Octagonal Limited is the holding company of GIS FS (HK) Limited and Global Investment Strategy (UK) Limited.

Headquartered in London, Octagonal Limited operates purely as a parent company. It retains 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. The support and oversight of Octagonal Ltd informs the prime broker services of GIS HK Ltd.

Global Investment Strategy, UK

Founded in 2004, GIS UK is a diversified global financial services company that offers a range of prime brokerage services. These include; trade execution, clearing services, safe custody and prime brokerage services to stockbrokers, proprietary trading firms, fund managers, small/mid-sized hedge funds, family wealth offices and other professional investors.

GIS UK's main focus is global settlement and safe custody services, which account for about 70% of its turnover (2018). GIS also offers a range of wealth management, foreign exchange, corporate finance and payment service solutions to its predominantly professional client base.

Over the past 3 years alone, the GIS team has administered over 250,000 transactions with settlement values exceeding £50 billion. The breadth of services offered and the depth of experience that the team contains gives GIS UK the edge over other prime brokers.

GIS UK is:

  • FCA regulated and is a member of the London Stock Exchange since 2009
  • An authorised payments institution since April 2017
  • HMRC-approved manager of Stocks and Shares ISAs
  • An IRS-recognised Qualified Intermediary in the United States
  • Listed on the Inc. 5000 Europe 2017 of fastest growing private companies