PEAK6 Investments, L.P.
|Peak6 Investments, L.P.|
|Key People||Matthew N. Hulsizer, Co-Founder and CEO; Jennifer Just, Co-Founder and CAO|
Its subsidiary PEAK6 Capital Management is a major options market maker and proprietary trading firm, which the firm says is one of the largest options trading operations in the U.S. The company provides online stock and options brokerage through its OptionsHouse, LLC subsidiary.
In May of 2012 Peak6 joined with Penson Worldwide Inc. to create a new entity within Penson called Apex Clearing Corp. Apex intends on acquiring the securities accounts previously held by Penson's broker-dealer arm, Penson Financial Services. In June 2012, Penson announced it was selling it's Chicago-based futures division to Knight Capital Group. 
The firm also has a simulated trading facility called WeSeed LLC (or www.WeSeed.com), which provides beginner traders with a platform to learn how to trade stocks.
PEAK6 also has interests in financial technology firms Stockgroup and ELX Electronic Liquidity Exchange and invests in and runs hedge funds. Its subsidiary PEAK6 Capital Management is an options market maker and proprietary trading firm.
In September of 2014 the company said it would spin out its $2.3 billion hedge-fund business, Peak6 Advisors, which would change its name to Achievement Asset Management and focus on growth by trading European credit and stocks out of a new London office. The renamed business will continue to be led by CEO Joseph Scoby, who will buy out the roughly 50% stake in the hedge-fund business that Peak6 Investments owns.
In March 2009, OptionsHouse was rated among the best brokers for options traders by Barron's.
In 2007, PEAK6 Investments was listed as one of "Chicago's 101 Best And Brightest Companies To Work For."
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Matthew Hulsizer, Co-founder and CEO
Jennifer Just, CFA, Co-founder and Chief Administrative Officer
Brad Goldberg, President
Judi Hart, Chief Operating Officer
George Ruhana, partner, chief executive officer of OptionsHouse, LLC
John Hass, partner / managing director of business development and shared services
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