UNX Further Expands Broker Connectivity Network with Integrations from ConvergEx Group, Northeast Securities and Weeden & Co.

Brokers' equity electronic trading services and algorithms now available through UNX's Catalyst® Execution Management System (EMS)

Dec 09, 2010, 09:30 ET from UNX LLC

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UNX LLC (www.unx.com), a leading provider of innovative trading technology solutions, now provides access through its Catalyst® EMS to electronic trading and execution services from ConvergEx Group, Northeast Securities and Weeden & Co.

The additions further extend the choice of trading strategies and order execution opportunities available to Catalyst users, who enjoy streamlined access to all destinations through a single portal.   The new offerings available include:

  • Algorithms from ConvergEx Group
  • Electronic execution of cash equities from Northeast Securities
  • Electronic execution of cash equities as well as access to the Pragma suite of algorithms from Weeden & Co.

"The continued expansion of UNX's broker-dealer partnership and distribution network further solidifies Catalyst's value proposition as an open-technology EMS in tandem with a distribution portal," comments UNX CEO Thomas Kim. "Traders benefit from a wider range of destinations and offerings, and brokers can expand their exposure to a greater segment of the institutional trading community."

"Also, Catalyst's open technology framework and advanced Software Development Kit (SDK) allow our brokerage partners to quickly integrate new services and strategies as they are being developed--giving Catalyst users immediate access to market-leading tools that can give them a competitive edge," Kim adds.

UNX recently added international trading capabilities as well as enhanced the real-time benchmarking, portfolio and single-stock trading capabilities of its Catalyst EMS, and continues to integrate broker algorithms, portfolio trading and other electronic trading services into the Catalyst Portal. Broker-dealer integrations include offerings from Credit Suisse AES, Fidelity Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading, Knight and UBS Investment Bank.  


Founded in 1999, UNX is an independent trading technology firm and agency broker that provides advanced electronic trading technology for the institutional trading community through its open-architecture platform Catalyst®. A broker-neutral offering, Catalyst streamlines multi-broker trading workflow and serves as an efficient delivery mechanism for broker-dealers and third-party vendors to distribute and update their offerings to clients. UNX has offices in New York and Los Angeles.

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