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Choice Natural Gas Hires Nicholas Ernst as Director of Weather Markets

Expands Leadership Team, Expertise Level to Better Serve Clients HOUSTON – (May 30, 2013) — Choice Natural Gas, a subsidiary  of independent interdealer broker OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), announced today  the addition of Nicholas Ernst as director of weather markets....

OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS Launches Power Implied Volatilities Data Product

HOUSTON and NEW YORK (February 26, 2013) – OTC Global Holdings LP (OTCGH), the  leading independent interdealer broker in over-the-counter commodities, formally announced today the availability of its latest data product, Power Implied Volatilities powered by EOXLive....

EOXLive Announces Partnership With Thestreet

NEW YORK (September 5, 2012) – EOXLive, a wholly owned subsidiary of OTC Global Holdings LP (OTCGH), formally announced today a partnership with TheStreet (TST), a leading digital financial media company. Leveraging the breadth of leading independent interdealer...

Interactive Data Launches FutureSource Workstation Version 3.4

New York, July 16, 2012 – Interactive Data Corporation today announced a new version of FutureSource Workstation, its platform for the energy, commodities and futures markets. This release, Version 3.4, features integrated trading capabilities with more than 50...

GlobalView Adds EOX Holdings’ Over-the-Counter Forward Curves

Chicago, IL (March 12, 2012) – GlobalView, a leading provider of energy data management solutions, announces a new agreement with EOX Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of leading independent interdealer broker OTC Global Holdings LP (OTCGH). EOX Holdings provides...

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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ CHOICE! POWER BROKERS FIRST POWER OPTIONS TRADE ON NASDAQ FUTURES EXCHANGE

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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ CHOICE! POWER BROKERS FIRST POWER OPTIONS TRADE ON NASDAQ FUTURES EXCHANGE

HOUSTON (May 20, 2016) – Choice! Power, a portfolio company of leading independent interdealer broker OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), today announced that it brokered the first power options trade on the Nasdaq Futures Exchange (NFX) on Wednesday, May 18.

This first follows OTCGH brokering the NFX’s very first options trade, a natural gas options transaction, as well as the platform’s first crude options trade shortly after the exchange’s launch in 2015.

In addition to brokering services, OTCGH has integrated its EOXLive platform on NFX.

For more information about OTCGH, Choice! Power and EOXLive, visit www.otcgh.com.

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

About Choice! Power
Founded in 2011, Choice! Power is a portfolio company of OTC Global Holdings and a brokering group of EOX Holdings that is a leading broker of electricity futures and options in the U.S. with offices in Houston, New York and Louisville.

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 and New York. 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 RECOGNIZED AS 2016’s “BROKER OF THE YEAR” BY ENERGY RISK

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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS NAMED 2016 “BROKER OF THE YEAR”
BY ENERGY RISK MAGAZINE

Honor Recognizes Leading Independent Commodities Interdealer Broker’s Continued Growth and Launch
of First of its Kind On-Screen Trading Tool for U.S. Energy Markets

HOUSTON and LONDON – (May 18, 2016) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), the leading independent commodities interdealer broker, has been named 2016 “Broker of the Year” by renowned international trading and risk management industry publication Energy Risk.

The ‘Broker of the Year’ honor was announced and presented to representatives from OTCGH’s leadership team at an awards gala in Houston on May 17. The award will also be presented at an Energy Risk awards gala in London on June 22.

“Despite continued market and regulatory challenges we have never wavered from our focus on investing in premier talent and then providing them the tools to succeed,” said Javier Loya, Chairman and CEO of OTCGH. “We are honored to receive this prestigious award for the second time in OTCGH’s nine-year history and thank everyone at OTCGH, from our brokers to the back office personnel, for making such an achievement possible.”

OTCGH earned this accolade thanks to a landmark year which saw it roll out EOXLive active markets, its proprietary commodities trading platform that provides traders and risk managers with unique information and liquidity previously unavailable on any screen. In addition, the company launched several new broking desks, brokered the first options contract on the Nasdaq Futures Exchange (NFX), the first crude options trade on the NFX and established an OTC Europe satellite office in Geneva.

Since the company’s formation, OTCGH’s growth has significantly outpaced the market. The company‘s business model combines organic and acquisitive growth to allow each of its portfolio companies to operate independently while enjoying efficiencies created through shared financial, technological and operational resources.

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, Geneva, Houston, New Jersey, London, Louisville and New York. The company has become a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE and NYMEX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous contracts across biofuels, emission derivatives, commodity index products, crude oil, metals 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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Ohwr7h3tE.

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

AALPHA ENERGY FORMS OIL OPTIONS DESK IN LONDON

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AALPHA ENERGY FORMS OIL OPTIONS DESK IN LONDON

Desk complements Aalpha’s already robust crude offerings for global clientele, further bolsters OTCGH’s options market share.

 LONDON – (17 May, 2016) – OTC Europe, LLP, today announced an addition to its rapidly-growing Aalpha Energy team with the formation of a new desk operating in the oil options market.

Led by veteran broker Tim Sykes, the new desk will operate out of leading independent commodities interdealer broker OTC Global Holdings’ (OTCGH) OTC Europe office in London. It will broker crude oil and product options across the globe and work closely with the existing Aalpha Energy teams in the U.S. and UK to leverage the company’s unique hybrid model that provides clients with deep knowledge of every aspect of the crude market. In addition, it will further bolster parent company OTCGH’s significant and expanding market share in the options space.

“I am excited to join both this growing team and company,” said Sykes. “The need for oil options broking and trading continues to grow, thanks to turmoil in the crude market. Working in tandem with Aalpha’s other brokers allows us to draw upon an unparalleled pool of liquidity for our clients. At the same time, OTC Global Holdings’ business model provides the flexibility necessary for us to continue expanding as well as to diversify our operations so that we will always exceed client expectations.”

Prior to joining OTC Europe, Sykes spent nine years at PVM where he helped build the oil options desk from scratch.

The addition of Sykes and the oil options desk to the already well-established Aalpha Energy group, which operates from the world’s premier financial hubs including London, New York and Houston, furter reinforces its status as a premier global options broker.

OTC Europe’s office is located at10 Finsbury Square, 5th floor, London, United Kingdom, EC2A 1AF. For more information about OTC Europe or its divisions, visit  www.otcgh.com or call +44 (0) 20 7726 8601.

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 and New York.  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
+1 713 627-2223
bgarneau@piercom.com