Visit website

Rich Kiel, SVP Head of FX Solutions
Brian Conlon House,
3 Canal Quay, Newry,
Co. Down
Northern Ireland
BT35 6BP

Company Overview
FX Products and services:
KX is a division of First Derivatives, a global technology provider with 20+ years experience working with the world’s largest financial institutions. KX technology, incorporating the kdb+ time-series database, is a leader in high-performance streaming analytics and operational intelligence. The firm’s FX trading solution, KX Flow, is a leading eFX trading platform and when combined with KX solutions for FX Analytics, Algorithmic Execution and Transaction Surveillance delivers a complete eFX ecosystem.
Bank clients
Broker clients
Fund investment clients
Global Footprint:
The Group operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, including its headquarters in Newry, Co. Down N. Ireland and employs more than 2,800 people worldwide.
TCA / Analytics Offered
Pre trade analytics
Post trade transaction performance
Real time TCA
Customised reports
Execution consultation services
Other associated services:
KX Analytics provides a completely customizable analytics suite that enables you to standardize, industrialize and distribute analytics across the organization to support critical business insights and increase profitability. Pre-built analytics for profitability analysis, best execution or TCA can be deployed faster and cheaper than the typical effort and expense of custom or in-house development.
Service Offering
Liquidity aggregation
Global support
Multi-asset platforms
Risk management
Compliance surveillance
Other associated services:
KX Surveillance captures and consolidates FX trading data across disparate, industry platforms plus internalized data. It monitors for misconduct detecting behaviors and signaling potential market abuse. The combination of data, scenarios and investigation dashboards provides substantial efficiencies starting with early detection. Scenarios include collusion, benchmark manipulation, front running, excessive markup alerts and last look.
FX Algo Trading Support
Proprietary algos offered
Smart order routing
Trading model design
Strategy back-testing
Other associated services:
KX Algo is a multi asset algorithmic trading platform designed for capital markets participants. It provides the tools to research, engineer, backtest and deploy a wide range of trading and risk management strategies. KX Algo is a modular system covering the complete trade life cycle, and is used by portfolio managers, trading desks and risk managers across the industry.
Trading Technology Solutions
Hosted solutions
Connectivity solutions
Workflow solutions
Market data solutions
White label solutions
Other associated services:
KX Flow is a hosted, foreign exchange trading platform enabling users to create bespoke liquidity pools from a widerange of Liquidity Providers and distribute pricing to clients via UI, API or MBP’s. Our comprehensive turn-key solution provides in-depth credit and risk
management functions as well as real-time inmemory analytics.