FOW names ION Risk the Risk Management Solution of the Year for 2020

09 December 2020

LONDON – 09 December 2020: ION Markets, the leading global provider of trading, analytics, and risk management solutions for capital markets announced today that ION Risk has been named Risk Management Solution of the Year by FOW International Awards.
FOW recognizes the achievements within the global cleared derivatives market. For 10 years, the FOW International Awards have honoured the best innovations in 5 categories: exchanges and clearing, technology, service provider, buy-side, and individuals.
Hishaam Caramanli, ION Group Chief Product Officer, said, “Never before has the need for a real-time risk management system been more important. The peak market volatility of 2020 has tested risk management technology everywhere, and only those who were prepared weathered the storm.
“We are proud to be a robust and reliable partner for our clients when it comes to effectively managing real-time pre- and post-trade risk. We are delighted to receive the FOW 2020 Risk Management Solution of the Year Award.”
The ION Risk solution provides a multi-asset class post trade monitoring system that enables a thorough and real-time assessment of risk across multiple dimensions—by client, by product, or by legal entity—offering a complete view of risk across a capital markets organization.
About FOW International Awards
Global Investor Group heads three market-leading publications that provide a comprehensive overview of buy- and sell-side activity. FOW, or Futures & Options World, is one of these publications. Subscribers gain access to daily updates from across the futures and options industry, along with a suite of data products.
FOW International Awards recognizes excellent performance by firms and individuals across the global cleared derivatives market.
About ION Markets
We’re transforming capital markets by delivering end-to-end solutions that simplify our clients’ operations by automating the full trade lifecycle, providing tools to manage risk, and maximizing access to liquidity. We provide market data and connectivity to over 350 global venues, covering all asset classes, and our network processes over $23 trillion worth of transactions every year.
As pioneers in real-time risk and P&L processing, ION Markets solutions provide continuous access to the information needed to collaborate on operational decisions with speed and certainty. Our open API framework empowers clients to customize their platform and drive innovation throughout their organization. ION Markets’ client-first philosophy results in lower costs, greater business agility, and excellence in customer service. To learn more, visit
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About ION Group

ION Group provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics and insights, and strategic consulting to financial institutions, central banks, governments, and corporates. Our solutions and services simplify complex processes, boost efficiency, and enable better decision-making. We build long-term partnerships with our clients, helping transform their business for sustained success through continuous innovation. For more information, visit

About ION Markets

ION Markets provides transformative technology and solutions to financial institutions dealing in equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, cleared derivatives and secured funding. Our award-winning end-to-end solutions simplify clients’ operations by automating the full trade lifecycle, providing tools to manage risk, and maximizing access to liquidity, while giving real-time access to critical information required for timely operational decisions and execution on a global scale. For more information, visit