IPC and Omniex Announce Strategic Partnership That Will Enable Trading of Crypto-Assets

Partnership Allows Financial Institutions to Access Omniex’s Platform Through IPC’s Connexus Cloud

NEW YORK – March 21, 2019 – IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, announces that institutional investors can now access an array of crypto-asset exchanges and OTC providers through the IPC Connexus Cloud, thanks to a new partnership with Omniex, an institutionally focused investment and trading platform for digital assets. The strength of the companies’ joint end-to-end solution security protocols, combined with the expanse and composition of IPC’s institutional community of over 6,400 global financial market participants, represents a groundbreaking milestone in the digital asset trading arena.

“IPC is about access, community, and intelligence — exactly what institutional investors want and need from digital assets,” said Bob Santella, CEO of IPC Systems. “The interest, technology, and customers are robust, but until now, securely connecting all three has been a challenge for the market. Through our Connexus extranet ecosystem, the Omniex platform can provide the groundbreaking, secure, intelligent channel for cryptocurrency trading that the financial community has been clamoring for, including the vast number of major financial institutions IPC touches around the world.”

Transforming the Digital Asset Marketplace

In the last two years there has been intense anticipation over the possibility of institutional investment flowing into crypto-assets. The infrastructure for institutional-grade solutions has been rapidly developing, and security is a primary concern for institutional investors accessing any new or existing asset class.  IPC already has a robust community comprised of the world’s top financial institutions, which rely on IPC’s network for orders, intelligence, and other mission-critical resources.

Moreover, this network is protected by Connexus’ robust extranet, keeping essential financial transactions secure and private, be they crypto assets or otherwise.

Omniex, meanwhile, is a complete investment and trading platform for institutional investors to seize the opportunities of the capital markets’ newest asset class, crypto. Recently named the first ever “Best Crypto Trading Platform” by Fund Technology and WSL Award for 2019, the Omniex platform provides portfolio and risk management, trade execution, investment operations, and compliance solutions for institutions.

“Omniex partnering with IPC Systems is a win-win for institutional investors,” said Omniex co-founder and CEO Hu Liang. “Omniex was purpose-built to provide comprehensive order management and execution capabilities for investors to access crypto-assets.  With the established and comprehensive financial ecosystem accessible through IPC’s Connexus extranet, institutions can now easily and confidently make the leap into digital assets. As the sophistication level of investors increases, we strongly believe IPC’s Connexus network along with Omniex’s robust platform provide the right solution with the proper level of security for those institutional clients.”

About IPC

IPC is a technology and service leader powering the global financial markets. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With a customer-first mentality, IPC brings together one of the largest and most diverse global financial ecosystems spanning all asset classes and market participants. As the enabler of this ecosystem, IPC empowers the community to interact, transact and react to market changes and challenges, and we collaborate with our customers to help make them secure, productive, compliant and connected. Visit ipc.com and follow us on Linkedin and Twitter (@IPC_Systems_Inc).

 

About Omniex

Omniex is a front-to-back office investment and trading platform for institutional investors to access the crypto-asset markets. Recently named the first ever “Best Crypto Trading Platform” by Fund Technology and WSL Award for 2019, Omniex’s purpose-built technology provides portfolio and risk management, trade execution, investment operations and compliance solutions to buy-side, market-making and broker-dealer institutions. It was founded in the fall of 2017 by an experienced team of technologists, financial executives and crypto pioneers, and is backed by leading investors including Wicklow Capital, Jump Capital, Digital Currency Group, Sierra Ventures, Clocktower Technology Ventures, ThirdStream Partners and Alan Howard of Brevan Howard.  https://omniex.io

 

Certain statements contained in this press release may be forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projection and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from any future results expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

Media Contacts:

Patrick Chambeau                                                                   Drew Pierson
IPC Systems, Inc.                                                                      Finn Partners for IPC
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Patrick.Chambeau@ipc.com                                                Drew.Pierson@finnpartners.com

 

Hannah Townsend                                                                   Patrick Sutton
Finn Partners for IPC                                                               Paragon for Omniex
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Hannah.Townsend@finnpartners.com                              Patrick@paragonpr.com

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