London, 18 September 2019 - Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of global security corporate actions, pricing and reference data, today announced a partnership with Vela, a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, to distribute its data and deliver complementary new data solutions.
The agreement involves the distribution of EDI’s high quality and comprehensive worldwide corporate actions, security reference data, and global end-of-day pricing.
Vela’s strong market data solutions, including real-time streaming data, combined with EDI’s extensive reference data enables clients to receive customised data sets based on specific geographical, instrument or event type requirements as well as access to closing pricing data gathered from 170 exchanges worldwide.
“EDI is pleased to work with Vela in order to provide our data offerings to their clients,” noted Jonathan Bloch, CEO of Exchange Data International. “With this partnership, EDI grows closer to those providing real-time data feeds. Their clients have a real need for reference & corporate actions data which we hope to fulfill.”
Ollie Cadman, Chief Product Officer, at Vela, said, “We are very pleased to be working with EDI and enable access to their global static reference data and corporate actions for our clients using SuperFeed.” Adding, “Offering EDI data alongside our high-performance market data provides our clients with an even greater breadth of information from which to make trading decisions.”
About Exchange Data International (EDI)
Exchange Data International (EDI) helps the global financial and investment community make informed decisions through the provision of fast, accurate timely and affordable data reference services. EDI’s extensive content database includes worldwide equity and fixed income corporate actions, dividends, static reference data, closing prices and shares outstanding, delivered via data feeds and the Internet. The firm covers all major markets with special emphasis on emerging and frontier markets that are Africa, Asia, Far East, Latin America and Middle East. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, EDI has staff in Canada, India, Morocco, South Africa and the United States. For more information about EDI visit www.exchange-data.com
Vela is a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to rapidly access global liquidity, markets, and data sources for superior execution. We help firms successfully differentiate and innovate in an ever-changing, increasingly regulated and fiercely-competitive landscape, while also reducing total cost of ownership.
Vela’s ticker plant, execution gateways, trading platform, and risk and analytics software deliver a unique, ultra-low latency technology stack to simplify and streamline electronic trading. We leverage the latest innovations in technology to deliver cutting-edge performance, features and reliability. Our modular stack provides access to a comprehensive set of trading data and risk APIs and can be delivered “as-a-Service” from multiple co-location data centers globally.
With access to more than 250 venues, Vela provides global coverage across all major asset classes. Clients are supported by an award-winning team of technical and business experts available 24x7 from our multiple offices in the US, Europe, and Asia. Vela’s clients include traders, market makers, brokers, banks, investment firms, exchanges, and other market participants.
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