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LeapRate Exclusive… LeapRate has learned that FCA regulated FX prime broker Price Markets UK Ltd has hired experienced FX industry executive David Hastings as its new Managing Director.
In his new role, Mr. Hastings will report to Price Markets co-founder and CEO Alex Talei.
David Hastings was most recently an FX consultant, providing consultancy covering a wide variety of areas encompassing FX execution to SMEs and corporates, expert witness engagements, FX Trade Surveillance, implementation of an e-commerce strategy for established or new entrants to the business, investment acquisition and fund raising strategies. He also assisted companies with obtaining FCA authorisation, advising on compliance and regulatory requirements.
He was also a business consultant at FX trading software vendor Tradermade, prior to which he served as interim CEO at online trading platform Prime Mantle and at institutional and retail FX trading firm BT Prime. Before that, he was global head of FX sales at Flextrade and global head of strategic relationships at State Street Global Markets and head of relationship management at Lava Trading.
Price Markets is a provider of FX Prime Brokerage and infrastructure services to the professional trading community. The company provides clearing, execution, hardware, software and networking infrastructure to a variety of price takers and price makers, including Broker/Dealers, Hedge Funds and Proprietary Traders. The company offers connectivity via a variety of trading platforms including MetaTrader ECN, Currenex, Integral, and Hotspot FX.
The company received its FCA license (matched principal broker) in 2016.