6 April 2021 - Equiti Group, a world class provider of online trading technology and Multi-asset financial products has signed a three-way partnership with financial technology company Acuity Trading and leading news provider Dow Jones Newswires.
1 April 2021 – London – Equiti Capital, a subsidiary of Equiti Group, has deployed Lucera LumeFX’s technology, an industry-leading FX aggregator known for its low latency execution and expansive connectivity to the FX market.
28 January 2021 - Equiti Group, a world-class provider of online trading technology and multi-asset financial products, has won two International Association of Forex Traders Awards through its local subsidiary Equiti AM in the CIS region.
30 November 2020 - Equiti Group, a progressive provider of multi-asset financial products, has reported a 30% increase in global deposit approvals, as a ratio year to date; 10% - 20% above the industry norm.
21 October 2020 - Equiti Group has received the “Most Innovative Financial Markets Brokerage Global 2020” Award from CFI.co, Capital Finance International, a London-based global financial publication. The Award is in recognition of Equiti’s technology developments and innovative solutions to make financial instruments more accessible to more people worldwide.
12 October 2020 - Equiti Capital has appointed Stephane Treny to the company’s agency FX Desk as a Senior FX Sales Trader to focus on increasing Equiti’s coverage of buy side players in Europe.
29 September 2020 - Equiti Group, a progressive provider of multi-asset financial products, has announced a partnership with technology provider HokoCloud to provide a social (copy) trading platform to enable traders to participate in social trading.
17 September 2020 – Equiti Group, a progressive provider of multi-asset financial products, has been awarded a license from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) Seychelles under its newly-registered entity Equiti Brokerage (Seychelles) Ltd.
26 August 2020 – Equiti Group, a progressive provider of multi-asset financial products, will sponsor one of the world’s best-known economists, Professor Nouriel Roubini, to address investors and fund managers on the 8th September at a webinar hosted by AIM Summit.
Nairobi – 8 June 2020 - Genghis Capital, a leading investment bank in Kenya has announced a first of its kind partnership with EGM Securities, Kenya’s pre-eminent online non-dealing forex broker by market share.
The partnership will allow Genghis to extend its offering to clients to include a wider range of alternative asset classes offered by EGM Securities. These include online currencies, commodities, global indices, precious metals and oil, as well as high demand stocks including tech stocks such as: Zoom, global banking stocks, pharmaceuticals, and biotech companies like Moderna and Gilead Sciences that are working towards a coronavirus vaccine.
Mr Samwel Kiraka, CEO of EGM Securities, said: “Our quick to market approach to partner with Genghis was made possible by being part of a global group of companies with access to teams of specialists who can efficiently develop bespoke solutions for banks and brokerage houses, no matter the ask.”
EGM Securities is part of the Equiti Group of companies that has locally regulated subsidiaries across the world such as Equiti Capital, regulated by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.
“Our ambition is to be the premier provider of multi-asset products in Kenya, East Africa and the rest of Africa. We will achieve this by partnering with well-respected corporates such as Genghis,” added Mr Kiraka.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr Kenneth Minjire, Head of Securities for Genghis Capital said: “Partnering with EGM Securities is a significant step for Genghis Capital.”
“The partnership allows Genghis Capital to offer its clients the ability to trade for themselves in the global space. In addition, it falls within our vision to offer our clients world-class investment options allowing them to diversify over different asset classes.
“We are always looking to expand our offering while focusing on making investing an easy and straightforward process. We consider the partnership with EGM Securities as part of that mandate. We want to offer our clients additional options and exposure when it comes to investment vehicles. Since EGM Securities is regulated by the Capital Markets Authority of Kenya and Genghis has sophisticated clients willing to explore new asset classes for attractive returns, a partnership between our two companies is a natural fit.”
Mr Kiraka further said: “To demonstrate our ability to swiftly deliver on client and market demand during the Covid-19 pandemic, our Product and Development teams added some of the most sought after global stocks to our offering such as Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet, as well as numerous global airline and oil stocks. We also recently added some key global hospitality brands like Mariott and Hyatt hotels, and travel booking sites Booking.com and Expedia.
“Our company also responded quickly to the vast flows of capital into medical research as the world looks to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries for a coronavirus vaccine by adding popular pharmaceutical stocks: Merck, Pfizer, GlaxoSmith, Biogen, Moderna and Gilead Sciences – whose Covid-19 treatment drug remdesivir is now being used in hospitals. As well as biotech upstarts that are regularly in the news like Amgen, Vertex and Regeneron, a leading science and technology company working on an experimental antibody treatment for Covid-19.
