Mint Tower Capital Management (‘Mint Tower’) has become a Member on TOM MTF as of 6 May 2016. The participation of a sophisticated hedge fund like Mint Tower on TOM MTF signals the progress the platform is making in facilitating institutional options trading.
Mint Tower Capital Management has become a Member on TOM MTF as of 6 May 2016. The participation of a sophisticated hedge fund like Mint Tower on TOM MTF signals the progress the platform is making in facilitating institutional options trading.
Willem Meijer, CEO of TOM (The Order Machine): "Mint Tower are a Dutch hedge fund success story and its owners have been volatility specialists for a long time. Their commitment to TOM validates TOM MTF’s relevance for retail and institutions alike”.
Bart Bijmolen, Head of Sales at Mint Tower: “Connecting to TOM MTF opens a significant source of liquidity for us, which is important for the strategies that we run”
About TOM (The Order Machine)
TOM is a trading venue in The Netherlands offering equity and options trading and aiming for optimal competition between markets. To be able to offer clients the best available price for their orders, TOM developed a search engine (‘TOM Smart Execution’) which compares prices, faster than the blink of an eye, between markets. In principle, a client’s order is executed at the trading venue showing the best available price. TOM has established a substantial market position in equity and options trading. The shareholders of TOM are: ABN AMRO Clearing Bank, BinckBank, IMC, Nasdaq and Optiver.
About Mint Tower
Mint Tower Capital was founded in 2010 by four partners who chose the name in reference to the Mint Tower in Amsterdam. Customers choose Mint Tower because it offers a unique opportunity to invest in strategies which require specialist knowledge, experience and infrastructure which are generally accessible only to institutional investors. Mint Tower focuses on absolute returns, meaning a low correlation with the equity market. What most appeals to clients is the fact that the partners invest in the fund and that payment is related to performance. The partners thus have the same interests as the other participant
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