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French investment manager Varenne Capital deploys TS Imagine’s OEMS towards automation

“As we prepare for our next stage of growth, we need a strong technology partner who can support our automation efforts and streamline our workflow.”

Paris-based investment manager Varenne Capital has gone live with TS Imagine’s order and execution management system, TradeSmart OEMS, another sign of TS Imagine’s growth in 2022.

TS Imagine, born from the combination of two leading SaaS platforms, TradingScreen and Imagine Software, recently announced the hiring of 100 additional people to support its rapid expansion.

The provider of real-time financial securities trading, portfolio management and risk management solutions for capital markets now has more than 400 employees in 10 offices worldwide and serves approximately 500 buy-side and sell-side institutions in North and South America, EMEA and Asia. -Pacific, including hedge funds, traditional asset managers, pension funds, mutual funds and financial institutions.

TradeSmart OEMS to create efficiencies in Varenne

Varenne Capital chose to deploy TS Imagine’s TradeSmart OEMS because it facilitates trading across multiple asset classes, increases execution capabilities and allows clients to handle even larger volumes.

The trading platform will automate Varenne’s execution process, support its portfolio management system, modernize and reduce time-consuming workflows, and increase the functionality of the firm’s trading operations.

David Mellul, Managing Partner of Varenne, said, “As we prepare for our next stage of growth, we need a strong technology partner who can support our automation efforts and streamline our workflow. We found that with TS Imagine, and we look forward to applying their technology to our operations as we navigate these rapidly changing and competitive markets.

Andrew Morgan, President and Chief Revenue Officer of TS Imagine, said, “We are excited to provide TradeSmart OEMS to Varenne, a sophisticated and successful global investment manager, and to create efficiencies across their entire business and sustain their business operations through a significant period of growth. Moreover, as we continue to grow our presence in France, this relationship is a testament to our strength and dynamism in the market, as well as our exceptional team based in Paris.

TS Imagine promotes Thomas Bodenski as COO

TS Imagine recently promoted Thomas Bodenski to the position of Chief Operating Officer, in charge of the overall execution of the data strategy and spearheading cross-functional and cross-product strategic initiatives.

Thomas Bodenski, who was previously Chief Transformation and Data Officer at TS Imagine, has nearly 30 years of experience developing technology for some of the biggest names in the industry.

He held a variety of technology leadership roles at companies including Capco and State Street, before founding trading and risk technology consultancy FOXEYE and, more recently, data and analytics firm. Element22 analytics, where he was director of data and analytics.