Automate – Collaborate – Measure – Optimise
London, 8:00am Tuesday, 8th March, 2022: BTON Financial has today announced the appointment of asset management front office and electronic trading expert, Adam Mingos, as Head of Trading Technology. Adam joins BTON’s team from Fidelity Investments, where he was head of Portfolio and Systematic Trading in Europe for the past 10 years. Prior to Fidelity he served as Executive Director of European Trading at Morgan Stanley as well as Executive Director of European Trading at Merrill Lynch. Adam will play a key role in shaping the direction of the company and delivering BTON Financial’s plans to bring its data sharing and machine learning-driven dealing desk technology platform to the wider asset management community.
The appointment comes at a pivotal time for the asset management industry. The recent spike in volatility after yet another unforeseen global crisis, coming almost immediately post-covid has really highlighted the necessity to automate existing workflows and processes and deliver returns to clients. By using BTON Financial’s technology, asset managers can maintain a significant edge over their peers and implement trading strategies effectively with automated workflow processes and improved trading performance.
Commenting on the announcement, Adam Mingos, said: “I am looking forward to working with BTON Financial. The timing couldn’t be better – the asset management industry is evolving rapidly as a result of the changes within the investment ecosystem, and with the impact of recent events. Asset managers will benefit from deploying new and effective technology, and BTON Financial makes it straightforward for asset managers to move ahead. BTON Financial allows users to automate workflows and connect to all liquidity venues through its proprietary Smart Broker Router, which is driven by objective, accurate machine learning, data and analysis. This is the smart way to manage, understand, and access real liquidity, and to have the best chance to thrive in the new environment.”
Dan Shepherd, CEO said: “We are utterly delighted to be joined by Adam. He brings significant trading and workflow expertise from some of the most prestigious firms in our industry. The ideal mix of experience and industry knowledge to help us grow our business in the coming years. Adam’s pedigree as an industry pioneer, leading electronic trading capabilities is complemented by a strong customer understanding, that should be considered second to none. This is both an exciting validation of our technology and will prove invaluable as we scale to meet the pace of industry demand. The industry now widely acknowledges that data and technology are the way to compete, and our data collaboration and machine learning solution enables trading desks to handle far greater volume, drive value, get leaner, more automated, and more competitive.”
BTON Financial is well positioned to help asset managers benefit from collaborative intelligence – to improve trading performance by using a much larger and statistically relevant TCA dataset.
Their Smart Broker Router® contains anonymised trading data from across their customer base and leverages this data to make informed decisions. BTON offers a true, evidence-driven Best Ex trading solution and scale trading volumes and is easy to integrate into existing technology stacks and workflows.
About BTON Financial
BTON Financial delivers a cloud-based data sharing technology platform that automates trading workflows – order routing & decisions.
BTON route the clients’ relevant orders to the most appropriate execution algo/broker for that specific order, using post trade TCA as pre-trade analysis. This enables the trading desk to focus on higher value trades, increase efficiency and generate alpha.
Being an independent and broker neutral tech platform, BTON provides their customers with complete transparency & control as they retain relationships & face brokers
Collaborative intelligence – Customers improve trading performance by using a much larger TCA dataset than they could ever collect alone
The Smart Broker Router® contains trading data from across the entire customer base. By leveraging this data to make informed decisions, Your firm, with BTON could now offer a true, evidence-driven Best Ex trading solution and easily scale trading volumes