16 October 2017, Paris & Shanghai: Horizon Software (Horizon), the leading global provider of electronic trading and investment management technology, today announced that Guohai Liangshi Capital Management Co Ltd  (GHLS),the subsidiary company of Guohai Futures, has chosen Horizon’s platform for options market making and trading, as well as delta one trading.

Guohai Liangshi Capital Management Co Ltd, the subsidiary of Guohai Liangshi Futures, founded in 1996, is a commodity and financial futures brokerage, which also provides futures investment consulting services. More recently the subsidiary company had taken the decision to add options trading to its trading activity and to expand its delta one business in mainland China. Having always been at the forefront of technological innovation, GHLS was looking for a trading system which would not only serve its present needs, but also allow for future growth. After conducting thorough market research GHLS decided that Horizon was the best fit for its business needs.

Shen Xiao Chun, Vice president of Guohai Liangshi Capital Management Co Ltd, said: “We have been preparing for the launch of Dalian and Zhengzhou Commodity options markets and the stock index option market of China Financial Futures exchange(CFFEX). It was clear to us that a sophisticated trading system would be key for our market making business and essential for providing the highest level of service to our clients. We chose Horizon because it was clear that they have the market-leading system for trading and market making options. They also have a very positive reputation in international markets.”

She continued: “Horizon’s ‘Trade Your Way’ technology gives us the trading flexibility we need, and the extensive functionality of the platform has already resulted in us looking to expand the scope of our delta one trading.’’

Clement Pelletier, Horizon Sales APAC Director, added: “It gives me immense pleasure to announce our collaboration with GHLS. It’s a successful company, energetic, passionate and forward-looking. Horizon has been going for the same amount of time as GHLS, and our engineers are constantly improving our market-leading platform. The partnership with GHLS will allow us to provide the best options and delta one to support them in their trading activities with the Dalian and Zhengzhou Commodity exchanges as well as China Financial Futures exchange.”