Raptor Trading joins forces with Options to enhance Canadian trading landscape

Rick Steves

“Our partnership with Options significantly enhances our scale and global reach, commensurate with our significant contributions to this market. As we expand together, we anticipate even greater client benefits and opportunities and are elated to collaborate with Options.”

Options Technology has announced a strategic partnership with Raptor Trading Systems, a globally recognized provider of multi-asset trading solutions.

This collaboration represents a significant step forward in enhancing the Canadian trading landscape and providing financial institutions with more robust options to elevate their trading technology capabilities.

Enhanced connectivity and order management system (OMS) capabilities

The partnership between Options Technology and Raptor Trading Systems aims to seamlessly integrate resilient and scalable colocation services with proven managed solutions, offering traders and financial institutions enhanced connectivity and order management system (OMS) capabilities. The combined offerings will empower Canadian financial institutions to access cutting-edge tools and augment their trading technology stacks with minimal disruptions or risks.

Danny Moore, President and CEO of Options, said: “At Options, our commitment to excellence, innovation, and ensuring clients thrive in an ever-evolving financial market is the cornerstone of our business. We are delighted to continue that mission with our Raptor Trading Systems partnership. Together, we seek to empower traders and financial institutions with cutting-edge tools, setting new standards for success across the Canadian markets and beyond.”

Options Technology is renowned for facilitating trading at hundreds of venues worldwide, offering fully managed infrastructure and connectivity through its private financial cloud services. These services combine hosting with direct market access, total cost of ownership (TCO) reduction, and top-notch resiliency and security.

Raptor serves brokers, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, and pro traders

Teddy Lardos, CEO of Raptor Trading Systems, added: “Raptor Trading’s enduring commitment to the Canadian market spans two decades, empowering firms of all sizes to compete with global giants. Our partnership with Options significantly enhances our scale and global reach, commensurate with our significant contributions to this market. As we expand together, we anticipate even greater client benefits and opportunities and are elated to collaborate with Options.”

Raptor Trading Systems is a leading provider of high-performance trading solutions tailored to the diverse needs of financial institutions, brokers, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, and professional traders. The company specializes in offering comprehensive, hassle-free managed OMS and connectivity solutions, providing unmatched flexibility and transparency.

This partnership marks yet another exciting development for Options, following its appointment of Scott Feagans as SVP Sales Engineering, its achievement of Microsoft Solutions Partner status for Data and AI, and its partnership with GO Markets.

In 2019, Options received an investment from Boston-based private equity firm Abry Partners, enabling the company to accelerate its growth strategy and expand its technology platform while extending its global reach in key financial centers.

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