ICAP Selects IPC as Preferred Supplier of Trader Voice Connectivity Globally

 ICAP Selects IPC as Preferred Supplier of Trader Voice Connectivity Globally

IPC Financial Markets Network provides high-performance connectivity services
to leading markets operator

PR Newswire

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 2, 2014

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --IPC, a leading provider of
trading communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms,
today announced that ICAP, Plc., a leading markets operator and provider of
post trade risk mitigation and information services, has selected several of
IPC's Financial Markets Network services for its global connectivity needs,
including Trader Voice, the Connexus Financial Extranet and the Direct Connect
data service.

Leveraging IPC's services, ICAP will have access to rapid connectivity and
trading parties anywhere in the world with approximately 5,000 financial
institutions instantly reachable. In addition, the company will enjoy
comprehensive Business Continuity Planning/Disaster Recovery capabilities,
enabling enterprise-wide survivability, mobility and flexibility.

IPC will become ICAP's preferred global supplier of Trader Voice Connectivity,
further building on a strategic partnership which also encompasses Trading
Systems and Data Services. ICAP and IPC will work together to manage the
seamless migration of all of ICAP's Trader Voice circuit inventory on to IPC's
fully resilient Trader Voice Connectivity Platform.

"ICAP chose to partner with IPC because it is an industry leader providing
reach, scale and geographic coverage, with the levels of network resiliency
and diversity we require," said Alan Pittard, ICAP Vendor Management. "By
using IPC's Financial Markets Network services, we gain professionally managed
connectivity that enables us to provide our international clients with highly
sophisticated access to financial markets across six continents."

"IPC is committed to providing industry leading, value-added network solutions
for traders in a reliable and secure environment," said Barry Purkis, senior
vice president, IPC. "By strengthening our strategic partnership with ICAP,
not only can we enable them to connect globally with fast and efficient
access, but we have created a solid foundation that underpins all future
service offerings and developments encompassing on-demand cloud based
solutions, electronic trading and applications."

The IPC Financial Markets Network service portfolio includes the Connexus
Financial Extranet and Direct Connect data services, as well as Trader and
Enhanced Voice connectivity services. IPC's Financial Markets Network
interconnects global financial centers and allows access to approximately
5,000 market participant locations in over 700 cities in nearly 60 countries.

About IPC

IPC is a leading global provider of specialized communications solutions for
the financial trading community. With a 100-percent focus on this sector and
over 40 years of expertise, IPC provides customers with integrated solutions
that support traders and participants across the entire trade lifecycle
including sell-side and buy-side financial institutions, inter-dealer brokers,
liquidity venues, clearing and settlement firms, independent software vendors,
corporate finance departments, financial information exchange providers and
market data providers. IPC's offerings include a unified
communications/application platform, award-winning hard and soft turrets,
managed voice and data network connectivity solutions, trading communications
infrastructure management and dedicated service and support. IPC's global
reach extends to more than 60 countries – including a network of 5,000
customer sites over 700 cities and an installed base of approximately 118,000
trading positions deployed worldwide. Headquartered in Jersey City, New
Jersey, IPC has approximately 900 employees located throughout the Americas
and the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit
www.ipc.com.

About ICAP

ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation
and information services. Group companies provide services that match buyers
and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities,
FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic
networks. Through our post trade risk and information services we help our
customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios. For more information
go to www.icap.com.

Media Contacts
Sara Mel-Pereira          Lindsay Bubbico
IPC Systems, Inc.         Finn Partners for IPC
+1 201-253-2321           +1 212-583-2738
Sara.Melo-Pereira@ipc.com Lindsay@finnpartners.com

SOURCE IPC Systems, Inc.

Website: http://www.ipc.com
 
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