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About Tick Data
For over 30 years, the world’s largest investment banks, asset managers, proprietary traders and universities have relied upon our historical intraday stock, futures, options and forex data to back-test trading strategies, develop risk & execution models, perform post-trade analysis, and conduct important academic research. Owned by its managers, Tick Data is passionately focused on data quality. And with data as far back as 1974, our offering is one of the largest of its kind.
In 1984, Tick Data was founded by a futures broker and a programmer as the first company in the world to offer historical tick-by-tick prices on the futures and index markets. Despite severe limitations in computer hardware technology, they developed a collection and compression system capable of capturing and storing every tick in the major U.S. futures markets. In the mid-1990s, Tick Data was acquired by Futures Magazine Group in Chicago, IL.
In June 1999, Thomas Neal Falkenberry, a Chartered Financial Analyst and Tick Data client, bought the company. By purchasing Tick Data, he had a data platform on which to launch his new asset management firm and hedge fund. Furthermore, he saw the potential in furnishing other institutional clients with data that meets their stringent requirements.
In January 2005, Neal and his partner, Scott Mayster, sold Tick Data to Penson Worldwide, Inc. Penson made Tick Data a division of their technology subsidiary, Nexa Technologies, Inc., a provider of direct access trading platforms, real-time market data, and exchange connectivity. Neal and Scott, along with VP, Business Development Tom Myers, and Director of Engineering Bill Bryson continued to grow Tick Data with a team of sales, support, and development experts who specialize in market data.
After eight successful years of growth, in May 2013, Tick Data was acquired by its long-time management team, with additional funding from the Tactex F1 Private Equity Fund.
In 2015, Tick Data was sold to OneMarketData, LLC, makers of the industry-leading database and analytics platform, OneTick. Together, OneTick and Tick Data form a perfect marriage of analytics and data, offering Tick Data clients the same research-quality data they’ve always know with even more delivery options.
As always, Tick Data remains committed to being the premier provider of global historical data solutions.
Questions? Please contact Tick Data.