Confirmed Sponsors
Platinum Sponsors
About BOX Options Exchange

The BOX Options Exchange provides an efficient and transparent marketplace, cutting edge technology and best price filtering for customer order execution. The BOX Options Exchange offers distinctive features such as the Price Improvement Period (PIP) auction, Complex Order Book, Solicitation, Facilitation and Open Outcry on approximately 1,700 different securities. The BOX Options Exchange has an ultra-low latency trading engine with matching based on price-time priority.

To learn more, visit https://boxoptions.com/

Contact:
Patty Schuler
PSchuler@boxoptions.com

About CBOE

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) is one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. The company is committed to relentless innovation, connecting global markets with world-class technology, and providing seamless solutions that enhance the customer experience. Cboe offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S. and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global foreign exchange (FX) and multi-asset volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index), the world’s barometer for equity market volatility. Cboe’s trading venues include the largest options exchange in the U.S. and the largest stock exchange by value traded in Europe. In addition, the company is the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. and a leading market globally for ETP trading. The company is headquartered in Chicago with offices in Kansas City, New York, London, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong and Ecuador. For more information, visit www.cboe.com

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About Miax
About NASDAQ

Contact
Jeanna Miller
jeanna.miller@nasdaq.com


Gold Sponsors
About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, serving large corporations, small- and middle-market businesses and individual consumers in more than 150 countries with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. The company provides, through various banking and broker-dealer affiliates, M&A advice, equity and debt capital raising solutions, lending, risk management, treasury, liquidity, and payments management. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For additional information regarding Bank of America Merrill Lynch, please see www.bankofamerica.com/disclaimer.

Contact:
Meaghan Dugan
meaghan.dugan@baml.com

About Goldman Sachs

Contact
Kyle Czepiel
kyle.czepiel@gs.com

About OCC

As the foundation for secure markets, OCC is a cost-efficient, customer-driven organization that delivers world-class risk management, clearing and settlement services to the listed options market. Our role as a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU) is critical to providing financial stability for market participants, investors, and the economy. Today, our financial guarantee and central counterparty role extend beyond listed options to OTC options, financial and commodity futures, security futures, and securities lending. Named 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year – The Americas by FOW Magazineand 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year by Global Investor/ISF magazine,OCC also promotes continued education of the listed options markets through The Options Industry Council (OIC).

To learn more, visit www.theocc.com

Contact:
David Prosperi
Dprosperi@theocc.com

About Two Sigma

Silver Sponsors
About Chicago Trading Company

Chicago Trading Company is a proprietary trading firm founded in 1995.  Back then we did all our business on Chicago’s noisy exchanges.  Today our teams work primarily in our own space – – a former trading floor that’s now a busy hive of collaboration where our traders, quants, technologist and operations teams work together to solve the toughest problems our markets have to offer.  We hold each other to the highest standards – in our effort, our ingenuity, and our integrity.

To learn more, visit www.chicagotrading.com

Contact
Frank Bednarz
frank.bednarz@chicagotrading.com

About Citi

Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Through Citicorp and Citi Holdings, Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com or www.citi.com.

To learn more, visit www.citigroup.com

Contact:
Sarah Phillips
Sarah.Phillips@citi.com

About Credit Suisse AG

Credit Suisse AG is one of the world’s leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as ‘Credit Suisse’). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset managment. Credit Suisse provides advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employes approximately 46,230 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse’s parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and , in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further informaiton about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.

To learn more, visit www.credit-suisse.com

Contact:
James Cheesbrough
james.cheesbrough@credit-suisse.com

About Dash Financial

Dash Financial Technologies is a leading trading technology provider to the institutional trading community. With an elite suite of highly customizable tools, Dash designs and delivers award-winning, intelligent and high-performance solutions in four product categories: Execution Services, Analytics/Data Visualization, Trading Technologies, and Regulatory Technologies. With a relentless focus on performance, transparency, and customization, Dash Financial Technologies caters to institutions that require increasingly specialized, complex and adaptable tools to exceed their goals surrounding best execution.

Contact
Nicholas McNiel
nicholasmcniel@gmail.com

About Hanweck

Hanweck is the leading provider of real-time risk analytics on global derivatives markets focusing on the large-scale risk problems of banks, broker/dealers, hedge funds, central counterparties and exchanges — where the number of instruments and positions number in the millions.  Hanweck delivers its risk analytics as a real-time service — usually in the form of a data feed — thereby dramatically simplifying integration with its customers’ risk architecture. Hanweck’s institutional investors include Nasdaq and Argentum, a New York-based private equity firm.  For more information, please visit www.hanweck.com.

