We improve the market

Optiver is a global
market maker

As one of the oldest market making firms in the world, Optiver has been improving financial markets since 1986. By providing liquidity to markets across the globe, we make markets more efficient, transparent and stable.

Powered by technological innovation, we continuously provide competitive, two-sided prices for thousands of financial instruments on all major exchanges globally.

Our world class teams of highly skilled professionals come from a broad range of disciplines but are bound by one simple purpose: improving the market.

OUR FIRM

We work across five critical domains

Trading

As a global market maker, we trade thousands of financial instruments on exchanges around the world, continuously injecting liquidity to make markets more efficient, transparent and stable for all market participants.

Technology

Powered by technology, our best-in-class trading systems and infrastructure are developed in-house, enabling us to respond to market events at nanosecond speed while operating at peak efficiency.

Risk and Control

To enable Optiver to provide continuous prices for thousands of financial instruments on exchanges around the globe, risk management and control has to be intrinsic to everything we do.

Research and Data Science

Competitively pricing hundreds of thousands of interconnected financial products in real-time is no small feat. Our research and data science teams find new ways to tackle it daily.

Business Operations

At Optiver, people are our greatest strength. That’s why we pride ourselves on hiring brilliant minds from any and all backgrounds and investing in their futures, ensuring our organisation remains an enriching place to work.

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Our people

Optiver is where the world’s best and brightest come to work on real-time problems, and see the impact of their ideas – instantly and globally.

Our expertise

We provide institutional investors around the globe with liquidity in equities, FX, fixed income and commodity products.

  • Equities
    Dividend Futures
  • Equities
    ETFs (Global ETFs)
  • Commodities
    Natural Gas Options
  • Commodities
    ETFs
  • Commodities
    Precious and Base Metals Options
  • Equities
    Index Options
  • Commodities
    Oil Options
  • Equities
    Index Options (ex Japan)
  • Equities
    ETFs
  • Fixed Income
    Eurodollar Options
  • Equities
    Index Futures
  • Fixed Income
    Treasury Options
  • Fixed Income
    Government Futures
  • Commodities
    Agricultural Options
  • FX
    FX Listed and OTC Options
  • Equities
    Single Stock Futures
  • Fixed Income
    Government Options (Germany)
  • Equities
    Single Stock Options
  • Equities
    Cash Equity
  • Equities
    ETF Options
  • FX
    FX Listed Options
our foundation

We created the Optiver Foundation to support meaningful, sustainable change on a global scale.

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Locations

Our global offices trade around the clock

We work across 7 different time zones to help keep financial markets ticking.

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