Options Donates Over £10,000 To Northern Irish Charity, Children’s Heartbeat Trust
Belfast – 23 May, 2019 – Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, today donated over £10,000 to Northern Irish charity, Children’s Heartbeat Trust.
The funds were raised as a result of the firm’s annual Belfast City Marathon fundraising efforts, this year comprising of four relay teams and three individual full marathon participants. The firm’s official donation to Children’s Heartbeat Trust totalled £10,850 and was presented to the charity in Options’ recently opened Belfast headquarters.
Options President and Co-CEO, Danny Moore, commented, “We are proud to lend our support to Children’s Heartbeat Trust; the team not only smashed their fundraising target but helped make this year’s marathon our largest single fundraising event to date. There is always a personal aspect to these efforts and the funds raised are a testament to the team spirit, hard work and sense of community that we champion at Options.”
Children’s Heartbeat Trust is a local charity supporting families of children with heart disease in Northern Ireland. The charity works closely with Clark Clinic, the regional paediatric cardiac ward at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children to help fund medical equipment and initiatives, ensuring that children with heart disease in Northern Ireland receive the best care and treatment possible.
Lynn Cowan from Children’s Heartbeat Trust, commented, “We are delighted to have received support from the amazing team at Options and are overwhelmed at the funds they have raised for our work. They have not only raised funds but vital awareness of congenitial heart disease and its impact on children, young people and their families in N.I.
We currently rely on public donations to maintain our services, so we are indebted to Options for supporting us and in doing so making a real difference to children and young people affected by heart disease.”
For further information on Children’s Heartbeat Trust please visit: www.childrensheartbeattrust.org
About Options (www.options-it.com):
Options is the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global financial services sector. Founded in 1993, the company began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. More than a decade ago, the company made a strategic decision to become the first provider to offer private cloud services to the financial sector. Today over 200 firms globally leverage our award-winning front to back office managed infrastructure: Managed Platform, Managed Colocation, Managed Applications and technology consultancy services. Our clients include the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses and exchanges. Options was named among the UK’s leading growth companies in the 2019, 2018 and 2017 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table. In 2017, the firm received a growth investment from private equity firm Bregal Sagemount.
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