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Serfinco Deploys Raptor Trading Gateway for Direct Market Access to the Colombian Market

July 17, 2014

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Raptor Trading Systems, a provider of multi-asset connectivity management services and trading solutions for the global financial community, announces that Serfinco, the largest independent Colombian Broker, has successfully implemented and deployed Raptor’s connectivity platform and services, as well as a Custom Gateway for Direct Market Access (DMA) into the Colombian Exchange – Bolsa de Valores de Colombia. Raptor operates and provides electronic access to all major Latam Markets including: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

“We wanted to provide our clients with a competitive advantage for accessing the Colombian Market; Raptor custom built a High Throughput robust Gateway and Risk Manager that allows clients to trade directly into the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia,” added Andres Gomez del Barco, head of Electronic Trading for Serfinco. "Raptor was selected for this complex implementation due to its superior technology, knowledge of the region and ability to quickly deliver on demanding projects. Additionally, with Raptor’s global network and certified platforms we can quickly get our clients to trade.”

Serfinco will now have access to Raptor’s global network of brokers and institutions. Raptor's industry leading solutions for Electronic Order Routing, Pre-Trade Risk Management, and Direct Market Access (DMA) enable clients to access the Colombian and Latam markets while seamlessly supporting the unique requirements across regions.

“Colombia is one of the fastest growing markets in Latin America, and a member of the MILA group. Our partnership with Serfinco provides an efficient electronic Gateway for Direct Market access in Colombia,” added Teddy Lardos, CEO of Raptor Trading Systems. "With this implementation we have complete regional coverage, and can provide clients a single point of access for all of the Latin American Markets.”

About Serfinco

We are a brokerage firm that seeks to build long-term relationships with clients by offering them a conservative management model and by providing them with continuous advisory services. Our priority is to offer a friendly and comprehensive consultancy service specializing in the design and constant monitoring of investment strategies that seeks to optimize the risk/income relationship. Client satisfaction is something that we are always looking to achieve. Our expert team is one of the best in the financial and capital market sectors, and is committed to achieving high levels of productivity and credibility in the financial services industry.

About Raptor Trading Systems Inc.

Raptor Trading Systems is a leading provider of multi-asset trading platforms and services. Raptor’s suite of services includes fully outsourced connectivity management, Multi Asset Electronic platform, exchange Risk gateway, Smart IOI solutions and Risk Management. Raptor’s extremely high levels of service and knowledge of the trading workflow has enabled it to develop a diverse set of clients globally including some of the most recognized and advanced firms in the industry. Raptor is ideally suited for firms requiring additional functionality and flexibility without disrupting users and clients. With over 75 clients globally Raptor supports institutions across North America, South America, Europe and Asia. For additional information please visit

Raptor Trading Systems

Teddy Lardos, 212-759-8300

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