Actant

Actant provides trading solutions for financial firms trading on the world’s major derivatives and stock exchanges. Actant delivers unique algorithmic programming flexibility and control to proprietary trading and market making firms, investment banks and hedge funds. Designed for both exchange members and non-members, Actant software is fully customisable and scalable to meet individual strategic, connectivity, deployment and integration needs.

Actant has been a pioneer in electronic, automated trading and market making since we built the world’s first electronic auto-quote engine in 1993 on SOFFEX and DTB (now Eurex).

We have since expanded to cover all major exchanges in EU and US and expanded our product portfolio to include ExStream, which brings our strength in low-latency, safe, and flexible trading automation to order driven trading.

Actant is a privately owned company with headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and offices in London, UK and Philadelphia, US, as well as on-floor support in both the NYSE and CBOE options exchanges.

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Actant Builds Partnerships

Actant has long recognized its clients as partners and has committed to their success through continued technological investment and innovation, flexible contract terms, and all-in competitive pricing. Actant provides not only responsive support and account management staff, but high-level access to its executive team to make sure our team is always thinking like your team.

Management Team

Dan Sacks
Dan SacksCEO
Dan started his career on the PHLX as an institutional broker of Foreign Currency Options (FCO) before running his own FCO execution firm. From 1998 he was market making on the PHLX and AMEX. As an early adopter of technology he has implemented a multitude of algorithms.

He brings 25 years of mathematical modelling and algorithmic implementations, complex systems integration experience, and a passion for automation to Actant where he has been a customer and team-member for the last 7 years.

Daniel Ekengren
Daniel EkengrenCOO
Since 1996 Daniel has been deeply engaged in the software industry, driving innovation in many sectors. Since joining Actant in 2004, he has, in a variety of roles, successfully worked to secure Actant’s position as the market leader in automated trading solutions.