Contact
Molly McGregor
mmcgregor@hanweck.com

About Instinet

Instinet Incorporated, through our brokerage subsidiaries, provides technologically advanced, agency-model brokerage services to institutional clients worldwide. As the wholly-owned execution services arm of Nomura Group, Instinet seeks to add value across the investment life cycle. We help institutional investors create, protect and capture alpha, reduce complexity, and lower overall trading costs to ultimately improve investment performance. For Options, we provide high touch and electronic trading services, including our robust execution and analytics platform, TOP.
Over the course of our almost 50 year history, Instinet has been a pioneer in electronic trading, creating of an array of now industry-standard technologies and the world’s first major electronic trading venue. For more information on how our commitment to being nimble and innovative helps clients every day, please visit www.instinet.com.

Contact
Lorna Boucher
lorna.boucher@instinet.com

About Jane Street

Contact
Colleen Hsia
chsia@janestreet.com

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 42 countries, the Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

Contact:
Andrew McLeod
andrew.m.mcleod@morganstanley.com

About Vela

Contact:
Wendy Chan
wchan@velatt.com


Bronze Sponsors
About Continental Resources

Hitachi Vantara helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. Hitachi Vantara combines technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes.
Continental Resources (ConRes) is a Hitachi Vantara Platinum Partner and is a Hybrid IT℠ services/solutions provider that combines custom volume solutions and logistics services with the IT skill sets you’d expect from a more traditional VAR. Visit www.conres.com to learn more.

To learn more, visit www.conres.com

Contact
David Bader
dbader@conres.com

About Flextrade

Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is the industry pioneer in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures and fixed income. With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade has a worldwide client base spanning 200 buy-side and sell-side firms, including many of the largest hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors, investment banks and institutional brokers. Our options trading solution is the Derivix OEMS, which is a best-of-breed, integrated solution providing direct access to all options exchanges, fully customizable algorithms and various options trading strategies, such as dispersion trading, volatility trading, vega trading and cross-asset trading. It comes available in two versions — Derivix -AM for the Buy-Side and Derivix-SM for the Sell-Side — and is in use at multiple trading firms on both sides of the client spectrum.

To learn more, visit: http://flextrade.com/sell-side/derivix-oems/
Contact:
James Tolve
James.Tolve@flextrade.com

About Hitachi

Hitachi Vantara helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. Hitachi Vantara combines technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes.
Continental Resources (ConRes) is a Hitachi Vantara Platinum Partner and is a Hybrid IT℠ services/solutions provider that combines custom volume solutions and logistics services with the IT skill sets you’d expect from a more traditional VAR. Visit www.conres.com to learn more.

To learn more, visit www.conres.com

Contact
David Bader
dbader@conres.com

About Susquehanna

Susquehanna International Group, LLP (SIG) SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making. We commit our own capital to trade financial products around the world. Building virtually all of our own trading technology from scratch, we are leaders and innovators in high performance, low latency trading. Our traders, quants, developers, and systems engineers work side by side to develop and implement our trading strategies. Each individual brings their unique expertise every day to help us make optimal decisions in the global financial markets.

Contact
Joe Sellitto
Joseph.sellitto@sig.com

About Trafix

TRAFiX is a broker-neutral FinTech company providing cutting-edge, innovative Order & Execution Management solutions, as well as real-time FIX connectivity and normalized API interfaces, to address the functional and regulatory requirements of the Financial Services Industry.  Our real-time, scalable products have been specifically designed to utilize the latest enhancements in software development and enterprise architecture to resolve the growing challenges faced by today’s trading community.  Currently supporting electronic equity, option and complex option trading, our open architecture allows for the ongoing addition of future asset classes.  It’s time to Trade Up to TRAFiX!

Contact
Michael Ottrando
mottrando@trafix.com

About Wolverine

WEX is an independent broker-dealer specializing in the execution of equities, options and futures.  WEX offers clients multiple venues for execution including a proprietary electronic trading platform, algorithms, direct floor access, and an agency brokerage desk.  Leveraging expertise in trading technology, and risk management, WEX provides clients with anonymity, superior execution and order management in all asset classes, delivering exceptional solutions for all trading styles.

Contact
Amber Bell
ajbell@tradewex.com

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