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Occitan Capital Partners Chooses Options IT

London-based hedge fund manager selects Options Pipe Core Service as its business technology infrastructure.

London-based hedge fund manager Occitan Capital Partners has chosen Options IT as its technology infrastructure provider.

Occitan Capital Partners, set up by in Q4 2010 by Thomas de Garidel-Thoron and Herve Gallo, provides fundamental long/short investing across the entire spectrum of pure equity products, specifically through the cash, volatility and dividends markets.

Occitan has selected the Options PIPE Core service, a complete business technology infrastructure service providing day-to-day business communication, regulatory compliance and operations management.

“The changing market environment over the past few years significantly increased the level of operational sophistication fund managers must demonstrate to investors and regulators alike,” stated Sophie Thieux-Billiard, COO at Occitan Capital Partners, in today’s release. “Working with providers like Options IT, enabled us to quickly implement a robust and secure business infrastructure with much greater efficiency than if we had set out to build it ourselves.”

Commenting in the same release, Nigel Kneafsey, CEO at Options IT, said: “We’re delighted that Occitan has chosen Options IT to provide and support the fund’s technology infrastructure,” “PIPE Core, like all PIPE services, provides a resilient and fully managed enterprise strength solution delivered on-demand, freeing clients to focus on their core business. PIPE services provide full compliance with regulatory requirements and can speed investor due diligence process as a check-the-box solution from a trusted provider.”

PIPE Core is one of three financial technology infrastructure services available on the Options PIPE platform.

The Options PIPE platform is a fully managed and optimized global technology infrastructure and network connectivity environment providing on-demand, private cloud technology solutions to more than 120 investment banks, proprietary trading shops, brokerages, and traditional and alternative asset management firms globally.

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