2022 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Deutsche Boerse – Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services provides financial market participants around the world with proprietary market data from Deutsche Börse Group’s Xetra and Eurex trading platforms, as well as data from our cooperation partners. Our clients include analysts, algo traders, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, mid- and back-office professionals and vendors who rely on high-quality, reliable information to make investment and trading decisions, manage risk, safeguard assets and meet increasing regulatory requirements.

Our product portfolio includes real-time market data, index data from the DAX and STOXX indices, as well as reference data and historical data. In addition, we use the highly granular market data from Eurex, Xetra, 360T and EEX to develop meaningful analytics that help our clients optimise their trading strategies. Our growing offering includes the cloud-based analytics platform A7 or tools such as Xetra and Eurex Flow Insights, HHI Insights and Eurex Open Interest Insights which can be obtained directly from our Data Shop. 

Host Sponsor

Refinitiv, an LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) Business, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. With over 40,000 customers and 400,000 end users across 190 countries, Refinitiv is powering participants across the global financial marketplace. We provide information, insights, and technology that enable customers to execute critical investing, trading and risk decisions with confidence. By combining a unique open platform with best-in-class data and expertise, we connect people to choice and opportunity – driving performance, innovation and growth for our customers and partners.

Gold Sponsors

Barchart is a leading provider of market data and services to the global financial, media, and commodity industries. Our diversified client base trusts Barchart’s innovative Solutions across data, software, and technology to power their operation from front to back office, while our Media brands enable financial and commodity professionals to make decisions through web content, news, and publications. For more information, please visit www.barchart.com/solutions.

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. 

Cboe Global Markets – Cboe’s Data and Access Solutions offer a comprehensive and holistic array of data, analytics and execution services for each stage in the lifecycle of a transaction. From pre-trade, to at-trade, to post-trade, these solutions deliver insights, alpha opportunities, portfolio optimizations and seamless workflows. Learn more about our entire suite of solutions, including our proprietary, global data services designed to meet the needs of data consumers large and small.

CME Group – As the world’s leading 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. 

Fenics Market Data is the exclusive distributor of its flagship Fenics Market Data packages and data for BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP) and its affiliates (“BGC Group Entities”), a leading global brokerage group of companies servicing the financial markets through many brands including, but not limited to: BGC, GFI, RP Martin, Amerex, Aurel BGC, Aurel, CCT-BGC, Sunrise, Remate, BGC Liquidez, Poten & Partners, Ginga and Perimeter Markets. Fenics Market Data is a leading provider and generator of global financial and commodities market data. Our products and services are used by finance professionals for price discovery, analysis, risk management, portfolio monitoring, valuation, research and more.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that designs, builds and operates digital networks to connect people to opportunity. We provide financial technology and data services across major asset classes that offer our customers access to mission-critical workflow tools that increase transparency and operational efficiencies. We operate exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, and clearing houses that help people invest, raise capital and manage risk across multiple asset classes. Our comprehensive fixed income data services and execution capabilities provide information, analytics and platforms that help our customers capitalize on opportunities and operate more efficiently. At ICE Mortgage Technology, we are transforming and digitizing the U.S. residential mortgage process, from consumer engagement through loan registration. Together, we transform, streamline and automate industries to connect our customers to opportunity.

SIX operates and develops infrastructure services for the Swiss and Spanish Stock Exchanges, for Securities Services, Banking Services and Financial Information with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss and Spanish financial centers. The company is owned by its users (121 banks). With a workforce of some 3,500 employees and a presence in 20 countries, it generated operating income of CHF 1.38 billion and Group net profit of CHF 439.6 million in 2020.

Silver Sponsors

FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior content, analytics, and flexible technology to help more than 170,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We give investment professionals the edge to outperform with informed insights, workflow solutions across the portfolio lifecycle, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. We’re proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions, with the distinction of having been recently added to the S&P 500, and repeatedly scored 100 by the Human Rights Campaign® Corporate Equality Index for our LGBTQ+ inclusive policies and practices. Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com. Learn more at www.factset.com and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

IPC Systems, Inc. – As a global leader in technology and services powering financial markets, IPC has the experience, talent, leadership, and expertise to change your business, create opportunity and solve problems. We provide innovative and customizable private cloud delivery, trading communication devices, and competitive speed-to-market network services. We help our customers lower costs and accelerate their ability to adapt to the ever–changing trading requirements for advanced data networks and compliance with all counter-parties across the financial markets.

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep, and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research, and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations, and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

TraditionDATA is represented in more than 28 countries and is one of the world’s largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. TraditionDATA provides consistent, high-quality financial market data that reflects real price interest in global OTC swaps markets, covering Interest Rate Derivatives, Energy & Commodities, Credit & Fixed Income and FX & Money Markets. Real-time, intra-day, end-of-day and historical pricing originates from Tradition’s global brokerage business. In addition to comprehensive coverage of the most liquid markets, our extensive product and geographic coverage means we can penetrate illiquid markets to provide hard-to-find prices in developing products and regions. Data can be delivered directly from Tradition or from one of our distribution partners, which include, among others, Bloomberg, ICE, NEX and Refinitiv.

Visible Alpha – Through partnerships with the world’s premier investment research organizations, Visible Alpha enhances the investment research process by extracting meaningful value from key sell-side assets, including analyst models, research reports and corporate access events. Our deep consensus data provides a quick understanding of the sell-side view on companies and industries at a level of granularity, timeliness and interactivity that has never before been possible.

