Sponsors

Sponsors

Sponsors

TriOptima is the leading multilateral compression provider that lowers costs and mitigates risk in OTC derivatives markets, and is now part of CME Group.  As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals.  

Markets don’t stand still. To succeed, our clients must navigate the changing FX marketplace with efficiency. They need a partner they can trust.

No one has contributed more to the growth of this market than CLS. We’re proud to be the world’s leading provider of FX settlement services. Our innovative thinking has transformed FX by reducing risk and, since our launch in 2002, we’ve created significant efficiencies and cost-savings for our clients. We’ve earned the trust of our members - over 70 of the world’s most important financial institutions. With more than 25,000 third-party clients using our services we settle USD5 trillion of payment instructions on an average day.

Today we leverage our experience and substantial market intelligence to address our clients’ wider settlement, processing and data needs. Our experts collaborate with our partners across the FX market, leading the development of rigorous standardized solutions in response to real market problems. CLS’s forward-looking products make the trading process faster, easier, safer and more cost-effective – empowering our clients’ success.

Invast Global is a specialist multi-asset prime broker based in Sydney, Tokyo and Hong Kong. The company specialises in providing prime services to small/mid-sized hedge funds, asset managers, proprietary trading firms, other brokerages and banks.

The milestones have been accumulating fast for the entrepreneurial firm, with its institutional client base growing strongly worldwide and a particularly strong penetration into the hedge fund space. Multi-asset turnover for the firm now exceeds well over AU$100bn monthly.

The company has received numerous highly-respected industry awards, often beating larger, globally renowned investment banks.

The JASDAQ-listed Japanese parent company – Invast Securities Co. has a 60-year history as a Forex and Securities brokerage and enjoys stable, long-standing relationships with numerous tier-one bank prime brokers.

LCH. The Markets’ Partner

LCH builds strong relationships with credit, equity, fixed income, FX and rates market participants to help drive superior performance and deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help members and clients increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. Working closely with our stakeholders, we have helped the market transition to central clearing and introduced an array of innovative enhancements, including compression, sponsored clearing, credit index options clearing, contracts for differences clearing, the launch of LCH Spider, our portfolio margining tool, and LCH SwapAgent for managing uncleared swaps. When combined with an uncompromising commitment to service delivery, it's no surprise that LCH is the natural choice of the world’s leading market participants.

 

LMAX Exchange - the leading global Institutional exchange for spot FX.

LMAX Exchange operates multiple global institutional FX exchanges and an FCA regulated MTF. Our central limit order book model delivers efficient market structure and transparent, consistent execution to all market participants, including funds, banks, proprietary trading firms, brokerages and asset managers.

Trading on limit order liquidity from top tier global banks and non-banks, gives Institutions complete price transparency with precise control over their execution strategy and 100% of their trading costs.

Access the LMAX Exchange Institutional pool of limit order liquidity via your execution aggregator (just ask your Bank) or direct.

Download our TCA White paper - an in-depth analysis and comparison of common FX execution quality metrics between ‘last look’ vs firm liquidity and its financial consequences.

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LMAX Group - the global, diversified financial technology company.

The LMAX Group is a global financial technology company and the leading independent operator of multiple institutional execution venues for FX and crypto currency trading. 

The Group’s portfolio includes LMAX Exchange (institutional FX exchange and FCA regulated MTF), LMAX Digital (GFSC regulated institutional spot crypto currency exchange) and LMAX Global (FCA and CySec regulated brokers). 

LMAX Group is unique in offering market access to all FX customer segments in over 100 countries, transforming the world’s largest asset class to an open, transparent marketplace with fair, precise & consistent execution.   

Servicing funds, banks, asset managers and retail brokerages in over 100 countries, LMAX Group builds and runs its own high performance, ultra-low latency global exchange infrastructure which includes matching engines in London (LD4), New York (NY4) and Tokyo (TY3). 

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Singapore Exchange is Asia’s leading and trusted market infrastructure, operating equity, fixed income and derivatives markets to the highest regulatory standards. As Asia’s most international, multi-asset exchange, SGX provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services, with about 40% of listed companies and over 80% of listed bonds originating outside of Singapore.

SGX is the world’s most liquid international market for the benchmark equity indices of China, India, Japan and ASEAN and offers commodities and currency derivatives products. Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is globally recognised for its risk management and clearing capabilities. For more information, please visit www.sgx.com.

FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior content, analytics, and flexible technology to help more than 131,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We give investment professionals the edge to outperform anytime, anywhere with informed insights, workflow solutions across the portfolio lifecycle, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. We provide private equity and venture capital professionals with solutions that combine relevant market information with advanced analytics in a single platform to help them raise capital, find new investment opportunities, and track market, industry, and economic trends. For 40 years, through market changes and technological progress, our focus has always been to provide exceptional client service. From more than 60 offices in 24 countries, we’re all working together toward the goal of creating value for our clients.

 

OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets and one of the world’s most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody’s.

 

OCBC Bank and its subsidiaries offer a broad array of commercial banking, specialist financial and wealth management services, ranging from consumer, corporate, investment, private and transaction banking to treasury, insurance, asset management and stockbroking services.

OCBC Bank’s key markets are Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Greater China. It has more than 480 branches and representative offices in 19 countries and regions. These include over 230 branches and offices in Indonesia under subsidiary Bank OCBC NISP, and over 70 branches and offices in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR under OCBC Wing Hang.

About smartTrade Technologies:

smartTrade Technologies, pioneer of multi-asset electronic trading solutions, offers innovative technology allowing you to focus on your trading and grow your business while quickly adapting to changing market requirements. 

smartTrade provides agile end-to-end trading solutions supporting Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Equities, Derivatives, Cryptocurrencies and Money Markets.  Our solutions offer connectivity to over 130 liquidity providers, aggregation, smart order routing, order management, pricing, distribution, risk management and fully customizable HTML5 user interface.

smartTrade works with a variety of clients ranging from banks, brokers and asset managers to corporate firms. LiquidityFX for Foreign Exchange and smartFI for Fixed Income are provided as a fully managed and hosted service, colocated in all the main marketplaces globally.

smartAnalytics, our multi-asset Big Data analysis solution, allows the creation of historical or real time dashboards and reports to interact more effectively with markets and end customers.

For more information, visit www.smart-trade.net

Lucera, an industry leading technology service provider delivers performant, secure and scalable solutions designed to power today's demanding financial applications. We provide best in-class on-demand co-located infrastructure and connectivity, priced on a month-to-month basis, offering a compelling solution to businesses looking to lower expenses and reduce operational overhead. Lucera also offers a high performance FX matching and aggregation platform as a service, with co-location available in LD4, NY4, CH1, TY3 and SG1. The system provides smart order routing, price aggregation, and highly configurable price distribution in one unified solution available via a Web based UI. Coupled with advanced liquidity management, realtime TCA and our low latency pre-trade credit component we deliver a performant, cost effective solution to your eFX needs

Founded in 2012, Tradepoint Systems provides foreign exchange trading technology and trade simulation and testing software to the financial services community. Our solutions are used globally by some of the world’s largest financial services institutions.

We build innovative, differentiating products and services that meet the nuanced requirements of our client’s businesses and satisfy the needs of their end-users, whether traders, managers, developers or support staff. We believe that by designing and building systems collaboratively with our clients, we’re able to combine our own broad experience in financial services technology with their intimate understanding of the day-to-day user experience.

Our team is made up of the principals and core technologists from Aegisoft, a technology vendor that pioneered FX aggregation and trade simulation tools in the early 2000s. We’ve worked together for over twenty years, building trading technology solutions.