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SmartTrade Named Best Liquidity Management System At 9th Annual E-FX Awards

smartTrade named best liquidity management system at 9th annual e-FX awards

New York, July 13, 2012. smartTrade Technologies was named winner of this year's best liquidity management system by FX Week. Winners were announced at Tuesday night's award ceremony in New York. The e-FX awards are highly regarded in the industry for recognizing innovation and excellence across the FX market.

Joel Clark, FX Week Editor, said, "The award goes to a company that has dedicated itself over the past 13 years to the provision of liquidity management software across asset classes, but has seen particular traction in the FX market. With a growing client list most recently enhanced by FXSpotStream, the new bank-backed FX spot aggregation service, this is vendor that looks set to continue to grow market share in this niche but crucial sector of the eFX business."

In addition to FX SpotStream, smartTrade recently added Commerzbank, HSBC, and other tier 1 and tier 2 banks to their existing base that includes amonst others, Nomura, RBS, EBS, Daiwa Capital Markets, BPCE, Dexia, Cheuvreux, and TraderTools among.

According to FX Week, smartTrade was chosen because it "demonstrates innovation in its ability to assess and analyze internal and external flows in real time to generate bespoke pricing while managing risks for the bank." smartTrade's technology provides a solid backbone for clients' FX trading activity, enabling them to aggregate liquidity, distribute custom pricing, internalize customer flow, algorithmically route orders, risk manage positions and integrate with post-trade processing.

"This award means a great deal to smartTrade," said Harry Gozlan, CEO of smartTrade. "The panel of judges are a group of top industry experts who followed an in-depth evaluation process and talked with several client references who testified to the quality and innovation of smartTrade's technology."

About smartTrade Technologies

Founded in 1999, smartTrade provides sophisticated liquidity management systems, enabling banks to develop multi-asset dealing platforms that connect electronically to any number of venues, aggregate liquidity to create a single order book, distribute customized pricing, internalize liquidity, and implement smart order routing using proprietary algorithms. The system handles multiple asset classes and is in production globally supporting foreign exchange, fixed income, equities, rates, and many other instrument types.

For more information, visit www.smart-trade.net.

Contact:

Nathalie Negroni

nnegroni@smart-trade.net

Tel.: (+33)4 42 90 03 97