Third major presence in Asia Pacific region
FFastFill plc (LSE: FFA), the leading provider of Software as a Service (“SaaS”) to the global derivatives community, is pleased to announce the opening of a local presence in Hong Kong. This is the third FFastFill location to be opened in the Asia Pacific region, alongside its well-established operations in Singapore and Sydney. FFastFill Hong Kong will serve as a local sales and support hub for customers throughout the region. The Company has for some years invested time, effort and resource in enhancing its robust, scalable platform to support its operations as well as using its global SaaS strategy to open up new client opportunities and connectivity.
FFastFill continues to see growth opportunities in its client base throughout Asia but in particular from firms in both Hong Kong and mainland China. FFastFill offers trading, clearing and settlement access to exchanges across the regions including the four major Chinese exchanges CCFEX (China Financial Futures Exchange), CZCE (Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange), DCE (Dalian Commodity Exchange), SHFE (Shanghai Futures Exchange), both HKMEx (Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange) and HKFE (Hong Kong Futures Exchange) in Hong Kong as well as SGX (Singapore Futures Exchange) and SMX (Singapore Mercantile Exchange) in Singapore. FFastFill has also recently significantly expanded its offering into Japan with the addition of TFX (Tokyo Financial Exchange), TSE (Tokyo Stock Exchange), TOCOM (Tokyo Commodity Exchange) and OSE (Osaka Securities Exchange) to the global network.
Hamish Purdey, CEO of FFastFill said: “FFastFill continues to make advances in Asia and the opening of FFastFill Hong Kong is further evidence that we continue to make progress in this region. FFastFill’s presence in Hong Kong will strengthen our existing offering by delivering additional support to customers, providing tools to allow them to enhance their business across Asia Pacific. FFastFill Hong Kong demonstrates our commitment to the region as well as increasing our offering at a time when many customer firms are looking at expanding their horizons into the Chinese markets.”