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Market Synergy provides institutional standard cryptocurrency connectivity and security for exchanges, banks, brokers and hedge funds.

As the demand for digital asset trading gathers momentum, Swiss-based Market Synergy provides an invaluable offering to enable access to dedicated institutional standard cryptocurrency connectivity. With access from Zurich to Points of Presence (POPs) in LD4 (London), NY4 (New York), and ZH4 (Zurich) clients can access an ecoworld that provides a single point of entry to market participants on a global scale.

Market Synergy is a separate company within the FXecosystem Group, which also comprises of FXecosystem and Bondecosystem, both of which are institutional market leaders in outsourced connectivity in their respective classes.

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James Banister

CEO Market Synergy
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James Banister is CEO of the FXecosystem Group of companies, which also includes FXecosystem, Bondecosystem (both of which are institutional market leaders in outsourced connectivity in their respective classes). He has been involved in the FX industry for over 25 years in sales, marketing, and advisory roles, focusing predominantly on FX eCommerce products.

During his career, which includes almost a decade at Citigroup, James has successfully led the launch and growth of major Global Electronic franchises. These include Citigroup’s 1st generation FX trading platforms as well as the successful multibank platform FX Alliance Inc (FXall), one of the most well-respected global multi-bank trading platforms in the market, subsequently purchased by Reuters. James went on to become Managing Director at Bear Stearns, running its EMEA FX eCommerce business before changing his focus to manage and develop high growth FX-related SME businesses.

Following over two years of research and planning James launched Market Synergy to take the Group into a new asset class with the aim of becoming the leading institutional outsourced connectivity provider in the cryptocurrency space.

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Market Synergy has been selected by Bitfinex, the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading platform, to provide robust, high performance connectivity for institutional clients.
Market Synergy designed and built a bespoke network for Bitfinex, hosted in a Swiss data centre in the heart of Crypto Valley. The network is highly secure, reliable and supported 24×7. In addition to providing outsourced connectivity and hosting services to Bitfinex, Market Synergy can also manage co-location services for Bitfinex’s institutional clients and offer a FIX feed and ISP link to the digital asset gateway which Bitfinex launched in collaboration with Connamara.

Bitfinex selected Market Synergy because of the group’s expertise in connectivity for other asset classes for the institutional market. Ultimately, Market Synergy has created a bespoke network solution to ease the fragmentation of connectivity in the 24 hour digital asset market.
Founded in 2012, Bitfinex is a digital asset trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for digital currency traders and global liquidity providers. In addition to a suite of advanced trading features and charting tools, Bitfinex provides access to peer-to-peer financing, an OTC market and margin trading for a wide selection of digital assets. Bitfinex’s strategy focuses on providing unparalleled support, tools, and innovation for professional traders and liquidity providers around the world. Visit www.bitfinex.com to learn more.

We are very pleased to collaborate with Market Synergy to facilitate improved access to digital assets via Bitfinex. We are experiencing first hand the immense institutional interest in cryptocurrency trading and we are excited to be able to pioneer its development.

Paolo Ardoino, Bitfinex CTO