Aequitas PTF Connect™ Facilitates First PTF™ Transactions
Another Aequitas Fintech solution to benefit investors and investment advisors
TORONTO – June 16, 2016 –Aequitas Connect, the innovation hub of Aequitas Innovations Inc. (Aequitas) today announced that four investment dealers are now signed on to Aequitas PTF Connect™, its fund technology platform that enables actively managed mutual funds to be transacted and settled like Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Four more will shortly be connected. A wide community of investment dealers, portfolio managers and investment advisors across Canada can now access PTFs through some of the largest Canadian correspondent dealers connected to the platform. Early adopters include: National Bank Financial; ITG Canada; Jitneytrade and BBS Securities.
“We are thrilled to be an early adopter of Aequitas PTF Connect and have been pleased with the streamlined process and operational efficiency of the platform,” stated Eric Côté, Chairman and General Manager of Jitneytrade, the most recent Canadian investment dealer to join the platform. “We experienced a flawless onboarding process and are very pleased to be part of such an innovative initiative. We look forward to the future growth of the platform.”