The A-Team Group names Fidessa the Best Sell-side Order Management System for the second year in a row

30 June 2020

NEW YORK – 30 June 2020: ION Markets, the largest global provider of trading, analytics, and risk management solutions for capital markets, today announced that Fidessa has been named the Best Sell-side Order Management System of the year at the A-Team Group’s TradingTech Insight Awards USA 2020.
The TradingTech Insight Awards recognize operational and product excellence by the vendors of data and technology solutions to the financial industry. Now in its second year, their USA awards reflect the different challenges facing market practitioners and suppliers as they seek to develop trading and data solutions in this rapidly changing marketplace.
David Polen, General Manager of Equities at ION, said: “We’re honored to win this award again and are proud of our track record, which reflects continued investment in the Fidessa equities solution within ION Markets, and close partnership with our clients around the world.
“Receiving industry recognition like this validates our position as the leading OMS provider. We’re excited to demonstrate to the industry how we empower our customers with solutions for the rapidly evolving market structures and investment models.”
Fidessa enables sell-side firms to unify their equities business into a single, automated, exception-based workflow. It provides instant access to more than 6,500 buy-side firms, 600 brokers, and over 100 equity markets worldwide. Fidessa provides a reliable, high-performance platform, delivered with an integrated middle-office and comprehensive risk and compliance.
Fidessa gives firms a global view of their business, across low-touch and high-touch, from single stock to program and ETFs, from listed to synthetics with real-time hedging in FX, ETFs and derivatives to reduce risk.  The solution’s open APIs enable firms to customize their platform and innovate workflows, resulting in lower costs and greater business agility.
About A-Team Group
A-Team Group specializes in creating compelling content to enable our clients to attract and engage with their target audience and generate sales leads. Our area of expertise is financial technology, with a particular focus on data management and reference data, and all regulations impacting a financial institutions’​ enterprise-wide data and technology practices.
About ION Markets
We’re transforming capital markets by delivering end-to-end solutions that simplify our clients’ operations by automating the full trade lifecycle, providing tools to manage risk, and maximizing access to liquidity. We provide market data and connectivity to over 350 global venues, covering all asset classes, and our network processes over $23 trillion worth of transactions every year. As pioneers in real-time risk and P&L processing, ION Markets solutions provide continuous access to the information needed to collaborate on operational decisions with speed and certainty. Our open API framework empowers clients to customize their platform and drive innovation throughout their organization. ION Markets client-first philosophy results in lower costs, greater business agility, and excellence in customer service. For more information, please visit
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About ION Group

ION Group provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics and insights, and strategic consulting to financial institutions, central banks, governments, and corporates. Our solutions and services simplify complex processes, boost efficiency, and enable better decision-making. We build long-term partnerships with our clients, helping transform their business for sustained success through continuous innovation. For more information, visit

About ION Markets

ION Markets provides transformative technology and solutions to financial institutions dealing in equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, cleared derivatives and secured funding. Our award-winning end-to-end solutions simplify clients’ operations by automating the full trade lifecycle, providing tools to manage risk, and maximizing access to liquidity, while giving real-time access to critical information required for timely operational decisions and execution on a global scale. For more information, visit