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What Is LoopFX?LoopFX is a dark pool pioneering a new protocol in Foreign Exchange called PeerToBank matching. LoopFX allows Asset Managers and Banks to match large offsetting trades with zero information leakage at a mid-market rate. Asset Managers access LoopFX within their existing workflows through collaborations with market leading platforms like FX Connect. Banks are paid for liquidity matched in LoopFX, completely reversing the paradigm.

A new protocol in FX

  • 1. RFS, 2. Send to Algo.. And now, 3. Send to LoopFX.
  • LoopFX facilitates PeerToBank matches and PeerToPeer matches.
  • By keeping Banks central to matching in LoopFX, the FX ecosystem is respected and improved for all.
A new protocol in FX

Improving Best Execution

  • If a match is found, execution costs are reduced.
  • If no match is found, Best Execution processes are improved.
Improving Best Execution

Mid-Market matching

  • LoopFX matches Asset Managers and Banks at a mid-market rate, reducing execution costs.
Mid-Market matching

Reducing Signalling Risk & Market Impact

  • Signalling risk is mitigated as matches are firm and not visible to other participants.
  • Market Impact risk is reduced by matching large trades silently.
Reducing Signalling Risk & Market Impact

Market Leading Platform Integrations

  • LoopFX’s open architecture provides integration to existing trading platforms.
  • Users are able access LoopFX directly via the FX markets most widely used platform, FX Connect.
Market Leading Platform Integrations

A new risk management outlet

  • Both Asset Managers and Banks have a new tool to manage risk.
  • LoopFX’s dark pool will bring together trades from asset managers, banks, corporates and other financial institutions in a single venue.
A new risk management outlet
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From The CEOWhy Did We Create LoopFX?
Blair explains why he and his team established a unique new service for FX professionals...
Why Did We Create LoopFX?
The Loop TeamSenior Executives
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Blair HawthorneFounder & CEO
Before becoming CEO of Loop FX, Blair had many years of experience as a senior trading practitioner at abrdn. His drive for market enhancements led directly to the founding of the business.Linkedin
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Timothy JohnsonCo-Founder & COO
Tim has held senior sales roles in several global organisations including Amex, 360T and CME Group. He has provided commercial and marketing leadership to high-growth organisations and is an experienced strategist.Linkedin
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John VauseCo-Founder & CTO
John managed the State Street e-Comm businesses in Canada and EMEA. Subsequently he led product innovation for Molten Markets’ institutional product and ran global product development for the EBS Institutional FX platform.Linkedin
The Loop TeamBoard of Directors
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John SievwrightChairman
John is the former Chief Operating Officer of Global Markets and Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch. He is a non-executive Director of Burford Capital and has served on the Revolut board since 2021.Linkedin
Martin Gilbert profile picture
Martin GilbertNon-Executive Director
Martin is the Chairman of Revolut. Founder of Aberdeen Asset Management, he is a prolific deal-maker in institutional finance and sits on the boards of several global companies.Linkedin
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Ivan RitossaNon-Executive Director
Ivan built one of the world’s most successful FX and electronic execution franchises at Barclays Capital, where he was a Member of the Executive Committee.
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Tim EwingtonNon-Executive Director
Tim is an investor and strategist. He co-founded Shortlist Media and consults widely on digitally-enabled businesses.Linkedin
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Mike SoutarNon-Executive Director
Mike is an entrepreneur. He was most recently CEO of the Evening Standard and sits on the Board of the V&A Museum in Scotland.Linkedin
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