OTC Trading


Flowdesk is a principal trading firm specializing in market making and OTC services within the digital asset ecosystem. We combine deep financial and crypto expertise with algorithmic trading connectivity. Our technology is engineered to bring control and transparency to digital asset markets. Flowdesk operates globally with offices in the U.S., France, Singapore, and Canada.

Flowdesk is a regulated trading counterpart, acting in principal capacity to provide liquidity and operational efficiency for our clients. We trade over 300+ assets across 120 exchanges with 24/7/365 global coverage.

Our proprietary trading technology and operational infrastructure enables us to execute orders of any size while minimizing market impact. Our OTC trading capabilities include:

Programmatic trading

  • TWAP/VWAP/Limit

  • Bespoke execution mandate specific to client needs

Block Trading

  • Lock in risk quote directly via chat, voice or API

Key advantages

  • Regulated entity registered as a Digital Asset Service Provider with the AMF.

  • Global 24/7 market access with fast operational response times and white-glove client services.

  • Single access point to a suite of exposure solutions and services for over 300+ assets.

  • Best-in-class trading infrastructure across our high-touch and electronic OTC desk.

  • 4-year industry track record with €80m in VC funding and deep industry knowledge and relationships

  • Connectivity to 120+ CEX & DEX exchanges with the ability to settle in fiat or stablecoins.

  • Commitment to bringing control and transparency to digital asset markets.

Key features

Our execution strategies include execution at best, utilizing proprietary algorithms for execution mandates with specific parameters or at the best available price, with fixed price quotes offered by voice or chat. We also offer token sales programs and token buyback services, utilizing discretion and proprietary algorithms to minimize market impact.

One of Flowdesk's key competitive advantages in the OTC trading space is our smart algorithm technology, which enables us to access a deep pool of crypto liquidity and prices across a wide range of market participants and 120+ exchanges, which in turn allows us to sell illiquid assets. In addition to providing trading solutions for a variety of counterparties, Flowdesk offers the ability to execute trades with bespoke parameters, algorithmic execution, the security of working with a regulated partner, and fast settlement options.

We also offer post-trade settlement services in USD, EUR, or any other major currency, and can provide access to our global banking network and OTC trading network. We offer fiat-to-crypto, crypto-to-crypto, and crypto-to-fiat conversions. For crypto-to-crypto operations, clients transfer crypto (usually USD stablecoin, but occasionally BTC or ETH) and we facilitate the conversion to another crypto.

Each of our clients is assigned a dedicated Account Manager to ensure a personalized and seamless experience. To utilize our services, clients can choose their preferred execution strategy through an RFQ (request for quotation) process via 24/7 voice or chat. Funds can then be deposited under custody for execution, and our proprietary trading infrastructure allows us to access liquidity from multiple exchanges to facilitate the trade.

Buyback and Sales

Flowdesk offers a range of services to facilitate the buying and selling of digital assets, including token sales and buybacks. Our goal is to provide our clients with the highest level of service and support, while minimizing market impact and ensuring the security and integrity of all transactions.

Token Sales

Our token sales service is designed to help clients fulfill their financial goals through the sale of digital assets. This allows clients to have a steady flow of revenues to cover their operational costs or raise capital. We offer a range of options to help clients structure and execute their token sales, including:

  • Anonymous execution on centralized or decentralized exchanges: Our proprietary algorithms and deep liquidity access allow us to execute large volume trades with minimal market impact.

  • Data-driven insights on token sales: Our team can help clients leverage the data we collect from exchanges (pools and CEXs liquidity) to optimize their token sale strategy.

  • Customized reporting: We offer customizable reporting options, including live dashboards, to help clients track their token sale and analyze their performance. Our reports can be tailored to specific needs, providing clients with the information they need to make informed decisions.

Token Buybacks

Our token buyback service is designed to help token issuers and businesses repurchase digital assets from the market. We offer several options to help clients execute their token buyback, including:

  • Anonymous execution on centralized or decentralized exchanges: Our proprietary algorithms and deep liquidity access allow us to execute large volume trades with minimal market impact.

  • Price momentum or support: We can execute client buyback using algorithms that target specific price points or support levels, helping clients to achieve their desired outcomes.

Execution strategies

At Flowdesk, we offer a range of execution strategies to suit the specific needs of our clients. Our team can work with clients to identify the best strategy for their trade, based on client specific goals and risk tolerance. Whether clients prefer TWAP, VWAP, or a price momentum-based strategy, we can help them execute their trades efficiently and effectively.

  • TWAP (Time-Weighted Average Price) is an execution strategy that aims to achieve an average price for a trade over a specific time period, typically by executing the trade in smaller increments throughout the time period. This can help to reduce market impact and minimize price volatility.

  • VWAP (Volume-Weighted Average Price) is similar to TWAP, but it takes into account the volume of the trade as well as the time period. This can help to ensure that the trade is executed at a price that reflects the overall market conditions at the time of the trade.

  • Price momentum-based strategies are execution strategies that seek to capitalize on short-term price movements in the market. These strategies typically involve executing trades when the price is moving in a particular direction, with the aim of taking advantage of the momentum of the market.

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