Blacktree Investment Partners is a London-based FX-focused trading firm founded in 2009. The firm provides independent analysis of foreign exchange execution and has extensive experience focused on the provision of FX trading algorithms. Blacktree aims to provide our clients with a detailed, quantitative and objective evaluation of their FX trading performance against the market including real-time tick capture, spread and decay analysis. Blacktree also provides clients with a suite of sophisticated FX trading algorithms aimed to maximise execution quality, reduce market impact and improve trading performance.

Our goal is to empower institutional clients with quantitative research coupled with market-leading automated trading technology & access to liquidity in currency markets: Brokerage in return for access to a unified & hosted system for liquidity connectivity, collection and analysis of tick data, advanced algorithmic tools . We aim to be a reliable partner for our client's pre-trade, trade and post trade flow, assisting their FX execution strategies and helping them achieve better performance.


Products

Market Access

Availability of deep FX liquidity provided by banks, hedge funds and other market-makers coupled with execution algorithms & liquidity-sourcing strategies for clients who want to control their access to the markets with superior algorithmic tools.

Analytics

Benchmarking capabilities enabling clients to better understand their cost of execution and assist decision-making processes in order to maximise trading efficiencies. Measuring the toxicity/value of flow and quality of liquidity provided by different execution venues.

Algorithmic Trading/Smart Order Routing

Suites of execution algorithms & liquidity-sourcing strategies for clients who want to control their access to the markets with superior algorithmic tools. Automating the selection of execution venue and trading algorithms in order to assure best execution, systemise the selection process, and reduce execution costs.


About

Blacktree was founded in 2009 by ex-Lehman team with strong focus in FX Alpha generation & liquidity/electronic trading:

  • Managed $1.8bn for 40 clients in suite of algorithmic trading strategies
  • Led the growth of Lehman's Electronic FX trading business (Euromoney ranked Lehman top 3 by volume)
  • Generated $100m/year in revenues. Clients predominantly Institutional investors
  • Skills based business: systematic investment process, knowledge of supplying liquidity and understanding of ultra-low latency technology implementation

Contact

40 Bank Street
London, Canary Wharf
E14 5DA

Tel: +44(0)207 074 0579
Email: clients@blacktreeinv.com

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