Genève, Switzerland, May 22, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Ferrier and Partners (http://ferrierpartners.com), the largest and most diverse leader in futures brokerage services for individual investors in Switzerland, announced today that it has been listed on 2009 Technology Fast 500.
Ferrier and Partners is listed as number 346 on the ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in Europe. Rankings are based on five-year revenue growth percentages, from 2005 to 2010, during which time Ferrier and Partners grew 506 percent. Ferrier and Partners previously ranked 2007 Technology Fast 500, and 238th in 2008.
By diversifying its products, adding new emerging markets and developing new software, Ferrier and Partners has continued to grow while many other companies in the state have stagnated. Only 8 percent of companies on the 2008 Technology Fast 500 are based in Switzerland and Ferrier and Partners is one of them. Ferrier and Partners had one of the highest 2007 revenue of all companies on the list, and the highest revenue of all listed companies within the forex industry.
Bernhard Künzler, Director of Business Development, credits the company’s growth rate to the success of its user-friendly, customizable trading software. With its free trading platform available in desktop, web-based and mobile versions, traders can access a wide range of tools for trading the world’s largest financial markets, from anywhere.
“Since we began, we’ve focused on anticipating our customers’ needs, providing them with the preferred tools and services to trade currencies,” said Mr. Künzler. “We’ve introduced products that allow customers to do everything from trading from their cell phone to developing their own market analysis tools to viewing forecasted market trends a day in advance.”
Fast 500 recognizes technology companies who have achieved extraordinary growth in Europe’s most innovative and competitive sectors. Fast 500 companies must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues or devote a significant proportion of revenues to research and development of technology. Base-year operating revenues must be at least $50,000 USD and current-year operating revenues must be at least $5 million USD. Companies must be in business a minimum of five years, and they must be headquartered within Asia.
“We have many exciting developments planned for the next few years, including offering new futures trading platform later this year,” said Mr. Künzler. “As an industry leader, we will continue to give traders the finest services for trading the world’s financial markets.”
About Ferrier and Partners
Ferrier and Partners is a rapidly-growing, progressive company based in Geneva. Ferrier and Partners is founded and established sometime in 1990 with an underlying belief that the company’s success greatly depends on the client’s success. Ferrier and Partners offers its clients a wide array of benefits that other brokerage firms cannot provide. Alongside with the excellent services and well versed licensed brokers, who help clients to wisely invest in the futures, Ferrier and Partners offers clients a choice of different trading platforms.