BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. BGC owns GFI Group Inc., a leading intermediary and provider of trading technologies and support services to the global OTC and listed markets. BGC's Financial Services offerings include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures, and structured products. BGC provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, trade compression, post trade, information, and other services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. Through brands including FENICS, BGC Trader, Capitalab, Lucera, and FENICS Market Data, BGC offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to numerous financial instruments and markets. BGC's customers include many of the world's largest banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, trading firms, hedge funds, governments, corporations, property owners, real estate developers, and investment firms.
Named after fixed income trading innovator B. Gerald Cantor, BGC has offices in dozens of major markets, including New York and London, as well as in Atlanta, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Moscow, Nyon, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington D.C. and Zurich.
One Churchill Place Canary Wharf London E14 5RD United Kingdom
Evolution Markets provides strategic financial and industry leading transactional services to participants in global environmental markets and the clean energy sector. Formed in 2000, the company has become the green markets leader, leveraging its unrivaled experience and knowledge on behalf of participants in the global carbon, U.S. emissions, renewable energy, weather derivative, European power, and over the counter (OTC) coal, natural gas, nuclear fuel, and biofuels markets.
With unmatched experience and a broad base of domestic and international customers, Evolution Markets' advisors have been leaders in identifying and developing new energy and environmental-credit markets, creating innovative trading structures, and helping customers navigate an increasingly complex regulatory landscape. Its management team consists of former senior managers, traders, brokers and consultants at a variety of leading energy, brokerage, and consulting firms.
The Evolution Markets Services Portfolio
Brokerage: Professional services to efficiently facilitate energy and environmental commodity transactions by creating a competitive transparent over-the-counter marketplace.
Structured Transactions: Structuring bi-lateral arrangements among energy and environmental market participants, including floating price structures, multi-party transactions, customized delivery agreements, and derivatives.
Market Execution Services: Transactional services that add value to traditional brokerage services spanning from an electronic transaction platform, EvoScreenTM to customized energy and environmental commodity auctions using the proprietary EvoAuctionTM platform.
Evolution Markets Inc. is headquartered in White Plains, NY. Evolution Markets serves clients on six continents from offices in New York, San Francisco, London and Beijing.
GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: "GFIG") is a leading provider of wholesale brokerage, clearing services, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets. GFI Group Inc. provides brokerage services, market data, trading platform and analytics software products to institutional clients in markets for a range of fixed income, financial, equity and commodity instruments.
Within these markets we have been successful in serving the more complex, less commoditized markets for sophisticated financial instruments, primarily OTC derivatives. As the trading strategies of market participants continue to evolve and diversify, and the derivatives and cash markets continue to converge, GFI brokers bridge the gap between these markets an offer services in a number of related areas including clearing and risk management services, analytics and market data products.
GFI was an early mover in developing proprietary hybrid electronic brokerage systems for swaps and other derivatives. Technological innovation and leadership remain a GFI focus today, as does pursuit of competitive advantages within the new requirements for centralised clearing and intermediation of swaps trades.
Headquartered in New York, GFI was founded in 1987 and employs more than 2,100 people with additional offices in 15 countries. GFI Group Inc. provides services and products to more than 2,600 institutional clients, including leading investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. Its brands include GFISM, GFInet®, CreditMatch®, GFI ForexMatch®, EnergyMatch®, FENICS®, Starsupply®, Amerex®, Trayport® and Kyte®.
GFI's UK brokerage entities (GFI Securities Limited and GFI Brokers Limited) are duly authorised and regulated to conduct investment business by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") with Part IV permission under the provisions of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. All investment business conducted by GFI in the UK is subject to the rules of the FSA. These rules are designed to promote a high standard of professional market behaviour.
London, Paris, Nyon, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Cape Town, Santiago, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Dublin, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles and Sugar Land (TX)
Marex Spectron is the world's largest privately owned broker of financial products in the commodities sector and a leader in brokering physical energy products.
We have significant market share in the energy, metals, freight, environmental and agricultural markets - both on-exchange and over-the-counter. We are also a premier specialist broker of financial futures, foreign exchange and securities.
