Playtech acquires CFH Group

November 14, 2016

CFH have entered into an agreement to sell 70% of CFH Group to Playtech plc. Playtech is publicly listed on London’s FTSE 250 Exchange and is one of the largest and most well capitalized companies in the UK, with a market cap of $5 billion USD.

Japanese brokerage Securities has signed a partnership deal with CFH Clearing

October 14, 2016
The official launch is set for later this month with the platform solution for the company being branded as Clear Station. The solution is fully translated into Japanese.

Tradimo’s Little Traders featured in TRADERS

May 30, 2016
The award-winning mobile game Little Traders ( by Tradimo has received a full three page review in the popular magazine TRADERS’. The reviewers comment that the game presents a great combination of playfulness and learning, both directly through the game and the accompanying new video course learning platform at, and a great start for anyone to get one step closer to trading the markets.

CFH Clearing launches CFH Mobile in partnership with NetDania

May 24, 2016
Our new app will put CFH Clearing and our white label partners at the forefront of the mobile trading revolution.I believe we have selected the best partner in the industry as our mobile trading app provider – NetDania Mobile is generally regarded as the highest end-user rated financial app in the global app stores – and we are delighted with the simplicity and functionality of CFH Mobile. Lars Holst, CEO of CFH Clearing

CFH Clearing to extend risk management services with MahiFX

April 19, 2016
We are pleased to announce our collaboration with MahiFX. We were particularly impressed with MFX Compass’ enhanced risk and analytics solutions that is complementary with CFH’s ClearVision Risk Management suite. Our relationship with MahiFX will help further reinforce our market leading position as we continue to grow our institutional client base. Lars Holst, CEO of CFH Clearing

Global growth at CFH Clearing

April 1, 2016
With recent record sales, new team members and new office locations, CFH Clearing continues to experience significant growth.

CFH Clearing adds TY3 matching engine to enhance execution for Japan trading

March 10, 2016
The new matching engine will go live from the beginning of April 2016 and will replicate CFH’s pricing infrastructure in LD4, with cross connects to Tier 1 banks. According to CFH, it will reduce the round trip between London and Tokyo by approximately 200 milliseconds, enabling clients connecting to TY3 to maximise the number of trades processed per second.

CFH Clearing Launches Partnership with Olfa Trade, Utilizing SFX Platform

February 23, 2016
CFH Clearing, an interbank prime of prime (PoP) liquidity provider for both small and medium sized institutional venues, has extended its platform capabilities
to Olfa Trade, which will pave the way for an eventual integrated offering in March 2016, according to a CFH Clearing statement.

Tradimo: Little Traders - new addictive iOS investment game

January 28, 2016
Little Traders is a thrilling stock market game that allows you to learn useful trading and investing skills without risking your own money.
The game is set during the 1920’s stock market, and involves opening your own small investment firm on the dirty basement floor of a New York high-rise. You take on clients and do your best to invest in stocks that will pay them dividends. During the course of the game’s market day, you buy and sell stocks, hoping to make a profit:

CFH Clearing – Helping brokers to thrive

January 5, 2016
CFH Clearing is rapidly gaining market share as a world leading Prime of Prime broker and award-winning Liquidity Provider. Paul Groves, Sales Director at CFH Clearing, shares his views with e-Forex readers on current broker requirements and priorities for the year ahead.

CFH Clearing FX Liquidity – how do you find the right provider?

January 5, 2016
“The latest challenge we face is the regulators scrutinising the use of ‘last look’. Spreads and maybe the amount of liquidity offered will be affected if ‘last look’ is restricted or abolished.” Nick Mortimer

CFH Clearing Wins Best Liquidity Provider Award

November 05, 2015
For the second year in succession, CFH Clearing has been named Best Liquidity Provider at the Finance Magnates Awards 2015, voted for by over 1,500 of the world’s leading executives in the industry. CFH Clearing is one of the most respected and reputable liquidity venues and Prime of Prime clearing providers in the world, renowned across the globe for its customisable feeds, competitive spreads and ability to offer clients access to a full range of bank and non-bank liquidity. Read full article

Award Win for Tradimo

November 05, 2015
CFH Clearing was not the only company within the CFH Group to collect an award at the Finance Magnates London Summit. Financial online training school and educational gaming company ,Tradimo was voted Best Mobile Solution in the Finance Magnates FinTech awards. Read full article

Tradimo Opens Up Education Platform for Third Parties

October 22, 2015
Tradimo is opening up opportunities for trainers and educators to publish their content on its online training website, creating shared revenue opportunities.
The firm also plans to broaden its subject range to offer courses in trading, investing and personal finance. Read full article.

CFH Clearing launches new FX liquidity service ClearConnect

October 12, 2015
Through ClearConnect, clients get access to bespoke price feeds of their choice from a number of liquidity venues including Tier 1 Banks, MTF’s and ECN’s such as Hotspot and Currenex.

