Leading Global Banks and Data and Analytics Provider Back Octaura to Launch Electronic Trading Platform for Leveraged Finance and Structured Credit

June 14, 2022
Business Wire
Citi and Bank of America led the launch today of Octaura, an independent company whose goal is to create the first open market electronic trading platform for syndicated loans and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). The Octaura venue for loans will launch first, with the CLO trading venue to follow. The company then plans to expand to other products in the credit market.
Leading Global Banks and Data and Analytics Provider Back Octaura to Launch Electronic Trading Platform for Leveraged Finance and Structured Credit

Citi and Bank of America, joined by Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, and Moody’s Analytics, today announced the launch of Octaura Holdings (“Octaura”), an independent company whose goal is to create the first open market electronic trading platform for syndicated loans and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). Built in collaboration with Genesis Global, the low-code software development platform for financial markets, Octaura aims to provide comprehensive trading solutions with natively integrated data and analytics. The Octaura venue for loans will launch first, with the CLO trading venue to follow. The company then plans to expand to other products in the credit market.