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Javier Loya

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Loya is Chairman and CEO of OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), a company he co-founded in 2007 which is now the largest independent interdealer brokerage in the world.

Javier was recognized by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2002 and in 2007, was honored by the Greater Houston partnership as an “Emerging Leader.” In 2004, the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce named Javier its “Hispanic Businessman of the Year” and in the same year, he received the John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement from Columbia University. In 2010, Javier received the prestigious Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, one of the business world’s highest honors. Additionally, Javier served on the Board of Regents for Texas Southern University from 2007-2009.

Javier is active in the Houston community, having served on the Boards of several charitable organizations. A limited partner in the NFL’s Houston Texans franchise, he serves on the National Football League’s diversity committee and is actively involved in the Young President’s Organization (Houston Chapter).

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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ ION ENERGY GROUP TO RING NASDAQ CLOSING BELL

OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ ION ENERGY GROUP TO RING NASDAQ CLOSING BELL

NEW YORK (AUGUST 2, 2017) – ION Energy Group, the largest natural gas options broker in the world and a portfolio company within leading independent interdealer broker OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), today announced that it will ring the Closing Bell during the Nasdaq stock market closing ceremony on Thursday, August 3, 2017.

“We are honored to be invited by Nasdaq to ring the Closing Bell, an exciting and time-honored tradition,” said Sid Perkins, Founder and Managing Partner, Ion Energy Group. “ION Energy Group has closely collaborated with Nasdaq since the launch of its Nasdaq Futures Exchange (NFX) in 2015, executing the first ever natural gas options contract on the Nasdaq Exchange. We are proud to not only be the largest natural gas options broker on the NFX, but in the world.”

OTCGH has been one of Nasdaq’s major supporters for many years, contributing significant market share in natural gas options over-the-counter block trade brokerage on the NFX. The two companies have worked closely together to create a more robust trading platform for all parties.

“We are proud to have ION Energy Group, a trusted partner for trading energy futures, join us on stage for this ceremonial event,” said Rick Beaman, CEO, Nasdaq Futures. “Working with Sid, Rich and their team over the years has helped NFX grow and succeed, and we look forward to continuing our collaboration for many more years to come.”

Representing ION Energy Group at the Closing Bell ceremony will be Sid Perkins along with Rich Bruskoff, Partner; Josh Hochberg, Senior Energy Broker; Shane Treleaven, Senior Energy Broker; Jon Wagner, Senior Energy Broker; Steve Primiano, Broker; and Kyle Cooper, Head of Research.

For more information about OTCGH and ION Energy Group visit www.otcgh.com.

For more information about NFX visit http://business.nasdaq.com/nasdaq-futures/nfx-market.

About ION Energy Group
Founded in 2008 by Sid Perkins and based in New York, London and Houston, ION Energy is a portfolio company of OTC Global Holdings and a brokering group of EOX Holdings that offers clients brokering services and expertise in natural gas liquids (NGL), product options and the natural gas and crude markets.

About OTC Global Holdings
Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Des Moines, Geneva, Houston, London, Louisville, New Jersey, New York and Singapore. The company is a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE, NYMEX and NFX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous derivatives contracts across biofuels, emissions, commodity index products, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives. The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://player.vimeo.com/video/146686709.

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OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 249,490 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS SIDES IN JUNE, CONTINUES TO GROW CLIENT BASE

OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 249,490 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS SIDES IN JUNE, CONTINUES TO GROW CLIENT BASE 

Volume nearly doubles previous record, represents 46 percent of leading IDB’s total NFX Natural Gas Options transactions during June 2017

HOUSTON (July 11, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) announced that in June 2017 its EOXLive platform brokered a record-setting 249,490 Natural Gas Options sides, eclipsing the previous record (from May 2017) by nearly 95 percent. In addition, the leading independent commodities interdealer broker on-boarded additional users on the platform and transacted 46 percent of its total 262,000 NFX Natural Gas Options market lots on EOXLive.

