securities (Hong Kong) Brokerage Limited (“GF Securities (HK)”), one of the leading Chinese brokerage firms in Hong Kong, has chosen the ION Fidessa Equity Trading Platform to support their growing institutional client base.

GF Securities (HK) is committed to providing the highest-quality institutional brokerage services to their international customers. The ION Fidessa Equity Trading Platform delivers advanced program trading, low-touch workflow, algorithmic trading, and direct market access. The platform will enable GF Securities (HK) to automate and expand their equities business internationally.

Lu Feng Cong, Head of Institutional Business at GF Securities (HK), said, “Our clients want faster, more reliable access to international capital markets. We chose the ION Fidessa solution because it gives us the advanced trading workflow, high performance, and reliability at scale that we need.”

Domhnall McCormack, ION Markets Chief Operating Officer, added, “We’re delighted that GF Securities (HK) has chosen our solution as their core trading platform. We’re committed to supporting Chinese firms as they extend their international footprint. Our combination of global market coverage and local expertise makes us the leading provider of trading technology services to brokers in Hong Kong.”

Awards and accolades for ION Fidessa include Equity Trading System of the Year in the FOW and Global Investor Asia Capital Markets Awards in 2019. It was also named Best Sell-Side OMS in both the Intelligent Trading Technology Awards and the Markets Media Markets Choice Awards.

About GF Securities (Hong Kong) Brokerage Limited
GF Securities (Hong Kong) Brokerage Limited (“GF Securities (HK)”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of GF Holdings (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., providing diversified local and global securities products and services for its clients at home and abroad.

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