Cinnober forms management team for new subsidiary, Patrick Tessier joins as COO

Appoints Chief Operating Officer with extensive experience at global investment banks 

Cinnober recently announced the establishment of a new subsidiary that will provide real-time post-trade technology and services to investment banks. The new subsidiary will modernize client clearing operations, a business area tightly squeezed by new regulatory obligations, higher capital requirements, and high spending on legacy IT infrastructures.

The first member of the management team to be announced is Patrick Tessier, who is joining the company as COO this week. Tessier’s most recent position was Global Head of Futures and OTC Clearing Operations at Citi. Before that, he was EMEA Head of ETD Operations at UBS Investment Bank. Previous positions include CEO London Northern Europe at GL Trade, and European Head of Listed Derivatives Operations at Credit Suisse.

Tessier will be based in London together with a team of experts in bank clearing, back office, and risk management. Software development will be carried out primarily in Sweden, where Cinnober has its two main offices.

I am very happy to welcome Patrick to the Cinnober family,” says Veronica Augustsson, CEO of Cinnober. “He brings very valuable experience with a background of top positions in global investment banks. We both agree that these institutions have an enormous potential to improve and to become more efficient with our modular, real-time solution.”

Cinnober is the leading independent provider of financial technology to exchanges and clearinghouses. The subsidiary will adapt and bring Cinnober’s award-winning real-time clearing technology to global investment banks and brokers. The solution will enable its customers to get a real-time view of risk exposure across asset classes, clients, and CCPs.

For the second consecutive year, the underlying technology was named as Post-Trade Initiative of the Year by Financial News.

Cinnober’s customers include major exchanges with extreme demands on reliability and performance, such as the Australian Securities Exchange, BM&FBOVESPA, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, Euronext, Japan Exchange Group, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the London Metal Exchange, LME Clear, NYSE, and the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

See also: Cinnober expands investment in real-time clearing for banks (Nov 9, 2016).

For further information or discussion, please contact:
Fredrik Backlund
Head of Corporate Communications
Cinnober Financial Technology
Tel. +46-73 403 12 39
fredrik.backlund@cinnober.com

About Cinnober
Cinnober provides solutions and services to leading trading and clearing venues, including exchanges, clearinghouses, banks and brokers. Cinnober’s solutions are largely based on the TRADExpress™ Platform, incorporating everything needed for mission-critical solutions in terms of performance, robustness and flexibility. The portfolio of offerings includes price discovery and matching, real-time risk management, clearing and settlement, index calculation, data distribution and surveillance. Cinnober’s customers include the Australian Securities Exchange, BM&FBOVESPA, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, Euronext, Japan Exchange Group, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the London Metal Exchange, LME Clear, NYSE and the Stock Exchange of Thailand. For additional information, please visit www.cinnober.com

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Cinnober Financial Technology is an independent, world-leading supplier of financial technology. Founded in Sweden in 1998, the company has offices in Stockholm and Umeå. Cinnober provides solutions and services to leading trading and clearing venues, including exchanges, clearinghouses, banks and brokers. Cinnober’s solutions are largely based on the TRADExpress™ Platform, incorporating everything needed for mission-critical solutions in terms of performance, robustness and flexibility. The portfolio of offerings includes price discovery and matching, real-time risk management, clearing and settlement, index calculation, data distribution and surveillance. Customers include ASX, BM&FBOVESPA, Deutsche Börse, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, Eurex, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, London Metal Exchange, LME Clear, ICE Liffe and Stock Exchange of Thailand. Cinnober is listed on First North in Stockholm, with Avanza as Certified Advisor. For additional information, please visit www.cinnober.com

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