NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets, today announced it has added Options, a leading managed service and IT infrastructure products provider to the global capital markets industry, as an extranet provider of OTC Markets Group's Real-Time+ market data. As a result, Options customers now have access to real-time Level 1 and Level 2 quotes and reference data on 10,000 OTCQX®, OTCQB® and Pink securities. One Options customer is already taking OTC Markets Group data.
"We are pleased to add Options to our list of extranet providers, which will allow us to offer our data to an even broader swath of the financial services industry," said Matthew Fuchs, Executive Vice President of Market Data and Strategy at OTC Markets Group.
Nigel Kneafsey, Options Founder and CEO, commented, "The addition of OTC Markets Group's market data to the Options platform will ensure we continue to provide clients leveraging our electronic trading infrastructure with more choice as it relates to price discovery and liquidity across the global equity markets. We look forward to working with OTC Markets Group."
OTC Markets Group's real-time data products are provided via extranet providers or through a direct connection. For a complete list of extranet providers of OTC Markets Group's data, visit http://www.otcmarkets.com/services/market-data/realtime-data/connection.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities. We organize these securities into markets to inform investors of opportunities and risks: the OTCQX® Best Market; the OTCQB® Venture Market; and the OTC Pink® Open Market. Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors. To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.
OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.
Options is the leading managed service and IT infrastructure products provider to the global financial services sector. 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 200 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.
Saskia Sidenfaden, OTC Markets Group Inc., +1 (212) 896-4428, firstname.lastname@example.org
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