Lacima is a multi-award winning specialist provider of software and advisory services dedicated to trading, valuation, optimization and risk management for global energy and commodities markets.
We help you to maximize your profit potential and make more informed decisions by providing tools that yield more accurate valuations, hedging analysis and risk exposure analysis for portfolios of financial contracts and physical assets.
Lacima Analytics is the only commercially available single application for valuation, optimization and risk management for multi-commodity/ multi-geography and/or multi-asset portfolios. The Lacima Trader suite of products for Front Office are designed to work as stand-alone trading and valuation tools capable of transparent drill down to detailed outputs and value drivers. The Lacima Trader products interface seamlessly with the same numerics engine used by Lacima Analytics allowing portfolio level analysis and a consistent approach between trading and risk management. There are a range of products available within Lacima Trader including Storage, Simulation, Pricer and Curve.
Clients of our software and services include trading, structuring, origination, valuation and risk teams in vertically integrated energy companies, energy retailers, financial institutions and large energy consumers in Europe, North America and Australasia.
Our software solutions have been developed and implemented by peer-recognized experts in energy analytics, offering an unparalleled level of expertise and personalized support
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.
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers in 26 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including energy and natural resources, financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, entertainment and media, shipping and transport, real estate, manufacturing and technology, and education.
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 approximately 384,000 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.
In January 2015, Accenture completed the acquisition of Structure, expanding and enhancing its deep experience and capabilities in smart grid solutions, as well as commodity trading and risk management. Accenture's trading and risk group functions within the Resources operating group, with a focus on the oil and gas, utilities and chemical industries. The group offers an innovative, comprehensive and field-tested approach to assisting its clients in managing risk, lowering costs, and monetizing opportunities across the entire functional operating model.
FIS' energy and commodities solutions help energy companies, corporate hedgers, hedge funds and financial services firms to compete efficiently in global energy and commodities markets by streamlining and integrating the trading, risk management and operations of physical commodities and their associated financial instruments. Through real-time data, connectivity and analysis, our solutions help clients achieve transparency and regulatory compliance, address end-to-end transaction and operational lifecycles, and meet time-to-market needs with flexible deployment options and additional services committed to reducing total cost of ownership. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries and employs more than 55,000 people worldwide.
Veritas Total Solutions is a full-service, management consulting firm focused on the energy industry. Our team has deep industry expertise across the entire energy supply chain including upstream, downstream and Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM). We provide fit-for-purpose solutions related to commercial strategy, organization transformation, business process reengineering and technology solutions such as ETRM system selection and implementation. Our commercial and custom ETRM implementations range from small projects to large, global programs with hundreds of stakeholders. Our pragmatic approach can also be applied to complex problems such as Enterprise Risk Policy (ERP), risk analytics, options modeling and valuation, hedge analysis and natural gas storage optimization.
Aspect is the leading global provider of multi-commodity trade, risk and operations management solutions (E/CTRM) delivered Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the cloud. With more than 487 customers in 86 countries, it's one of the fastest growing solutions with rapid deployment, affordable subscriptions, and immediate ROI for all size companies. AspectCTRM is its full-featured suite for front, middle and back office with support for financial and physical trades. It's available in three editions: Lite, Standard and Enterprise, expanding in functionality according to the needs and budgets of clients. Aspect is the only E/CTRM provider with market data and analytics tools delivered with its trade and risk functions on the same platform.
FENICS® Market Data is a leading provider of real-time, tradeable, indicative, end-of-day, and historical OTC market data. Our data is sourced directly from the voice and electronic trading systems, and pricing analytics of the global brokerage operations of BGC, GFI, Amerex, RP Martin, Freedom, Remate, MINT, Perimeter and BGC Liquidez, providing a comprehensive solution for independent and verifiable OTC pricing.
Founded in 1987, FENICS® quickly became the industry standard pricing tool for FX options. FENICS® has more than 30 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® PRO is licensed for use at over 350 client sites worldwide. FENICS® operates from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.
MarketView by Drillinginfo 2016 Energy Risk Data House of the Year award recipient delivers desktop analytics, risk management, and data management solutions for the global commodity industry. Some of the largest energy and commodity companies in the world trust MarketView to manage millions of data points, both public and customer proprietary, in support of risk management and trading decision support on an enterprise-wide basis. MarketView offers the most comprehensive energy and commodity data sets in the world including real-time exchange, price reporting agencies, brokers, government reporting, emerging markets and specialty data.
Aquilon Energy Services is a technology company and developer of the first collaborative, cloud-based platform to automate wholesale energy settlements. The Energy Settlement NetworkTM enables buyers and sellers to easily identify exceptions and settle physical and financial power, oil and natural gas transactions with their counterparties. The SaaS platform integrates with energy market participants' major systems of record and helps them increase operational efficiency, and improve risk management and compliance. Aquilon is a fast-growing firm with offices in the Chicago area and Houston. For more information, please visit www.aquiloninc.com.
Natixis is the international corporate, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 31.2 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d'Epargne.
With more than 16,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into three main business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services.
A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE's banking networks.
Figures as at December 31, 2016
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. www.sgcib.com
Pioneer Solutions is a global provider of C/ETRM, environmental management and financial and regulatory compliance solutions. Serving utilities and trading companies across the globe, Pioneer's Suite of flexible software applications deliver easy-to-use and integrated functionality for Trade Capture, Position Analysis, Portfolio Management, Risk Reporting and Settlement, thereby providing the insight and granularity to manage operations optimally. Our pioneering and award-winning software offers a user-configurable environment and designed for rapid deployment resulting in a lower total cost of ownership and enhanced customer satisfaction.
Founded in 1992, OpenLink is the global leader in trading, treasury and risk management solutions for the commodity, energy, corporate and financial services industries. OpenLink's products address treasury, portfolio management, trading, risk management and operations processing for both financial and physical assets. OpenLink has consistently received numerous industry awards and recognition, including citations as the industry leader in commodity/energy trading and risk management systems and first-in-class ranking by Energy Risk magazine.
OpenLink is a global software and services business that serves over 600 clients, including 12 of the world's largest commodity and energy companies, nine of the largest financial institutions and 13 of the largest central banks. OpenLink has 1,200 employees in 14 global offices on five continents with headquarters outside of New York City.