Exchange expert Martin de Bruin joins Trapets AB

Trapets AB, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of trade surveillance systems and services to the financial services sector, today announces the hire of Martin de Bruin, system management expert. 

Martin has unique competence and experience from working at the three major Swedish stock exchanges; Nasdaq OMX, NGM and Burgundy. In various positions at these exchanges Martin was responsible for running integration projects with firms and third-party developers. This has resulted in a unique understanding of both market connections and electronic trading.

Before Martin joined Trapets he worked at SunGard Front Arena as a network architect and application specialist with market focus. He worked to improve SunGard’s capabilities in areas such as algorithmic trading and execution.

“Trapets is an exciting company with an interesting mix of customers. It is great to be joining Trapets and I look forward to contributing my knowledge and experience in developing and improving Trapets’ capabilities in systems and managed services”, says Martin de Bruin.

“We are very pleased that Martin wanted to join Trapets. Having Martin on board, with his extensive knowledge in electronic trading will strengthen Trapets’ ability to give customers absolute confidence regarding technical integration and managed services”, commented Dan Sjöholm, CEO at Trapets. 

Contacts: Gunnar Wexell chairman, +46-8 644 0153, or Dan Sjöholm CEO, +46-8 644 0152,  

About Trapets AB

Trapets is an expert company specialized in systems and services for automatic transaction surveillance and compliance for the global finance industry. Trapets provides total solutions, from systems and support to outsourced surveillance, expert consulting and training. The company is one of the market leaders in Europe regarding securities market surveillance and in Northern Europe regarding AML, anti money laundering surveillance and screening of end customers against sanctions, Ofac and PEP lists.

Trapets has developed the surveillance and compliance platform InstantWatch, which is one of the most modern, powerful and user friendly platforms for automatic surveillance and compliance in the world. The system analyses flows of transactions in real time, i.e. trades, orders and prices from stock exchanges, and alerts according to a configurable rule system.

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