we improve the market
As a leading proprietary trading firm, Optiver works to make markets more efficient, transparent and stable for all. We have over 1,600 employees in offices around the world, united in their commitment to providing liquidity, competitive pricing and reliable risk management.
As one of the oldest market making institutions, we are active on multiple exchanges across the globe, trading options, futures, equities, FX, fixed income and commodities products.
Improving the market is a responsibility we don’t take lightly
Markets need liquidity to function effectively. We trade our own capital at our own risk to provide just that.
Working with exchanges across the globe, we provide continuous prices for thousands of financial instruments.
A stabilising force
No matter the market conditions, we stay the course – even during times of volatility.
A brief history of Optiver
Discover our history and get a peek at our future.
Driven by technology, powered by people
At Optiver, we seek individuals who thrive at the intersection of IQ and EQ. Our people are not just academic stars – they’re also self-aware and open to feedback.
Our culture is underpinned by our values
We are committed to doing the right thing
We improve the market
We aim for excellence
Our belief in continuous improvement pushes us to be our best
We do our best work together
Collaboration drives our success
We challenge the status quo
We embrace critical thought, diverse thinking, self-reflection and open feedback
Owners, entrepreneurs and initiative takers make the difference
Our global offices trade around the clock
We work across 7 different time zones to help keep financial markets ticking.