The New York-based fintech firm LiquidityBook is set for a period of rapid growth in London, with several new deals and hires lined up in the city.
Speaking to Global Investor, LiquidityBook’s chief revenue officer Sean Sullivan, said: “We have recently signed a deal with a major London-based hedge fund who are now live on our trading system. We also expect to sign deals with two additional London hedge funds in quarter 1 of 2020 and have a further six London-based deals in the pipeline.”
The US technology vendor also announced the hiring of two new London-based hires for its EMEA client service team. They are James Pearson who joins as a technical implementation analyst and client services analyst Abdullah Al Nasiri.
Pearson spent the last 13 years at Schneider Trading Associates where he was head of IT, whilst Al Nasiri leaves a technical support analyst role at Fidessa.
Speaking on the new signings, Sullivan said: “We look forward to them having a great impact on our ability to scale and deliver our products to match the growth of our business in EMEA.”
The developments in early 2020 come after a year of growth in 2019, which included the firm opening of an office in Sydney, a 45% increase in staff and a deal with the hedge fund First New York.
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