ICAP plc is a voice and electronic interdealer broker and provider of post-trade services. The company operates in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets, equities and equity derivatives. The company operates a network covering approximately 50 countries. Its businesses are distributed across approximately 50 locations in 32 countries worldwide. The company manages business across three main regions Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), The Americas, and Asia Pacific. Divisions The company’s business is organized across three divisions: Voice broking, Electronic broking, and Information. Voice broking: Voice brokers play a role in various markets in which ICAP is active. In markets where there is less liquidity, voice brokers work with their customers to match buyers and sellers and facilitate price discovery. Electronic broking: ICAP’s network, of which the platforms are EBS for spot FX and BrokerTec for fixed income products, offers connectivity to approximately 7,400 workstations and 1,500 algorithmic trading systems worldwide. ICAP is a provider of post-trade services through subsidiaries, Traiana and Reset, and its associate TriOptima. Information: The company is the source of global market information and research for professionals in the international financial markets. The company’s market data offering includes real-time, end of day and historical market data from its electronic broking and post-trade platforms. Markets The company is active in a range of markets, including interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, equities, emerging markets, information and post-trade services. Significant Events On September 9, 2009, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has announced that it would participate in a joint venture between foreign exchange settlement provider, CLS Group, and interdealer broker ICAP plc Goldman Sachs would join a founder group of seven banks consisting of Bank of America (BAC.N), Credit Suisse (CS.N), Citigroup (C.N), Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) (DB.N), J.P. Morgan (JPM.N), Morgan Stanley (MS.N) and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L).
icap plc (IAP:London Stock Exchange)
London, EC2M 7UR
Phone: 44 20 7000 5000
Fax: 44 20 7000 5975www.icap.com
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