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									Alpari Companies Launch Anonymous Trading
Platform QuantumFX For Institutional Investors
in Foreign Exchange
January 25, 2011 01:12 PM Eastern Time  

LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--QuantumFX, a next-generation foreign exchange (“Forex”, “FX”)
trading platform which powers the evolution of institutional Forex, has been launched today by the Alpari group of
companies, a global provider of online trading services. QuantumFX will provide corporations, hedge funds, banks
and high frequency trading institutions with access to a diverse and deep liquidity pool.

QuantumFX features anonymous trading via a central clearing counter-party model with multiple execution
mechanisms: Executable Streaming Prices (ESP™); Request for Quote (RFQ)/Request for Stream (RFS) for spot, 
forwards and swaps. It also supports multiple order types and execution algorithms that help minimize market
impact.

Daniel Skowronski, Chief Executive Officer of Alpari (US), says: “QuantumFX is an optimal liquidity solution,
providing access to a completely anonymous trading environment. We have developed this online platform as a result
of our in-depth market research into institutional investor behaviour and requirements. Now banks, corporations and
other investors can enjoy unlimited access to our state-of-the-art Forex trading platform QuantumFX.” 

QuantumFX leverages the sophisticated infrastructure of Currenex® to provide diverse access to high performance
trading technology. It comes with integrated third-party access and reporting capabilities.

Mark Davison recently joined Alpari (UK) as Global Head of Institutional Sales. He says, “Forex trading is a fast-
moving business which is driven by knowledge and technology. The team here at Alpari excels in both. We
understand that institutional investors are under pressure to perform, whatever the market environment. Having the
right tools and services at hand is essential and that is why we developed QuantumFX.” 

Jermaine Harmon, Head of Alpari (US) Institutional Sales for the Americas, adds: “As with all Alpari products and
services, QuantumFX is a platform clients can trust. It incorporates the very latest trading technology, making it an
advanced execution tool on which institutions can rely and which enables clients to execute against a unique liquidity
pool. Our customers benefit from the QuantumFX team’s extensive FX experience and the platform’s truly global
reach.” 

About Alpari:

Founded in 1998, the Alpari group of companies is one of the world’s fastest growing providers of online foreign
exchange (“FOREX”, “FX”) trading services, with offices in ten countries. Locations include London, New York,
Shanghai, Dubai, Moscow, Mumbai and Frankfurt, serving more than 150 countries. With over 400 employees
worldwide, more than 330,000 customer accounts and monthly Forex trading volumes in excess of $147 billion,*
the Alpari group of companies is one of the market leaders in Forex.

Alpari (US) was established in 2006. The company is based on Wall Street, in the financial district of New York
City, where it is dually registered by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Futures Commission
Merchant (FCM) and Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer and has been a member of the National Futures Association
(NFA) since 2007, member ID: 0379678.
Alpari (UK) has global headquarters located in the heart of the City of London. Alpari (UK) is an award winning FX
broker with offices in Germany, China, and India. Alpari (UK) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial
Services Authority. FSA Register number 448002. Company No. 05284142.

QUANTUM FX is available only to Eligible Contract Participants (ECPs) as defined in Section 1a(12) of the
Commodity Exchange Act.

Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors.

*May 2010

Contacts
Alpari (US), LLC
Jaclyn Cole
+1 646.825.5760 x554
jaclyn.cole@alpari-us.com
or
Andoscia Communications
Caroline Andoscia
+1 212.475.2122
caroline@andosciacommunications.com
or
Alpari (UK)
Cindy Heidebluth
Editor
+44-(0)20-7426-2800
cheidebluth@alpari.co.uk

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