AEMS opens regional office at DIFCPress Release 31 Mar 2007 04:19 pm
- Leading provider of technology solutions for financial services industry establishes presence in Middle East
- Firm currently operates trading platform for DIFX
- Dubai office staffed by senior technology experts
Atos Euronext Market Solutions (AEMS), the leading provider of technology solutions for exchanges, clearing houses, banks, brokers and intermediaries, announced today that it has been registered as an unregulated company at the Dubai International Financial Centre. Through its new regional headquarters at the DIFC, AEMS will provide advanced technology solutions and support for the financial services industry across the region.
AEMS, which currently operates the trading platform for the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX), has already established a significant presence in this key market. The firm, which was created jointly by Atos Origin and Euronext, employs 1,300 staff at offices in Dubai, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Chicago and Brussels.
Abdel Nadjem, Head of Sales, Africa and Middle East of AEMS said: “We are extremely pleased to announce the opening of our new regional headquarters at the DIFC, which will allow us to better serve this rapidly developing region. Being based in Dubai will facilitate the provision of on-ground support to our clients here in the region, and strengthen the already existing bonds that link AEMS and its local partners, such as the DIFX. This is an extremely significant moment in our corporate history.”
Nasser Al Shaali, Chief Executive Officer of the DIFC Authority, said: “It is my pleasure to welcome AEMS to the growing DIFC family, which now includes more than 350 firms from across the globe. The provision of the latest technology solutions is crucial to the financial services industry, and I am confident that AEMS will make a significant contribution to the industry’s growth from their new regional headquarters here at the DIFC.”