LONDON – 11 January 2022: ION, a global provider of trading, clearing, analytics, treasury, and risk management solutions for capital markets, commodities, and treasury management, today announces that one of its group companies, TradAir, has partnered with BlockQuake, a global regulatory-driven cryptocurrency and digital asset exchange, to improve seamless liquidity integration.
As a leading provider of liquidity integration technology with roots in traditional finance, TradAir brings sector expertise to the cryptocurrency space. Through this partnership, BlockQuake will further its vision for merging cryptocurrency and blockchain with traditional financial services. This alliance will allow markets to operate in parallel and communicate with one another, improving efficiencies so traders can benefit from a wider selection of assets.
The partnership will give TradAir and BlockQuake’s top global regulated liquidity providers an improved, seamless, overall liquidity integration. Customers will be offered deeper liquidity and better pricing thanks to the alignment of market makers and liquidity providers in the digital asset space. This depth of liquidity will allow trades of all sizes to be executed.
“BlockQuake is on the path to become a one-stop-shop with multiple fiat gateways into and out of various cryptocurrencies and stablecoins,” said Antonio Brasse, CEO and Co-Founder of BlockQuake. “Through this partnership, we will tap into a wider customer base and not only be able to service retail clients globally but also institutions, family offices, and other entities interested in transacting high volumes. I look forward to this alliance as it will enhance overall liquidity integration, creating a better user experience and ultimately, drive greater adoption into the industry.”
Brian Liedberg, Chief Business Officer at TradAir, added: “We’re delighted to be partnering with BlockQuake, extending our solutions to benefit ION’s customers. Through this partnership, BlockQuake will be able to provide deeper liquidity and better pricing to its customers while TradAir will benefit from interfacing with a new powerful exchange geared to the trading and investing community.”
About ION Group
ION Group provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics and insights, and strategic consulting to financial institutions, central banks, governments, and corporates. Our solutions and services simplify complex processes, boost efficiency, and enable better decision-making. We build long-term partnerships with our clients, helping transform their business for sustained success through continuous innovation. For more information, visit https://iongroup.com/.
About ION Markets
ION Markets provides transformative technology and solutions to financial institutions dealing in equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, cleared derivatives and secured funding. Our award-winning end-to-end solutions simplify clients’ operations by automating the full trade lifecycle, providing tools to manage risk, and maximizing access to liquidity, while giving real-time access to critical information required for timely operational decisions and execution on a global scale. For more information, visit https://iongroup.com/markets/.
TradAir is a provider of end-to-end front office trading solutions, designed to offer financial institutions the ability to enhance their client relationships and participation in the FX, CFD, and Crypto global markets. TradAir provides an end-to-end cloud native infrastructure from liquidity optimization, price generations, dynamic distribution, and White Label to aggregation and execution optimization. An underlining analytics layer provides support for business intelligence and regulatory compliance. For more information, visit www.tradair.com.
New York City FinTech startup BlockQuake™ is a regulatory-driven, digital asset platform that offers USD onramps and major cryptocurrencies and stable coins that include BTC, ETH, LTC, and USDT, representing approximately 75% of the existing markets. Traders from over 140 countries can use their credit or debit card to deposit funds into their exchange account. Created by a team with over 100 years of collective experience in blue-chip financial services, the BlockQuake™ Exchange aims to set the industry-standard in global compliance. For more information, visit https://www.blockquake.com/.