London, Thursday 26 March 2015 — CameronTec Group, the global standard in financial messaging infrastructure and tools for the Capital Markets industry, today announced leading Turkish Broker, Oyak Securities, has selected the Catalys FIX gateway to connect to Borsa Istanbul’s markets.
As the transformation of Turkey’s financial markets continues, leading local Brokers such as Oyak Securities are investing in new technology to maintain and grow their business. Following Borsa Istanbul’s trading platform upgrade leveraging the FIX Protocol; Brokers are in turn upgrading their connectivity for the most efficient access to the Exchange’s new trading platform.
Founded in 1982, Oyak Securities is today the longest standing independent Brokerage business in Turkey. Oyak offers market participants dedicated, high performance DMA and order routing access to Borsa Istanbul, servicing multiple market segments including Equities, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange.
As providers of the globally acknowledged FIX technology standard, CameronTec Group is well positioned to supply Oyak Securities and the broader Turkish market with superior connectivity solutions that are fully certified by Borsa Istanbul. The suite of CameronTec products selected by Oyak includes Catalys connectivity technology, Business Adapters, High Availability and the Dashboard monitoring tool.
Johan Feinberg, VP EMEA for CameronTec Group says: “In response to increasing interest in Turkey’s financial markets, Brokers such as Oyak Securities are under greater pressure to invest and leverage proven technologies. CameronTec is pleased to be working with Oyak Securities, one of Turkey’s leading Brokers already serving institutional customers in more than 12 countries.”
Erden Emanet, Director Institutional Sales at Oyak Securities says: “Oyak Securities is working with CameronTec to offer its customers market leading FIX connectivity, with enhanced capabilities for more effectively managing all order and data flow.”
At the core of CameronTec technology is a unique understanding of the FIX world that comes from a concentration of the world’s largest FIX deployments. With a host of industry-firsts, Catalys and CameronFIX provide unprecedented levels of flexibility and innovation that firms need to sustainably differentiate in today’s markets.
CameronTec Group is the global standard in financial messaging infrastructure and tools for the Capital Markets industry that today powers the largest user base among financial institutions. Uniquely positioned as a software and service provider for enterprise, hosted and managed platforms, our dedicated professional services team ensures optimal integration and deployment performance.
CameronTec’s flagship offering Catalys is underpinned by market-leading connectivity technology and engineered on the widely acknowledged standard in FIX engines, CameronFIX. Catalys Market Access offers FIX- powered gateways to more than 60 equity, derivative and FX markets across the globe, as a locally deployed or managed / hosted service. Complementary FIX integration, testing and management solutions that include VeriFIX, FIX Conductor and FIX Technician CTS, build out a complete offering to provide end-to-end global connectivity solutions for any electronic trading environment, using or migrating to FIX and proprietary protocols.
CameronTec’s solutions are tested and trusted by the world’s best firms in over 50 countries, on all five continents, representing the broadest cross section of tier 1 and 2 investment banks, brokers, fund managers, exchanges, regulators, and members of the ISV community. Our offering is exceptionally supported by regionally focused teams in London, Stockholm, Chicago, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney, Paris, Frankfurt and Mumbai.
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Founded in 1982 as a 100% subsidiary of Ordu Yardımlaşma Kurumu (“OYAK”), Oyak Securities has the longest operational history in the sector. Meeting the client requirements and expectations with the best service, Oyak Securities has adopted a client-oriented business philosophy with continuous improvement as a primary principle and further strengthened its market position in 2001 with the acquisition of Yasar Yatırım. Oyak’s market experience, client-oriented business approach, and access to superior technology underpin its service commitment to clients.
Oyak Securities was awarded ‘Best Investment Bank in Turkey 2012’ by Global Finance.