Options Recognized By Sunday Times HSBC Awards For Leading Growth
Named To International Track 200 League Table For Second Consecutive Year
London, New York ― 8 June, 2018 ― Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, is proud to have been named to the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table for the second consecutive year. The prestigious list, which will be published this weekend, ranks the UK’s highest performing private firms by international growth.
The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 recognizes companies based on their overseas sales in the preceding two-year period. From 2015 to 2017, Options has continued to double its global revenues, with international sales of over £34.7 million and overall sales of £50.7 million in 2017.
Options CEO and Founder, Nigel Kneafsey commented, “We are delighted to be ranked among the UK’s fastest growing private companies once again. Our international success is a result of providing a consistent, high touch engagement model for our global clients, regardless of location. In the past year, we have continued to grow our staff; increase our global offices and regional client support locations across Europe, North America, South Africa and Asia Pacific; and made multi-million technology investments in our global platform and services as we extend our footprint into new countries.”
Kneafsey adds, “To continue to support our expanding client base, which includes some of the world’s leading financial institutions, asset managers, and funds, we also secured a $100m private equity investment for strategic growth through 2018 and beyond.”
The ninth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table will be published on 10 June, 2018.
This latest accolade follows Options’ record of industry awards success throughout 2017.
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 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 2017 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table. In 2017, the firm received a growth investment from private equity firm Bregal Sagemount.