Orc, (STO:ORC) a leading provider of technology and services for the
global financial industry, today announced that Jih Sun Futures Co.,
Ltd. (Jih Sun Futures) has selected Orc to meet the growing market
demand for high-speed connectivity to Taiwan Futures Exchange (Taifex).
Jih Sun Futures is the brokerage arm of Taiwan-based Jih Sun Financial
Holdings Co. Ltd. Through its subsidiaries, Jih Sun provides securities
brokerage and trading, banking and underwriting services.
As a result of the agreement signed by the companies, customers of both
Orc and Jih Sun Futures will be able to capitalize on the market
opportunities in Taiwan. Orc solutions allow buy-side customers to trade
derivatives on Taifex using Jih Sun Futures’ membership.
“Jih Sun Futures aims to offer superior brokerage services to our
clients. Orc’s leadership and experience in Taiwan are keys to our
selection of the Orc Trading system,” said Jesse Tsai, Institutional
Department Vice President, Jih Sun Futures Co. Ltd. “We are also
impressed with the performance and scalability of Orc’s technology and
look forward to strengthening our futures and options capacity by
“We are pleased to supply Jih Sun Futures with our high performance
trading system that further accelerates their brokerage business,” said
Dennis Chen, Vice President, Sales APAC, Orc. “Jih Sun Future’s choice
is a solid endorsement of Orc as a leading provider of advanced trading
solutions in Taiwan, and we look forward to developing a long-term
relationship with Jih Sun Futures.”
Orc’s sponsored access solutions offer buy-side users access to
liquidity pools including exchanges and ECNs, without the need for
exchange membership. Connecting to the Orc ExNet Private IP (PIP)
Network gives trading firms the ability to send and receive orders from
more than 150 Orc sites.
Orc is next exhibiting at FIA Asia Derivatives Conference in Singapore,
November 28-29, 2012.
Orc is a leading provider of technology and services for the global
financial industry. Since 1987, Orc delivers trading and market access
solutions used by proprietary trading and market making firms,
investment banks, hedge funds and brokerage houses worldwide.
Orc develops and provides the tools needed for running profitable
trading or brokerage businesses in today’s competitive and ever-changing
With market presence in all major global financial centers, Orc provides
sales and support services from its offices across EMEA, the Americas
and the Asia-Pacific regions.
Orc is owned by Nordic Capital Fund VII. www.orc-group.com
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