Market making

MARKET MAKING

As the leading European liquidity provider, Winterflood is registered as a market maker in more European stocks than any other registered market maker.

A highly skilled team of traders brings a wealth of experience and commitment to market making, offering brokers and institutional investors an extensive range of tradeable instruments including UK, European and North American Equities together with Investment Trusts, Exchange Traded Products, Exchange Traded Commodities, Gilts and Bonds.

UK MARKET MAKING

Winterflood Securities is the leading market maker in UK equities, making markets in nearly all London Stock Exchange listed securities from ETF's to AIM, with more UK stocks covered than any other firm.

London Stock Exchange Market Share Report, market shares in 2016 in number of trades from principal business with agent member firm UK Equities by Index.

INTERNATIONAL MARKET MAKING

Winterflood’s dealing service covers the majority of listed stocks across Europe and has a broad coverage of North American stocks. Our teams are able to work orders or provide a competitive risk price and size across all settlement venues in multiple currencies.

 

International market making

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APPROACH AND COMMITMENT

UNIQUE PROGRAMMES

This outstanding mix of liquidity from corporate programmes, retail and institutional order flow, in addition to Winterflood’s own liquidity, helps both retail and institutional sized orders achieve best execution, often at a more competitive execution price than elsewhere in the market.

CONTINUOUS LIQUIDITY PROVISION

Our continuous provision of liquidity and willingness to make a price in a range of sizes for UK, European and North American securities, even during the most volatile market conditions, is the hallmark of our commitment to client satisfaction.

FLEXIBILITY THROUGHOUT THE EXECUTION CYCLE

Our exceptional focus on client requirements ensures that clients receive highly flexible services that evolve with their changing needs. This applies to the front office through to the back office, with an extremely pro-active settlements team.

IMPROVED EXECUTION PERFORMANCE

Clients can benefit from improved execution performance due to Winterflood’s ability to make price improvements (90% of the time) against the benchmark through capital commitment and consolidating large principal market share.

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ELECTRONIC TRADING

Electronic trading

Clients have access to Winterflood’s liquidity pool through two cutting-edge proprietary electronic trading platforms: our real time dealing service providing direct access to our internal liquidity, Winner, and our intelligent order routing system, Win-X.

Clients also benefit from other electronic services such as low latency Direct Market Access to leading trading venues, Smart Order Routing and the provision of algorithms.

OUR TECHNOLOGY

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