Options provides a hosted environment for Fusion Invest in the Cloud from Finastra


LONDON & PARIS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Options, the leading provider of cloud-based managed services in global capital markets, and Finastra, the largest provider of pure software for the financial services industry, today announced the availability of Fusion Invest in the Cloud, powered by Options Infrastructures.

As part of its multi-cloud offering, Options is working closely with Finastra to host the Fusion Invest product, available in the Cloud since the start of the year.

Cloud-based, Fusion Invest enables Finastra customers to access its innovative investment management solution without deploying hardware on-premise. The solution is designed to help portfolio and investment managers perform better in an increasingly complex and highly regulated market. It offers increased agility to evolve, develop and use new products and services at higher speeds. Users also benefit from access to integrated portfolio and risk management based on advanced analytics for faster and better investment decisions, asset cross-coverage and front-to-back processing capabilities designed to increase efficiency, as well as a flexible operating model around a real record book of the time investment.

SVP of Options, Managing Director, EMEA Samuel Farmer, said: “We are delighted to be working with Finastra to deliver Fusion Invest in our hybrid cloud environment. As a trusted Azure partner and longtime collaborator of Finastra, we are excited about this development which will expand the scope of our common offering to customers. This advancement formed a scalable model between Options and Azure cloud environments, enabling cross-platform compatibility with an industry-leading security wrapper.

Younes Guemouri, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Fusion Invest at Finastra, added: “Cloud-based Fusion Invest eliminates the challenges of cost, scalability and infrastructure support. By working with Options, a company we have worked with in a private cloud environment for many years, we enable our clients to benefit from Options’ infrastructure expertise as well as rapid integration and integration. ” access to robust and secure real-time investment management technology. . ”

Options and Finastra have been industry partners, bringing together hosted offerings in the financial services market, for more than five years.

About Finastra

Finastra is building an open platform that accelerates collaboration and innovation in financial services, creating better experiences for people, businesses and communities. Backed by the largest and most comprehensive portfolio of financial services software, Finastra delivers this vitally important technology to financial institutions of all sizes around the world, including 90 of the world’s 100 largest banks. Our open architecture approach brings together a number of partners and innovators. Together, we show how applications are written, deployed and used in financial services to evolve with changing customer needs. Learn more at finastra.com.

About options (www.options-it.com):

Options Technology is the # 1 provider of IT infrastructure to global capital market companies, supporting their operations and ecosystems.

Founded in 1993, the company began life as a technology service provider for hedge funds. Today, the company provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled managed services to more than 200 businesses worldwide, providing an agile and scalable platform in an Investment Bank-grade cybersecurity wrapper.

Options clients include the world’s leading investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading companies, market makers, brokers / traders, private equity firms and exchanges. With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand, Options are well positioned to serve their clients onsite and remotely.

In 2019, Options secured a significant growth investment of Abry Partners, an industry-focused private equity firm based in Boston. This investment has allowed Options to significantly accelerate its growth strategy to invest more in its technology platform and expand its reach into the world’s major financial centers.

The options were named among the The UK’s top growth companies in the 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017 ranking of the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.

To learn more about the options, please visit www.options-it.com, follow us on Twitter at @Options_IT and visit our LinkedIn page.

About Abry Partners (www.abry.com)

Abry is one of the most experienced and successful industry private equity firms in North America. Since its founding in 1989, the company has completed more than $ 82 billion in leveraged transactions and other private placements or preferred shares. Currently, the company manages over $ 5.0 billion of capital in its active funds.


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