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HFT Review and Quant Invest Canada mention Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer’s White Paper entitled “Man and Machine” or “Man vs. Machine?” which is now available as a FREE download.


Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer recently discussed the acquisition of TMX by Maple. Ms. Colyer states “We may become a less-attractive market to any external parties.”

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Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer has been quoted on Advanced Trading regarding the impact of dark trading in Canada. Ms. Colyer states “I honestly don’t believe that you can study the impact of dark trading accurately in Canada or any other market that has an upstairs trading market”. “In Canada, a significant percentage of our volume is traded upstairs, especially the blocks.”

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Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer was recently quoted on regarding Macquarie offering SunGard’s Fox River Algos in Canada.

Ms. Colyer stated “SunGard are going to be using Macquarie, which is focused on strategic growth here in Canada.” “They are grabbing market share up here and are an excellent choice of broker.”
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Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer will be taking part in a panel discussion at the Quant Invest Canada Conference on October 16h, 2012. The topc of discussion will be “Smart order routing – brokers vs. venues: comparing speed, liquidity and execution costs.” The panel will be taking place at 3:30PM at One King West Hotel, Toronto, Canada.

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The FIX Protocol FPL Canadian Trading Conference takes place in Toronto on the 5th June, 2012 at the Hilton Toronto. Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer will be attending and speaking at the conference. For further information, please click here.

The G20 Summit will be in Los Cabos from June 18-19, 2012.

The Preyma Report provides an independent, unbiased and in-depth analysis of the commitments made by the G20 leaders, finance ministers and central bank governors by an industry veteran attending the Summit.

It takes the political, economic and personality machinations into account when interpreting those decisions and the impact on the financial industry. It delivers tangible value by providing insight on how to position your corporate and investment strategy.

Gain a competitive advantage over your peers who only read the news and don’t know how to turn it into tangible information for decision making. Save time by reading
the analysis of an insider who has unprecedented access to the Summits.

Biography of Lida Preyma: With more than 15 years of experience in Canadian capital markets, Lida Preyma is the Director of Capital Markets Research at the G20 Research Group – the world’s leading organization dedicated to analyzing and researching the G20, based at Trinity College, Munk School of Global Affairs, at the University of Toronto. She has attended numerous G20 and G8 summits, starting with the 2003 Evian Summit, and has been frequently interviewed by the international broadcast and print media.

Lida was the Head of Global DMA at JitneyTrade Inc., providing electronic connectivity in equities, options and futures to North American markets.

She has extensive experience on the buy side, sell side, a multinational corporation and at the Canadian National Stock Exchange. She holds an HBA from the University of Toronto with a specialist in international political economy and is a member of the advisory board for Hong Kong-based Asian Capital & Equity Ltd.


The cost of the report is $10,000 CDN (+HST) and can be purchased directly through Forefactor. By providing your email and clicking Subscribe on the Forefactor Homepage (or below) you will then be able to Subscribe to the report.

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Please note, the G20 Summit is on June 18-19, 2012 so time is limited to subscribe.

Preyma Report

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Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer will be taking part in a panel debate at the Diversified Asset Show Asia (DASH) on the 6th of September 2012.

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Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer will be speaking at the Quant Invest Canada Conference which takes place on 16 – 17 October 2012 in Toronto, Canada.

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Forefactor CEO Renee Colyer was recently interviewed by the Financial Times where she discussed the collapse of the proposed merger of The London Stock Exchange and TMX Group.  Ms. Colyer argues that even though it is a local deal, Canada’s market infrastructures would still benefit from being globalised.

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