IPC Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of specialized communications solutions for the financial trading community, announced that Vivienne Court, a financial trading firm, based in Potts Point, has selected IPC’s Financial Markets Network offerings to cover their voice and electronic trading network connectivity requirements. Vivienne Court has a unique business model based upon social principles and a shareholder model which removes economically motivated equity holders and replaces them with a charitable entity.
IPC provides operationally efficient global network connectivity solution with a sole focus on financial institutions. The use of IP Trader Voice Lines, Direct Connect network connectivity and Connexus, IPC’s global Extranet, helps Vivienne Court to leverage integrated infrastructure to connect to multiple venues and counterparties.
Vivienne Court operates in a very niche part of the financial world with its core business in market making. They provide liquidity to the market by taking long and short positions, offsetting risk where there are buy and sell imbalances in the markets.
“We are delighted to join IPC in partnership to provide global connectivity for our trading ecosystem with Trader Voice Lines and Connexus, said Rob Keldoulis, CEO of Vivienne Court in announcing their partnership. We are very mindful of who we choose to partner with and our experience with IPC to date in terms of their product offering as well as their service levels and working ethos has been very pleasing.”
David Dodd, Senior Vice President of IPC Systems, Inc., mentioned that “Given Vivienne Court’s unique business strategy, IPC is excited to work with Vivienne Court to carry their business forward and help them achieve their business goals.”
Connexus is part of the IPC Financial Markets Network service portfolio which also includes private extranet and Direct Connect data services, as well as Trader Enhanced voice connectivity services. IPC’s Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centers and allows access to more than 4,000 market participant locations in over 700 cities in nearly 60 countries. Built on an IP/MPLS backbone, the highly scalable and secure Connexus supports a number of industry standard and trading protocols.
IPC is a leading global provider of specialized communications solutions for the financial trading community. With a 100-percent focus on this sector and over 40 years of expertise, IPC provides customers with integrated solutions that support traders and participants across the entire trade lifecycle including sell-side and buy-side financial institutions, inter-dealer brokers, liquidity venues, clearing and settlement firms, independent software vendors, corporate finance departments, financial information exchange providers and market data providers. IPC’s offerings include a unified communications / application platform, award-winning hard and soft turrets, managed voice and data network connectivity solutions and dedicated service and support. IPC’s global reach extends to more than 60 countries – including a network of 5,000 customer sites over 630 cities and an installed base of approximately 118,000 trading positions deployed worldwide. Headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, IPC has approximately 900 employees located throughout the Americas and the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit www.ipc.com.