KGI Futures Co. Ltd. (KGI Futures), as a subsidiary of KGI Securities, is established on 16th, December, 1996. The company has been following its belief of integrity, honesty, passionate and innovation since the founding of the company, providing its clients with both professional and efficient services and KGI Futures has been the most trusted FCM among investors.
The business of KGI Futures includes the brokerage of domestic and overseas futures and options, as well as the clearing and settlement of domestic products, and the introducing broker (IB) service in cooperation with securities brokers. With the approval of peripheral services by the authority, KGI Futures has step by step expanded its business into advisory, managed futures, and proprietary trades since 2003, and we are increasing the diversification of the revenue by constructing a more complete futures business.
KGI Futures maintained its leading status in the industry in each of its business area. On the financial side, the accumulated income before tax has been reaching a new high every year ever since 2013; in 2015 the income before tax came to 578 million. Not only that the annual earnings grew at 87%, but also that the EPS achieved $6.71 which both made KGI Futures rank the 1st amongst its peer companies. On the business side, the operational performances of our proprietary trading department were the 1st for 3 years in a row, and also gained the 2nd largest market share in domestic brokerage business, and domestic products in both futures and options.
Meanwhile, the company has obtained the trading membership of SGX, CME Group (CME, CBOT, COMEX, NYMEX), ICE US, EUREX and ICE Europe since 2012, establishing Direct Market Access (DMA), strengthen the competitiveness in foreign futures products. Furthermore, KGI group has the most complete composition throughout Asiafacific region. The group securities subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Thailand and Singapore, all obtaining the clearing memberships at respective local security and futures exchanges, which marks a significant meaning in company’s expansion of foreign futures and option business.
In the future, KGI Futures will aim to realize the business synergy to drive increase both revenue and profit and to maintain its leading market position through innovation in trading system and information technology. The company will also devote its effort in improving quality of services to our clients and the efficiency of the company operation. Meanwhile, KGI Futures will put more emphasis on Asia-Pacific market to escalate competitive barriers and extend our leading position.