|[January 21, 2014]
Orc Group AB: Renewed Orc offering combines future proof, flexible technology platforms with expert services
STOCKHOLM --(Business Wire)--
Orc Group AB (STO:ORC):
New Trading and Electronic Execution solutions together with
Professional Services deliver unparalleled value proposition.
Orc, a global leader in derivatives trading technology, today announced
a renewed and expanded solutions offering. Building on Orc's technology
leadership, industry expertise and commitment to R&D, new Trading and
Electronic Execution offerings are now introduced, backed by
"A key element in any successful electronic trading operation is a
robust, flexible technology platform which allows for customization and
adaptation as technology advances and business needs change," said
Jesper Alfredsson, Chief Strategy Officer, Orc Group AB. "Our renewed
and expanded offering is designed to deliver on this vision, together
with our ambition to build long term partnerships with clients and
ensure that they can focus on maintaining their unique competitive edge."
Orc's Trading offering is a complete solution for derivatives trading,
including a wide range of functionality from pricing, analysis and
decision support to execution and post trade risk management. New order
routing, pre-trade risk and entitlements products have been added lately
to further strengthen the offering in the areas of best execution and
The new Electronic Execution offering has evolved from Orc's
re-architected connectivity platform. It delivers an unmatched buy-side
to sell-side offering for high frequency derivatives trading.
"One of the challenges for our clients is to manae derivatives
institutional order flow with easy access to the markets of their
preference in an efficient way, especially in the area of risk
management and compliance," said Jesper Alfredsson. "In addition to our
global connectivity, we also provide the execution tools needed to
manage high volume, latency-sensitive order flow. This includes
integrated tools for risk management and compliance leveraging our vast
experience in derivatives trading."
Orc solutions are complemented by the newly launched Professional
Services, which help clients integrate and customize the Orc offering to
their specific needs, allowing them to reduce time to market, complexity
and costs for managing change.
"Many firms are challenged to stay ahead of changes in technology,
markets or the regulatory landscape," said Jesper Alfredsson. "Relying
on our expertise and profound experience, our Professional Services help
clients dedicate in-house engineering resources to their most strategic
development projects, while trusting us to implement, customize and
integrate Orc solutions."
The renewed offering underscores Orc's lasting commitment to creating
value and results by innovation, which means that tools and technology
are continuously refined for enhanced performance and expanded with new
products and functionality.
Orc is the global market leader in trading technology for listed
derivatives. Building on our commitment to long term partnerships and
technology innovation that delivers results, Orc serves the trading and
electronic execution needs of clients worldwide. With nearly 200
customer sites in more than 30 countries, access to over 150 trading
venues and offices in each of the world's key financial centers, we
offer true global capabilities.
Combining our technology and financial industry expertise, including a
solid understanding of regulatory issues, Orc also provides expert
advice and services that help reduce complexity and cost, while enabling
clients to stay focused on value creation in their core businesses.
Combining our software and financial industry expertise, including a
solid understanding of regulatory issues, Orc also provides strategic
expert advice and services that help reduce complexity and cost, while
enabling clients to stay focused on value creation in their core
Orc is owned by Orc Group Holding AB which in turn is owned mainly by
Nordic Capital Fund VII.
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