CFH Clearing Selects BNP Paribas as FX Prime Broker

September 14, 2015
"Our relationship with BNP Paribas will help CFH Clearing to build on our existing pipeline of Prime of Prime clients, reinforcing our market leading position as we continue to grow our institutional client base.”, said Nick Mortimer, Head of Prime Brokerage and Clearing. Read full article.

The Technical Challenges of Risk Management – eForex Story

July 1, 2015
Our Head of Sales, Paul Jackson, spoke to eForex about the pressing risk management issues brokers face when dealing with multiple front-ends, servers, clearing relationships and client segments. “The simplest way to address this, is to consolidate all platforms into one central location”. Read full article.

Discussion about Execution Models post SNB

June 17, 2015
Our Head of Prime Brokerage and Clearing, Nick Mortimer, was on this year’s NYC FXIC panel discussing the reality of the FX execution models post January 15th: “One thing that has come about since January 15 is opportunity. The question is where to place that opportunity. We can give customers pools of liquidity now, but it is all about moving people to a Prime of Prime where their interests can be protected”.

Alexandros Bourantas Appointed as CTO at Tradimo

June 10, 2015
Online trading school, Tradimo has appointed Alexandros Bourantas as Chief Technology Officer. Bourantas has been involved in the development of several award winning software products including Endomondo, Falcon Social and Citrix. As a professional programmer for the last nine years he has a passion for delivering value through software. According to Sebastian Kuhnert, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Tradimo, "Alexandros has made a significant impact in a wide range of industries, from a leading fitness app to a successful social media management platform. His expertise will be invaluable in helping us to create the most engaging way for people to learn to trade and for brokers to acquire new clients."

Sadek Baksh appointed as VP of Institutional eFX Sales

April 20, 2015
With a wealth of experience in institutional sales gained over the last ten years, Baksh’s previous roles include VP of Institutional eFX at CapMar Financial and Sales Manager at CMC Markets. Sadek Baksh comments, “I am delighted to join CFH Clearing. It is a company I’ve admired for a while, with an excellent reputation in the market and an impressive management team. I am looking forward to playing a key role in their future growth.”

CFH Group to spearhead industry consolidation following
appointment of Dipak Rastogi to the Board

March 17, 2015
Read the extended story on Forex Magnates and Leaprate.   CFH Group, the holding company behind CFH Clearing and a group of global market leading organisations in the online trading sector, today announces the appointment to the Board of former Citibank executive Dipak Rastogi.  Dipak brings extensive deal making and financial markets experience gained from over 30...

Tradimo Introduces New Languages, with Exclusive Acquisition Opportunities for Brokers

March 5, 2015
One Financial Markets is the first broker to sign up to a range of exclusive partnership opportunities created by Tradimo, the market leader in online financial training.

The Great FX Liquidity Debate: CFH senior executives discuss how to succeed in emerging markets

March 2, 2015 
Our Head of Prime Brokerage and Clearing, Nick Mortimer, sat down with CFH Systems’ Regional Director, Fernando Andrade, to discuss how brokers can succeed in the emerging markets, specifically in the Latin American region. “The Latin America region is a few years behind Asia in terms of a retail explosion but what […]

CFH Clearing continues “business as usual” despite SNB announcement

January 19, 2015
Following the SNB announcement yesterday, CFH Clearing continues business as usual. We have fully automated systems and market leading risk management solutions. In response to yesterday’s events, we have amended all our clients’ Swiss trades to reflect the fills we got back from our banks and have been in close dialogue with our clients and […]

Tradimo to bring millions more traders into the retail FX market

November 29, 2014
The team behind the hugely successful online trading school,, has launched a new company, tradimo play, which aims to open up trading to millions of gamers and learners. They are launching a mobile game-based app, initially available only through selected brokers, to engage an audience that has never contemplated trading.

Tradimo wins most innovative product award for its powerful client acquisition tool

November 21, 2014
Tradimo has won the Most Innovative Product Award at the Forex Magnates London Summit following the launch of its new educational gaming company last week which aims to attract millions of new traders to the retail FX industry.

CFH Group Acquires 50% of Tradimo Interactive

November 2014
CFH Group has acquired a 50% stake in Tradimo Interactive, which owns the hugely successful online trading school, and the newly launched educational gaming company, tradimo play.

CFH Clearing Moves Trading Engine to Equinix’s London Slough Data Centre

October 14, 2014
CFH  Clearing is moving its matching, order and execution system to Equinix’s London Slough data centre campus, enabling clients to benefit from reduced latency and cost efficiencies as a result of being based in the same data centre as many of its London-based clients and liquidity providers.

ALB Menkul Degerler Selects ClearVision by CFH Clearing

September 25, 2014
ALB Menkul Degerler, one of the biggest and most respected Turkish brokers, has selected ClearVision by CFH Clearing to support its next growth phase. The broker was particularly attracted by ClearVision’s advanced risk management tools and the opportunity it gives to automate more processes, freeing up time to focus on faster growth.

