BANKS & EXCHANGES
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the corporate and investment banking division of Bank of America, one of the world’s largest universal banks. It provides services in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, lending, trading, risk management, research, and liquidity and payments management. It was formed through the combination of the corporate and investment banking activities of Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
BNP Paribas is one of the best rated banks in the world. The Group has a presence in more than 75 countries and more than 189,000 employees, including more than 140,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Domestic Markets, Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Service. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across the Europe-Mediterranean zone and boasts a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia.
CBL Markets provides market participants with access to the world’s environmental commodity markets. With a vision of bringing efficiency, transparency and liquidity to environmental markets, our new multi-product exchange connects buyers and sellers around the world to facilitate the secure and seamless trading of products in environmental commodity markets, including Compliance Carbon, Voluntary Carbon, Renewable Energy and the Australian Water Market.
Commerzbank is a leading international commercial bank with branches and offices in almost 50 countries. With the two business segments Private and Small-Business Customers, as well as Corporate Clients, the Bank offers a comprehensive portfolio of financial services to its clients.
Commerzbank finances 30 per cent of Germany’s foreign trade and is leading in financing for corporate clients in Germany. With its subsidiaries Comdirect in Germany and Poland’s mBank it owns two of the world’s most innovative online banks.
The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services including retail banking, premium banking, business banking, institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and sharebroking products and services. The Group is one of the largest listed companies on the Australian Securities Exchange and is included in the Morgan Stanley Capital Global Index.
The leading energy exchange in Europe. It develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products on which power, natural gas, CO2 emission allowances, coal and guarantees of origin are traded. Clearing and settlement of all trading transactions are provided by the clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC).
EEX continuously broadens its product range to include further products and services. Through its shareholding in Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), it additionally offers the markets for freight, iron ore, fuel oil and fertilisers. EEX is a member of Eurex Group.
Guotai Junan Securities is a leading domestic securities company with comprehensive strength in the industry. Over the past two decades, we have led the trend in the industry with a strong innovation capacity, with an extensive network of business and a full range of services, we are committed to provide every client with specialized investment and financing services, sharing our professional experience with every client. For further information about Guotai Junan Securities' history and services,
Environmental risk management is an increasingly important component of business operations for energy intensive industries. ICE’s North American and European environmental and emissions contracts provide a way to hedge exposure and mitigate environmental compliance risk.
ICE Futures Europe operates the world's leading market for emissions trading with EU Allowances and Certified Emission Reductions contracts which help participants comply with the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), the European Union's policy to combat climate change and reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions. And ICE's offering of environmental products in the U.S. include California carbon, RGGI and Renewable Energy Certificates.
NGX, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, provides electronic trading, central counterparty clearing and data services to the North American natural gas and electricity markets. Since beginning operations in February 1994, NGX has developed the AB-NIT (“AECO”) hub into one of the most liquid spot and forward energy markets in North America. In 2008, NGX and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) launched an operational alliance where by NGX uses ICE’s front end trading technology and provides clearing services for ICE’s US physical gas products. NGX is wholly owned by TMX Group Limited which collectively manages all aspects of Canada’s senior and junior equity markets.
NACX is Canada’s only exchange focused on facilitating spot-market transactions of GHG emission offset credits and environmental compliance units (EPUs). NACX was originally founded as a Calgary based exchange for trading Alberta Offsets. With the growth in environmental regulation and compliance instruments, the NACX expects to facilitate spot market trading of other environmental compliance units (ECUs) such as renewable energy certificates (RECs), renewable fuel compliance units and Quebec and other WCI offsets and allowances. The NACX is operated and managed by individuals with significant expertise and experience in emissions and ECU trading. The NACX recognized that spot market trading of ECU’s required a streamlined process for discovering price and effecting trades in order to meet the objectives of all participants in the market.