Interxion Sees Growing Demand for Connectivity to Quote MTF
LONDON, 11 April 2011 – INTERXION HOLDING NV, (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that it is receiving increasing interest from market participants wanting to connect to pan-European, lit trading venue, Quote MTF.
Located at Interxion’s City of London Financial Hub, Quote MTF announced its liquidity launch on the 4th April, having secured liquidity provision from the investment banking and principal trading sectors across the US, UK, Ireland, France and the Netherlands.
Christian Bower, commercial director, Quote MTF, comments: “High quality liquidity is increasingly being made available, compelling liquidity takers, and those firms that need to adhere to best execution policies, to connect and start interacting on the platform. Market participants can monitor and analyse the liquidity through connected market data vendors, data analysts such as LiquidMetrix, and via the Quote MTF website.”
Interxion logoBower adds: “The recent trend of global exchange mergers has unleashed further pressure for a sustained number of lit platforms to keep user costs competitive. Quote MTF, with its operations hosted at the Interxion data centre in the City of London, and trades cleared through the European Multilateral Clearing Facility, allows ease of connectivity so subscribers can take advantage of the cost savings offered by our unique fee structure.”
Market participants continue to recognise the benefits of colocating their servers at Interxion’s data centre in the City of London. The Interxion Financial Hub hosts an extensive community of capital markets participants that can connect to the various markets in and around London at sub-millisecond latencies, as well as benefit from the presence within the data centre of most leading market data, connectivity and technology vendors.
Greg McCulloch, managing director, Interxion UK comments: ” We have had interest from a number of market participants who are looking to benefit from ultra-low latency access to Quote MTF, these firms want to take advantage of our unique City of London location in proximity to all London-based markets and choice of connectivity to financial centres across Europe.”
Interxion also offers colocation to liquidity venues such as Burgundy, Equiduct, Plus Markets and Nordic Derivatives Exchange, and proximity hosting to NYSE Euronext, Bolsa de Madrid and SIX Swiss Exchange.