“Activity continues to scale on our EOX platform with more clients engaging and trades occurring in June than ever before thanks to the support of OTCGH’s brokers,” said Javier Loya, Chairman and Co-CEO of OTCGH.

EOXLive, which allows users to trade directly on screen without having to pick up the phone, includes pre-trade markets and last-traded prices for natural gas options and leverages OTCGH’s strong market share to provide unique market intelligence and transparency. Recent updates to the platform also now automatically load indicative bids and offers from IM blasts, making it easy to manage and execute orders, and provide users instant access via a web-based platform, free embedded option pricing and analytics grids as well as a robust Markets Page.

In addition to natural gas, the EOXLive platform supports trading in the full spectrum of bilateral and exchange-traded commodities, both physical and financial, including power, petrochemical, crude, refined product, metal, agricultural, weather and environmental markets.

For more information or to receive free access to EOXLive, visit http://www.otcgh.com/eox or contact EOXLive via email: operations@eoxlive.com, AIM: eoxops or phone: 877-737- 8511.

About EOX Holdings LLC

EOX Holdings LLC (EOX) is registered as an Introducing Broker with the National Futures Association (NFA). EOX delivers unique and comprehensive market data, introducing broker (IB) services and the EOXLive platform. EOXLive provides order and trade management, confirms, reporting and clearing for thousands of trader, hedger and market maker accounts.   EOXLive Active Markets delivers comprehensive on-screen price discovery while keeping the important human element in the trader and broker relationship. Leveraging the liquidity of over 15 brokerage shops across the commodity spectrum, EOXLive customers have transparency and execution capabilities so they can trade like never before. EOX Holdings LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of OTC Global Holdings.

About OTC Global Holdings

Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Des Moines, Geneva, Houston, London, Louisville, New Jersey, New York and Singapore.  The company is a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE, NYMEX and NFX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous derivatives contracts across biofuels, emissions, commodity index products, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives.  The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://player.vimeo.com/video/146686709.

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OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 128,000 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN MAY, TRIPLES CLIENT BASE

OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 128,000 
NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN MAY, TRIPLES CLIENT BASE
Volume eclipses previous record by 4 percent, represents 59 percent of leading IDB’s 
total NFX Natural Gas Options transactions during May 2017

HOUSTON (June 6, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) announced that in May 2017 its EOXLive platform brokered a record-setting 128,000 Natural Gas Options lots, eclipsing the previous record (from February 2017) by 4 percent. In addition, the leading independent commodities interdealer broker tripled the amount of users on the platform and transacted 59 percent of its total 217,000 NFX Natural Gas Options market lots on EOXLive.

“Thanks to continued, across the board support by our brokers EOXLive experienced another record month in May,” said Javier Loya, Chairman and Co-CEO of OTCGH. “The platform also saw a record amount of trader-to-trader interaction as a result of the significant growth of its client base, and we expect this trend to continue as we look to bring on other key market participants in the near future.”

EOXLive, which allows users to trade directly on screen without having to pick up the phone, includes pre-trade markets and last-traded prices for natural gas options and leverages OTCGH’s strong market share to provide unique market intelligence and transparency. Recent updates to the platform also now automatically load indicative bids and offers from IM blasts, making it easy to manage and execute orders, and provide users instant access via a web-based platform, free embedded option pricing and analytics grids as well as a robust Markets Page.

In addition to natural gas, the EOXLive platform supports trading in the full spectrum of bilateral and exchange-traded commodities, both physical and financial, including power, petrochemical, crude, refined product, metal, agricultural, weather and environmental markets.

For more information or to receive free access to EOXLive, visit http://www.otcgh.com/eox or contact EOXLive via email: operations@eoxlive.com, AIM: eoxops or phone: 877-737- 8511.

