Kasikorn selects ICE to lead derivatives trading in Thailand

Rick Steves

“With ICE’s comprehensive derivatives solution, we can also help our clients with idea generation and customized product design around a variety of OTC derivative instruments, including exotic options, embedded in structured products originated by Kasikorn Securities.”

Kasikorn Securities, a part of Thailand’s leading financial services company Kasikorn Bank Group, has adopted International Exchange’s Portfolio Analytics-Derivatives for a range of services including pre-trade pricing, analytics, and post-trade risk management.

Going with ICE will allow Kasikorn’s clients to access comprehensive solutions for their derivatives needs, spanning pre-trade to post-trade processes. Kasikorn Securities aims to offer financial products tailored to clients’ market views, including facilitating idea generation and the design of customized products involving a variety of OTC derivative instruments.

ICE’s portfolio analytics application will enable Kasikorn Securities to conduct in-depth analyses of holdings, covering multiple asset classes at both single security and portfolio levels. This integration with Kasikorn’s order management system will support pre-trade price discovery, decision-making, risk management, and analytics across a diverse range of asset classes and instruments. ICE’s derivatives services offer a comprehensive solution for these requirements, underpinned by over 16 years of historical data and advanced analytical tools.

“We can also help our clients with idea generation and customized product design”

Yongyut Meepetchdee, Kasikorn Securities, said: “At Kasikorn Securities, we aim to deliver innovative and customer-centric financial services for our clients, and by working with ICE, we can deliver financial products that fit our clients’ market views with the pricing and analytics needed to make timely investment decisions. With ICE’s comprehensive derivatives solution, we can also help our clients with idea generation and customized product design around a variety of OTC derivative instruments, including exotic options, embedded in structured products originated by Kasikorn Securities.”

Magnus Cattan, Head of Client Development, Asia Pacific at ICE, commented: “As firms look for new ways to serve the evolving needs of their customers, we are pleased to work with Kasikorn Securities to help them meet their clients’ trading, regulatory and risk management needs. With our suite of derivatives services, we’re able to provide firms like Kasikorn with a one-stop-shop for clients’ derivatives needs, from pre-trade pricing and analytics tools to measuring and managing post-trade risk.”

Kasikorn Securities offers a broad spectrum of investment products, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and derivative instruments. The firm caters to both individual and institutional investors, providing them with investment banking services, brokerage services, financial advisory, and wealth management solutions.

The Thailand-based brokerage firm leverages advanced technology and analytics to offer its clients tailored investment strategies and insights. Leveraging ICE’s Portfolio Analytics-Derivatives tool is a testament to Kasikorn Securities’ commitment to leveraging global technology and analytics platforms to enhance its service offerings.

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