Sales and Trading
Lightspeed Institutional offers advanced execution solutions to meet sophisticated needs. We have robust solutions for institutions whose order flow comes from their own OMS/EMS, Blackbox, Grey Box or algorithmic applications or other platforms; those who want direct access to electronic liquidity sources, and those with substantial speed requirements.
Lightspeed Institutional’s outsourced trading desk offers hedge fund clients the ability to focus on research and marketing, while leaving trade execution in the capable hands of our seasoned traders. We utilize the full capability of our extensive network of floor relationships, along with state of the art algorithmic trading platforms, to access all points of liquidity and provide the best trade execution possible. As an agency-only firm, we are able to provide complete confidentiality and market anonymity for all clients, regardless of size.
Our agency-only trade desk is a hybrid model of electronic and voice access to experienced industry professionals. Our offering includes:
- Efficient and effective trading.
- Access to US equity, Options and Futures markets, and Canadian Equity markets.
- An OMS fix capable solution
- Access to custom algorithms
- Let us work your larger orders.
Lightspeed offers a full range of products and services including:
- Domestic and International Equities
- Merger and Convertible Arbitrage
Lightspeed Institutional provides cutting edge algorithms from such firms as Barclays, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Convergex, Instinet and Knight Capital Group. Strategies include TWAP, VWAP, with volume and can be customized as aggressive or passive depending on your needs. Lightspeed can help customize a solution to fit your needs.