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Tbricks Opens New York Office

Hires Joshua Hodge to grow client base for its high-performance trading systems in the U.S. and Canada.

Tbricks is opening a New York office to support its growing client base for high performance trading systems in North America and Canada, the company said.

The Stockholm-based firm hired Joshua Hodge from Point Carbon, (now part of Thomson Reuters), where he was instrumental in building the company’s trading analytics business in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to that position, Hodge led Actant’s North American business where he oversaw the development of the firm’s client base within the North American equity-options market making technology space.

As managing director of Tbricks, Hodge will focus on the specific needs of North American-based trading firms, proprietary trading desks and hedge funds. The role is effective imnediately.

“Joshua has an extraordinary track record of providing clients with innovative, cutting edge trading solutions and a thorough understanding of the high frequency low latency trading environment,” commented Urs Rutschmann, COO of Tbricks, in the release.

The firm’s high performance trading systems have been designed for strategy based trading as well as computer-aided manual trading.

In a statement, Jonas Hansbo, CEO of Tbricks, said in the release: “We are very excited to be expanding our presence in North America. We are encouraged by the early demand for our products in the United States and our New York office will enable us to better serve this demand whilst making our technology more accessible to high frequency traders throughout North America.”

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