Amplify Trading is a UK-based company providing practical training for the financial sector. The company is based in the City of London and works with both individual traders and large institutions such as investment banks and universities in the UK, Europe, Middle East, and United States.
William de Lucy and Piers Curran, who previously worked as intra-day futures traders at Goldenberg Hehmeyer LLP, founded the company in 2009.
Amplify Trading moved its trading floor from Canary Wharf to the City of London in October 2013, and opened a second training facility in February 2015 in order to accommodate further expansion of the firm's operations.
Amplify Trading is a member of the British Accreditation Council (BAC).
In April 2015, Amplify Trading was awarded the prize for innovation in financial education by the CFA Institute in Atlanta, USA.
In November 2015, Amplify Trading won the higher/professional educational provider category at the EducationInvestor Awards 2015 in London, UK.
Amplify Trading featured in a BBC2 documentary aired on the 8 September 2014, titled Traders: Millions by the Minute.
Head of Trading, Piers Curran, is a regular guest host on CNBC's European Closing Bell.
Amplify Trading operates short-term and career trading programmes for individual traders.
Amplify Trading provides training to financial professionals at Bank of America, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, HSBC, JPMorgan, M&G, NCB Capital, and Pictet.
Amplify Trading also provides undergraduate and postgraduate training to University of Birmingham Business School, University of Greenwich, Hult Business School, Imperial College London, Leeds University Business School, Newcastle University, University of Manchester Business School, University of Stirling, UCL, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Queen Mary University.
Amplify Trading uses software that identifies the tone of voice of a trader during a sales call, so that prospective employers can include that tone in their considerations.