LeapRate Exclusive… LeapRate has learned that global investment services provider AFX Group has hired seasoned FX industry executive Lisa Murphy to be the COO of its soon-to-be-launched FX Prime brokerage unit, Quantic Prime.
Lisa Murphy spent the past year as an operations consultant to a variety of Retail FX industry firms. She began her FX career in 2001 with FXCM as a Retail Operations Associate, working her way up the ranks to become Global Head of Operations for FXCM’s institutional arm FXCM Pro. After nine years at FXCM Ms. Murphy joined Alpari UK in London where she was Institutional Operations Manager and Head of Project Management. After Alpari UK went belly-up in early 2015 she joined FX solutions provider TradAir, where she spent a year as an Account Manager.
AFX Group operates FCA and CySEC licensed Retail FX brokerage STO, and CySEC licensed asset and wealth management group Quantic. The company also now provided FX prime brokerage services via its Quantic unit, under the new name of Quantic Prime. Quantic Prime will leverage AFX Group’s balance sheet to provide institutional clearing and execution services for its clients.
We understand that the full roll-out of Quantic Prime is planned for late Q3 / early Q4.