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While BNY Mellon is best known as a custody bank, we’re actually much more than that. In fact, we service the entire lifecycle of a transaction, from custody through to trading, funding, liquidity, collateral management and settlement.

FX Our foreign exchange business offers a comprehensive FX solution for all your trading, hedging and payment needs.

SECURITIES FINANCING A market-leader in agency securities lending, conduit principal securities lending and secured loans.

COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT Delivers comprehensive services around pledged margin assets, from collateral segregation through to collateral administration.

FIXED INCOME & EQUITIES Whether its cash equities, ETFs, sovereign or corporate bonds, agencies or MBS, you can execute it all with our capital markets desk.

LIQUIDITY SERVICES Provides clients access to cost-effective funding and efficient access to money market funds through our Liquidity DIRECT portal.

About CME Group

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, 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 The company offers futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through TraianaAs 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 ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.  In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.  With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.

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 ForexClear, a leading provider of foreign exchange derivatives clearing, delivers unmatched capital and operational efficiencies.

Built-in partnership with the market, and with the benefit of LCH’s extensive experience in interest rate swaps clearing, ForexClear offers industry-leading risk management for non-deliverable forwards in 12 emerging market and 5 G10 currencies and 8 currency pairs for FX Options and associated hedges. LCH ForexClear is a 24-hour foreign exchange clearing service.

kACE was launched following the acquisition of Kalahari by Fenics Software Limited (Fenics) in late 2017. The kACE brand encompasses all solutions from both Kalahari and Fenics, delivering award winning technology to the FX and FX Options market.

 

The two industry-standard technologies have come together under the kACE brand with the aim of becoming the market leading multi-asset solutions provider for pricing analytics, price distribution, deal capture and middleware connectivity. The combined experience and our long-standing client relationships are key to our continued ability to innovate and deliver trusted, market- leading solutions.

Our best-in-class pricing engine is driven by sophisticated aggregation and publishing modules and provides accurate real-time prices and calculations to the interest rate and FX linear derivatives markets.

kACE is a division of Fenics Software Limited, an entity within BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), a leading global brokerage and financial technology company. kACE is licensed for use at over 350 client sites worldwide and operates from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.

For further information visit www.kacefinancial.com

smartTrade Technologies, a pioneer in multi-asset electronic trading solutions, delivers innovative and intelligent technology enabling you to focus on your trading and grow your business while lowering total cost of ownership and allowing you to quickly adapt to changing market requirements.


smartTrade Technologies provides agile end-to-end trading solutions supporting Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Equities and Derivatives asset classes with connectivity to over 100 liquidity providers, aggregation, smart order routing, order management, pricing, distribution, risk management capabilities and an HTML5 user interface.

We work with a variety of clients ranging from banks, brokers and hedge funds to proprietary trading desks. LiquidityFX for FX and smartFI for Fixed Income, are solutions available as software-only or as a fully managed and hosted service, collocated in all the main market places globally. For more information, visit www.smart-trade.net

BidFX, a TradingScreen company, is the leading cloud-based provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions for the global financial marketplace.

BidFX clients have access to broker-neutral order and execution management services, which delivers them customized liquidity in all Foreign Exchange products from their banks and other providers. BidFX provides firms with a cutting-edge workflow solution ensuring Best Execution while encompassing a complete suite of negotiation protocols and tools. For more information, please visit: www.bidfx.com.