London / New York / Hong Kong – 18th October 2023 – Options Technology, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, today announced the successful deployment of NYSE Chicago Integrated Feed to the ActivFeed.
NYSE Chicago Integrated Feed is a key component of the esteemed New York Stock Exchange. Options’ deployment of this feed represents a significant stride forward in delivering high-performance solutions to empower market participants in navigating today’s dynamic trading landscape.
The announcement follows a series of new market additions and integration of ActivFeed, normalized from anywhere in the world and including AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Azure. Options provides clients with consolidated access to global market data sources across multiple asset classes, alongside hosted trading infrastructure and direct connectivity to counterparties in the wider capital markets ecosystem.
Options facilitates trading across multiple exchanges worldwide, providing clients with access to market data. The fully managed infrastructure and connectivity solution is complemented by the firm’s integrated cloud services, which combine hosting capabilities with direct market access, resulting in the reduced total cost of ownership and industry-led resiliency alongside SOC accredited security.
Danny Moore, President and CEO of Options, commented, “We are delighted to announce our seamless integration with the NYSE Chicago Integrated Feed, further empowering our clients with real-time market data and global connectivity via a single port. At Options, innovation is central to our mission, and we look forward to including NYSE Chicago Integrated Feed in our growing portfolio of market data feeds.”
Today’s news comes as the latest in a series of exciting developments for Options, including its global expansion of services to the Fixed Income markets, its collaboration with Tools for Humanity and its attainment of Microsoft Solutions Partner status for Modern Work.
In 2019, Options received investment from Boston-based private equity firm Abry Partners. This investment enabled Options to accelerate its growth strategy and develop its technology platform while expanding its global reach in key financial centres.
About Options (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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