The Central Banking Journal recognizes ION for high-performance transaction excellence

30 January 2019

NEW YORK and LONDON – 30 Jan 2019 – ION, the largest global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions for commodities and treasury management, has won the prestigious Central Banking Award 2019 in the category of “Treasury Systems Initiative.”  ION’s Openlink and Wallstreet solutions were awarded for their contribution to innovation in the changing and dynamic world of public sector finance.

Openlink CEO Rich Grossi said, “Being honored for the second year in a row is not only a testament to our continuing partnership with our clients, but also Openlink’s dedication to using technology to empower Central Banks to rapidly enact economic and monetary policy changes.”

ION’s Central Banking solutions continue to stand out in the world’s leading Central Banks, Debt Management Offices and Sovereign Wealth Funds.  These universes are heterogeneous, with a wide and evolving range of diverse needs.  The Central Banking Journal judges recognize ION’s Openlink and Wallstreet for being the best in meeting tough international requirements.

“Over the past few years, the world of public finance has changed significantly,” said Loic Leonard, Chief Product Officer of Wallstreet Suite.  “As the activities of these institutions evolve, managing more asset classes and undergoing increased compliance requirements, there is a need for greater transparency and control.  We remain focused on continually improving our solutions.”

ION offers a wide variety of solutions for governments, private investors and nonprofits to manage risk and assets.  Openlink and Wallstreet Suite are part of a market-leading portfolio that is satisfying the treasury needs of companies of any size, budget, transaction volume and IT capability.

The Central Banking awards recognize excellence in a community dealing with an ever-evolving landscape, where price and financial stability must be maintained and communicated against a backdrop of continuing innovation in financial services, reserves and currency management.  Past winners include the Central Bank of Canada, The Central Bank of Ireland and Lesetja Kganyago, the Governor of South African Reserve Bank.  The 2019 award ceremony will be held on March 13 in London.

About ION

ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporates. For more information, 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 Treasury

ION Treasury delivers unique treasury and risk management solutions to organizations of all sizes, offering both on-premises and cloud options. Our award-winning solutions help manage liquidity and mitigate operational, financial, and reputational risk. Together with a global community of over 1,100 clients, we are shaping the future of treasury and risk management technology. For more information, visit