Options are 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 550 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.
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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. It has also facilitated the company to pursue strategic M&A targets which will consolidate Options position as number one in the financial technology sector in the delivery of complex IT infrastructure, colocation services and specialized financial applications.
Founded in 1989, Abry Partners is a premier media, communications, internet infrastructure, business and information services-focused private equity investment firm. They have a proven track record in partnering with growth firms and propelling them to the next level in their growth strategy. They are also seasoned operators in the financial services and Managed IT sector understanding the exciting opportunities within reach of firms offering cloud services to the capital markets sector. Leveraging their significant capital and experience in the IT infrastructure and manage services space supports Options as it continues to build a highly sophisticated, customer centric global platform.