FOW names ION XTP the Post Trade System 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 XTP has been named Post Trade System 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, “It is an honour to win the FOW 2020 Post Trade System of the Year award with our ION XTP solution. More than ever before, the Cleared Derivatives industry needs to adopt technologies that accelerate the digital transformation of their business.
“The ION XTP solution introduces new levels of business automation, enabling greater precision, speed of operation, and efficient use of capital while meeting higher levels of compliance with regulatory and exchange deadlines.
“In partnership with a fast-growing number of ION XTP customers, we are excited to lead change and innovation in the Cleared Derivatives industry.”
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