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History

 

Tradition-ICAP was formed in July 2000 by the merger of the OTC FX Options divisions of the TFS Group and ICAP plc. Tradition-ICAP has offices in London, New York, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.

 

Tradition-ICAP conducts its business as an independent intermediary in OTC FX Options. In November 2001, the Company integrated the Volbroker system into its currency options business. This created an inter-dealer broking consortium that combines the strengths of voice brokered liquidity together with the market's leading FX Options electronic broking platform.

 

The Volbroker platform was designed by traders, for traders and is used by banks all over the world.

 

JV Partners

 

Tradition, in addition to its prominence in currency options is one of the worlds leading OTC physical and derivatives brokers in equities, precious metals, oil, electricity, natural gas, coal, weather and pulp and paper. Affiliated companies include energy consultants Capstone Global Energy, recruitment specialists The Recruitment Company and venture capital firm Equitek Capital.

 

ICAP is the world's largest inter-dealer broker. The Group is active in the wholesale market for OTC derivatives, fixed income, money markets, futures, commodities, equities and equity derivatives with daily turnover in excess of $250 billion.

 

Nittan Capital is a wholly owned subsidiary of Central Tanshi in Tokyo, which was created through a merger of Nihon, Yamane and Nagoya Tanshis.

 

Volbroker Partners

 

Volbroker was the first electronic inter-dealer trading environment for FX Options.

 

Designed by FX options traders for real-time performance, with liquidity support from the world's top market makers, Volbroker is the leader for electronic price transparency and efficiency in the $5,000 billion currency derivatives market.

 

  •       Barclays
  •       Citibank
  •       Deutsche Bank
  •       Goldman Sachs
  •       JP Morgan Chase
  •       Royal Bank of Scotland
  •       UBS Investment Bank