Sponsors

Sponsors

Nodal Exchange is a derivatives exchange providing price, credit and liquidity risk management solutions to participants in the North American energy markets. Nodal Exchange is a leader in innovation, having introduced the world's largest set of electric power locational (nodal) futures contracts. Nodal Exchange currently offers over 1,000 contracts on hundreds of unique locations, providing the most effective basis risk management available to market participants. In addition, Nodal Exchange offers a Henry Hub natural gas contract providing cross-margining benefits with participant's power portfolios. All Nodal Exchange contracts are cleared by Nodal Clear which is a CFTC registered derivatives clearing organization. Nodal Exchange is a designated contract market regulated by the CFTC.

With more than 12,000 professionals across 37 countries, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is present in all major markets and is built on the overriding principles of client service over the long term and sound risk management. Standing by its clients across sectors, we tailor solutions for clients by capitalizing on our worldwide expertise in investment banking, financing, market activities and investor services. For Corporates, Financial Institutions and Public Sector: providing a global advisory approach (M&A, debt, equity transaction, capital structure, and asset & liability management), as well as quality capital raising solutions across the debt and equity spectrum, optimized financing and expert risk management responses notably in foreign exchange and rates derivatives. For Investors: offering reliable and sound investment opportunities and risk management solutions through our integrated global markets platform delivering seamless access to markets (equity, rates, credit, currencies, commodities and derivatives), as well as advice and solid financial engineering, quality of execution and forward looking research across asset classes.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions-underpinned by the world's largest delivery network-Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

ClipperData, headquartered in New York City, holds exclusive partnerships with the U.S. Customs & Border Protection and Inchcape Shipping Services, the world's largest port agent. ClipperData offers the industry's most comprehensive database of waterborne - oceangoing, inland barge, ship-to-ship and floating storage - flows of all crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. ClipperData delivers unrivalled real-time transparency: by ship, grade, API gravity, volume, load/discharge port and dock, along with consignee information.

FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 53,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward.

Openlink (www.openlink.com), an ION Investment Group company, provides award-winning solutions for trading, treasury and risk management to serve energy companies, commodity-intensive corporations, and financial services institutions-on-premises and via the Openlink Cloud.

Allegro is a global leader in commodity trading and risk management software for power and gas utilities, refiners, producers, traders and commodity consumers, providing position visibility, risk management, comprehensive controls and regulatory compliance. With more than three decades of industry experience, Allegro’s enterprise platform drives profitability and efficiency across front, middle and back offices, while managing the complex logistics associated with physical commodities.

Headquartered in Dallas, Allegro has offices in London, Singapore, Calgary, Dubai, Houston, Jakarta and Zurich, along with a global network of partners.

Beacon is the only vendor of trading and risk management tools that provides clients with a best-in-class infrastructure solution and transparency into its source code. Beacon's end user applications are integrated within a proven enterprise development platform, giving the business maximum flexibility to pivot quickly as opportunities and requirements change. 
Beacon CTRMS provides physical and financial commodity traders with a suite of unrivalled powerful end-user applications built on top of Beacon Standard and combined in a single comprehensive toolkit. Leveraging our experience in building and deploying enterprise technology at some of the largest and most successful financial institutions in the world, we designed Beacon to provide the right blend of rigorous controls, agility, and scale.

www.beacon.io 

Founded in 1987, FENICS quickly became the industry standard pricing tool for FX options. FENICS has more than 29 years' experience of providing intuitive solutions for the FX derivatives market spanning from pre-trade analysis, risk management, automated client price distribution, and post trade processing. The full range of API's facilitate connectivity to third parties and bespoke front end solutions.

FENICS is a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:BGCP), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets. FENICS ProfessionalTM is licensed for use at over 350 client sites worldwide. FENICS operates from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.

Automation positively transforms the lives of people and business. ION is reinventing the way business is done through innovations in automation technology. Our software improves decision-making, increases efficiency, simplifies complex processes, and empowers people.

We’re transforming the world of commodities through innovation. Wherever you are, and whatever industry you’re in, ION Commodities solutions put you in complete control – from procurement and trading all the way through risk management and delivery. That’s why many of the world’s biggest and best-known companies are partnering with ION to sharpen their decision making and boost their productivity.

No one understands commodities management like we do, and no one can meet your needs like we can. Discover what we can do for your commodities business today.

Pioneer Solutions is a global provider of award-winning C/ETRM, environmental management and financial and regulatory compliance solutions. Since 2003, Pioneer has been serving some of the largest energy companies, utilities and midstream producers in the US and Europe. Pioneer's innovative and flexible solutions have been organically built for rapid implementation and superior services at an overall lower cost of ownership. Pioneer's suite of ETRM solutions are based on its web-based FARRMS platform and offer comprehensive front, middle, and back office process management for both physical and financial trades of all asset classes and commodity types. Developed from the back to the front, resulting in industry-leading data processing and reporting capability, Pioneer's modern easy-to-use applications deliver ready "out-of-the-box" or tailored functionality designed for ease of implementation and integration with existing systems. With a user-configurable environment for less reliance on vendor services, and with deployment options including a true-cloud solution, Pioneer offers a fresh alternative to legacy C/ETRM systems

SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 80,000 sites make better decisions, faster. We help organizations turn large amounts of data into knowledge they can use, and we do it better than anyone. It's no wonder an overwhelming majority of customers continue to use SAS year after year. We believe it's because we hire great people to create great software and services.
Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

KWA Analytics is a unique consultancy with a sole purpose of providing industry leading Openlink solutions. At KWA we believe in delivering the highest quality solutions to our clients, and our commitment to client fulfilment is core to our company values.


We provide a range of solution and service offerings including market, custom and reporting solutions to help clients implement, extend and utilize the full potential of the Openlink product. Our consulting, audit, training, automated testing, support and technical services provide clients with access to expertise to help them improve and optimise their Openlink implementation and solve their most complex and challenging issues.


With teams in Europe, the Americas and India we work with clients globally, and have implemented and provided bespoke Openlink solutions to commodity traders, insurance companies, investment banks, oil and gas majors and utilities.

With over 30 years of experience, Morningstar is a trusted source in data management solutions that provide clients with actionable information in the energy, commodities and financial sectors. Our enterprise-level software enables clients to access and analyze proprietary and market data to facilitate collaboration and help clients make better investment decisions. Traders, risk managers, IT, analysts, and executives look to Morningstar to power their enterprise and take action with confidence.