ED&F Man Capital Markets Approved as Member of ICE Futures Europe and ICE Clear Europe

  ED&F Man Capital Markets Approved as Member of ICE Futures Europe and ICE
  Clear Europe

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- December 17, 2012

ED&F Man Capital Markets, the global financial brokerage business, is pleased
to announce that it has been approved as a full member of ICE Futures Europe
and ICE Clear Europe. ICE Futures Europe is IntercontinentalExchange’s (“ICE”)
London-based, regulated futures exchange for the global energy markets. All
ICE energy products are cleared at ICE Clear Europe, ICE’s London based
clearing house, which was established in 2008 and clears an average 2.6
million energy contracts every day.

ED&F Man Capital Markets’ membership will enable the firm to offer trading and
clearing for ICE’s range of global energy derivatives contracts. ICE Futures
Europe is the largest regulated energy futures exchange in Europe and hosts
more than 50% of the world’s crude and refined oil futures trading.

Following this approval, ED&F Man Capital Markets now offers clearing services
to clients on more than 60 global futures exchanges. Additionally the Firm
provides access to clearing and execution services in a range of OTC products
including energy, fixed income, foreign exchange, equities and commodities.

ED&F Man Capital Markets is a division of privately owned ED&F Man, which was
founded 230 years ago and today operates in around 60 countries.

Commenting, Chris Smith, Global CEO of ED&F Man Capital Markets, said:

“In line with our policy of providing the highest levels of customer service
we are pleased to be able offer our clients clearing and direct market access
to Europe’s largest futures energy exchange. We believe that there is
substantial demand for energy hedging services through an independent broker.”

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Notes to Editors:

About ED&F Man Capital Markets

  *ED&F Man Capital Markets is a global, financial brokerage business
    committed to providing the highest levels of customer service, delivered
    by an experienced and talented team, and underpinned by the best
    technology and systems available.
  *ED&F Man Capital Markets has a strong entrepreneurial ethos and is focused
    on brokerage-based business providing global execution and/or clearing for
    futures, options, foreign exchange, CFDs, fixed income and equities.
  *ED&F Man Capital Markets holds Ring Dealing memberships on the LME, and
    futures memberships with NYSE Euronext (LIFFE), the Baltic Exchange,
    Comex, Nymex, CBOT, CME, Eurex, and NOS.
  *ED&F Man Capital Markets benefits from exceptional levels of
    capitalization and a management focus on disciplined financial and risk
    management control, and robust and effective corporate governance.
  *ED&F Man Capital Markets has offices in London, New York and Chicago. It
    is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and
    all client money, as defined by the FSA, is held in segregated client
    accounts.

Contact:

Media enquiries to:
Emma Kane
Redleaf Polhill
t: +44 (0)20 7566 6700
e: ek@redleafpolhill.com
or
Claire Miller
IntercontentinalExchange
t: +44 (0)20 7065 7745
e: claire.miller@theice.com
 
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