Shanghai ShenYi Investment Co. deploys Orc to enhance options trading capability in China

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28 June 2015
Hong kong, Hong Kong

Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney and Japan – Monday, June 29, 2015 – Orc, the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, today announced that Shanghai ShenYi Investment Co. (ShenYi) has implemented Orc’s Trading Bricks solution to improve trade efficiency for ETF options trading on Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE).

ShenYi is also participating in the mock trading competition organized by China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) as the market prepares for the launch of CSI300 index options. Orc Trading Bricks is fast and built for change, it provides rich functionality which was quickly integrated with ShenYi’s trading environment for enhancing the firm’s overall trading performance and maximizing opportunities for growth.

“As we expand our options trading business, selecting the right technology platform to underpin our trading operations is critical,” said John Jodlowski, Chief Trader, Shanghai ShenYi Investment Co. “We knew that the Orc Trading Bricks platform is widely used internationally and when considering our needs for the Chinese markets we recognized that Orc’s expertise and proven technology would be a great fit for our business.”

“ShenYi chose Orc after extensively evaluating the solutions in the market and their decision is a strong testimony to the performance and scalability of our trading technology,” said Dennis Chen, VP Sales APAC, Orc Group. “There is a great demand from Chinese trading firms looking for proven trading solutions that will help them capitalize on the emerging market opportunities. We look forward to working with ShenYi to serve their present and future trading needs.”

Orc’s Trading Bricks platform has been engineered from the ground up to address the greatest demands in trading today: the incessant drive and expectation for performance, and the fundamental and frequent changes to the financial market landscape. With diverse clients trading around the globe, Orc’s app-based, modular architecture is a proven solution for both of these challenges.

About Shanghai ShenYi Investment Co.

Shanghai ShenYi Investment Co. was established in 2004 by Shen Yi (Sonny). Located near the center of Shanghai's financial district, ShenYi fosters a culture of creativity with an emphasis on technology and rigorous risk management policies. ShenYi has direct connections to all of the equity and future exchanges and is the first index arbitrage fund registered in China. ShenYi's flagship fund was ranked number 1 in 2014 among all market neutral funds. Through our proven success in multi factor models, continued focus on risk management, and the constant evolution of our technological capabilities, we continue to create more opportunities for our people and business partners than ever before. We look forward to fostering the evolution of the derivatives market in China using our expertise and Orc's proven technological trading platform.

About Orc

Orc is the global market leader in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives. Successful trading desks of premier institutions rely on Orc to stay ahead in increasingly dynamic and competitive markets. We deliver unrivalled next-generation solutions for advanced trading, market access and electronic execution to leading trading firms, market makers, banks and brokers worldwide. With 200 customers in more than 30 countries, access to over 150 trading venues and offices in each of the world’s key financial centers, Orc offers true global capabilities.

Orc is owned by Orc Group Holding AB which in turn is majority-owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII.


For further information, please contact:

Dennis Chen, Vice President, Sales APAC, Tel: +852-2167-1950, email: dennis.chen@orc-group.com

Agnes Wong, Senior Marketing Manager, APAC, Orc, Tel: +852-2167-1986, email: agnes.wong@orc-group.com

Greg Chambers, President APAC, Orc, Tel: +852-2167-1950, email: greg.chambers@orc-group.com

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