Spinaris Capital Selects OptionsCity to Trade on CME and Eurex

Spinaris Capital Selects OptionsCity to Trade on CME and Eurex

Chicago, May 19, 2014 – OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced that London-based Spinaris Capital will expand its FX and energy options trading utilizing OptionsCity’s Metro and Freeway platforms.

Situated within OptionsCity’s hosting infrastructure, Spinaris Capital will trade on CME and Eurex using a combination of Metro, the company’s flagship trading and risk management platform, and Freeway, its multi-asset automated trading solution.

“As markets continue to consolidate and expand, we require a low-latency trading system that provides direct market access to expand into new markets quickly,” remarked Spinaris Capital Chief Investment Officer, Adam Webb “Spinaris Capital has found a competitive solution in OptionsCity which enables us to maximize our fast alpha models.”

Spinaris integrated its internal trading models into Metro via the Freeway API and utilizes the system to make markets, as well as identify and execute on opportunities in the market.

“Being able to offer a complete solution that incorporates both software and hosting empowers customers like Spinaris Capital to seamlessly expand the firm’s trading portfolio,” commented Darran Hodder, OptionsCity Head of London/EU. “We are committed to serving as a partner in their global trading operation.”

OptionsCity’s hosting initiative was based on the clients’ need for a bundled solution for its software coupled with hosting to trade on exchanges, such as the CME, NYMEX, ICE, LIFFE, and EUREX. Trading institutions can use this infrastructure to gain reliable low-latency market access while lowering or removing overhead infrastructure costs.

To schedule a personalized demonstration of Metro or Freeway please contact OptionsCity at info@optionscity.com or call +1 312.605.4500 (US) or +44 (0) 203 053 6000 (UK).

About OptionsCity Software
OptionsCity Software powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of professional futures and options traders, market-makers and financial institutions worldwide. OptionsCity’s diverse suite of powerful tools includes Metro, its flagship electronic trading and market-making platform, and Freeway, a multi-asset automated trading engine designed to build, test, and deploy algorithms with micro-second execution. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor on leading global derivative exchanges and markets. For more information, please visit www.optionscity.com.

About Spinaris Capital
Spinaris Capital is a quantitative trading firm based in London & Chicago focused uniquely on technology. Spinaris Capital is an options liquidity provider on most exchanges. For over 10 years we have successfully thrived in the volatility trading and arbitrage space focusing on our core values and principals and avoiding the herd. Spinaris Capital is a single ownership fund.

Contact:                  Sarah McNabb
Phone:                    312.605.4530
Email:                      smcnabb@optionscity.com

Disclaimer: This press release contains forward-looking statements with the exception of historical information. The matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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