COVID-19 boosts RFQ demand – Connamara CEO

By Wendy Lisney The closure of trading floors amid COVID-19 has boosted demand for request for quote (RFQ) functionality to replicate the floor experience, Chicago tech firm Connamara has said. “The floor was essentially an RFQ model for complex strategies and products, be it options strategies or swaps or strips,” Jim Downs, Connamara’s chief executive
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Connamara Launches RFQ Functionality for EP3 Platform

At Connamara, one of our values is to continuously communicate with our clients. This often entails direct communication regarding an ongoing project, but it can also mean listening to ideas about projects and features that don’t currently exist. After hearing demand from numerous customers, today we’re pleased to announce that we are adding Request For
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2020 Outlook: Dan Curry, Connamara Systems

Dan Curry, Connamara The key theme for our business in 2019 was efficiency, demonstrated mainly by our EP3 technology solution. EP3, launched in March, is a ground-up rebuild of our matching engine technology, designed to improve scalability, reliability, and flexibility for exchanges. It takes so much effort to get a new digital marketplace off the
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Exchanges Powered by the Cloud: Connamara Systems’ Jim Downs at FIA Expo 2019

JLN FIA EXPO 2019 Jim Downs, the founder and CEO of Connamara Systems, talked with JLN at FIA Expo 2019 about the launch of their new platform EP3, which is designed to ease clients’ launch of new exchanges and asset classes, and the launch of their first client, MaterialsXchange. He said the company wanted to
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