Trayport Limited a leading supplier of multi asset class trading technology
announced today that it has been acquired by GFI Group Inc., a leading inter-dealer broker specialising in overthe-
counter derivatives products and related securities.
Trayport offers a comprehensive range of proven products including three electronic trading platforms,
Exchange Trading System, Broker Trading System and Trading Gateway, which are tailored to the needs of the
specific user communities. Trayport will continue to provide software and services to these markets in the same
way as a standalone business within the GFI Group. The entire Trayport team, including its founder Edmund
Hor, is continuing in the business across its three offices in London, Jersey City and Hong Kong.
Edmund Hor, Managing Director of Trayport, stated, “GFI is one of Trayport’s oldest and biggest customers and
understands the critical importance of technology leadership. Teaming up with GFI gives Trayport the
opportunity to draw upon GFI's innovative market knowledge to provide more and better transaction technology
to global markets.”
Michael Gooch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GFI, commented, “The scope of Trayport’s product
offerings is extensive and their quality is of the highest calibre, which we can attest to as one of their customers.
Through the acquisition of Trayport, GFI will be fully integrated into the desktop, middle office and back office of
our European energy customers. Additionally, we will be able to streamline the introduction of new product
offerings in all our regions.”
Mr. Gooch continued, “We are committed to providing the rest of Trayport’s impressive customer roster, which
includes major inter dealer brokers, exchanges, as well as trading counterparties with the same level of
technologically advanced products on which they have come to rely.
Through its highly regarded GlobalVision™ products, Trayport has established a prominent position in the
European over the counter (OTC) energy markets including electric power, natural gas, coal, emissions and
freight. Trayport’s flexible and robust GlobalVision™ platforms can accommodate electronic trading, information
sharing and straight-through-processing capabilities in commodity and financial instruments, in particular energy
derivatives. Trayport’s GlobalVision software is installed on more than 10,000 trading screens worldwide,
dealing in over 2,000 different trading instruments and supporting over 50 market places across 15 countries.