As a leading Canadian hedge fund with offices around the world, our client manages billions of dollars for Canadian and international investors.
Due to the nature of its business, including the need to make time-critical, online transactions, and their international client base, the company relies heavily on its IT infrastructure.
In particular, part of the firm’s strategy, and one of its value propositions, involves algorithmic trading. This requires carrier-grade IT infrastructure to reduce latency when executing trades based on the firm’s algorithms.
With over 150 staff, the company employees double-digit-sized teams in Investments, Strategies, Risk, and Analysts.
But only five full-time IT specialists.