BeQuant, a UK-based retail and institutional multi-exchange trading platform, announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with cryptocurrency platform to launch its prime brokerage platform.
Founded in 2007, BeQuant reported that its products include prime brokerage, custody, fund administration enhanced by an institutional trading platform providing low-latency, liquidity, and direct market access.
“The BEQUANT trading platform’s core matching engine is preeminent technology, offering traders a wide range of features including real-time clearing and cutting-edge order matching algorithms. The technology pairs market-makers, quantitative desks and active traders looking to connect with industry standard FIX or robust APIs.”
BeQuant reported that it will be using the OKEx exchange platform to grow its liquidity base as well as provide more choice to its large institutional clients. The global “footprint” will enable both companies to take advantage of the growing popularity of digital assets among the best financial institutions. Speaking about the partnership, BeQuant CEO, George Zarya, stated that he and his team are happy to offer their clients the opportunities that OKEx provides. OKEx Director of Financial Markets, Lennix Lai, further noted:
“The cooperation with Bequant is an example of OKEx’s dedication to working with other service providers to provide better services to institutions. Prime Brokerage is going to be a crucial piece for the institutional space.”
BEQUANT added it will continue to grow its partnerships with leading companies in the digital asset space and the OKEx partnership will strengthen its positions as a provider of digital asset services to large institutional clients.