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.

Societe Generale

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy.

Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 147,000 members of staff in 67 countries and supports on a daily basis 31 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions. The Group is built on three complementary core businesses:

  • French Retail Banking, which encompasses the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord and Boursorama brands. Each offers a full range of financial services with omnichannel products at the cutting edge of digital innovation;
  • International Retail Banking, Insurance and Financial Services to Corporates, with networks in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and specialised businesses that are leaders in their markets;
  • Global Banking and Investor Solutions, which offers recognised expertise, key international locations and integrated solutions.

Societe Generale is included in the principal socially responsible investment indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), four of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices, and the MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.

For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com


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 Platform, Inc. is a global financial technology company that helps quantitative developer teams collaborate and scale. Beacon is the only vendor solution for a cloud-based, end-to-end development and production platform, which can meet the stringent security requirements of leading financial institutions. With Beacon’s open architecture, transparent source code, and automated infrastructure solutions, clients can build in-house functionality on a platform that has been proven at some of the largest financial institutions in the world. Beacon was founded in 2014 by the senior technologists who worked with SecDB at Goldman Sachs and created Athena at JP Morgan and Quartz at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Beacon has over 70 employees with offices in the United States, UK, Germany, and Japan and serves clients across the spectrum of financial services - banks, insurance companies, asset managers and trading desks.  

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.

Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. Morningstar provides data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, and real-time global market data. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries, with more than $203 billion in assets under advisement and management as of June 30, 2018. The company has operations in 27 countries.



Morningstar, Inc.是全球目前最主要的投資研究機構之一,業務遍及北美、歐洲、澳洲及亞洲,為個別投資者、投資顧問及機構投資者等專業人士提供專業的財經資訊、基金、股票的分析及評級,並致力於發展具實用性、操作簡易及功能顯著的分析應用軟體工具及服務等。Morningstar提供的投資數據資料超過553,200個項目,包括股票、基金及其他投資產品,同時亦為證券、指數、期貨、期權、商品、貴金屬、外匯及財資市場超過1,950萬項即時數據。Morningstar亦有提供投資管理及顧問服務,截至2017年03月31日,Morningstar所管理及給予投資建議的資產約2,000億美元。Morningstar在全球27個國家有發展業務。


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