London / New York / Hong Kong ― 19th April 2023 ― Options Technology, the leading Capital Markets services provider, today announced the expansion of its onshore trading infrastructure offering in Chunghwa Telecom’s Banqiao IDC, Taiwan.
This strategic move will facilitate low latency market access for clients to TWSE, TAIFEX and TPEx with access to the latest trading infrastructure and global connectivity to trade across APAC and the global markets.
The expansion of Options Technology’s onshore services in Taiwan (Banqiao IDC, Chunghwa Telecom) is a key part of the company’s growth strategy, as it seeks to provide clients with low latency and robust service connectivity solutions to exchanges across the region.
Danny Moore, President and CEO at Options Technology, commented: “We are delighted to announce the expansion of our onshore offering covering raw and normalized market data services and colocation capabilities in Banqiao IDC in Taiwan. This strategic move reflects our commitment to providing clients with the latest connectivity solutions across the complex APAC markets and is a key part of our rapid growth trajectory in the region.”
With the onshore expansion, Options Technology is well-positioned to meet the growing demand for Tier 1 Trading Infrastructure services and Market Data solutions from global institutional clients.
Today’s news comes as the latest in a series of exciting developments for Options Technology, including its trading network upgrades for OPRA, its partnership with Trade The Pool and completion of SOC compliance for a 12th consecutive year.
In 2019, Options received investment from Boston-based Private Equity Firm, Abry Partners. This investment has enabled Options to accelerate its growth strategy and develop its technology platform whilst expanding its reach in key financial centres globally.
About Options Technology (www.options-it.com):
Options Technology is the No. 1 provider of IT infrastructure to global Capital Markets firms, supporting their operations and ecosystems.
Founded in 1993, the firm began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. Today, the company provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to over 550 firms globally, providing an agile, scalable platform in an Investment Bank-grade Cybersecurity wrapper.
Options clients include the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses, and exchanges. With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Auckland, Options are well placed to service its customers on-site and remotely.
In 2019, Options secured a significant growth investment from Abry Partners, a Boston-based sector-focused private equity firm. This investment has enabled Options to considerably accelerate its growth strategy to invest further in its technology platform and expand its reach in key financial centres globally.
Options has been named among the UK’s leading growth companies in the 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table.
About Abry Partners (www.abry.com)
Abry is one of the most experienced and successful sector-focused private equity investment firms in North America. Since its founding in 1989, the firm has completed over $82 billion of leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred equity placements. Currently, the firm manages over $5.0 billion of capital across their active funds.
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