Firm Chooses Intuitive Global Trading Solution
PARIS and BOSTON, June 27, 2012 – Linedata (NYSE Euronext: LIN), the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, today announced their newest client, Grandeur Peak Global Advisors, will use Linedata Longview as their global trading platform.
As global asset managers face complex regulations, increased investor demands and tightened competition, focusing on core competencies is becoming more important to their success. With a trend toward specialization, firms who position themselves as niche experts can provide strong value-add to their clients.
Grandeur Peak, a small- and micro-cap focused global equity investment firm, applies an investment process that screens companies in every part of the world. Founded in 2011, the Salt Lake City, Utah-based asset manager will use Linedata Longview’s multi-currency trading platform to optimize global trading decisions and execute transactions.
Offering seamless integration to hundreds of trading destinations worldwide, Linedata Longview offers the flexibility, ease of use and pre-trade compliance that Grandeur Peak requires to manage their trade book globally.
Linedata Longview is the award winning order management system that provides real-time transparency and insight, helping clients to quickly see, understand and respond to opportunities. Linedata Longview provides a highly configurable and comprehensive global trading system to support the needs of portfolio managers, traders and compliance officers. Linedata is unique in offering a fully integrated front office platform that responds to the key challenges faced by institutional and alternative asset managers. Additionally, Linedata provides seamless trading integration to over 400 destinations globally through 50 partners accessing ATS, dark pools, broker algo’s, TCA etc.
“Linedata’s goal is to provide innovative and intuitive trading tools for our front office clients,” said Gavin Little-Gill, Managing Director of Linedata North America. “Our experience of working with both start-up firms with as little as one user and established multi-office firms with over 500 users gives Grandeur Peak confidence knowing that they have chosen the firm and tools they need not only today, but well into the future.”
ABOUT GRANDEUR PEAK GLOBAL ADVISORS
Grandeur Peak Global Advisors is comprised of a highly seasoned and collaborative research team taking a bottom-up approach to investing using disciplined global screening, rigorous company due diligence, and close attention to valuation to find what we believe to be the best investment opportunities around the world. Our bias is towards small and micro-cap companies because we believe we can find faster growth among these firms, and often at better valuations due to the lack of analyst coverage. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors, LLC is an employee-owned investment adviser headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and registered with the Securities and Exchange
Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Linedata is a global solutions provider with 700 clients operating in 50 countries. With more than 900 employees across the globe, Linedata is dedicated to the investment management and credit community. Linedata has been at the service of the financial industry from day one, and applies its market and client insight to provide innovative and tailored mission-critical software and services that help its clients grow. As a pioneer for over 20 years with the set-up of SaaS infrastructure for the financial industry, Linedata has preached and spread this model throughout the global financial community, for its full range of products. Headquartered in France, Linedata achieved revenues of EUR 137.3 million in 2011. This company is listed on Euronext Paris FR0004156297-LIN – Reuters LDSV.LN – Bloomberg LIN:FP.
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Karen M. Hays