Paris, 18th of July 2022
OTCex Group executed and signed on 11th of July 2022 Agreements to sell its Voice Brokerage
Activities to Marex, a leading worldwide financial services platform.
Main Investment Firms sold pursuant to these Agreements are the following : HPC, OTCex Hong Kong
and OTCex LLC.
This sale represents a superb opportunity of consolidation and corporate backing to a worldwide
growing leading player. It should therefore pave the way as best as possible for future ambitious
developments steps by benefiting from Marex’s global infrastructure and balance sheet.
In this new configuration, existing activities will be strongly fostered and their scope should be
significantly extended in terms of covered markets and traded products.
Full and definitive completion of the sale remains subject to prior approval by all relevant Regulatory
Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and
infrastructure services to clients in energy, commodities and financial markets.
The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across five core services: Market
Making, Execution and Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions, Price Discovery and Data &
Advisory. It has a leading franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing
around 38 million trades and clearing over 193 million contracts in 2021. The Group provides access to
the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the
largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.
Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity
markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 22 offices worldwide, the Group has
over 1,100 employees across Europe, Asia and America.
For more information visit www.marex.com
OTCex Group is the product of two mergers.
The first was in 2005 between Paresco, a French Investment Firm broking listed equity and interest
rates products and HPC, a European broker operating mainly in money and interest-rate markets. This
entity then merged in 2006 with OTCex, an inter-dealer broker specializing in index and single stock
options. Since its foundation, OTCex Group’s strategic focus has always been to bring together market
expertise with very strong business fits in order to create a multi-products brokerage service on an
These successive mergers have brought OTCex Group a client base of over 750 institutions, including
banks, asset managers, fund managers, hedge funds and market makers.
OTCex is a French Financial Company authorized and regulated by Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et
de Résolution, as well as by Autorité des Marchés Financiers. HPC is a French Investment Firm
authorized and regulated by Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution, as well as by Autorité
des Marchés Financiers. HPC has the authorization to operate as an EU Organized Trading Facility (OTF)
and its subisidiary HPC Investment Services has the authorization to operate as an UK Organized
For more information visit www.otcexgroup.com