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OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 296,430 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS SIDES IN AUGUST, HELPS PROPEL NFX’S VOLUME AHEAD OF ICE’S FOR FIRST TIME EVER

Leading IDB’s platform also continues to grow client base, resulting in more trader-to-trader interaction

HOUSTON (September 6, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) announced that in August 2017 its EOXLive platform brokered a record-setting 296,430 Natural Gas Options sides, eclipsing the previous record (from June 2017) by nearly 19 percent.

EOXLive’s total NFX transactions numbered 286,325 Natural Gas Options market lots, representing 43 percent of NFX’s total and helping the exchange surpass ICE’s overall monthly block volume total for the first time ever with 32 percent of the market compared to ICE’s 27 percent and CME’s 41 percent.

The leading independent commodities interdealer broker also continued to grow the EOXLive platform’s user base and saw an increase in trader-to-trader interaction as more clients embraced it.

“Thanks to continued, across the board adoption by our brokers EOXLive experienced another record-breaking surge in volume during August,” said Javier Loya, Chairman and Co-CEO of OTCGH. “We are also proud to see that our teams’ efforts as NFX’s broker partner have contributed to their milestone achievement as the second largest exchange by volume for Natural Gas Options in August.”

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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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS TO MATCH, DONATE EMPLOYEE COMMISSIONS TO BENEFIT THOSE AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY

HOUSTON (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) –OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), the leading independent commodities interdealer broker, today announced that it will corporately match and donate 100 percent of the voluntary employee commissions earned on Friday, September 8 to benefit those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

“We have been a proud member of the Houston community since our inception in 2007, and it is our duty and privilege to serve the community in which we live and work,” said Javier Loya, Founder and Co-CEO, OTCGH. “The teamwork, compassion and generosity that fuel our company every day will be on full display as employees work to aide those who need it the most, following the devastation and widespread flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.”

OTCGH employees across the globe, which includes more than 20 companies, will voluntarily donate the commissions earned on Friday, September 8, and OTCGH will match them dollar-for-dollar, in order to multiply the impact of the donation. OTCGH remained fully operational during Hurricane Harvey thanks to the leadership and effort of its global offices – while the Houston team dealt with flooding and faced with evacuations, colleagues across the U.S. and London stepped in to provide uninterrupted service to its roster of more than 450 institutional clients.

“Unfortunately, OTCGH is no stranger to natural disasters – our company has faced Hurricanes Rita and Katrina, plus Superstorm Sandy and record setting flooding in London in recent years,” said Joe Kelly, Chairman and Co-CEO, OTCGH.  “Together, we look forward to providing much-needed donations to the organizations working diligently to bring Houstonians back into their flood-ravaged homes.”

OTCGH has chosen the following organizations with which to partner and will distribute 100 percent of the donated commissions and their match among:

“This charitable giving is a natural response from the hearts of every employee within our company,” said Loya. “People within our organization housed their coworkers during the storm, which shows you the generosity and compassion that flows through our veins and into the work we do for each other, the community, and our clients.”

For more information about OTCGH visit www.otcgh.com.

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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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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