About EOX Holdings LLC

EOX Holdings LLC (EOX) is registered as an Introducing Broker with the National Futures Association (NFA). EOX delivers unique and comprehensive market data, introducing broker (IB) services and the EOXLive platform. EOXLive provides order and trade management, confirms, reporting and clearing for thousands of trader, hedger and market maker accounts.   EOXLive Active Markets delivers comprehensive on-screen price discovery while keeping the important human element in the trader and broker relationship. Leveraging the liquidity of over 15 brokerage shops across the commodity spectrum, EOXLive customers have transparency and execution capabilities so they can trade like never before. EOX Holdings LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of OTC Global Holdings.

About OTC Global Holdings

Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Des Moines, Geneva, Houston, London, Louisville, New Jersey, New York and Singapore.  The company is a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE, NYMEX and NFX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous derivatives contracts across biofuels, emissions, commodity index products, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives.  The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://player.vimeo.com/video/146686709.

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Contact:  Brittney Garneau
Pierpont Communications
(713) 627-2223
bgarneau@piercom.com

OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS NAMED “BROKER OF THE YEAR” BY ENERGY RISK MAGAZINE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS NAMED “BROKER OF THE YEAR”
BY ENERGY RISK MAGAZINE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Honor Recognizes Leading Independent Commodities Interdealer Broker’s Continued Growth, Including Success of its Proprietary EOXLive Commodities Trading Platform and Expansion into Asia-Pacific Region

HOUSTON and LONDON – (May 10, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), the leading independent commodities interdealer broker, has been named 2017 “Broker of the Year” by renowned international trading and risk management industry publication Energy Risk for a second straight year.

The honor was announced and presented to representatives from OTCGH’s leadership team at an awards gala in Houston on May 9. The award will also be presented at an Energy Risk gala in London on June 28.

he honor marks a significant milestone for OTCGH, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017 and was also recognized by Energy Risk as “Broker of the Year” in 2011 and 2016.

“For the past decade we have sought to be the most dominant independent commodities IDB in the world. This recognition shows that our unwavering commitment to achieving this goal has paid off,” said Javier Loya, Chairman and Co-CEO of OTCGH. “We are honored to receive this prestigious award for the second consecutive year and third time in the past seven years, and thank everyone at OTCGH, from our brokers to the back office personnel, as well as our clients for making such an achievement possible.”

OTCGH earned this most recent accolade thanks to a year of outstanding performance and accomplishments, which included:

  • Completion of the company’s global client service model via the establishment of OTC Asia in Singapore;
  • The company’s Choice! Power team brokering the first power options trade on the Nasdaq Futures Exchange (NFX);
  • OTCGH brokering 66,700 lots on its EOXLive platform, which represented 51.8 percent of CME, ICE and Nasdaq’s total volume for the Natural Gas European Options market on June 17, 2016;
  • Choice Natural Gas, a subsidiary of OTCGH, being named Best Broker in Weather Risk Management in North America by Environmental Finance; and
  • OTCGH’s EOXLive platform representing 100 percent of CME’s total volume for the Natural Gas Calendar Spread Option market as well as nearly 68 percent of Nasdaq’s total volume for the Natural Gas European Options market on January 5, 2017.

“Since forming a decade ago, our growth has significantly outpaced the market thanks to a unique business model that combines organic and acquisitive growth and allows each of our portfolio companies to operate independently while enjoying efficiencies created through shared financial, technological and operational resources,” added Co-CEO Joe Kelly. “We’re honored to be recognized by Energy Risk for a second straight year, but even more excited about what the next 10 years will bring for this company.”

About OTC Global Holdings

Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Des Moines, Geneva, Houston, London, Louisville, New Jersey, New York and Singapore. The company is a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE, NYMEX and NFX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous derivatives contracts across biofuels, emissions, commodity index products, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives. The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://player.vimeo.com/video/146686709.

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Contact:  Brittney Garneau
Pierpont Communications
(713) 627-2223
bgarneau@piercom.com