Octagonal

Octagonal PLC is the London Stock-Exchange listed (AIM: OCT) holding company of Global Investment Strategy (UK) Limited and its associate partner companies SynerGIS Capital PLC and GIS HK Ltd.

Headquartered in London, it includes within its umbrella, Global Investment Strategy (UK) Limited, and its associated partner companies Synergis Capital PLC and GIS HK Ltd. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE AIM All-Share Index. Octagonal PLC operates purely as a parent company with a traditional role of oversight, guidance and stewardship. It neither trades in its own name nor has a mandate to do so in the future.

Global Investment Strategy, UK

Founded in 2004, GIS UK is a diversified global financial services company that offers trade execution, clearing, safe custody and prime broking 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.

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