Our CEO, Feargal O'Sullivan, will be speaking at the European American Chamber of Commerce's Financial Technology (FinTech) event on April 25th, 2017. He will be providing his thoughts on market trends in the FinTech space. The event (which is open to the public) will be held at RISE New York, a curated Fintech community and Barclay's partner. It will kick-off at 8:00 am EST with attendee check-in, followed by panelist discussions and networking until 10:00 am. If you are in any way interested in learning about FinTech, and meeting key industry players, this is a great event to attend. We hope to see you there.
It’s fair to say that 2017 has gotten off to a great start for us at USAM Group. In addition to expanding our client-vendor network substantially, we welcomed London-based sales guru, David Hastings, to our growing team. Hastings offers a wealth of insight in the FX sales space, having held senior roles at State Street Global Markets, Flextrade, Lava Trading, and other firms. Since his start in January, Hastings has engaged with numerous UK-based clients, bolstering USAM’s growing international presence, while driving existing opportunities further down the pipeline.
USAM partner firm, Best Credit Data (BCD), received outstanding validation of the breadth and quality of their fixed income pricing feed last week: Eagle Investment Systems (a BNY Mellon subsidiary) and Investor Tools have both made BCD’s Municipal Bond Pricing feed available as part of their offerings. This confirms that BCD’s evaluated pricing is as good (or better) than the competition, and makes their flexible cost model and terms of service even more valuable to end-users.
USAM is proud to announce that it has recently joined the European American Chamber of Commerce New York (EACC NY), a nonprofit, trade promotion organization comprised of roughly 750 companies in the United States and Europe. USAM is looking forward to engaging with EACC’s large network of affiliates, and actively participating in its community-building events. “We are excited by the opportunity to leverage EACC’s services to bolster our growing European footprint, as well as better serve existing clients,” says Feargal O’Sullivan, USAM’s Chief Executive.
Our CEO will be moderating a panel on Technology Innovation at the Securities Traders Association of Chicago (STAC) Winter Conference at 3:30pm on January 12th in Continental AB room at the Hilton Chicago. If you are attending the conference please join this lively session to learn about some of the most pressing technology changes facing the Capital Markets industry.
London, Chicago, Toronto, and New York, were all represented at USAM's year-end team meeting, which we finished off with Feargal O'Sullivan as guest speaker at the FISD 2016 Annual Conference and Holiday Party held at the Thomson Reuters building in Times Square. 2016 was another strong year for our vendors and for USAM Group too; we look forward to continuing on this growth path in 2017 and beyond.
USAM Group Inc. (USAM), the firm already known for pioneering how Fintech firms most effectively grow sales in the US, is delighted to announce that TRG (The Roberts Group) has selected USAM to expand its sales and marketing efforts in the Midwestern US and Europe. Simultaneously, USAM has hired Ashley Daffin in London, as Managing Director, EMEA, adding to its existing presence in the US and Canada.
Just days ago Trillium launched Surveyor 2.0, a powerful surveillance tool and historical tick data archive that is changing the futures and equities compliance space. Surveyor’s patented analytical process has always offered dramatically increased accuracy by comparing orders against full-depth market data and identifying only necessary alerts. With the new release, it now delivers a storyboard explanation for each alert detected. It also provides detailed trend analyses of alerts by type, account, trader, and a range of other variables. Those looking only to view historical full-depth market data can access the free Surveyor website and iOS app.
USAM Group is proud to be supporting the entire Trillium team, as Nasdaq honors them at the closing bell ceremony on Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 3:59pm. You can watch the closing bell ceremony at the following link.
Meredith Moss, CEO at Finomial has published an interesting discussion about the potential risks to Fund Administrators and Hedge Funds highlighted by the leak of the 'Panama Papers'. She states that "given the complexity and scope of the tasks involved, automated electronic processes will be essential for operations groups to be certain they are in compliance."
The Street published an interesting article regarding spoofing.
"Authorities are calling on both buy- and sell-side firms to do more in the struggle against this particularly manipulative tactic."
Waters Technology has written an article about how Axon Financial Systems has added a new module to its PEAR (Policies, Explanations and Reporting) platform. You can read the story by clicking the link on the left.
Axon Financial Systems has hired USAM Group to drive its sales efforts in North America. Based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Axon provides solutions to help manage resource-intensive, market data administrative functions. Inside Market Data wrote an article on Axon enlisting USAM, which can be found by clicking the link on the left.
On October 9th, 2015 USAM Group, in association with Interxion and Quincy Data, hosted over 40 senior executives for a breakfast discussion regarding the opportunities afforded US firms for Trading Europe. Pictures and presentations from the event can be found by clicking the link on the left.
On September 29th, 2015 BNY Mellon, Enterprise Ireland and USAM Group held the Digital Payments Revolution. The event was extremely successful with over 200 industry professionals in attendance. Pictures and presentations from the event can be found by clicking the link on the left.
BNY Mellon, Enterprise Ireland and USAM Group present the Digital Payments Revolution event on September 29th, 2015. This event will bring together senior executives from major banks, merchant firms, investors, and financial payments technology vendors to discuss how innovative new technology is bridging the gap between current payments systems and the burgeoning new world of high-tech payments. You can read the press release by clicking the link on the left.
USAM Group, in partnerhship with Interxion and Quincy Data, is hosting an industry breakfast event at the world class Ai Fiori restruant to discuss the benefits and challenges for US firms trading in Europe.
Date: Friday, October 9th, 2015
USAM Group is organizing an event that will be presented by BNY Mellon and Enterprise Ireland, the Digital Payments Revolution: How FinTech Companies are Changing Today's Payments Landscape.
Date: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
There are two big announcements from USAM Group Inc. this week.
USAM Group is delighted to announce that Jay Miller, has joined as our SVP, Global Head of Sales. One week into the job and he's already having a positive impact on our pipeline and our internal process. You can read more about Jay through the link on the left.
Also this week, Trillium Labs have hired USAM Group to market and sell the most accurate and intuitive post-trade order surveillance solution available: Trillium Surveyor. IMD have an article about Trillium's reasons for choosing USAM, "Trillium Taps USAM for Surveyor Sales" (behind a pay-wall); fortunately Max Bowie also did an editorial that basically explained it again in a fun story about juggling lots of things at once, "Opening Cross: More Data = Less Layering = Less Crying = More Giggling" which is open to all readers.
NYSE listed Interxion has hired USAM Group to drive its sales efforts for the Capital Markets industry in North America. Interxion is a leading provider of colocation data centers throughout Europe. In particular, it's London Data center has a large presence of financial services companies due to its thriving capital markets community, twelve exchange POPs (points of presence), central location between London's major liquidity venues, and unsurpassed cloud and connectivity options, including low latency microwave services from McKay Brothers/ Quincy Data. Max Bowie of Inside Market Data wrote a nice background piece on it and it can be found by clicking the link on the left.
USAM Group is delighted to announce that Quincy Data has hired USAM Group Inc. to help accelerate its sales efforts in New York and Chicago. We are even happier to confirm that three of Feargal O'Sullivan's most respected friends and colleagues, Dearbhla Solinger, Antonio Goncalves and Dan Romanelli, have joined the USAM team to ensure that our vendors and their customers will benefit from a team with outstanding industry knowledge, technical know-how, and sales expertise. You can read more on both stories in Inside Market Data by clicking the links to the left.