FOW International Awards shortlist

FOW International Awards shortlist

After over 120 entries have been reviewed, the FOW International Awards shortlist has been released.

The winners will be unveiled at a Gala Dinner in London on 7 December at which Icap group chief executive Michael Spencer will receive the lifetime achievement award.

Congratulations to all our shortlisted firms. 


Category 1: Personal and individual awards

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Winner: 

Michael Spencer, ICAP



EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

Shaun Lynn, President, BGC Partners

Xavier Rolet, CEO, LSE

Jeff Sprecher, CEO and ChaIrman, Intercontinental Exchange

Lance Uggla, President, IHS Markit

Category 2: Exchanges and clearing categories

EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• US and Canada

IntercontinentalExchange

Nodal Exchange

CME Group

TMX



EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• South America

BM&F Bovespa

Rosario Futures Exchange

MexDer

Bolsa de Valores de Colombia



EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• Europe

Nasdaq

Eurex

IntercontinentalExchange

Euronext



EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• Asia-Pacific

ASX

Singapore Exchange

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Taiwan Futures Exchange



EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

• Middle East and Africa

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange

Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Dubai Mercantile Exchange

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange



BEST TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION BY AN EXCHANGE

BSE – new data centre

Eurex – ISA Direct

Nasdaq – NFF

Korea Exchange – Azerbaijan trading system



CLEARING HOUSE OF THE YEAR

• The Americas

CME

LCH

ICE Clear US

OCC



CLEARING HOUSE OF THE YEAR

• Europe

Nasdaq Clearing

LCH

Eurex Clearing

ICE Clear Europe



CLEARING HOUSE OF THE YEAR

• APAC and MEA

Singapore Exchange

LCH

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

JSCC



US OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

EDGX

MIAX

CBOE

Nasdaq Options Market



BEST NEW EXCHANGE OR TRADING PLATFORM

BSE - mutual fund trading platform

Nasdaq Futures Exchange

GMEX

ICE Futures Singapore



MOST INNOVATIVE NEW CONTRACT

• Equities and equity indexes

Singapore Exchange – MSCI China

Moscow Exchange – Micex mini

CME Group – BTIC suite

Taiwan Futures Exchange – TOPIX



MOST INNOVATIVE NEW CONTRACT

• Commodities and energy

Singapore Exchange – SGX Platts Iron Ore China

London Metal Exchange – Steel scrap

CME Group – aluminium suite

Multi Commodity Exchange of India – Gold Global



MOST INNOVATIVE NEW CONTRACT

• Interest rates and currency

CME Group – Ultra 10 year treasury notes

ASX – 20 year treasuries

Taiwan Futures Exchange – USD/CNT

Dubai Gold and Commodity Exchange – Quanto currency contracts



PROP TRADERS’ EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR 

Voted for by prop traders, no shortlist



EXCHANGE DEAL OF THE YEAR

IntercontinentalExchange acquisition of Interactive Data Corporation

Nasdaq acquisition of ISE

Deutsche Bourse acquisition of 360T

London Stock Exchange disposal of Russell Investments




SEF OF THE YEAR

Tradition

Tradeweb

Bloomberg

Tullett Prebon



TRADE REPOSITORY OF THE YEAR

Unavista

DTCC

CME Trade Repository

Regis-TR



Category 3: Banks, brokers and market makers

BANK OF THE YEAR

Citi

SocGen

JP Morgan

Bank of America Merrill Lynch



IDB OF THE YEAR

OTC Global Holdings

Tullett Prebon

Tradition

BGC Partners



NON-BANK FCM OF THE YEAR

RJ O’Brien

ADM Investor Services

ED&F Man

Phillip Capital



CLIENT CLEARING FIRM OF THE YEAR

Citi

JP Morgan

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Goldman Sachs



MARKET MAKER OF THE YEAR

XTX

Flow Traders

Citadel Securities

Optiver



PROP TRADERS’ CLEARING FIRM OF THE YEAR

Voted for by prop traders, no shortlist




Category 4: Technology providers


BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Trade reconciliation

Duco

Sapient

Traiana

Broadridge



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Blockchain

Nasdaq

Symbiont

National Settlement Depository Russia

SETL



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Post trade

TrueEx                                 

Traiana                                

Message Automation   

Broadridge



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Regulatory reporting

 Sapient                

Risk Focus          

Abide Financial

Misys   



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Risk management

Trading Screen

Nasdaq

Quantifi

Rival Systems



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Trading and execution

Dash360                              

Trading Technologies

Rival Systems                    

Tethys Technology   



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT                            

• Connectivity

Beeks                   

Itiviti                     

Ullink                    

Perseus                             



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Collateral management

Cloud Margin

Quantifi

Calypso

Lombard Risk



BEST NEW TECHNOLOGY PRODUCT

• Market surveillance

Ancoa                                  

Nasdaq                                

Onemarketdata

B-next             

 

            

TRADING SYSTEM OF THE YEAR

• Buy-side

Horizon                               

Itiviti                                     

Trading Technologies    

Rival Systems        

      

      

TRADING SYSTEM OF THE YEAR

• Sell-side

Thomson Reuters           

Fidessa                                

Horizon                               

Redi                    

       

           

BEST INNOVATION BY AN ISV - REGULATORY CHANGE

Itiviti

Abide Financial

B-next



PROP TRADERS’ ISV OF THE YEAR

Voted for by prop traders, no shortlist

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