# e-FX Awards: FastMatch – Best e-FX Trading Venue

## In Q1, FastMatch saw ADV grow 61% year-on-year to $17.7bn. In April, it recorded$19bn ADV – 76% higher than in the corresponding period of 2016

When Dmitri Galinov became chief executive of institutional electronic communication network (ECN) FastMatch in 2012, he had one objective in mind and one only: for it to become the leading foreign exchange trading platform in the world.

Five years down the line, the target remains the same and the numbers are looking good. Established in 2012 by Credit Suisse and FXCM, FastMatch has seen strong growth in the ECN space. Since 2015, the platform has more than doubled its market share. In the fir