OptionsCity Metro Connects To Fidessa

Chicago, IL - 5 June 2017

OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions, today announced that it has completed certification with Fidessa, allowing Fidessa brokers to receive order flow from OptionsCity's Metro clients. This certification provides OptionsCity's customers with access to Fidessa's community of global customers and builds on OptionsCity's customer reach within the futures options space.

"OptionsCity is excited to deliver orders from its market-leading options analytics and pricing solutions to a new audience of financial institutions who rely on Fidessa for their order management and workflow capabilities," said Hazem Dawani, CEO and co-founder at OptionsCity. "Over the past ten years, OptionsCity has established itself as a market leader in the futures options space and this certification will further broaden the reach of our offering."

Justin LIewellyn-Jones, Global Head of Derivatives at Fidessa, commented: "We are committed to helping our customers manage their electronic workflow to achieve the highest levels of execution quality and control. Our open architecture allows us to interface with any execution management system that our customers' own clients are using. We are pleased to be able to connect OptionsCity Metro clients to our community of more than 700 global brokers via our extensive FIX connectivity network."

OptionsCity Metro customers can manage complex option portfolios and take advantage of advanced option models, analytics and execution tools. Metro also allows customers to manage volatility surfaces with confidence in their values, allowing them to quickly and confidently price and trade multi-leg option structures. Now these customers can direct their resulting order flow to the global community of brokers on the Fidessa network. In executing these orders, Fidessa brokers can further leverage advanced execution and order management capabilities available within Fidessa's award-winning software suite.

OptionsCity Software powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of futures and options traders, market makers, financial institutions and other market participants worldwide. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor and a leading source of electronic options trading volume on global derivatives exchanges. 

Exceptional trading, investment and information solutions for the world's financial community. 

New technology, new regulation, new challenges: making money in today's financial markets is all about staying ahead of the curve. Having the capability to spot new trends and act fast turns change into opportunity. That's why 85% of the world's premier financial institutions trust Fidessa to provide them with their multi-asset trading and investment infrastructure, their market data and analysis, and their decision making and workflow technology. It's also why around $20 trillion worth of transactions flow across our global network each year. Because we're the market leader, we can also offer unique access to the world's largest and most valuable trading community of buy-side and sell-side professionals, from global institutions and investment banks to boutique brokers and niche hedge funds.

Fidessa is a global business with scale, resilience, ambition and expertise. We're listed on the London Stock Exchange and recognised as the thought leader in our space. We set the benchmark with our unrivalled set of mission-critical products and services and, uniquely, serve both the buy-side and sell-side communities. Ongoing investment in our leading-edge, integrated solutions ensures Fidessa remains the industry's number one choice. 

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