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News - SIX Welcomes Citadel Securities GCS (Ireland)



30.07.2019 Participants

SIX Welcomes Citadel Securities GCS (Ireland)

The 4th new trading participant in 2019 joins the Swiss stock exchange to enjoy the order book quality of the most liquid venue for Swiss shares.

With Citadel Securities GCS (Ireland) Limited, the Swiss stock exchange welcomes another new trading participant. So far it is the fourth new member joining in 2019, and the third in July, after Liquidnet Europe Limited and Radix Trading Europe B.V. This brings the current total of trading participants to 99. Our website provides you with a full list.

Gregor Braun, Head Sales Switzerland & Europe in the Business Unit Securities & Exchanges of SIX, commented: "We wish our newest member successful trading on the Swiss stock exchange. We are happy to provide them expert support and first class services." The Swiss stock exchange offers outstanding liquidity across a wide range of attractive trading segments, and participants benefit from cutting-edge trading technology.

Citadel Securities GCS (Ireland) Limited is located in Dublin. It is a subsidiary of Chicago-based Citadel Securities that – through further offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Toronto, Shanghai and Sydney – is making markets in over 35 Countries across a broad array of fixed income and equity products. Its client base includes asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, government entities, and public pension programs.

One of Europe’s Leading Capital Markets

SIX owns and manages the Swiss stock exchange – making Switzerland one of Europe’s leading capital markets. It is the reference market for over 40'000 securities and the home market for some of Europe’s most important blue chip stocks such as Novartis, Roche or Nestlé. When it comes to liquidity in Swiss equities, the Swiss stock exchange not only provides the most attractive lit-book, but also the largest non-displayed pool: SwissAtMid.

Become a Trading Participant in 4 Weeks' Time

For new participants, we guarantee a simple and transparent "onboarding" procedure that under ideal circumstances is completed within the space of four weeks. We support you competently and reliably during the entire process. The Onboarding factsheet[pdf] provides a compact overview of the connectivity process and all relevant milestones. Find out more in our Participants factsheet[pdf] and on our website.


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