Our entire organisation is dedicated to offering clients the highest levels of service and discretion, and access to commodity and financial markets globally. This is backed up by exceptional execution, clearing and technology solutions. With a focus on innovation and creativity, Marex Spectron has been at the forefront of many industry developments and is a pioneering broker in new commodity markets such as Chinese coal and US environmental products.
As a leader in customer service and innovation, Marex Spectron operates the largest independent energy marketplace in Europe. It also provides a number of ancillary services, including OTC clearing, benchmark energy indices, structured products, market data and consultancy.
Marex Spectron revolutionised OTC energy trading with the creation of SpectronLive.com - its electronic trading platform - in 2000. Introduced for the trading of gas, electricity and London Metal Exchange (LME) contracts, the electronic platform has since been extended to cover other markets. Marex Spectron also offers phone brokering services to complement and support the platforms - this hybrid screen/voice marketplace is now the standard model on which all the major brokers operate in Europe.
We are also a major provider of market information products - our market summaries, research, analytical reports, live market screens and price feeds have become must-have market-monitoring tools for thousands of commodities professionals - including traders, risk officers, analysts, consultants, end-users, associations, regulators and government agencies.
Marex Spectron currently employs over 590 people, with the Group's global headquarters in London and regional headquarters for the US in New York and for Asia in Hong Kong. Our subsidiaries are regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the UK, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the US and the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong.
Marex Spectron Group
Marex Spectron International Ltd (trading as Marex Spectron) Level Five 155 Bishopsgate London EC2M 3TQ
PVM is a specialist oil broking house with over 40 years of experience in the broking of OTC crude and products, both physicals and derivatives, employing over 150 people worldwide in offices in Europe, Singapore and the US. PVM is unique amongst brokers of oil products in being able to offer a service in crude oil and petroleum products covering the whole barrel, as well as an execution service in Futures. The group was founded in New York in 1971, expanding to open offices in London in 1980 and the Far East in 1987. PVM oil professionals have been instrumental in the development of many of the widely used benchmark oil derivatives contracts. The group has a substantial presence in the electronic execution of ICE Futures contracts, and a data services team based in Vienna. Highly regarded daily reports covering oil fundamentals and technicals, early morning and mid-day news are distributed to clients throughout the world.
Crude oil - Swaps, CFDs, DFLs, Options, Physical, Forwards and ICE and CME Futures, Brent and WTI. Products - LPG, Naphtha, Gasoline, Gasoil, Jet, and Fuel Oil Swaps, including Singapore swaps. Physicals. ICE Futures Gasoil. Reports - Fundamentals, Technicals, Eastern, and Mid-day. Consultancy.
London, Singapore, Vienna, New Jersey, Houston
PVM Oil Associates Ltd
PVM Oil Associates Ltd 117 Jermyn Street London SW1Y 6HH
Tradition is one of the world's largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. Represented in 27 countries, Tradition employs 2,500 people globally. Tradition is the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition (CFT) and listed on the Swiss stock exchange.
Acting as a marketplace and an intermediary, Tradition facilitates transactions between financial institutions and other professional traders in the capital markets. These transactions vary in scale and liquidity, from the simplest to the most sophisticated, the most liquid to the most illiquid.
Capital Markets Basis Swaps, Credit Derivatives, Currency Derivatives, Inflation products, Interest Rate Derivatives, Interest Rate Options, Interest Rate Swaps, Latin American Derivatives, Non-Deliverable Swaps, Overnight Index Swaps, Short Dates.
With a heritage stretching back over 140 years and a presence in 23 countries, Tullett Prebon, part of the TP ICAP group, is one of the world's largest financial intermediaries and venue operators; facilitating the trading activities of its global clients.
The business covers the following major product groups: Rates, Credit, FX, Local Markets, Equities and Energy & Commodities.
Tullett Prebon's business is conducted through hybrid voice broking intermediation (where brokers, augmented by an” indication of interest” platform, discover price and liquidity for their clients) and through pure electronic platforms that complement the voice brokerage operations.
