CPT Buys HFT & Broker Firm STG Markets. Deal Closed.

Mid-2017 reports, to many experts’ surprise, have been correct – CPT Trading Technologies have today completed the acquisition of STG Markets, in a bid to dominate the European market for private investments with modern trading software and online brokerage services. The deal is now officially closed. The acquisition deal was speculated at around £50 million […]

Brexit Uncertainty is Prompting Businesses to Leave the UK

More and more UK companies and businesses are starting to set up their base of operations in the European Union in preparation for Brexit. Since the announcement of Brexit, the UK government has failed to reassure businesses by providing them with the reassurances that they needed. The UK is officially set to leave the EU […]

SMTS HFS moving towards transparency in 2018

There is a growing necessity to show compliance with global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations and International Tax Transparency (ITT) standards. While it is not strictly implemented in most jurisdictions, companies that display conformity are looked upon favourably by prospective investors. Private equity firms such as SMTS HFS are reportedly keen on observing this tacit prerequisite. […]