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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS NAMES JOE KELLY CO-CEO

NEW YORK – (February 21, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), the world’s leading independent commodities interdealer broker, today announced that Joe Kelly has been named Co-CEO. Kelly, previously OTCGH’s President and Chief Operating Officer, joined the company...

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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

OTCGH REPRESENTS 51 PERCENT OF TOTAL NATURAL GAS OPTIONS MARKET SHARE ON MARCH 24, INCLUDING 63 PERCENT OF CME’S MARKET SHARE

OTCGH REPRESENTS 51 PERCENT OF TOTAL NATURAL GAS OPTIONS MARKET SHARE ON MARCH 24, INCLUDING 63 PERCENT OF CME’S MARKET SHARE

HOUSTON (March 27, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) announced that on March 24, 2017, EOX Holdings LLC (including trades negotiated on the EOXLive platform) brokered 51 percent of the total natural gas options market share, including 63 percent of CME’s natural gas options market volume for the day. The total volume brokered by OTCGH on this day was 98,000 lots and included 87,000 CME lots.

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 123,000 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN FEBRUARY

OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING
123,000
NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN FEBRUARY

            Volume from leading IDB eclipses previous record by 12 percent, represents 43.4 percent of total Natural Gas Options market during February 2017 for NFX

HOUSTON (March 2, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) announced that in February 2017 its EOXLive platform brokered a record-setting 123,000 Natural Gas Options lots, eclipsing the previous record (from January 2017) by 12 percent. In addition, the leading independent commodities interdealer broker represented 43.4 percent of Nasdaq’s total Natural Gas Options market volume during this time.

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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