History

2014

  • Societe Generale finalises the acquisition of Newedge, bringing its ownership to 100%

2013

  • Societe Generale is considering the full acquisition of Newedge to provide an integrated client offer from market activities to post-trade services
  • Newedge wins FOW International Award Non-Bank FCM of the Year
  • Newedge joins forces with GMEX Group
  • Newedge wins Best Trading Platform at the 2013 Banking Technology Awards
  • Newedge Wins 2013 Best Prime Broker - Capital Introduction by HFMWeek
  • Pelagus Capital Fund Clears its First Trades on Newedge s OTC Clearing Service
  • Newedge Alternative Investment Solutions Awarded Leading Prime Broker for Liquid Strategies
  • Newedge to Clear Interest Rate Swaps with LCH.Clearnet
  • Newedge wins Hedgeweek Best European Prime Broker award 2013
  • Newedge/MTS ACM platform joins Euroclear’s Collateral Highway
  • Newedge Clears First OTC IRS Swap on Chicago Mercantile Exchange

2012

  • Newedge leads the way to next generation clearing and execution model
  • Newedge selected Fidessa for global trading platform and order management system (OMS) for its global derivatives and equity trading business.
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) approves membership for Newedge to clear OTC IRS. Achieving authorization means Newedge is the first Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) and non-traditional OTC IRS swap dealer to offer central counterparty clearing of OTC interest rate derivatives
  • Newedge expands its offering of clearing services to include interest rate swaps (IRS)
  • Newedge joins HKMEx as broking and clearing member
  • Newedge launches its Agency Cash Management (ACM) platform, a new electronic auction facility for the tri-party repo market in association with MTS, Europe’s premier facilitator for the European fixed income trading market.

2011

  • Newedge launches its Smart Order Router (SOR), a new in-house, lowlatency routing platform.
  • Newedge UK Financial Ltd. launches
  • Newedge first to clear through CME Clearing Europe
  • Newedge Prime Brokerage division launches Ultraedge, fully integrated, multi-asset, low-latency execution platform
  • New York Portfolio Clearing (NYPC) launches, with Newedge as one of the initial clearing members
  • CITIC Newedge executes first lead contract of SHFE
  • Newedge Goes live on SMX as General Clearing Member
  • Newedge adds Johannesburg Derivatives market to its Global FIX connectivity network
  • Branch status confirmed for Swiss Offices

2010

  • First foreign company to get Korean Full Futures License
  • Business Line Organization announced

2009

  • Named No. 1 broker by Futures Magazine
  • Launched Newedge Broker India Private Limited
  • Newedge USA ranked No. 1 in CFTC seg funds for seven months
  • Newedge and BBVA form Altura JV

2008

  • Newedge USA achieves No. 1 ranking in CFTC seg funds (Aug-Oct)
  • Newedge opens Dubai office
  • Newedge launched on January 2

Calyon Financial History

2007 JV futures brokerage in China with Citic
2004 Carr Futures becomes Calyon Financial
2000 JV with Spanish Altura Markets
1996 Acquisition of the institutional futures division of Dean Witter, diversifies in commodities and foreign exchange
1997 Crédit Agricole acquires Carr
1991-95 Opens offices in London, Madrid, NY and Tokyo
1990 Acquisition of Drexel Brokerage Teams
1987 Establishment of Carr Futures in Chicago, Paris and Singapore

Fimat History

2007 Acquisition of Japanese commodity broker Himawari
2006 Acquisition of Cube Financial
2005 Fimat acquires assets of Preferred Trade in the USA
2001 Fimatrix project starts (cross-margining)
1999 Global FX product line launched
1995 Acquisition of Brody White and diversification in commodities
1991 Fimat USA DPG desk starts with value added execution of futures
1986 Establishment of the Group following the creation of the French Futures and Options Exchange