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NYSE Technologies Secures OneTickô Deal with Man Group
-Next Generation Tick Capture and Time-Series Analysis for Tier One Investment Manager-

London, July 7, 2009 – NYSE TechnologiesSM, a world leader in low latency trading technology and the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext (NYX), today announced that AHL, one of the world's largest quantitative investment managers and a division of Man Group, the global leader in alternative investments, has selected OneTick™ to serve the needs of its multi-asset class research groups.

OneTick is a best-of-breed tick capture and time-series analysis solution that specifically addresses the tick data needs across an entire business enterprise including algorithmic and low-touch trading, pre and post-trade analysis and statistical arbitrage. Available as a fully supported product within NYSE Technologies’ solutions portfolio, OneTick can be effectively deployed as a stand alone system or as a fully integrated component within the award winning* NYSE Technologies’ Market Data Platform.

After a thorough evaluation of the leading vendor solutions, OneTick was hailed as the offering to best meet tier-one quantitative investment managers’ stringent usage requirements. The system will be used by AHL’s research groups based in London and Oxford.

"By choosing NYSE Technologies to provide and support OneTick, we’ve demonstrated our commitment to maximize our research teams’ productivity and ability to innovate, across asset classes and time scales, from sub-millisecond to decades’ worth of data." commented Peter Lappo, Research Technology Manager for AHL. "Research is core to our position as a global leader in systematic trading. AHL will use OneTick's comprehensive data analytics to help us fulfill our tick capture and time-series analysis needs, as we continue our long history of investment research and ongoing product advancement"

"Recent regulatory changes, combined with increasingly sophisticated model-driven research and trading techniques, have created an insatiable appetite for high performance, next-generation historical data analysis systems," remarked Tony McManus, Global Head, Trading Solutions at NYSE Technologies. "OneTick is built by statistical arbitrage and algo trading veterans to specifically address these particular challenges and its adoption for AHL’s strategically important and mission critical system is testament to its market strength."

OneTick is the only system of its type with extensive order book support including the ability to build consolidated same currency views across multiple execution venues. Other advanced features include handling of corrections and cancellations; reference data integration; a comprehensive range of quantitative analytics; support for Reg. NMS and MiFID best-execution reporting needs; and a wide ranging portfolio of datasource adapters. The system is fully extensible using mainstream non-proprietary development languages such as C++, Java, and C# .NET and data can also be extracted using ANSI standard SQL via its ODBC interface. OneTick also boasts a real-time Complex Event Processing engine that seamlessly integrates with the historical database.

NYSE Technologies provides the capital markets with a comprehensive front-office trading solution stack. In addition to enterprise tick data solutions, this integrated portfolio of software products includes low-latency direct market data feeds and sub-millisecond feed handlers; a real-time consolidated order book aggregator; a range of Market Access Gateways for order routing across global execution venues; Risk Management Gateways to support DMA trading and sponsored access; and a variety of enterprise messaging products including high performance Data Fabric.

 

Note to Editors
About NYSE Technologies
A division of NYSE Euronext (NYX), NYSE Technologies is a leader in providing innovative software, market data products and data management applications, connectivity solutions, exchange technology, and transaction solutions for trading firms, vendors and financial markets around the world.  NYSE Technologies offers one of the most comprehensive suites of high quality commercial technology products that includes advanced messaging platforms, co-location services, ultra-low latency order routing and a one-of-a-kind hosted network community, all designed to enable the free flow of liquidity for the global marketplace.  This division operates four units: the Global Connectivity unit, offering one of the world's largest, most reliable financial transaction networks connecting firms and exchanges worldwide; the Trading Solutions unit, which creates and implements high performance, end-to-end messaging software and real-time market data distribution and integration products; the Exchange Solutions unit, which provides multi-asset exchange platform services, managed services and expert consultancy; and the Global Market Data unit, which offers a broad array of global market information products covering multiple asset classes.  With offices across the U.S., Europe and Asia, NYSE Technologies' advanced integrated solutions for a wide range of services has earned the ability to power the trading operations of global financial institutions and exchanges.  For additional information visit: http://www.nyse.com/technologies

*NYSE Technologies’ Market Data Platform voted “Most Innovative Market Data Latency Solution” Financial-i: Leaders in Innovation Awards, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Relationship with OneMarketData
NYSE Technologies is an authorised value added reseller of OneTick, a best-of-breed enterprise level tick capture and time-series analysis solution. Through a strategic relationship with OneMarketData, NYSE Technologies resells OneTick as a standalone system or as a fully integrated component within the high performance NYSE Technologies’ Market Data Platform. OneTick is a registered trademark of OneMarketData.

About Man Group
Man Group is a world-leading alternative investment management business. With a broad range of funds for institutional and private investors globally, it is known for its performance, innovative product design and investor service. Man manages $44 billion and employs around 1,800 people in 15 countries worldwide.
 
The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100 Index with a market capitalization of over $5 billion.
 
Man Group is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Man also supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes.
Further information can be found at www.mangroupplc.com .

 



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