Sensatus has experience developing full stack financial brokerage technology; bringing FCA regulated businesses to market and helping new entrants get established.
By developing our trading technology in house, we have gained in-depth domain knowledge, with extensive code libraries, which can be used to cost effectively develop bespoke solutions.
Sensatus has worked with new entrants, developing their concepts from ideas, through to a realised operational platforms.
In addition, Sensatus has brought it own trading platform to market, having gained FCA approval for a 730k firm, which was subsequently sold.
As a new entrant, the main challenges you will find is getting regulatory approval, developing a network of business relationships and putting in place the services required to operate a trading platform.
Sensatus can support you at each step.
The consultancy services include:
Sensatus has developed technology that supports each phase of the client lifecycle, from client onboarding, account funding, trade execution, order routing and regulatory reporting. One of our biggest strengths, is the ability to realise challenging development objectives and in doing so provide your business with strong, distinct market differentiators.
Some of the features that we have developed in house and for clients include, the Trigger Trading Technology® to enable clients to develop and execute their trading strategy without having to code; the Capital Gains Tax product that calculates and prepares HMRC tax returns; the Club management system and unit valuation product; automated market commentary based on customisable rule sets.
The existing front, middle and back office code libraries that have been developed in house, enables Sensatus to cost effectively build bespoke technology solutions to meet your business needs.
Business Plan Development
If you have a business idea for a new brokerage platform, you will need to prepare a business plan for both investors and FCA applications.
Sensatus can work with you to develop Revenue, Regulatory Capital Requirements, Cost and Risk Modelling bringing experience of having seem many business plans and revenue models.
From experience of operating an in-house trading platform and providing services to other brokers, we know what are realistic costs and revenue models and the trade offs that are possible to reduce costs when bringing your business to market.
It takes time to build up and train a team and gain knowledge of the various functions in a brokerage business. Sensatus can provide middle and back office support and training for employees when establishing your business.
One of the greatest challenges for a new entrant, or companies wishing to introduce new asset types into their offering, is establishing relationships with key service providers.
Sensatus has an extensive network of contacts in the financial community and can help guide your through the options that exist, with introductions to key persons in the various service providers.