SIX Swiss exchange welcomes Criterion Arbitrage & Trading B.V.

SIX Swiss Exchange
Criterion Arbitrage & Trading B.V. becomes fourth new trading participant to join the Swiss stock exchange in 2018.

Today, Criterion Arbitrage & Trading B.V. started as a trading participant on the Swiss stock exchange. Established in 2011 and located in Amsterdam, the company engages in market making and various arbitrage strategies in listed derivatives on the European cash and derivatives markets.

Gregor Braun, Head Sales Switzerland & Europe, Securities & Exchanges, SIX:

We are happy to welcome Criterion Arbitrage & Trading B.V. on our exchange and wish them successful trading!” Criterion Arbitrage & Trading B.V. is the fourth new participant joining in 2018, following Credit Suisse AG, Gair Loch Enterprises und XTX Markets Ltd.

SIX offers excellent trading conditions and outstanding liquidity across a wide range of attractive trading segments. At present, 100 participants enjoy our outstanding order book quality for Swiss securities as well as our technologically leading and reliable trading infrastructure.

In 2018 alone, SIX introduced innovative functionalities for order entry, pioneered technological solutions like the launch of the first international microwave-based trading network in Europe and provided participants with an additional cost-efficient connectivity solution via its Frankfurt Access Point.

For new participants, SIX guarantees a simple and transparent “onboarding” procedure that under ideal circumstances is completed within the space of four weeks.

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