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Episode 14: James Baxter and Shawn Samuel, LiquidityBook

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Forefront Communications

In this installment of At the Forefront: Fintech Conversations, host Michael Kingsley sits down with James Baxter and Shawn Samuel of client LiquidityBook for an insightful discussion on the firm’s history, offerings and recently announced partnership model.

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In our latest installment, Forefront’s Head of Media Relations Michael Kingsley sat down with James Baxter, Head of Global Buy-Side Sales and Shawn Samuel, Chief Technology Officer at client LiquidityBook, a leading provider of cloud-native trading solutions for the buy side and sell side.

In this episode, Michael, James and Shawn discuss LiquidityBook’s 15-year history as a firm, as well as how its principal offering has changed over time to best meet the evolving needs of a diverse client base. They also delve into the specifics of LiquidityBook’s recently announced LBX Portal offering – a breakthrough SaaS-based partnership model that promises new levels of efficiency, transparency and speed for market participants – and future priorities for the firm heading into 2023.

You can read the LiquidityBook press release mentioned in this episode here.

See below for a breakdown of what was discussed. Happy listening!


0:48 – Tell us about what LiquidityBook does and who your clients are.

3:55 – What can you tell us about your latest product, LBX Portal?

8:55 –Can you explain how LBX Portal is both a highly customizable and a turnkey solution?

10:45 – What’s next for LiquidityBook? What trends are you looking at in the market in 2023?