BSO becomes the fastest provider to B3 connecting international traders to Latin America's largest exchange
Dublin, Ireland, 9 November 2021 BSO, the global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider powering the digital age, announced today it has become an approved international network provider for Brazilian stock exchange B3.
B3 (Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão), headquartered in São Paulo is the largest exchange in Latin America and BSO is now the lowest-latency vendor registered with the exchange and connecting international traders to the Latin American hub. By strengthening its Latin American offering and widening access to the region, BSO is providing international traders with faster, more cost-effective access to one of the world's most promising financial services market.
The connection is bolstered by BSO's recent introduction of a direct ultra-low latency connectivity route between Brazil and Europe, in partnership with express optical platform EllaLink. The route, the first direct connectivity route between the regions, cuts latency in half making it easier than ever for institutional traders in Europe to connect to the major Brazilian trading hub. The route also opens up a wider range of possibilities for proprietary trading firms, capital banks, hedge funds and other market participants, across multiple asset classes.
"We are so thrilled to be working with B3 at a strategic level, to put in place ultra-low latency connectivity and infrastructure to help it succeed in its drive to extend its international reach. With our experience in delivering connectivity around the world, BSO is well-placed to help trading participants globally access the B3 exchange and capitalise on the immense opportunities that it offers," said Michael Ourabah, CEO of BSO.
"B3 is a strong, thriving market and we are especially delighted to be able to help more European traders access it with the lowest latencies available between the two continents, as they seek to discover alpha strategies for achieving the highest returns" said Tony Jones, BSO's Head of Low Latency. "With this partnership we are now going further establishing direct links between B3 and other exchanges around the world including London, France, Singapore and Turkey."
"BSO, with all its connectivity capacity and ultra-low latency infrastructure, will help B3 expand its operations with international investors, who, in turn, can access assets available on one of the most important stock exchanges in the world", says Claudio Jacob, International Business Development Managing Director at B3. "Bolsa do Brasil is committed to providing a necessary experience for its clients and, therefore, understands the need to continue investing to stay ahead in performance, security, scalability and transparency. This partnership further strengthens our range of connectivity products", reinforces Jacob.
B3 S.A. (B3SA3) is one of the world's leading financial market infrastructure companies and one of the largest in market value, among the global leaders in the stock market. It connects, develops and facilitates the financial and capital markets and, together with clients and society, boosts the growth of Brazil.
It operates in the exchange and over-the-counter environments, in addition to offering products and services for the financing chain. With headquarters in São Paulo and offices in London, Chicago, Singapore and Shanghai, it plays important roles in the market by promoting financial instruments and trading and post-trading solutions (or Value), best practices in corporate governance, risk management and sustainability.
Founded in 2004 and with a heritage serving the world's largest financial institutions, BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, serving more than 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets such as financial services, technology, energy, ecommerce, media and more. The company owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.
BSO's network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 40+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. Its team of experts work closely with customers to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.
BSO is headquartered in Ireland but has 11 offices around the world including: London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Find out more: www.bso.co
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