The portfolio trading department for HilltopSecurities provides impeccable service to clients from pre-trade analytics and order execution to settlement and post-trade reporting.

Our fully customizable, algorithmic-based execution platform allows our experienced team of professional traders to accept, execute, and report baskets of orders as per each customer's specification. The desk accesses all relevant sources of liquidity and employs customizable, smart routing strategies to minimize timing delay and market impact costs. With cutting edge technology, we strive to provide premium domestic and global execution services in an ever changing market landscape.

State-of-the-art execution

We developed a customizable, algorithmic-based execution platform which enables us to create a unique solution to achieve your trading objectives. Here are a few of our key features:

  • Our fully FIX compliant and vendor neutral systems are capable of accepting orders via FTP, email, IM or other common mechanism.
  • We have access to multiple liquidity points to achieve best execution and minimize impact.
  • Along with customizable trading strategies, we employ proprietary trading strategies for transition, pairs and VWAP trades.
  • Seamless transaction processes allow for rapid turnaround of client baskets.

Superior customer service

At HilltopSecurities, we pride ourselves on impeccable service from initiation of the trade through settlement. We employ a highly experienced and professional team of traders supported by a full staff of back-office and IT personnel. We provide transaction cost analysis to assist you in determining market impact and to enable us to determine the appropriate trading strategy.

We are committed to building and maintaining a long-term and value added relationship with you and each of our clients.


We believe no business is too large or too small. Our low cost structure allows us to execute even the smallest baskets without requiring a minimum ticket charge. We tailor each program to read your data fields and then customize the execution reports to meet your requirements.