Program Sponsors

CUSIP® Global Services – The financial services industry relies on CGS’ unrivaled experience in uniquely identifying instruments and entities to support efficient global capital markets.  Its extensive focus on standardization over the past 50 years has helped CGS earn its reputation as a trusted originator of quality identifiers and descriptive data, ensuring that essential front- and back-office functions run smoothly.  CGS is managed on behalf of the American Bankers Association (ABA) by FactSet Research Systems Inc., with a Board of Trustees that represents the voices of leading financial institutions. For more information, visit www.cusip.com.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets.  HKEX is the world’s leading IPO market and as Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrant markets.

HKEX is also the global leader in metals trading, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, The London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited.  This commodity franchise was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai Mercantile Exchange (QME) in China, in 2018.

The London Metal Exchange is the world centre for industrial metals trading. Most of the world’s non-ferrous metals business is conducted on our three trading platforms: LMEselect (electronic), the Ring (open outcry) and the 24-hour telephone market.

The global metals community uses the LME to trade futures and options to hedge against adverse price movements – prices which are discovered on our markets and used as global references.

In 2021, 145 million lots were traded, equating to $15.6 trillion and 3.3 billion tons notional with a market open interest high of 2.1million lots.

In December 2021, approximately 1.4 million tons of material were held on LME warrant in more than 570 storage facilities in 14 countries across 32 global locations.

Participants can transfer or take on price risk against aluminum, copper, nickel, tin, zinc, lead, molybdenum, cobalt, steel scrap, rebar and hot-rolled coil, aluminum premiums and alloys, as well as our suite of gold and silver contracts, LMEprecious. All LME trades are cleared by LME Clear, which provides clearing and settlement services for users of the LME on all Ring, electronic and telephone trades.

An HKEX Group Company, the LME also provides benchmark administration services to the platinum-group metals community.

Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research, investment management tools, and data across North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Morningstar collects and delivers fund (global operational, performance and portfolio data) and equity data (global fundamental company and share class level data and related data sets), in addition to redistributing exchange aggregated pricing, reference and tick data across equities, commodities, derivatives, foreign exchange, indices, exchange traded structured products, and futures and options.

 

Nasdaq Global Information Services (GIS) leverages reliable, scalable technology and robust distribution channels to provide comprehensive benchmarks and market analytical solutions across asset classes and regions. We promote market access by equipping investors with essential market transparency to make informed decisions. GIS provides innovative real-time and historical analytic products and intelligent solutions designed to tap new data sets and meet new industry challenges. In addition, Nasdaq Global Indexes span geographies and asset classes to support financial product sponsors across a wide spectrum of investable products and asset managers that measure risk and performance. Nasdaq Dorsey Wright makes GIS one of the largest index providers of Smart Beta strategies worldwide (based on AUM). Nasdaq’s eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide.

OTC Markets Group’s Market Data provides mission-critical insights to broker-dealers, compliance, and risk management teams on over 12,000 global and U.S. securities. As the primary market operator, we deliver comprehensive real-time, reference and analytical data on OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities.

TRG Screen is the leading provider of software used to monitor and manage subscription spend and usage across the entire enterprise. Our enterprise subscription management solutions help global enterprises to manage the full end-to-end life cycle of their market data, research, software licensing, and other corporate expenses.
Our global client base consists of 750+ financial institutions, law firms, professional services firms and other blue-chip enterprises. Our clients realize immediate ROI and significant long term cost savings (10-30%), transparency into their purchased subscriptions, improvements of their workflows and a higher degree of compliance with their vendor contracts.

Bronze Sponsors

BMLL Technologies is the leading, independent provider of harmonized, Level 3 historical data and analytics to the world’s most sophisticated capital market participants.  BMLL offers banks, brokers, asset managers, hedge funds and global exchange groups immediate and flexible access to the most granular Level 3, T+1 order book data and advanced analytics, enabling them to accelerate research, optimize trading strategies and generate alpha at unparalleled speed and scale. 

Colt is a trusted partner to meet your most latency-sensitive requirements when every millisecond counts. Our Capital Markets portfolio includes: PrizmNet, Colt’s Financial Extranet; Dedicated connectivity and ultra – low latency bandwidth services; Co-location and Proximity hosting to major global exchanges; Market data services. The Colt IQ Network connects more than 1.000+ data centres and over 29,000 on net buildings across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs. Colt services are trusted by more than 650 capital markets customers, including 18 of the top 25 banks and diversified financial groups, 50+ exchange venues and 10.000+ market participants.

Global Financial Data is the first and only company to have ever transcribed the largest collection of historical financial and economic archives into an electronically accessible format.

LeapYear is a software company which enables sharing of confidential and sensitive data with mathematically proven privacy. With LeapYear, organizations can safely analyze and share data across institutional silos, geographic borders and with third parties, all while preserving privacy and confidentiality. This unique technology is based on 1000s of academic papers and 14 patents and has been vetted by independent experts to exceed GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA standards.  

The company has raised $50m from Bain Capital, Lightspeed, Nyca partners, and Harpoon Ventures, along with John Thompson (Chairman of Microsoft), Enrique Salem (former Symantec CEO), and Joe Grundfest (former SEC commissioner).

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. We are known for our industry-leading and award-winning solutions, made up of research, data, software, and professional services, assembled to deliver a seamless customer experience. We create confidence in thousands of organizations worldwide, with our commitment to excellence, open mindset approach, and focus on meeting customer needs.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based on our indices than products based on indices from any other provider in the world. Since Charles Dow invented the first index in 1884, S&P DJI has been innovating and developing indices across the spectrum of asset classes helping to define the way investors measure and trade the markets. S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spdji.com.

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