Paul Jackson Joins CFH Clearing as Head of Sales

July 3, 2014
2 July 2014 – Paul Jackson has been appointed Head of Sales for CFH Clearing. He joins the rapidly growing team from LMAX Exchange where he was Group Sales Manager. With a career spanning 18 years in the industry, Paul’s experience also includes Head of Tradefair and Head of Customer Strategy at CMC Markets.

Lars Holst’s interview with Dukascopy TV

June 11, 2014
Watch Lars Holst’s interview with Dukascopy TV at the IFX EXPO in Limassol, Cyprus, May 2014. The following questions were covered: 1. We find ourself at the IFX EXPO in Cyprus. But where does the attraction of having an FX operation in Cyprus lie.

CFH Clearing and NetDania Launch New Platform, NetStation

May 26, 2014
CFH Clearing and NetDania Markets, the trading technology subsidiary of NetDania, have joined forces to launch a new platform, NetStation. Available as a white label FX platform, NetStation combines the strength of these two market leading organisations to provide retail brokers with a unique and highly flexible front and back-end.

CFH Clearing Focuses on Growth in Turkey

March 31, 2014
ClearVision from CFH Clearing is now fully compliant with Turkish regulation. This latest technological development is a key milestone for CFH Clearing, which is aiming to become the leading technology provider for the Turkish Regulated FX market. To support growth in the region, Mehtap Önder has been appointed as Regional Director.

Gold-i Develops Unique B-Book Management System for ClearVision by CFH Clearing

January 13, 2014
Gold-i, the global market leader in trading systems integration, has developed a unique offering for ClearVision by CFH Clearing to provide clients with even stronger risk management capabilities. With the new advancements, which are now live, ClearVision clients can manage A and B Booking more effectively, using Gold-i’s dynamic routing.

TickCOM To Provide iSTRAT For ClearVision Suite

December 11, 2013
Automated trading specialist TickCOM and CFH Clearing, global leader in Prime of Prime solutions, announce a partnership to integrate iSTRAT into ClearVision by CFH Clearing. The integration is expected to be ready in January 2014. TickCOM launched iSTRAT in November 2013 to provide retail traders.

FXecosystem To Provide LD4 Point of Presence For CFH Clearing FX PB

November 7, 2013
The popularity of points of presence among institutional FX firms as a means of greatly improving connectivity via a direct connection is becoming widespread in Europe, as demonstrated by today’s announcement by London-based CFH Clearing that it has selected FXecosystem as its connectivity provider.

CFH Clearing Launches ClearVision

October 9, 2013
We are proud to announce the launch of ClearVision – a new suite of products which define the future of online trading by providing brokers with a combination of Prime of Prime interbank liquidity and state of the art, sophisticated trading technology. 

CFH Clearing Nominated For Two Awards

August 30, 2013
CFH Clearing and Tradency just announced a partnership. Lars Holst had the following to say to the new partnership, “We provide the most transparent and direct gateway to the interbank market and are delighted to be a provider of interbank clearing into Tradency’s Mirror Trader platform.

CFH Clearing Appoints Bank of America Merrill Lynch as New FX Prime Broker

August 13, 2013
CFH Clearing has selected Bank of America Merrill Lynch as its new FX prime broker and its primary prime broker as of 1 August 2013. CFH Clearing will continue to work with UBS as a prime broker, predominantly for Precious Metals.

CFH Markets Rebrands to CFH Clearing

June 3, 2013
As Interbank Credit Lines Reach $1.5B CFH Markets has announced that it is being renamed to CFH Clearing. In its prepared statement, the London based broker explained that the rebrand is being done to “more accurately reflect its business operations as an interbank prime of prime solutions provider.

CFH Markets Offers Gold-i Clients Interbank Access

April 2, 2013
Lars Holst, CEO of CFH Markets comments: There is an increasing trend towards brokers choosing MT4 white label solutions and Gold-i’s new white label product will give them the assurance of pure interbank liquidity pricing.

Morgan Stanley snaps up CFH for FXPB

February 17, 2012
Morgan Stanley signs key client amid aggressive build-out Morgan Stanley continues to aggressively build market share in foreign exchange prime brokerage, signing CFH Markets as a client, officials tell FX Week. The arrangement with Morgan Stanley allows London-based CFH Markets to extend interbank access to clients either through existing bank.

ieForex interview with Lars Holst

February 2, 2010
Taking a new approach to delivering Retail FX trading services. Watch the interview with Lars Holst:

CFH Markets Portrait

September 21, 2009
21 September 2009 –   LONDON & COPENHAGEN – CFH Markets plans to sign up 15 brokers to its bespoke white-label retail foreign exchange service by year-end, according to a senior official at the company in Copenhagen. CFH Markets develops custom-built retail solutions for clients looking to target the retail FX market.