Colt wins ‘Best Global Financial Derivatives Data Provider’ award

  • Colt awarded “Global Best Financial Derivatives Data Provider” at 2023 HKEX Awards.
  • Recognition based on 2023 annual sales of derivatives data, highlighting Colt’s excellence.
  • Acknowledgment of Colt’s significant contribution to market data provision.

Recognised as global leader in financial derivatives data supply

In a ceremony held at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX), Colt Technology Services Co., Ltd. was honoured with the prestigious “Global Best Financial Derivatives Data Provider” award for 2023.

Ms. Amana Lau, Regional Sales Director and Country Manager for Hong Kong, expressed her gratitude, stating: “We are honoured to receive the ‘Top Financial Derivatives Data Provider’ award (Global Sector) at the 2023 HKEX Awards. This recognition is a testament to the dedication of our clients and partners. It is based on our annual sales of financial derivatives data from January 3, 2023, to December 29, 2023. Furthermore, this award reflects our commitment to building a thriving ecosystem and maintaining leadership in digital transformation.”

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Mr. Wesley Eld, Colt’s Global Capital Markets Product Director, who attended the award ceremony, added: “In recent years, the global financial derivatives market has experienced rapid growth. Our delivery of market data for HKEX derivatives facilitates trading flows across multiple exchanges, enabling us to better capture opportunities in cross-market derivative trading. We will continue to deepen our support for clients to help them seize market opportunities.”

Leading facilities provider

Colt, a market leader in providing connectivity, hosting, and exchange positioning facilities, operates the “Colt IQ Network” tailored for financial markets. This network offers high-speed, secure connections to over 80 financial exchanges across four continents and more than 50 unique low-latency routes, including ultra-low-latency connections between Europe and Asia. Notably, this includes major derivative trading channels such as HKEX-JPX and HKEX-SGX.

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Top partner of the HK stock exchange

This accolade marks Colt’s consecutive recognition as a top partner of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, following its acknowledgment as the “Top Breakthrough Derivatives Data Provider” at the 2022 HKEX Awards. The 7th edition of the HKEX Awards celebrates market participants and vendors who have made significant contributions to the growth of the Hong Kong market, achieving top performance across various commodity sectors.

About Colt

Colt, a global digital infrastructure provider, delivers “Extraordinary Connections” to drive the business success of its client enterprises.
Supported by top talent and like-minded partners, Colt is committed to delivering the power of the digital universe to customers, anytime, anywhere, through any means.

Established in 1992 in London, Colt has grown alongside the telecommunications tradition of the “City of London.” Today, the company operates in 40 countries with 80 offices and employs 6,000 staff members worldwide.

Colt’s clientele spans 230 cities across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and North America, encompassing 32,000 commercial buildings, over 50 metropolitan area networks, and connecting 250 Points of Presence (PoP). They benefit from Colt’s digital infrastructure.

As a privately held company, Colt is one of the most financially sound enterprises in its sector.
Colt is dedicated to providing industry-leading customer experiences, supporting innovation for its enterprise clients based on its own values and its responsibility to enterprise clients, partners, humanity, and the planet.


Fei Wang

Fei Wang, a reporter at BTW media dedicated in Internet Governance and IT infrastructure. She is studying bilingual broadcasting and hosting at Communication University of Zhejiang. Send tips to

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