Equity derivatives for pre-IPO securities  

Caplight enables institutional investors to take long and short private company positions via synthetic, cash-settled derivatives.

For the first time in the private markets:

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De-risk a private company portfolio by hedging a single company's stock or a basket of stocks.

Income generation on assets

Monetize your private company portfolio by selling 'out of the money' contracts.

True liquidity

Cash-settled synthetics allow for fast execution on long or short positions in private company stock.

Backed by FinTech thought leaders

Platform Highlights

RFQ and order submission

Returns analysis and scenario modeling

Limit order book

Multi-party chat and term negotiation

Trade monitoring and settlement

We serve Qualified Institutional Buyers

Hedge Funds

Pensions & Endowments

Venture Capital Funds

Sovereign Wealth Funds

Public Equity Funds

Private Banks

Family Offices

Insurance Firms

And facilitate the following transactions

Security-Based Swaps

Call Options

Buy call options to express long interest with minimal cash outlay. Sell covered calls to take a short position or generate income on owned stock.

Put Options

Buy put options to express short interest with minimal cash outlay or 'insure' owned stock. Sell puts to express long interest or generate income.

Gain synthetic upside exposure via a long position when no 'physical' liquidity exists. Take the short position to hedge owned stock.

Transaction Overview

Caplight connects institutional trading counterparties and underwriting financial institutions to buy/sell call and put options, security-based swap contracts.

Our Team

Caplight is run by a team of experts in pre-IPO transactions. We've spent several years facilitating institutional investments across some of the most prominent private technology companies and have overseen billions of dollars in pre-IPO transaction volume.

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All investments involve risk, including the risk of loss of principal. You should carefully consider your investment objectives, risks, transaction costs and other expenses before deciding to invest in options, swaps or other investments.

This does not constitute an offer by Caplight Technologies, Inc. to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities and may not be used or relied upon in connection with any offer or sale of securities. An offer or solicitation can be made only through the delivery of final offering document(s) and purchase agreement(s), and will be subject to the terms and conditions and risks delivered in such documents. Any securities offered are offered through Caplight Markets LLC, an affiliate of North Capital Private Securities, member FINRA/SIPC.

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