NEW YORK & CHICAGO & LONDON & HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Options, the leading provider of managed trading infrastructure to the global Capital letter Markets, today announced the appointment of Jim Bomer every bit SVP, Managing director Marketplace Information Sectionalisation.
Jim joined Options late last yr post-obit the ACTIV Fiscal conquering, where he served for nineteen years as the firm’southward Principal Operating Officer. Prior to his office with ACTIV,
Jim held a multifariousness of Capital letter Markets roles in London, Frankfurt, and Chicago and has more than 25 years of feel in the real-time trading and market data sector.
In his new role, Jim has responsibleness for the product strategy, development and operations of Options’ market data division, which includes ACTIV Financial following its acquisition past Options in October 2021.
His appointment also marks the continued growth of Options’ Chicago presence, following the recent announcement of Ted Sturiale as VP of Sales in Chicago.
Danny Moore, Options President and CEO, said, “Jim joined the team final twelvemonth, bringing with him a wealth of manufacture knowledge and experience. Merging his knowledge of the ACTIV data feed and software capabilities with the Options global network and infrastructure has already led to some fantastic synergies and developments. Jim’due south appointment to pb Options’ marketplace data business is a cardinal step in our vision to deliver a truly side by side-generation platform focused on near-zero latency, mod hardware, full Deject integration, and full backwards compatibility.”
Speaking on his date, Jim added, “I’m delighted to be joining an exceptional squad at Options, and am very enthusiastic nigh the combination of ACTIV’s innovative technology with Options’ globe-class global infrastructure, managed services capabilities, and multi-cloud platform.“
Today’s news comes as the latest in a series of strategic announcements for Options, including the accomplishment of 12 Years of AICPA Service Organisation Controls (SOC) compliance, partnership with Lawmaking Willing, and an understanding to provide MEMX with Market Data Access across New York and Chicago.
In 2019, Options received investment from Boston-based Private Equity Firm, Abry Partners. This investment has enabled Options to accelerate its growth strategy and develop its engineering science platform whilst expanding its reach in fundamental fiscal centres globally.
About Options (www.options-it.com):
Options Engineering is the No. 1 provider of IT infrastructure to global Capital letter Markets firms, supporting their operations and ecosystems.
Founded in 1993, the firm began life as a hedge fund engineering science services provider. Today, the company provides high-functioning managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to over 550 firms globally, providing an active, scalable platform in an Investment Bank class Cybersecurity wrapper.
Options clients include the leading global investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market place makers, broker/dealers, private equity houses and exchanges. With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand, Options are well placed to service their customers both on-site and remotely.
In 2019, Options secured a significant growth investment from
, a Boston-based sector-focused private equity house. This investment has enabled Options to considerably accelerate its growth strategy to invest further in its technology platform and expand its accomplish in fundamental financial centres globally.
Options has been named among the
UK’s leading growth companies
in the 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 Sun Times HSBC International Track 200 league table.
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About Abry Partners
Abry is one of the well-nigh experienced and successful sector-focused private equity investment firms in Northward America. Since its founding in 1989, the firm has completed over $82 billion of leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred equity placements. Currently, the business firm manages over $v.0 billion of capital beyond their active funds.