“I’m very excited about bringing together the complementary strengths of Etrali Trading Solutions and IPC Systems, particularly as the financial technology sector continues to innovate at a rapid pace,” said Neil Barua, CEO of IPC®, following the recent completion of its Etrali acquisition. “Our customers will realize significant benefits from our expanded geographical footprint and accelerated roll-out of capabilities in compliance and security. This is a pivotal event during a transformational time in the industry.”
The new organization offers customers an innovative suite of compliance products, enhanced capabilities in agile network services, advanced communications software, an unparalleled global network community and an experienced talent base dedicated to service excellence.
“Our shared vision and decades of experience creates a best-of-breed combination – one that provides our customers with progressive solutions to meet their business challenges,” continued Barua. “I am also excited to welcome Lionel Grosclaude, who previously served as CEO of Etrali, and now joins my executive team as Managing Director of EMEA and lead our newly created compliance business division.”
By uniting IPC’s award-winning roster of products with Etrali’s compliance expertise and agile service delivery, customers receive highly differentiated connectivity solutions over a unified access architecture. The company’s enhanced, industry-leading portfolio addresses the most demanding security, compliance and productivity challenges that financial institutions face, all maintained with the highest level of support available.
IPC’s worldwide presence, together with Etrali’s European and Asia Pacific strengths, creates an expanded global footprint that provides customers access to markets in over 700 cities in 60 countries across six continents. It establishes a deep community of more than 6,000 financial services firms operating on an agile, secure and focused Financial Markets Network with multiple on-premise and cloud offerings.
Also watch the video in this INNOVATE for additional comments by Neil Barua on the Etrali acquisition.