Who Are We
We are Options. We’re on a mission to transform financial sector technology. We aren’t market participants ourselves, but the No. 1 provider of IT infrastructure to global Capital Markets firms, supporting their operations and ecosystems.
We’re proud to provide high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to over 200 firms globally, providing an agile, scalable platform in an Investment Bank grade Cybersecurity wrapper.
Our clients include leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, brokers, dealers, private equity houses and exchanges. These clients are supported daily, across over 20 countries, in a true 24×7 ‘follow the sun’ model; we have someone on hand to assist at any hour of the day. With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand, we are well placed to service our customers both onsite and remotely.
Everything at Options is crafted to an industry-leading security and compliance standard. We have worked to guarantee our offering is SOC1, SOC2 & SOC3 compliant. Our service offering spans four main areas:
We understand the highly complex requirements of the Capital Markets sector and work relentlessly to improve our offering, ensuring we stay ahead of the curve and bring our clients a best-in-class service.
Prestigious Microsoft Cloud Platform Gold Partner Status
Best-in-class resiliency and security compliance to SOC1, SOC2, SOC3, ISO27001 and AICPA standard since 2011
Growth Equity investment from Bregal Sagemount in 2017
Growth Equity Investment from Abry Partners in 2020
30 industry awards over the last three years ranging from ‘Best Overall Technology Firm’ to ‘Best Cloud Services Provider’
Named among the UK’s leading growth companies in the 2019, 2018 and 2017 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table
Platinum Partner Status with Equinix