Investment Banking Archives

Consultancy position with HTI Labs

We've been retained by HTI Labs to provide ongoing technical consultancy, mentoring, and assistance for their consultants.
We're building an Excel Addin (XLL) for Lloyds TSB which allows further addin functionality to be written as managed code (e.g. in C#).

This project is being run on a "time and materials" basis from our Guildford office and we've negotiated to keep the IP rights of the underlying managed XLL shell for possible later resale or use in a product.

Summit Bonds and Money Markets

Len is back working with the Commerzbank Bonds and Money Markets teams in London with their Excel addins, C++ CORBA system and Java servers.

Len originally created much of this for them back in 2001 and is back to help guide the team in adding some new functionality.

Part time contract with Credit Suisse First Boston

Len is working with CSFB's HYDRA team to design and develop a trade events server for them in C++ on Windows.

The whole development is being developed in a Test Driven Development style and the server will reduce load on downstream systems by caching results from market data servers, perfoming trade enrichment only when data changes.

WallStreet Money Markets and custom FX systems

Len is back working with the Commerzbank Bonds and Money Markets teams in London helping them with their transition from WallStreet Money Markets software to some custom FX trading software written in C++ and running as an ActiveX control.

Real-time fixed income position server development

Len's working with Barclays Capital to develop a real-time fixed income position server for them. The system integrates into the COM infrastructure, is written in C++, uses Test Driven Development and interface based programming techniques. 

Contract with Commerzbank

We have secured a contract with Commerzbank to work with their Summit Bonds IT department to help them provide data from their Summit system to their users via Microsoft Excel (using XLL addins written in C++) with backend servers in C++ using OmniORB and Java using JacORB. 

Contract with HSBC

We have secured a contract with HSBC to work with their Global Markets IT development team on their Summit installation. We're helping them to restructure their source tree, move to a new and more structured version control system and helping them with CORBA servers to make their Summit data available to their e-commerce and "dot com" teams.

Contract with CSFP

We've secured a long term contract with Credit Suisse Financial Products to work with their OTC Derivatives Settlements systems team in London.