The Cayman Islands is a leading International Financial Centre with $1.7 trillion in banking assets, ranking as the world’s 5th largest Banking Centre. As a British Overseas Territory, the Cayman Islands offers private and institutional investors the stability of an English common law framework, a well- regulated financial sector, professional infrastructure, and tax neutrality.
OneTRADEx is the Cayman Islands’ only fully-licensed Broker Dealer that offers online discount trading services to individual investors, traders, hedge fund managers, and family offices. We are regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority under the Securities Investment Business Law and have been vetted by FINRA and the CFTC in the U.S.
OneTRADEx is a Broker Member of the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) a leading stock exchange for specialist companies and investors. The CSX is an affiliate member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions(IOSCO) and the World Federation of Exchanges and is accredited by HM Revenue and Customs as a recognised stock exchange. The CSX is the only offshore stock exchange to be a member of the Inter-Market Surveillance Group. The CSX currently has listed more than 3,800 securities and a market capitalization of more than US$170 billion. More Information is available at www.csx.ky
We offer the most competitive online trading prices of any offshore broker worldwide with no custody or management fees, $5000 minimum opening balance offer and low trade commissions. Our easy-to-use trading platform is available through your desktop (OTX), web browser (OneTRADEr), and mobile device, providing investors the ability to trade across global markets.
The Management of OneTRADEx have over 35 years of financial services experience with in-depth knowledge of brokerage and asset management developed in both onshore and offshore markets.
Rich Ellison, CFA, CAIA
Rich is a Director of Business Development with OneTRADEx Ltd., as well as an Officer and Director of the firm. Previously he was a Director with Babcock & Brown in charge of the firm’s Cayman Islands operations until 2010. From Cayman, Rich moved to Singapore to open a new office as Vice President and Director with BBAM Aircraft Leasing and Management (formerly Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management). BBAM provides asset management services to aviation investors for more than 450 commercial aircraft valued in excess of $13 billion. With BBAM, Rich was in charge of Asia-Pacific credit and was a member of the firm’s debt origination group.
Rich started his financial services career with KPMG in Canada and then worked with PwC in the Cayman Islands as a hedge fund specialist from 1998 until 2000. From 2001 until 2005, he was a risk manager in Barclays Capital’s Global Financial Risk Management group holding positions in the bank’s New York and Singapore offices. Rich has also worked with Grant Thornton’s Canadian Corporate Finance practice, where he provided Financing and M&A Advisory services to mid-market private and public companies. Since 2005, Rich has served as a board member for a range of financial and non-financial entities and is able to bring his experience gained in the Asian and North American marketplaces to OneTRADEx, he is also a panel director with the IPAF Group serving as a non-executive director for a limited number of alternative funds.
Rich is a Chartered Accountant and CFA Charterholder; he also holds the CAIA designation. Rich has been an active volunteer with the CFA Institute and a former board member of the CFA Society of the Cayman Islands. He holds a degree in Commerce from Mount Allison University in Canada and a Masters in Business Administration from Purdue University in the United States.
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Colin I. Wilson
Colin is an Investment Advisor with OneTRADEx, as well as an Officer and Director of the firm. He completed his CSC, CPH, and PFPC with the Canadian Securities Institute when he was a Registered Representative with Canaccord Capital (now known as Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.) in Vancouver. He spent seven years with Canaccord, specializing in junior mining financing’s.
In 2003, Colin joined LOM Securities Ltd. in its Grand Cayman office and continued to expand his investment knowledge and services to include portfolio management, options strategies, and futures trading.
Prior to joining OneTRADEx, Colin worked for two years as a senior Investment Advisor with BF (Cayman) Ltd and as a Director/Officer for various Cayman funds.
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J. Paul Meyer
Paul is the newest member of the OneTRADEx team and has been designated the role as our Jr. Broker and Trader.
Paul has recently completed the Canadian Securities Course, a recognized designation in the investment industry. He also holds a degree from the University of Guelph, Canada, as well as a Business Diploma from the University’s Economics and Finance Department. While at the University of Guelph he was a member of the University’s Investment Group and the Entrepreneurship Society. During this time Paul was a facility operator within the University’s Department of Athletics.
Karen O’Brien – Global Compliance Solutions is OneTRADEx’s Compliance Officer, handling Know Your Client (KYC) due diligence, writing our Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Policies & Procedures Manual as well as being our Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).