Our awards

Best Sell-Side Equities Trading Desk (Markets Choice Awards 2021)

Overall (Institutional Investor 2022)

Delta One/ETF (Institutional Investor 2022)

Electronic Services (Institutional Investor 2021)

Global reach

Kepler Cheuvreux execution services (KCx) provides a first-class trading platform with experienced sales traders, traders utilising specialised quantitative analysis, and IT expertise supported by an efficient middle office for settlement.

The platform is part of a multi-year strategic investment by Kepler Cheuvreux in electronic trading capabilities and has already achieved record volume during its gradual rollout programme throughout 2020, with an average daily agency flow of over EUR2bn. More information here.


A key element of our business, Kepler Cheuvreux’s execution Services, is one of the most complete and customisable solutions on the market. We offer:

  • Sales Trading
  • Direct Market Access and Algorithmic Trading
  • Portfolio Trading
  • ETF
  • Equity Derivatives



Sales Trading

Through our expansive network we service all major institutional investors: pension funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, risk arbitrage specialists, private banks, and quant-driven funds.

We ensure a two-fold approach to best meet your needs:

  • Closer to the clients: Our pan-European sales trading teams are located closer to domestic clients in all major European Centres, plus a dedicated team in the US, allowing services to be tailor-made to every client’s needs.
  • Closer to the product: We have professionals in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm and Zurich. This allows you to benefit from our multi-local presence with centralised operations and support.


We rely on our sales traders to lead communications between buy-side clients and Kepler Cheuvreux’s execution Services, whether for single stocks, DMA, Algorithmic Trading or Portfolio Trading.

Direct Market Access and Algorithmic Trading

Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading provider of Direct Market Access and Algorithmic Trading to demanding buy-side and sell-side clients. Our work doesn’t stop with connectivity. Our desk of highly experienced staff is on hand to provide you with support. We believe effective, consistent execution quality comes from ongoing and open dialogue to ensure traders are using the right options, with the right customization to suit their trading style and alpha horizon.

Dedicated Quantitative Research and development teams have been developing algorithms since 1998 and are focused on a range of topics, such as customized algorithm development, market impact modelling, microstructure and order book analysis, liquidity studies, and the regulatory environment.

Portfolio Trading

Kepler Cheuvreux Portfolio Trading combines advanced technology and algorithms, with cutting-edge analytics and expertise to deliver a comprehensive execution service.

Our teams of highly experienced sales traders and traders have helped build a reputation for excellence in portfolio trading. As an agency broker your portfolio is our only concern, we have no proprietary positions or market making algorithms to consider, your trade is our sole focus. We have no conflicts of interest.

We also have a dedicated quantitative research team focused on a range of topics and able to produce bespoke reports or analysis upon request.


Our dedicated sales trading team provides an exceptional level of service by helping the client find the most suitable ETFs for their needs.

Ability to price ETFs from all providers on all the main asset classes:

  • Equities
  • Commodities
  • Bonds
  • Money market

Competitive pricing and liquidity offering on all trades in European and US markets.

Equity Derivatives

We provide our clients with execution services for all listed derivatives:

  • Index options
  • Single stock options
  • Index futures
  • Single stocks futures
  • Dividend swaps
  • Equity swaps

We offer sales trading through one of the most complete and customizable solutions on the market such as algorithmic trading, FIX connectivity and synthetic orders.