13 December 2016, Paris & Bangkok: Horizon Software (Horizon), the leading global provider of electronic trading and investment management technology, today announced that SCB Securities Co., Ltd. (SCBS), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank Plc., and one of Thailand’s leading securities firms, has chosen the latest version of Horizon Electronic Trading Platform for its derivatives desk. SCBS will be using Horizon for advanced warrant market making and delta one trading activities on the SET (The Stock Exchange of Thailand) and TFEX (Thailand Future Exchange).
Named Best Prime Broker in Thailand in 2015 and 2016 at the Triple A Asset Asian Awards and Best Domestic Equity House in Thailand 2016 at the Asiamoney awards, SCBS was established in 1995 and quickly became one of Thailand’s leading securities companies providing financial products and services to both institutional and retail investors in the capital markets.
M.L.Thongmakut Thongyai, Chief Executive Officer of SCB Securities, commented: “We were looking to upgrade to a new trading platform to support our growing trading room. We needed the core elements of flexibility, scalability and efficiency, but the most important thing for us was that that the system we chose was able to support our long-term business goals of development and growth. Horizon’s ‘Trade Your Way’ technology gives us the trading flexibility we need; the extensive functionality of the platform has already resulted in us looking to expand the scope of our work with them.”
Ekaluck Chaiyaporn, ASEAN Sales Director at Horizon, said: “Industry players like SCBS require a single platform which can address their various needs for a sophisticated, automated trading solution and that’s exactly what we deliver. We look forward to working side-by-side with SCB Securities and helping them extend and grow their business.”
Horizon focuses on all trading businesses related to listed markets such as Delta One, structured products and options market making and trading. The sophisticated algorithmic capabilities of Horizon’s platform allow clients to create, test and implement automated strategies within incredibly short timescales.