“EGM Securities provides investors with the opportunity to be part of this modern medical gold rush and many other trading opportunities.
“We are very pleased to now partner with Genghis to extend the opportunity to a wider client base, grow revenue streams and offer access to global markets by partnering with a large company that is heavily regulated and carries deep commitment and expertise.”
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London, UK, April 20, 2020 - Equiti Capital UK Ltd, the institutional prime brokerage division of the Equiti Group, has partnered with technology vendor, Your Bourse, to expand its liquidity distribution network.
Your Bourse’s partnership provides Equiti Capital with access to clients already utilising the platform and gives an opportunity to attract new clients seeking to diversify their existing liquidity pool. Depending on the client’s budget and needs, Your Bourse will provide a range of connectivity options - from Google Cloud in more than 20 locations around the world to cross-connects in Equinix data centres (LD5, NY4, NY5, CH1, HK1, TY3 and FR2).
Mitesh Vaghela, Director of Products for Equiti Group, said: “In an already saturated market, Your Bourse’s commercial approach could be a huge deciding factor for new and existing brokers in adopting their technology. Partnering with Your Bourse aligns well with the Equiti ethos to collaborate with the best solutions available to grow our network.”
Your Bourse CEO, Andrey Vedikhin, said: “We are very pleased to become a liquidity distribution partner for Equiti Capital and provide our clients with access to their bespoke liquidity. Our companies have a shared vision of technological advancement and UX-driven development that allows clients to benefit from complex applications via a user-friendly web-based GUI. It is extremely important for us that we offer solutions that meet the business needs and strategy of our clients.”
Commenting on the partnership with Your Bourse, Michael Ayres, Equiti Capital’s Chief Operating Officer, said: “Our partnership with Your Bourse combines pioneering technology with industry leading liquidity. Andrey and the team pride themselves on attention to detail and offer a bespoke service to clients, which is something Equiti Capital also delivers to our clients.”
About Your Bourse:
Your Bourse provides a Platform-as-a-Service solution for FX, CFD and crypto liquidity management, data analytics, reporting and risk management solutions to the retail brokerage and institutional marketplace. The flexible pricing policy allows companies of all sizes and capacity to get access to liquidity from 30+ leading liquidity providers, hosting services in Equinix data centres and lightning-fast execution through MT4/MT5 bridges, starting at only €200/month. See YourBourse.com for more info.
About Equiti Capital
Equiti Capital is the trading name of Equiti Capital UK Ltd (Company No. 07216039), which is authorised and regulated by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FRN528328). Equiti Capital UK Ltd Is part of the Equiti Group of companies.
Equiti Group is a progressive provider of multi-asset financial products, operating highly regulated financial trading brands across the globe. The company has ambitious plans to become the leader in global online trading services, driven primarily through innovative trading technology, local and global market expertise and client-tailored solutions.
The panel moderator Vartan Sarkissian, CEO and Founder of Apomatix was joined by industry experts James Bradley, the Global Head of Security Standards Compliance at Experian and John Williams, Global Head of IT at Equiti Group and Data Protection Officer for Equiti Capital, part of the Equiti Group
The discussion was highly relevant as businesses are increasingly facing integrated and evolving risks. Some examples of risk frameworks covered during the discussion were within the fields of Information Security and Data Protection Compliance (such as GDPR, CCPA and others). If not appropriately identified, assessed, and managed, risks can result in number of unfavourable outcomes including loss of business, procurement issues, loss of sales, regulatory fines and more.
Topics discussed included how to establish risk management cultures, processes and governance procedures, along with other innovative methods to identify risks and manage them accordingly.
The discussion was opened to other industry leaders in the audience who collaborated with the panellists and shared their experiences responding to challenges introduced by different cultures, leadership methods, as well as geographic and time zone related issues. Everything from AI to document version control was covered, but a common thread throughout was the need to win and keep the support of colleagues and stakeholders.
It is clear that these are challenges faced by all types of organisations working in a variety of different fields including: IT, compliance, cybersecurity, sustainability and health and safety. Irrespective of the nature of business, organisations need to focus on increasing stakeholder engagement, reducing complexity and decreasing the repetitiveness of audits through the use of appropriate technologies that help to streamline, automate and provide real-time capabilities.
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