A new firm, KCG Holdings, has emerged from the wreckage of Knight Capital and Getco, and is planning to integrate the two market-makers' technologies, algorithms, electronic trading groups and order routing systems into a single cohesive trading platform. "We're not only connecting systems together, but will also ultimately be building a next-generation infrastructure within that single platform," says Charles Susi, head of product development for KCG's client execution services group.

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