FOW International Awards shortlist

FOW International Awards shortlist

The shortlist for the FOW International Awards has been announced. The winners will be unveiled at the FOW International Awards Gala Dinner on December 9 at the Grange City Hotel, London.

Congratulations to all the shortlisted firms.

EXCHANGES AND CCPS

EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR
• US and Canada
Nodal Exchange
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
ICE Futures US

• South America
BM&F Bovespa
MexDer
Rosario Futures Exchange

• Europe
ICE Futures Europe
Eurex
TOM (The Order Machine)

• Asia
Singapore Exchange
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Japan Exchange

• Australasia and MEA
ASX
Dubai Mercantile Exchange
Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange

BEST TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION BY AN EXCHANGE
• US and Canada
Eris Slice
ICE/NYSE Liffe US transition

• South America
BM&F Bovespa – new clearing service
Rofex – DMA access

• Europe
Eurex – C7 Clearing Architecture
London Metal Exchange – Realtime testing platform

• Asia
HKEx - Genium INET go live
Stock Exchange of Thailand – new trading platform

• Australasia and MEA
Nigeria Stock Exchange – X Gen
Johannesburg Stock Exchange – Colocation hub

CLEARING HOUSE OF THE YEAR
• US and Canada
Options Clearing Corporation
CME Clearing
ICE Clear

• South America
BM&F Bovespa
Asigna
ArgentinaClearing

• Europe
LCH.Clearnet
Eurex Clearing
Nasdaq OMX

• Asia, Australasia and MEA
ASX Clear
Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing
Singapore Exchange

BEST INNOVATION BY AN EXCHANGE - REGULATORY REFORM
Eurex – Prisma cross margining
ICE – Swap Trade launch
ICE Benchmark Administration launch

US OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR
Bats
Chicago Board Options Exchange
MIAX
Nasdaq Options Market

BEST NEW EXCHANGE OR TRADING PLATFORM
CME Europe
ISE Gemini
Bond and Derivatives Exchange of Zambia

MOST INNOVATIVE NEW CONTRACT LAUNCH BY AN EXCHANGE
• equities and equity indexes
CBOE – VXST
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing – CES China 120 Index
Liffe – MSCI World
Eurex – ATX Index

• agriculture
Dalian Commodity Exchange – Fresh eggs
Multi Commodity Exchange of India – Guar seed
Rosario Futures Exchange – Southern Base Factory Soy
ICE Futures Canada – Canola 1-month Calendar Spread

• metals
Dalian Commodity Exchange – Iron Ore
Shanghai Futures Exchange – Hot-rolled Coil
New York Mercantile Exchange – 1,000 oz Silver
Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange – Copper

• interest rates
Nasdaq OMX NLX – Ted Spreads
Chicago Mercantile Exchange – Euro DSFs
China Financial Futures Exchange – 5-Year Treasury Bond
Liffe – Ultra Long Gilt

• currency
Eurex – FX launch
CME Europe – FX launch
Singapore Exchange – INR/USD
Bombay Stock Exchange – INR/USD

PROP TRADERS’ EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR
Voting in progress, winner will be announced on the 9 December. To register your vote, click here.

EXCHANGE DEAL OF THE YEAR
Euronext IPO
ICE acquisition of the Singapore Mercantile Exchange
ICE acquisition of NYSE Euronext

EUROPEAN TRADE REPOSITORY OF THE YEAR
UnaVista Trade Repository
DTCC
ICE Trade Vault Europe
CME ETR

BANKS, BROKERS AND FCMS

SEF OF THE YEAR
• D2D
ICAP
Tradition
BGC
Tullett Prebon

• D2C
Bloomberg
Tradeweb
MarketAxess
Thomson Reuters

BANK OF THE YEAR
Citi
Morgan Stanley
Bank of American Merrill Lynch
JP Morgan

IDB OF THE YEAR
BGC Group
Tullett Prebon
Tradition
ICAP

NON-BANK FCM OF THE YEAR
GH Financials
INTL FC Stone
Phillip Futures
ED&F Man Capital Markets

COMMODITIES BROKER OF THE YEAR
Tullett Prebon
INTL FC Stone
UOB Bullion and Futures
ADM Investor Services

FIXED INCOME BROKER OF THE YEAR
Bank of America Merril Lynch
JP Morgan
Nomura
Barclays

EQUITY DERIVATIVES BROKER OF THE YEAR
Societe Generale
Sunrise Brokers
BNP Paribas
Morgan Stanley

BEST INNOVATION BY A BANK, BROKER OR FCM
Morgan Stanley – FX Execution platform
SaxoBank – Tradingfloor.com
Interactive Brokers
Tullett Prebon - TPAI

PROP TRADERS’ BROKER OF THE YEAR
Voting in progress, winner will be announced on the 9 December. To register your vote, click here.

TECHNOLOGY
BEST NEW PRODUCT
- Post-trade reconciliation
Smartstream
Duco
SunGard

- Clearing
Traiana
Broadridge
Quantifi

- Risk management
Trading Screen
Quantifi
Orc

- Trading and execution
Superderivatives
SunGard
Fidessa

- Connectivity
Traiana
Object Trading
ITG RFQ-Hub

- Collateral management
Lombard Risk
OpenGamma
SunGard

DATA CENTRE OF THE YEAR
Equinix
Volta
Nasdaq OMX

TRADING SYSTEM OF THE YEAR
- Buy-side
Trading Screen
OptionCity
Trading Technologies

- Sell-side
Fidessa
SunGard
Thomson Reuters

BEST INNOVATION BY AN ISV - REGULATORY CHANGE
Trading Screen
Numerix

PROP TRADERS’ ISV OF THE YEAR
Voting in progress, winner will be announced on the 9 December. To register your vote, click here.

FCMs’ ISV OF THE YEAR
Voting will open on 17 September and the winner will be announced on the 9 December.

INDIVIDUAL
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
Jeffrey Sprecher, IntercontintnetalExchange
Andreas Preuss, Eurex
Phupinder Gill, CME Group
Charles Li, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Anthony Belchambers



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