Canada’s ATB Financial Adopts smartTrade’s Leading FX Solution

Calgary and Toronto 26th January 2023

smartTrade Technologies announced today that Alberta-based ATB Financial, the largest financial institution in the province of Alberta, has adopted smartTrade as its client-facing foreign exchange (FX) web platform.

smartTrade is a global provider of multi-asset electronic trading platforms supporting foreign exchange, fixed Income, crypto and derivatives with connectivity to 130+ liquidity providers, enabling tailored aggregation, smart execution, risk management, order management, analytics, payments and multi-channel distribution. 

ATB Financial was looking for a digital platform with sophisticated pre-trade, trade, post-trade and payments workflows packaged in an easy-to-use format, integrated with sales tools for their team members.

Ryan Rabin, Vice President of Banking & Payment Solutions at ATB Financial said, “We were looking for a vendor with a strong reputation, an understanding of FX distribution and trading, as well as the technology to support it. smartTrade was able to provide a true end-to-end solution, including connectivity to liquidity providers and support teams that can cater to the custom needs of our client base. Their experience integrating with a large number of book of record providers and payment engines also made the integration process fast and straightforward.”

David Vincent, CEO and Founder of smartTrade Technologies, said, “Our team’s wealth of experience in financial markets meant that we fully understood ATB’s needs. smartTrade’s sophisticated functionality has allowed the bank to reduce its reliance on manual processes and free up internal resources whilst offering an improved service to its clients.”

About ATB Financial:

With $59.1 billion in assets, ATB Financial is an Alberta-built financial institution that is a catalyst for economic growth in our province. We got started in 1938 to help Albertans through tough economic times.

Today, ATB Financial’s more than 5,000 team members love to deliver exceptional experiences to over 800,000 clients through our many branches and agencies, our 24-hour Client Care Centre, four entrepreneur centres, and our digital banking options. ATB powers possibilities for our clients, Alberta and beyond.

About smartTrade Technologies:

smartTrade Technologies is a leading global provider of multi-asset electronic trading platforms, helping customers achieve business growth through our cost-efficient, technologically advanced secure private SaaS end-to-end solution.

smartTrade in-house hosted solutions support Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Crypto and Derivatives asset classes with connectivity to 130+ liquidity providers, enabling tailored aggregation, smart execution, risk management, order management, analytics, payments, and multi-channel distribution.

smartTrade supports a variety of regulated and un-regulated Financial Institutions.

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