Options Expands U.S. Operations, Anticipates Strong Growth in 2013

NEW YORK ― Feb. 19, 2013 ― Options, the provider of the Options PIPE® Private Financial Cloud services platform for the exchange, banking, trading and investment communities, today announced that it will open an office in Chicago next month in response to increasing demand for the company’s services in this major derivatives trading hub.

Scheduled to open on March 1, Options’ Chicago office will enable the firm to better serve the growing number of regional clients, as well as to communicate with proprietary trade firms in the area. Options has had a presence in the Chicago area since 2007 when it began offering co-location services at the Cermak datacenter facility.

About Options (www.options-it.com): Options is the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets. Founded in 1993, the company began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. More than a decade ago, the company made a strategic decision to become the first provider to offer cloud services to the financial sector. Today over 250 firms globally leverage the Options platform, including the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses and exchanges.