TickTrade acquired by smartTrade creating global leader in SaaS FX trading platforms

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22 November 2021

On November 22, 2021, smartTrade Group, a leader in multi-asset electronic trading solutions, announced the acquisition of TickTrade Systems Inc., a Toronto-based technology firm providing next-generation FX trading and payments SaaS solutions for financial institutions.

Both companies provide liquidity management solutions and FX trading systems that enable financial institutions to develop and run high-performance trading platforms throughout the world. Together the business will serve a truly global client base across North America, Europe and Asia.
TickTrade is an e-Trading SaaS software solutions firm with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. The company offers a complete end-to-end trading and payments solution that covers pre- and post-trade workflows for FX spot, forwards, swaps, NDFs, time options, FX options and global payments.
Gowling WLG advised TickTrade in this transaction with a joint team from Canada and France that included Nurhan Aycan, Marcus Hinkley, Colleen Milne and Sean Walsh (corporate/M&A), Anita Yuk (tax) and student-at-law Matthew Brooker, assisted by law clerks Sylvia Poiet and Rhena Verayo in Canada; and Mathias Briatta (corporate) and Gaëlle Le Breton (employment) in France.

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