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Alasdair Haynes

Aquis Exchange PLC

London, UK

CEO

Aquis Exchange PLC

Alasdair Haynes
Biography
Alasdair is the founder and CEO of Aquis Exchange, the pan-European equities trading platform, which has introduced subscription pricing and innovative order types into the marketplace. In addition to operating an FCA-regulated MTF, Aquis develops technology for third parties. Aquis Exchange is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM.

Alasdair is the former CEO of Chi-X Europe and was responsible for growing the business into Europe's largest equities trading platform and into profitability before its sale in late 2011. Prior to that, Alasdair spent 11 years heading up ITG's international business, pioneering the introduction of electronic trading and crossing into the European and Asian marketplaces. Alasdair began his 30 plus-year career in the City with Morgan Grenfell and has held senior positions at a number of investment banks including HSBC and UBS.

Alasdair Haynes’ Newsfeed

13 Jul 2018
Bloomberg Quint
MiFID Loophole Set to Close in Win for EU Stock Exchanges

The European Union’s top markets regulator plans to close a loophole in the MiFID II rules that can put the bloc’s stock exchanges at a disadvantage to foreign competitors...Alasdair Haynes, chief executive officer of Aquis, said he’s “delighted to see the loophole being closed and that no competitive advantage is given to one exchange.”

Alasdair Haynes’ Background

CEO
2012 - Present
London, UK
Aquis Exchange is a pan-European cash equities exchange. It is approved and regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, to operate as a multilateral trading facility. Aquis Exchange offers trading in securities from 14 European countries and intends to reshape radically the economics of trading by introducing the concept of subscription pricing to the industry.

Alasdair Haynes’ Education

1972 - 1977