Institutional Trading

Trade with us in the United States

Institutional Trading

Leading liquidity provider in US exchange-traded products

Optiver US is a trading partner to counterparties across the globe, providing liquidity in index, fixed income and commodity options. Our team’s leading market share on the screen and in the block market allows us to provide tight pricing for a variety of structures and sizes. All counterparty relationships are kept private and there are no brokerage fees.

our expertise
Leading liquidity provider in US exchange-traded products
Equities
  • US index options (ES, NQ, RUT)
Commodities
  • Agricultural options
  • Precious and base metals options
  • Natural gas options
  • Oil options
Fixed Income
  • Eurodollar options
  • Treasury options
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TRADE WITH US

Get in touch

Institutional investors across the globe look to us for market-leading liquidity in a range of asset classes and products.

We pride ourselves on responding to the needs and trading priorities of institutions, funds, banks and merchants.

Get in touch with one of our institutional traders below, or directly via [email protected].

Derivatives
Justin Lees

Head of Institutional Trading US

+1 (845) 649-3058

[email protected]

Derivatives
Soy Soliman

Institutional Trader

+44 20 3970 2456

[email protected]

Derivatives
Olivier Degoy

Institutional Trading

[email protected]

Derivatives
David Barclay

Institutional Trading

[email protected]

Institutional trading FAQ

Answers to our most frequently asked questions

Leading liquidity provider in US exchange-traded products

Optiver US is a trusted trading partner to counterparties across the globe, providing liquidity in index, fixed income and commodity options. Our team’s leading market share on the screen and in the block market allows us to provide tight pricing for a variety of structures and sizes. All counterparty relationships are kept private and there are no brokerage fees.

Who does Optiver US trade with?

From our offices in Chicago and London, Optiver trades with a diverse group of counterparties, including some of the largest US banks, hedge funds, commodity merchants, oil and gas corporates and asset managers.

What products does Optiver US trade?

Optiver US currently offers CME and ICE liquidity in the following listed commodity options, directly to end-users:

  • Energy – WTI Crude, Brent Crude, Henry Hub Natural Gas
  • Metals – Gold, Silver, Copper
  • Agricultural – Wheat, Corn, Soybeans, Kansas City Wheat
What are your trading fees?

Optiver does not collect fees or commissions in the course of trading with its counterparties. This is because all trading with Optiver is principal-to-principal. Additionally, we aren’t a broker so there are no give-up agreements required to trade with us. 

What are your trading hours?

Our teams in Chicago and London provide liquidity during US and European market hours.

How do I become an Optiver US counterparty?

Our onboarding process is straightforward and can be completed in as little as one day. Please click on the link below in order to indicate your interest in trading with Optiver US, and our institutional trading team will be in touch with additional details to complete the onboarding process.