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Preferred Vendor Program

BGC Partners works with a number of leading global network providers and independent software vendors (‘vendors’ or ISVs) through our Preferred Vendor Program.

Vendors certified to join BGC’s Preferred Vendor Program can connect directly to BGC’s proprietary trading platform to offer their authorized customers fast access to BGC’s electronically traded products including:

• US Treasuries
• European Government Bonds
• Canadian Government Bonds
• FX Options
• ELX Futures, L.P. (for a list of ELX Futures' approved ISVs click here)

Vendors interested in joining BGC Partners’ Preferred Vendor Program should contact:

Customers wishing to access BGC products via one of BGC's Preferred Vendors can contact their ISV representative or BGC Partners Sales and Business Development team at

BGC Partners Preferred Vendors

Listed below are the ISVs that are currently certified to connect to BGC Partners’ platform.

Click here for more information on our preferred vendors.


7ticks is the driving force in high performance trading networks and managed services for direct access to the financial markets. 7ticks provides electronic trading infrastructure design, procurement, installation, and hosting services enhanced by ongoing management, support, and monitoring solutions.




Progress Apama is the Capital Market’s leading platform for cross-asset, algorithmic and related high frequency trading applications.  Leveraging the power and flexibility of Apama’s complex event processing (CEP) platform, business users and developers have access to tools to create, test and deploy unique strategies for low latency, high throughput applications including algorithmic trading, market aggregation, smart order routing, and real-time pricing, surveillance, and risk management.


Bloomberg TOMS

Bloomberg TOMS delivers a global, multi-asset order management system with front-to-back inventory, trading, and operations solutions.  TOMS enables you to manage inventory, pricing, market making, risk, P&L, and straight through processing in a fully customizable workflow.  With TOMS, you can optimize your trading workflow, increase global distribution to the markets, manage risk and compliance, and improve operational efficiency.


Broadway Technology

Broadway Technology provides industry leading cross-asset trading solutions for foreign exchange and fixed-income cash and futures including: low latency connectivity to electronic markets, consolidated market data feeds, smart order routing, spread/basis trading, Internal market-making and crossing, real-time position and P/L, and downstream STP, all accessible from Broadway’s unified trading GUI and multi-language API.



CQG, Inc. is the industry’s highest-performing solution for integrated trade routing, global market data, and advanced technical analysis. CQG's market data feed consolidates over 100 sources including exchanges worldwide for futures, options, fixed income, foreign exchange, and equities as well as data on debt securities, industry reports, and financial indices. CQG partners with more than 35 Futures Clearing Merchants and provides Direct Market Access for trade routing to 36 exchanges through its worldwide network of collocated Hosted Exchange Gateways.



FFastFill is the leading provider of Application Services for trading, clearing, settlement and risk management on electronic markets. FFastFill solutions provide the dual benefits of full application functionality and a fully managed service, saving institutions the cost of investing in and maintaining their own technology infrastructure and staff.


First Derivatives

First Derivatives

First Derivatives is a leading global provider of consulting and software solutions to the capital markets industry. Focused on financial institutions with high-volume trading activities First Derivatives develops, implements and supports a broad range of mission critical trading systems across front, middle and back-office operations.


Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems Inc. is the industry pioneer in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange and listed derivatives. With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade has a worldwide client base spanning more than 175 buy- and sell-side firms, including many of the largest investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers.

For more information, visit FlexTrade Systems at or follow news of the company on Twitter at


iTB provides a proven software platform that connects institutional investors to the electronic fixed income trading venues of their choice. Its flagship product, iTBconnect, allows institutional investors to instantly access the U.S. fixed income marketplaces where they desire to trade, resulting in increased liquidity and higher trading volumes. By enabling connectivity to ECNs through a customizable interface while leveraging smart order routing for improved execution, iTBconnect delivers a world-class technology solution that increases transparency and decreases fragmentation. Founded in 2008, the firm is based in New York City.
More information can be found at

List Group

List GroupList Group offers solutions and development expertise for: Professional Trading Systems, multi market and multi asset access, with automated support for trading, quoting and hedging strategies; Electronic Markets (bourses, regulated markets, MTF, ECN) and real-time settlement systems; and Mifid, ensuring best execution together with pre-trade and post-trade transparency, managing risks, and creating order-routing circuits.

Onix Solutions

Onix Solutions is a specialist software provider with the highest performance and lowest latency Direct Market Access solutions for both market data and and execution.  Designed to be quickly integrated across all platforms and multiple venues, the OnixS directConnect products are designed to save money and time in both the build and ongoing maintenance of required market data and trading capabilities. 

Like all Onix directConnect products: BGC native eSpeed and BGC FIX gateway solutions have been "specific venue optimized"  for market data and order routing implementations.

Pico Quantitative Trading

Pico Quantitative TradingPico  Quantitative Trading is a leading financial technology services firm established under the business principles of providing distinguished products and services, delivering innovative and pragmatic technology solutions, and offering significant market structure and regulatory expertise.     Contact:  Bruce Boytim, 312-466-5766


Orc Software is the leading global provider of powerful solutions for the worldwide financial industry in the critical areas
of advanced derivatives trading and low latency connectivity.



RiskVal Financial Solutions offers state of the art fixed income and structured credit trading and risk management. Building on the strength of a heritage of high end fully integrated prop/arb desk analytics, RiskVal has extended the RVFI ( RiskVal Fixed Income ) platform into real-time trading, risk, and broker/dealer sales and trading including price discovery and fixed income auto ecommerce.



RTS is a leading solutions provider that designs and hosts multi-asset, high performance electronic trading software for the trading community. Engineered to empower traders, RTSRTS offers innovative algorithmic trading solutions along with connectivity to worldwide venues.


Stellar Trading Systems

Stellar Trading Systems provides ultrafast and reliable futures, options, equities and treasuries capabilities to professional traders around the world. Having out-performed competitor products and leading the industry with new functionality, Stellar and the Stellar spreadMachine have established a reputation for unrivalled performance and innovation. Quantum Server, Stellar’s revolutionary server-based algorithmic execution engine, utilises the same cutting-edge and proven technologies employed in the Stellar spreadMachine to maximise performance, scalability and integration.


TradingScreen simplifies global markets by making best execution possible in any market and across all asset classes. The TradingScreen platform links Institutional Investors and Sell Side firms to facilitate order routing, execution management and clearing with the objective of facilitating the straight through processing (STP) across the traders’ workflow.).



ULLINK provides innovative connectivity and trading software solutions to international financial institutions. Benefit from turn-key DMA access to the world’s most active exchanges, best execution for MiFID and Reg NMS, algorithmic trading, advanced order management and pre-trade risk management.

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