GIS, as a prime broker, forms part of a group of companies that offer a range of diversified global financial services to companies and private investors worldwide.
Octagonal Limited is the holding company of Global Investment Strategy (UK) Limited and its associate partner company GIS FS (HK) Limited.
With its headquarters in London, it includes within its umbrella, Global Investment Strategy (UK) Limited and its associated partner company Global Investment Strategy (HK) Limited. Octagonal Limited operates purely as a parent company. It has a traditional oversight, guidance and stewardship role and neither trades in its own name nor has a mandate to do so in the future. Octagonal Limited has a depth of investment experience and multi-faceted expertise, which informs its strategic decision making.
As a result of growing client enquiries and peer group analysis, the Board has established a wholly-owned subsidiary prime broker company,with offices in Hong Kong.
Global Investment Strategy HK Limited has allowed GIS to provide a more diversified offering to existing clients. We provide a full complement of prime brokerage services including, post-trade, global clearing and prime services across multiple currencies and in equities, fixed income, government securities and options. GIS provides a trading desk that covers Asia-Pacific, UK and US market hours. Our experienced traders can deliver execution-only trading requirements across global equities, fixed income, FX and options.
As regulated prime brokers and a regulated local presence in Hong Kong, we assist our UK Platform by identifying new technology-based efficiencies for our global clients. Through establishing relationships with local tier-1 financial institutions, this enables us to offer services in frontier markets including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam, and access to Chinese listed securities via Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect system. Global Investment Strategy HK Limited has significantly broadened the global market access we now offer to our individual and corporate clients.