FIX.NET proves to be a success

Orbis Group, the Bermudan mutual and absolute returns fund manager, has successfully made a trading conn-ection with Credit Suisse First Boston, using the FIX protocol version 4.2.

The fund operator, with $1.7bn under management, made the connection to CSFB's Advanced Execution Services (AES) using the FIX.NET Server 2002 from the supplier SolutionForge.

In the past Orbis has used SolutionForge's product to send transaction messages to third parties electronically, using FIX messages.

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