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Boat Services abseil for Bliss | Simplitium

News - 13.10.2015

Boat Services abseil for Bliss

On Saturday 19th September, Boat Services Ltd participated in the Bliss Corporate Abseil Challenge in London.

Boat colleagues’ nervously abseiled down the 550ft tall Broadgate Tower located in the city of London in an effort to raise money for Bliss, the premature and sick baby charity. “My legs were trembling, but it was a fantastic experience and all for an amazing purpose” said Aveny Patel, Client Services at Boat Services.

Bliss exists to ensure that all babies born too soon, too small or too sick in the UK have the best possible chance of survival and of reaching their full potential. The charity provides support for parents and families, work directly with doctors and nurses to improve care and campaign to ensure the needs of babies and their families are always heard.

Corporate social responsibility is embedded Boat’s core values: “Boat Services are committed to supporting local charities and take pride in actively contributing to great causes” says Jamie Khurshid, CEO at Boat Services.


About Boat Services
Boat was established in response to the regulatory pressures introduced when MiFID was implemented, offering MTFs, SIs and investment firms an easy and cost-efficient way to comply with the new transparency obligations. Ever since Boat’s inception, its core technology has been supplied by Cinnober and in 2014 Boat was acquired by Cinnober. Boat is committed to extending its services to help financial institutions stay apace with new regulatory obligations and create a competitive edge.

Boat Services and London Stock Exchange will partner to deliver a MiFID II compliant multi-asset trade reporting service, facilitating efficient and straightforward trade reporting in an increasingly complex regulatory landscape. Boat’s current service offering includes comprehensive OTC trade reporting and data services, as well as sophisticated trade surveillance, crossing and portfolio risk management. For additional information, please visit www.theboatplatform.com


About Bliss
Bliss, the special care baby charity, is dedicated to ensuring that all babies born too soon, too small or too sick in the UK have the best possible chance of survival and of reaching their full potential.

It does this by:

  • Providing practical and emotional support for families during an extremely difficult time, so they can give the best care to their babies.
  • Encouraging health care professionals to deliver family centred care
  • Raising awareness of the issues affecting special care babies and fight for essential change within government and the NHS.


For more information about Bliss, visit www.bliss.org.uk