Bitaval Group Ltd was founded in 2016 by three professionals with deep experience gained through leadership positions at top investment banks & hedge funds in the City of London. Our combined trading strategies, expertise and technical innovation enabled us to deliver Rates Trader, an exceptional trading strategies application built using latest technologies with a purpose to provide clients with the best fixed income trading strategies platform.

Our goal is to provide top-quality advanced trading strategies application that will enable our clients to analyze the market and make informed decisions for executing successful trades.

Meet the team

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Zahar Abed

Senior Business Analyst


Zahar spent over 15 years working as a senior quantitative pricing analyst for major investment banks in the city of London, with extensive knowledge in fixed income rates trading, credit derivatives and market risk. As a fixed income manager, he directed the flow of evaluation and pricing work on desk, which includes: IG and Credit bonds, Emerging Markets securities, High Yield and Convertible bonds.

Zahar has a Degree in Chemical Engineering and M.Sc. in Finance from Birkbeck College, University of London.

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Fitim Skenderi

Systems Architect/Developer


Fitim has extensive knowledge in architecting and developing high-frequency, real-time distributed systems.He has designed, built and deployed successfully many real-time distributed systems for major banks and corporations.

When he is not developing systems, he loves tinkering with electronics and home-automation.

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Faouzi (Sami) Abed

Senior Analyst Developer


Sami spent his entire career (over 20 years) working as a senior analyst developer and IT manager for major investment banks in the City of London. He specialises in the development of front office trading systems, mainly real-time analytical applications and electronic trading systems.

Sami has a Degree and M.Sc in Computer Science from Queen Mary College, University of London.