NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC (“Thalēs”) today announced that it has been selected by Jefferies LLC (“Jefferies”), a leading global investment banking firm, as a key technology partner to enhance and support its brokerage activities.
Thalēs, which has invested heavily in technology since its creation in 2012, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Jefferies. The agreement will equip Jefferies with an advanced web-based application to support its expanding client base in futures, options, and foreign exchange.
This partnership is seen as an important step for both firms.
“The alliance with Thalēs brings our clients cutting edge technology while still maintaining our unique brand and customer-first business model,” said Patrice Blanc, Jefferies Global Head of Futures.
Stephan Solomon, Chairman and Founding Partner of Thalēs, added “Since our launch, an important part of our business strategy has been to differentiate ourselves from the traditional Introducing Broker model. I’m very proud of this partnership because it reinforces an essential part of this vision by showcasing our technology.”
About Thalēs Trading Solutions LLC
Thalēs Trading Solutions (www.thales.com) is a CFTC and NFA registered Independent Introducing Broker that provides a wide range of services to a diversified client base that includes institutional investors, hedge funds, CTAs, commodity merchants, utilities, and family offices. Thalēs’ team is comprised of professionals with an average of 25 years of experience in the industry. Hailing from senior roles at various major banks, and brokerage firms in front office, back office, prime brokerage, technology, and relationship management, the team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. The company focuses on building strong, long-standing partnerships with clients, who gain access to clearing and execution services provided by top-tier Futures Commission Merchants, while also benefiting from a broad range of Thalēs’ value added services and customized solutions. Founded in 2012, the firm maintains offices in New York, Chicago, and Greenwich, CT.