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Evaluation Analysis

Evaluating a ‘Prime of Prime’ Liquidity Provider

As a broker, the liquidity you deliver to your clients is of paramount importance. It is therefore essential when selecting a specialist liquidity provider that you ask the right questions, to ensure the services they offer are most appropriate both for your own firm and for your clients.

In this guide, we equip you with a set of questions that will help you evaluate a ‘Prime of Prime’ liquidity provider (LP) in order to better differentiate a best-of-breed offering.


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This analysis is broken down into four categories, as follows:

  1. Corporate Structure
    How is the firm regulated? Is it independent and non-conflicted? What is its size, management structure and global footprint? How is the safety of funds guaranteed?
  2. Capabilities
    What services and products does the firm offer? How does it provide them? Can they be customised to meet your unique requirements?
  3. Technology
    What technology does the firm use to provide its services? How does it integrate with your own technology stack?
  4. Operational Infrastructure
    How does the firm manage and control infrastructure risk? What business continuity and contingency systems are in place?

We hope that this guide will help you when evaluating an FX liquidity provider. For more details about IS Prime and the services we offer, please contact us.

IS Prime provides institutional clients with industry-leading liquidity. Founded in 2014 and winner of multiple awards, IS Prime has rapidly grown to become one of the largest and most reputable Prime of Primes globally, by providing clients with consistently competitive pricing and execution, market-leading technology and service excellence