SOURCE: PDQ Enterprises, LLC

Press Release

April 21, 2015 08:00 ET

PDQ ATS Now Available as an Order Routing Destination on Eze Software Group's RealTick EMS

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 21, 2015) - PDQ Enterprises, LLC, the developer of the PDQ ATS equity trading venue, today announced that global traders now have access to PDQ's unique liquidity through Eze Software Group's execution management system, RealTick® EMS. PDQ ATS provides the equity trading marketplace with various on-demand auction products developed with a singular purpose -- to provide a more effective market structure for all participants.

RealTick® EMS is a global, multi-broker execution management system providing traders with centralized access to aggregated liquidity. The platform offers tools for dynamically managing positions, portfolios, and trading risk across equity, futures, and options markets worldwide. The EMS is currently utilized by more than 3,000 buy-side and sell-side users across 50 countries, allows traders to quickly enter orders for multiple asset classes including advanced program and list trades. Eze Software Group's EMS users achieve unparalleled control with patented Neutral Account Staging for multi-broker trading. PDQ is also currently available as a trading destination on Eze Software's order management system.

Keith Ross, CEO of PDQ Enterprises, commented on today's news, "Connecting with RealTick EMS continues PDQ's strong start in 2015. We are excited to provide the platform's large, international client base with the improved trading efficiencies afforded by our unique trading solutions. As PDQ builds valuable connections with fellow innovators like Eze Software, more traders worldwide gain access to our innovative trading platform, providing them with improved execution options and increasing PDQ's fast-growing market share."

PDQ provides a secure, safe and fair marketplace for all investors, tackling today's market issues and the challenges of modern electronic trading. Its patented and proprietary trading technology addresses the chronic issues facing both traders and institutions through the industry's only offering of on-demand auctions for each trade. PDQ aggregates unique liquidity in response to each order, consolidating contra liquidity during a pause of up to 20 milliseconds in the MicroAuction option, and up to one full second in the Auction1 model. During this pause, liquidity providers respond to each order with their best available markets, thus aggregating unique liquidity for each trade, limiting volatility and creating competition among all market participants. 

PDQ Enterprises, LLC, is the developer of the PDQ Alternative Trading System (ATS), an electronic U.S. equities trading venue that aggregates unique liquidity in response to each market order. The PDQ pause process creates competition for each order among all market participants, maximizing improved price opportunities and diminishing the risk of predatory trading. PDQ ATS, Inc. is a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA and SIPC.

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    Jay Morakis (for PDQ Enterprises)
    M Group Strategic Communications