Media Timeline

July 16, 2018

McKay Brothers Reduces Latency on UK Metals Data

McKay Brothers Reduces Latency on UK Metals Data July 17, 2018 / Paris and Geneva / McKay Brothers International (MBI) announced that it has reduced latency on the select London Metal Exchange (LME) data it redistributes via the wireless Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. The reduction reflects MBI’s adoption of the new LMEsource multicast feed and the deployment of FPGA feed handlers. The median improvement from these changes is 400 microseconds, and is expected to be considerably […]
May 23, 2018

Quincy Data named Best Low Latency Data/Technology Partner

Quincy Data named Best Low Latency Data / Technology Partner Recognized for delivering the most wireless data at the lowest known latency Oakland, California. 24 May 2018 – Quincy Data, the industry-leading distributor of extremely low latency market data, delivered across the McKay Brothers’ microwave networks, was awarded “Best Low Latency Data/Technology Partner” at the 2018 Inside Market Data/Inside Reference Data Awards ceremony last night in New York. Hosted by Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data, these awards […]
May 9, 2018

Trading Show Chicago May 2018

Stephane Tyc presented, “Private vs Public Feeds The Role Of Transport” at The Trading Show Chicago May 9-10, 2018. The slides from his presentation are available here .  The video from his presentation will be available in a few weeks.    
March 6, 2018

McKay Brothers Receives Minority Investment from Jane Street Group

6 March, 2018 – OAKLAND, CA, GENEVA & PARIS — McKay Brothers, a market leader in low latency networks, today announces a minority investment from Jane Street Group, LLC that will support the continued growth of McKay’s successful private bandwidth and market data businesses.   Jane Street Group joins IMC, Tower Research Capital, Susquehanna International Group and XR Trading as minority investors in McKay. The companies’ founders continue to hold the controlling majority of McKay’s […]
November 30, 2017

Trading Infrastructure – The Trend Toward Outsourcing

Trading Infrastructure – The Trend Toward Outsourcing 29 November 2017: When it comes to technology solutions for trading infrastructure, the build-versus-buy debate is one that never seems to go away. In the past, it was fairly common practice for banks and electronic trading firms to want to build and to run everything themselves. But more recently, there seems to be a definite trend away from that philosophy and toward buying, or even outsourcing, critical infrastructure. […]
November 20, 2017

Quincy Extreme Data Service Extended to Milan and Zurich

November 20, 2017 / Milan, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland / McKay Brothers International has added Milan and Zurich points of presence to its industry-leading Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. The QED POPs in Milan and Zurich distribute a broad range of low latency futures contracts from the US and the UK. “To meet best execution standards, it is critical that market data be the most current available,” says Francois Tyc, managing director of McKay Brothers […]
October 19, 2017

Enyx’s nxFeed chosen to power Quincy Extreme Data Service

19 October 2017. Quincy Data has adopted Enyx’s nxFeed solution, a full featured ultra-low latency market data distribution system, as the sole provider of full FPGA feed handlers to power its industry-leading Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service.   “I’m proud of Enyx’s long time relationship with Quincy Data and our shared commitment to technical excellence and the importance of transparency when bringing new solutions to market”, says Enyx Managing Director and Co-Founder Laurent de Barry. […]
October 19, 2017

McKay Brothers Receives Additional Minority Investments

  19 October 2017 – OAKLAND, CA, GENEVA & PARIS — McKay Brothers, a market leader in low latency networks, today announces agreements with Susquehanna International Group, LLP and XR Trading that will support the continued growth of McKay’s successful private bandwidth and market data businesses.   Under the terms of the agreements, McKay’s founders will continue to control the McKay companies, holding over 70% of the equity. Susquehanna and XR join IMC and Tower […]
September 8, 2017

Key Metals Futures Added to McKay Brothers’ Quincy Extreme Data Service

Select UK-sourced metals futures at the lowest known latencies September 8, 2017 / London, UK & Geneva, Switzerland / McKay Brothers International has added select futures from the London Metal Exchange to its industry-leading Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. QED now offers select LME instruments at the lowest known latency at Slough-LD4 and Basildon in the UK, as well as at Frankfurt-FR2, Marseille-MRS1 and Madrid-BME. The LME data distributed at those POPs are 3-month futures […]
September 6, 2017

For trading infrastructure, the buy-build question increasingly favours buy

In this article, Mike O’Hara and Adam Cox of The Realization Group look at the trend of financial firms – on both the sell side and the buy side – outsourcing their trading infrastructure to specialist providers at co-located data centres. The prospect of outsourcing such a vital part of a trading firm’s operations has enormous implications, from cost to performance to business models. Mike and Adam hear from Stéphane Tyč, Co-founder of McKay Brothers, Ken Barnes, […]