Anansi Assets is one of the world’s most active proprietary trading firms and a key market maker in various products listed on exchanges throughout the world. Founded in 1989 the company employs over 500 people and has offices located in Amsterdam, New York City, Chicago and Sydney.
We are Technology driven
Anansi Assets is a technology-driven trading firm active in over 100 trading venues throughout the world and offering liquidity to over 200,000 securities.
Anansi makes markets in the major exchange traded instruments – equities, bonds, commodities and currencies, on 100 exchanges worldwide and a significant liquidity provider on the NYSE Arca, NASDAQ, CBOE, BATS, CME Group, and ICE exchange among others.
We are a Designated Market Maker
In May 2014, Anansi Assets Financial Markets agreed to purchase rights to become a Designated Market Maker from Goldman Sachs.
DMMs perform a critical role in facilitating price discovery during market openings, closings and during periods of imbalance or volatility.
DMMs have obligations to maintain fair and orderly markets at all times and under all circumstances. As a result, DMMs are integral to dampening volatility and providing liquidity.
Anansi Assets combines deep expertise in floor-based trading and electronic market making, with advanced technology, robust risk management and significant capital commitment.