ICAP extends data partnership with Japan’s QUICK Corp
Tokyo / London, 5 March 2012 – ICAP, the world’s leading interdealer broker, announces today that it has extended its long-established distribution partnership with Japan’s QUICK Corp. (QUICK), one of the leading suppliers of real-time financial information. The new three-year agreement will continue the provision of ICAP’s data products and services to QUICK customers in Japan and internationally via QUICK’s ActiveManager and Astra product series.
ICAP Information Services is responsible for the collection, storage, packaging and delivery of data, sourced from ICAP’s award-winning global interdealer trading platforms. ICAP works with market participants and market data distributors to provide key real-time, snapshot, end-of-day and historical data to financial institutions and corporations.
ICAP data provides unique market insight to customers seeking to apply authoritative transactional data to a range of business activities. ICAP real-time data offerings cover an extensive range of asset classes and instruments, including Interest Rates, FX and Fixed Income products.
Damien Fitzpatrick, Head of Asia Information Sales ICAP said, ‘The renewal of this agreement underscores the strength of our longstanding relationship with QUICK and our continued commitment to providing critical financial information to the Japanese market. We are delighted to extend our contract with QUICK, under which we will continue to supply critical OTC market data.’
Gakuji Takahashi, Executive General Manager of QUICK said, “QUICK is pleased to renew our contract with ICAP Information Services and continue our long standing and very active business partnership. ICAP’s data services are pivotal to our customer base when making trading decisions in the OTC markets. This agreement with ICAP will enable us to continue to provide our customers with authoritative market data across Japan and worldwide. Cooperating with ICAP, QUICK works positively to meet the clients’ high expectations.”
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ICAP is the world’s leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services. The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through our post trade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios.
About QUICK Corp.
As a financial information vendor in the Nikkei Group, QUICK distributes real-time global securities and financial information as well as political and economic information. It provides comprehensive solutions to the securities and financial market with services for supporting asset management, order routing and execution and network construction and maintenance.