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FT Partners Advises QuantHouse on its Growth Financing

Overview of Transaction
  • In April 2011, QuantHouse announced the completion of its growth financing with ViewPoint Capital Partners ("ViewPoint")
  • QuantHouse is an independent provider of trading infrastructure, software and services that include ultra low-latency market data software, proximity hosting and order routing infrastructure, and development and back-testing software for buy-side firms and exchanges
  • QuantHouse, headquartered in Paris with sales offices in London, New York, and Chicago, was commercially launched in 2006 and currently has over 75 employees
  • ViewPoint was founded in 2000 as the first European private equity firm solely focused on investments in the software and internet technology industry
  • Terms of the transaction were not disclosed
Significance of Transaction
  • This investment further demonstrates the critical importance of low latency trading technology infrastructure and recognizes the advantages of QuantHouse's end-to-end product and service offering
  • Proceeds from the investment will be used for expansion into new geographic markets and to enhance low-latency technologies
FT Partners' Role
  • FT Partners served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to QuantHouse
  • Demonstrates FT Partners' ability to establish strong relationships with top international financial technology firms and assist them in achieving their long-term strategic goals
  • Highlights FT Partners' continued strength in the Securities and Capital Markets Technology sector