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Company Overview of Alpari (UK) Limited

Company Overview

Alpari (UK) Limited offers trading technology across its various platforms internationally. It provides a non-dealing desk execution model for forex and spot gold/silver trading across its accounts and platforms; mobile apps for MT4, MT5, and professional-level platforms; free education and research tools, including video tutorials, market analysis tools, Webinars, seminars, and workshops; Metatrader 4, a trading platform for research tools; Metatrader 5, which provides trading with non-dealing desk execution, direct market access, and market depth; Alpari Direct Pro for dealing desk intervention and high-speed execution; and Alpari AM, a trading tool that constantly scours forex market pric...

201 Bishopsgate

London,  EC2M 3AB

United Kingdom

Founded in 2004

Phone:

44 20 7426 2800

Fax:

44 20 7426 2801

Key Executives for Alpari (UK) Limited

Alpari (UK) Limited does not have any Key Executives recorded.

Alpari (UK) Limited Key Developments

Various Bidders Show Interest In Alpari

IronFX Global Limited has confirmed it is interested in making a bid for Alpari (UK) Limited which went into administration after making huge losses on swings in the Swiss franc. The group said on Thursday it was in contact with KPMG, the administrator, about making an offer. Toronto-based OANDA (Canada) Corporation ULC and Britain's Monecor (London) Limited joined the race to buy fellow online foreign exchange broker Alpari UK.

Interest In Alpari From Potential Buyers

KPMG LLP, administrators for Alpari (UK) Ltd said that potential buyers are inquiring about Alpari. FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) was a potential buyer, reported Forex Magnates, citing unnamed sources but an FXCM spokeswoman denied the possibility of FXCM buying Alpari. IG Group Holdings plc (LSE:IGG) is also reported to be a potential buyer by Wall Street Journal. IG is interested in buying suitable assets of Alpari at the right price but is not considering buying the whole firm, a person familiar with the matter said. Other potential buyers of Alpari include ETX Capital, Spread Co Limited and Pepperstone Financial Pty Ltd. as per media reports. Owen Kerr, Co-Founder of Pepperstone told Wall Street Journal that Alpari “is something we are looking very strongly at". Richard Heis, Samantha Bewick and Mark Firmin of KPMG were appointed special administrators to Alpari (UK) Limited.

Alpari (UK)'s Sale Fails

Talks to sell Alpari (UK) Limited has failed over the weekend and KPMG was appointed as administrators.

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