NEW YORK, December 8, 2010 – NYSE Euronext has announced that MIXIT has become the first "three portal" member of its Power Partners ProgramTM, which recognizes companies that partner with NYSE Euronext to best meet the needs of mutual customers by providing the highest levels of services and products.
Inclusion in the Power Partners Program is based on customers' usage of NYSE Euronext markets and NYSE Technologies data, products and services. Applicants are evaluated based on criteria specific to their business type. Initially, the program is available to U.S. data vendors, broker-dealers, retail brokers, order management systems, execution management systems and service bureaus.
Power Partner designations range from one to three portals; the more criteria met, the higher the number of portals and the greater the marketing rewards for the Power Partner. Marketing rewards include varying levels of advertising opportunities, visibility at Trader Forums, public relations, and recognition on NYSE Euronext websites.
MIXIT is a broker-neutral, multi-asset trading platform that offers an Order/Execution Management System (OMS/EMS) and FIX connectivity to the financial services industry. MIXIT's integrated suite of technology supports institutional and broker-to-broker-based trading across Equities and Options. The MIXIT routing network encompasses all major Algorithms, Exchanges, Brokers, Crossing Venues and Dark Pools. They offer electronic, real-time trading solutions, including Front-, Middle-, and Back-Office products, in addition to Compliance reporting.
"We are pleased to welcome MIXIT to the NYSE Euronext Power Partners Program as a three-portal partner. To achieve this status, MIXIT added several key NYSE and NYSE Arca routable order types to their OMS/EMS offering which are now available to our mutual clients," said Janna Hodge, Senior Vice President, Relationship Management.
"The achievement of becoming the first three Portal level member of the NYSE Power Partners program demonstrates our commitment to provide unparalleled access to NYSE services for our customers," said Walter Fitzgerald, President and CEO. "Our customers require sophisticated tools to allow them to compete in the markets and MIXIT will continue to be proactive in providing these tools. Attaining this level with a world class marketplace is something we are all proud of at MIXIT."
Power Partners are encouraged to promote their accomplishment by using one of the three Power Partner emblems on their website and marketing materials. Following are links to pdf images of the three emblems:
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index and Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.
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