Tag: Infinium

March 17, 2014 BY Andrew Saks-McLeod

FXCM Completes Transaction Surrounding HFT Firm Infinium Capital Ahead Of Note Maturity

FXCM concludes transaction relating to ailing HFT firm Infinium Capital five months after acquiring $12 million note from investors, and launches joint venture firm V3 Markets FXCM has announced the completion of its purchase of selected assets of Chicago-based high-frequency trading company Infinium Capital Back in October 2013, LeapRate reported that investors in Infinium Capital…

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October 10, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

FXCM-Infinium $12M deal – not a direct investment

Clarification to yesterday's story on FXCM's investment in commodities market maker Infinium Capital. Small clarification to yesterday's announcement by FXCM that it had purchased a $12 million note issued by commodities market maker Infinium Capital. This might just be a small nuance, but LeapRate has learned that FXCM purchased the already-existing note from Infinium investors,…

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October 08, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

FXCM lends $12 million to commodities market maker Infinium Capital

Infinium recently laid off a good portion of its staff, as it refocuses on commodities and energy. Leading Forex broker FXCM has announced that it, alongside some of the principals of its Lucid Markets subsidiary, has lent $12 million to Chicago-based market maker Infinium Capital, via the purchase of a $12 million note issued by…

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August 23, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

FXCM confirms M&A talks with high speed trading firm Infinium

However FXCM did not say whether or not any sort of investment in or acquisition of Infinium was imminent. After a Wall Street Journal article reported that leading forex broker FXCM was in talks to to invest in Infinium Capital Management LLC, a Chicago-based struggling high-frequency trading firm, FXCM decided to post a quick comment confirming…

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