Itau BBA Securities went live with SunGard Valdi Order management System(OMS), Valdi Liquidity Selector and GL Selector enabling it to manage execution, trading and risk from a single platform.
Iatu, the brokerage arm of Iatu Unibanco based in Sao Paulo, is also now connected to the SunGard Global Network giving it access to over 500 brokers and 110 markets around the world. Sungard will help Itau tarde multiple asset classes and source new liquidity to help drive growth and increase revenue, according to the vendor’s release.
Sungard’s Valdi enables Itau to trade different types of securities on multiple markets and automate the trade lifecycle across asset classes. GL Selectroc provides pre=trade risk management on all equities and derivatives order flow, allowing Iatu traders to reduce risk and centralze risk management capabilities. The SunGard Global Network provides access to one of the most extensive trading networks, enabling Itau to better service it clients by increase their access to liquidity.
Christian Egan, CEO of Itaú BBA Securities, commented in the release, “With SunGard’s Valdi, GL Selector and the SunGard Global Network, we now have a solution that supports the entire trade lifecycle. The value of SunGard’s offering is that it uniquely provides technology that is venue neutral in addition to providing competitive execution services. SunGard has also provided us with dedicated customer service representatives, swift implementation and onsite training and production support, helping us concentrate on what matters most to us: sourcing revenue opportunities for our clients.”
Itai BABA Securities has one of the largest trading floors in LatinAmerica and the largest coverage of investment research in Brazil, with a vast global sales team located in major financial centers around the world, including New York, London, Dubai, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sao Paulo, according to the press statement.