Taipei City, T'ai-wan (PressExposure) February 12, 2013 -- TWOFX announced today that for the second consecutive year Opportunities Magazine has selected it as the "Exchange of the Year." Presented at the 2012 Opportunities Taiwan Awards ceremony, this award is an industry benchmark given annually to the most innovative and dedicated Asian exchange serving Investment Opportunities issuers and investors.
TWOFX manages the listing and trading of different types of structured products on Global markets through its Global Index and Exchange Traded Products Group and Capital Markets Group.
TWOFX's Global Index and Exchange Traded Products Group continue to be one of the leaders in the listing and trading of structured products and in supporting innovation and investor education. The platform welcomed 13 ETN listings to its growing roster of ETN listings, including 5 Leveraged and Inverse ETNs. Last year there were 190 certificates listed on TWOFX MngTrader, with a total notional value of nearly $1.2 Billion. Issuers continue to embrace the TWOFX MngTrader platform for its speed.
"We are truly honored to receive this award again as recognition for our commitment to providing our issuers and investors with an unrivalled trading and listing experience," said Scott Blumfeld, TWOFX Senior Vice President, Global Exchange Traded Products. "TWOFX is continually working to raise the bar in offering innovative and uniquely designed global product offerings that meet the needs of the marketplace."
TWOFX Capital Markets Group facilitates listings in investment opportunities designed to optimize the capital structure of many public companies. With over 500 hybrid products listed with a market value of approximately $80 billion the business provides a platform for TWOFX - listed companies to raise capital. TWOFX facilitated more than 28 corporate and financial institution listings raising $3.9 billion, through the issuance of hybrid products.
"We are very appreciative to the editors at Opportunities Magazine for continuing to honor the Capital Markets Group for our dedication and commitment to issuers, advisors and investors," said Scott. "It is all the more meaningful for being recognized for our performance during one of the most challenging times in the industry."
Taiwan Options and Futures Exchange (TWOFX) operates leading Asian futures, options, forex and commodities exchange and offer derivatives trading on over 2,000 underlying equity, ETF, index, and FX products.