KGI Securities' spirit of professionalism and innovation spurs us to continually develop new derivatives products for our clients. KGI Securities is a market leader in warrants, structured products, convertible bond asset swaps (CBAS), and equity options. Derivatives personnel, who determine product valuation by using trading modules and research hedging strategies, have had great success in the design and issuance of warrants and structured notes, which are deeply appreciated by clients.
In 2015, both the number and value of warrants issued in Taiwan reached record high. Through the promotional and market-making efforts of players in the warrant business, the domestic market was booming. KGI Securities, active in issuing warrants, provides investors a full range of warrants, and as a result, KGI ranked No.2 in warrant trading in 2015. Moreover, KGI Securities continued to adopt proactive market-making strategy, strengthen market-making system's effectiveness and stability, aimed to make warrants pricing more transparent, changes of bids and offers more sensitive, and related trading cost more economical. In recognition of this success, TWSE ranked KGI Securities the No.1 warrant market maker in Taiwan.
Capitalizing on our competitive advantages in financial innovation, our structured product business is also a market leader: KGI Securities ranked No.2 in the total notional amount of equity-linked note (ELN) and CBAS in 2015. Moreover, KGI Securities also led in equity option business, with a market share of close to 40 percent. Overall, KGI Securities has achieved outstanding results in the derivatives business and gained a genuine appreciation from our clients.
Aims for sustaining increase on number of investors and transaction amount, KGI Securities will persistently improve the warrant market making system and website, organizes various promotional activities and inject more resources into warrant business. Looking ahead, KGI Securities will continue to serve our clients with professional and dedicated attitude, while establish derivative product platform in the Asia-Pacific region, in hope to provide customers with a more comprehensive range of products and create stable profits for the company.