July 15, 2020

Improving Trading Performance with Collaborative Data

Published on Tabb Forum, July 2020 Outsourced trading firms can help solve a problem that has confronted asset managers for many years – that of quickly and easily evaluating broker performance by leveraging collaborative, anonymised data so that broker performance can be properly measured. Faced with fee slashes, asset manager margins are at an all-time low. […]

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June 24, 2020

“Failing to plan is planning to fail”: Scenarios for the post-lockdown trading desk

BTON Financial’s Thought Leadership piece in The Trade. Our CEO Daniel Shepherd discusses coming out of lockdown and what the new asset manager dealing desk could look like. How lockdown may not have been predictable at year end 2019, but how the potential of lockdown part deux cannot go unmitigated. Focus on: Automating processes, Reducing […]

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May 20, 2020

Asset managers reward companies that embrace automation – isn’t it about time that they do the same?

Our CEO – Daniel Shepherd talks to Thomas Eikrem, Head of SimCorp Consulting Services at Skillfinder, about outsourced trading in a post Covid-19 world. Trends in the asset management industry and how they are rethinking trading and cost pressures. Read more here

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April 23, 2020

BTON Financial makes two strategic hires to meet demand for its outsourced dealing desk. Appoints regulatory expert Caroline Holmes and former hedge fund CTO Charles Phan to its management team

London, 23 April, 2020 : BTON Financial, the independent outsourced dealing desk for asset managers, today announced the appointment of two senior executives to its management team.  Charles Phan, an experienced hedge fund CTO, quant strategist and trader joins BTON Financial as Chief Technology Officer to drive the firm’s technology strategy and delivery. Caroline Holmes, […]

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April 16, 2020

Automation & Outsourcing Moves Up Buy-Side Agenda

BTON Financial CEO Dan Shepherd talked to Shanny Basar recently about the merits of outsourcing during these unprecedented times; they also discussed our collaboration with Genesis, low code development and automating trading workflows for the asset manager community.

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April 8, 2020

BTON Financial partners with genesis to automate trading for asset managers

London – Wednesday, 8th April, 2020: BTON Financial, the independent outsourced dealing desk for asset managers and genesis, the Low Code Application Platform for Capital Markets, are pleased to announce their partnership to automate trading workflows, which in turn drives greater trading performance.  The partnership helps drive front office transformation, bringing together genesis’ ability for […]

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March 6, 2020

Outsourced Trading: Buy-Side Questions Answered

The popularity of asset managers outsourcing their trading desks to third parties and execution providers is on the rise. Our CEO Daniel Shepherd shared his thoughts in this article published in Markets Media on 5th March 2020.

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March 3, 2020

BTON Financial makes two senior hires on the back of strong appetite for its outsourced dealing desk

BTON Financial, the independent outsourced dealing desk for asset managers, has announced the appointment of Emmett Cawley as Head of Data Science and Algos and Justin Hudson as Head of Sales, to lead the firm’s expansion strategy.

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February 26, 2020

BTON Financial wins ‘Best Smart Order Routing System’ at the European TradingTech Insight Awards 2020.

BTON Financial won the ‘Best Smart Order Routing System Award’ as a result of driving excellence and innovation with its Smart Broker Router.

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December 31, 2019

TradingTech Insight Awards Europe 2020

BTON Financial’s #SmartBrokerRouter has been shortlisted in the TradingTech Insight Awards Europe 2020 #TTIAwards Thanks to all who vote for us (click link). Read more on LinkedIn

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November 30, 2019

Inside Outsourced Trading: The Buy-Side Perspective

More points for consideration for asset managers looking to outsource their dealing function. The momentum continues. Talk to BTON Financial about how our interests are aligned with your firms’. Part 1 of a 2 part series from Michael Mollemans, PhD, CFA, CMT, at TabbFORUM – Read more on LinkedIn

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October 31, 2019

BTON Financial are delighted to be moving into our new office

All of us at BTON Financial are delighted to be moving into our new office space tomorrow. As we continue to grow and gather momentum more office space is required. We look forward to welcoming you into our new Farringdon offices soon. #SmartBrokerRouter Read more on LinkedIn

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August 2, 2019

Keeping Up with the Joneses: Maintaining Data Acumen for Asset Managers

In the post-MiFID II landscape, small to mid-size asset managers face rising compliance costs at a time when technology investment is needed to compete in increasingly automated markets. Larger firms have the economies of scale in which to succeed in this environment, but how can other asset managers compete in terms of costs and increased performance? Outsourced dealing desks can offer a solution to asset managers faced with the data dilemma.

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June 27, 2019

BTON Financial appoints Brian Schwieger and Tony Walker as Non-Executive Directors

BTON Financial, the independent outsourced dealing desk for asset managers, has announced the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors. Electronic trading experts Brian Schwieger, current Global Head of Equities at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Tony Walker, former Managing Director of EMEA EXecution Services at Merrill Lynch

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