New York, November 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — OneMarketData, the founders of OneTick, a single solution for event stream processing and time series management of historical and real-time tick data, announced today the acquisition of Virginia-based Tick Data Inc. (“Tick Data”), a trusted and leading provider of historical intra-day exchange time series data, for an undisclosed sum. Tick Data will be a wholly owned subsidiary of OneMarketData and will continue to operate from their Virginia offices under the current management team.
“We are very excited about this acquisition,” said Leonid Frants, founder and principal at OneMarketData. “Given the high level of interest we have experienced for our OneTickCloud platform since our launch earlier this year, it is clear that the market is rapidly adopting a services approach for market data infrastructure and analytics. This move allows OneMarketData to expand and accelerate the scope of our solutions, and provide users with a broad set of proven data and analytics. With the added capabilities of Tick Data, we can meet the evolving needs of the marketplace and further differentiate our capabilities relative to competitive alternatives.”
“There is such great synergy between our firms’ respective areas of expertise,” added Neal Falkenberry, President of Tick Data. “We look forward to offering our current and future clients the ability to further analyze high frequency market time series and reference data for back-testing, algo development, research and compliance.”
This is the first corporate acquisition for OneMarketData, and a component to a broader strategic plan focused on the new challenges emerging across the financial industry. The company has seen a significant increase in market demand for its diverse array of data management and analytics solutions, including OneTickCloud, a subscription service offering access to over 200 global exchange sources managed by the OneTick Software, and the OneTick Market Surveillance Service, a hosted solution designed to perform intra-day trade surveillance for executing brokers and market makers.
About Tick Data Inc.
For over 30 years, the world’s largest investment banks, asset managers, proprietary traders and universities have relied upon Tick Data Inc.’s research-ready historical intra-day stock, futures, options and forex data to back-test trading strategies, develop risk and execution models, perform post-trade analysis and conduct important academic research. The firm’s intense focus on providing the highest level of data quality, support and data management tools positions Tick Data as an industry leader. With data as far back as 1974, its offering is one of the largest of its kind.
OneMarketData provides smarter data management solutions for quantitative research, surveillance and back-testing to enable market participants to outmaneuver the competition. Through its flagship product OneTick, a premiere event stream processing and tick data management solution, quants, analysts and traders can enhance alpha and increase performance. OneTick is an enterprise product built by WallStreet experts to address the sophisticated data analysis needs of the most discerning financial institutions.