Talos partners with Deribit to launch crypto options trading

Rick Steves

“With the full Deribit options chain now at their fingertips, Talos clients can unlock a myriad of strategic possibilities, allowing them to effectively manage risk, enhance portfolio diversification, and capitalize on the immense potential of crypto.”

Talos has made a groundbreaking announcement with the launch of options trading on its flagship trading platform.

This significant milestone is made possible through a strategic partnership with Deribit, the world’s largest digital asset options market, serving as the inaugural liquidity venue accessible at launch.

The integration between Talos and Deribit ushers in a new era of institutional options trading by offering industry-leading liquidity to institutional traders in select jurisdictions through a specialized Talos interface designed for this purpose.

Deribit has earned a formidable reputation as the premier destination for digital asset options trading, offering institutional-grade exchange infrastructure, including a high-capacity matching engine, advanced risk management, and deep liquidity. By providing Talos clients with access to Deribit’s robust and reliable liquidity, this partnership is set to lower the barriers for institutions seeking exposure to digital assets.

Options for managing exposure to digital assets

Luuk Strijers, CCO at Deribit, said: “At Deribit, our goal is to expand investor access to crypto options trading in a secure, accessible and intuitive manner. Like Talos, we have earned a premier reputation among institutions for our full suite of advanced professional trading services and superior system architecture. We look forward to working together with Talos to shape institutional adoption of crypto.”

Anton Katz, CEO and Co-Founder of Talos, commented: “Options are an important instrument for institutions to access and manage their exposure to digital assets. As the industry’s premier crypto derivatives exchange, Deribit is the perfect partner to launch options trading for our clients,” said Katz.

Neelabh Dixit, Commercial Product Manager, Derivatives at Talos, said: “With the full Deribit options chain now at their fingertips, Talos clients can unlock a myriad of strategic possibilities, allowing them to effectively manage risk, enhance portfolio diversification, and capitalize on the immense potential of crypto. We look forward to evolving the product in partnership with our early adopter clients.”

Talos crypto offering includes spot trading, futures, perpetuals, and options

The introduction of options trading on the Talos platform represents a significant enhancement of its existing capabilities, offering clients a single interface to manage their entire crypto portfolio, encompassing spot trading, futures, perpetuals, and now options.

The options trading interface has been meticulously designed with professional options traders in mind, featuring advanced execution tools such as limit and pegged orders, as well as an Iceberg algorithm to facilitate precision and efficiency in trading.

The partnership between Talos and Deribit marks a significant development in the institutional crypto trading space, where options trading is poised to play a pivotal role in enhancing risk management and portfolio diversification. This collaboration is set to empower institutional traders and further fuel the adoption of digital assets in the financial industry.

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