The Tullett Prebon's Electronic Markets group manage the firm’s hybrid platforms, developing new functionality and execution methodology (e.g. volume matching), as well delivering new electronic revenues from” pure e” matching solutions. The firm also operates a Swap Execution Facility (SEF), providing the market with a compliant execution service in the five asset classes which are covered under the Dodd-Frank legislation. The SEF utilises Tullett Prebon’s established electronic broking platforms with a central limit order book available in all products listed for trading.
Tullett Prebon has an established, award winning, data sales business, Tullett Prebon Information, which collects, cleanses and distributes real-time information, and a Risk Management Services Business, launched in 2009, which provides clients with post-trade, multi-product matching services (including tpMATCH) to help clients mitigate secondary market risk.
Tullett Prebon has its principal offices in London, New Jersey, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo, with other offices, joint ventures and affiliates in Bangkok, Connecticut, Dubai, Geneva, Houston, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manama, Manila, Mexico City, Mumbai, New York, Paris, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, Toronto, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich.
Griffin was founded in 2011 by a group of leading energy professionals with the vision of increasing competition and reducing execution costs for market participants in the European energy markets.
Griffin’s business model is simple – to provide an efficient, low-risk trading platform with a radically lower fee structure for the liquid hubs of the European energy markets.
In order to offer the benefits of an aggregated market, Griffin's markets of coal, UK gas and power, continental gas and power are accessible through the Trayport Trading Gateway. Griffin also operates a voice-brokered, cross-commodity options business.
Griffin is neutral as to clearing venues offered on its platform and offers straight through processing access to major energy exchanges/clearing houses including CME and ICE.
Griffin is headquartered in London with an office in Berlin.
Griffin Markets Limited
Griffin Markets Limited 86 Duke of York Square London SW3 4LY
42 Financial Services (42FS) is a leading intermediary of wholesale financial and energy products in the CEE region with expanding coverage of other European markets.
Founded in 2011 and based in Prague, Czech Republic, 42FS consists of experienced professionals, specializing in intermediary broking services for the professional wholesale global investment and energy community. With superior market knowledge comes the assurance and strength of dedicated, multilingual staff providing you with a gateway to Western and Eastern European markets.
The success of 42FS comes from the development of strong client relationships, cultivated by a team of diligent and devoted individuals that excel in that special brand of teamwork necessary for the fast pace typical of modern brokerage operations. 42FS offers anonymity to the professional client sector with competitive execution and liquidity in a wide range of instruments.
The business now covers these major product groups: Rates, Fixed Income, Non-Banking, Treasury, Credit, Energy and Commodities.
42 Financial Services is headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic
ICAP Energy is an innovative leader in the energy and shipping industries, providing full-service and over the counter broking capabilities to a broad spectrum of businesses throughout the world.
The group has approximately 350 staff located in London, North America, Amsterdam, Bergen, Singapore, and Sydney. ICAP Energy offers real-time price discovery and execution services in crude oil and oil products, electricity, natural gas, coal, iron ore, emission credits, freight and weather derivative and physical products.
ICAP Energy, is part of TP ICAP group.
In 1990, ICAP Energy Ltd was formed as the first broker to provide a concentrated and committed focus on the fast-growing OTC energy derivatives markets. By 1999, the business had used its strong base in oil and oil products derivatives to expand its services into electricity, coal, natural gas and precious metals.
ICAP Energy's operations were strengthened in 2002 through the acquisition of APB. This acquisition provided ICAP Energy Ltd with sister-company presences in power and gas throughout the USA, Holland and Norway.
Electricity, Natural Gas, Crude Oil and Oil Products, Nuclear Fuels, Weather, Coal, Environmental Markets (U.S.), Carbon Environmental Products (Europe), Aviation, Freight, Logistics, Precious Metals, Base Metals, and Agricultural Products.
London, Singapore, New York, Sydney, Louisville, Chapel Hill, Houston, Calgary, Chicago, Boston, Bergen, Madrid and Amsterdam