On 25 October at the prestigious Savoy Hotel in London, the buy-side, sell-side, technology vendors and exchange operators gathered for
a memorable night at The TRADE’s annual Leaders in
In a record-setting year, over 220 guests were in
attendance, including more buy-side traders than ever
The Leaders in Trading awards ceremony aims to acknowledge and commend the many moving parts of the
industry with the algorithmic trading awards, the buy-side awards and The TRADE’s editors choice awards.
Deutsche Asset Management, Millennium Management, Union Investment, Fidelity international and
Liontrust Asset Management were the winners in this
year’s highly competitive and much celebrated buy-side
Adam Conn from Baillie Gifford received the coveted
lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the
industry during his career.
Elsewhere, Kepler Cheuvreux, the London Stock
Exchange Group, Cboe Global Markets and RBC Capital
Markets were the standout winners, taking home multiple awards each.
RBC Capital Markets won the customer support and
increased trader productivity, while Kepler Cheuvreux took home the execution consistency and price
improvement trophies from the algorithmic trading
The recently rebranded Cboe Global Markets was not
only recognised as the outstanding market data provider, but also handed the outstanding global exchange
honour in the editors choice awards.
For the London Stock Exchange Group, its post-trade
business LCH was acknowledged with the innovation
in clearing prize, the exchange itself took home the outstanding equities trading venue award and Turquoise
Plato Block Discovery won block trading venue of the
The TRADE also recognised Red Deer and RSRCHXchange as Fin Tech ones to watch, with CloudMargin
earning a win in the all-new Fin Tech innovation award
category. All three firms were honoured after having
made their mark in the growingly important Fin Tech
space throughout the last 12 months.
The event – which was The TRADE’s biggest awards
ceremony yet – marked the end of an eventful and
memorable year. As the industry prepares to be turned
on its head with the introduction of regulatory change
come January, next year’s Leaders in Trading ceremony
promises to be just as highly anticipated...see you there!