Tankard is an industry initiative created and developed by ICAP, Marex Spectron and Tullett Prebon. The Tankard indices are made up of natural gas trades arranged by these three brokers and are calculated by ICAP Information Services (IIS), ICAP's provider of post-trade risk and information services.
ICAP Energy Limited
ICAP Energy, a subsidiary of ICAP plc, is an innovative leader in the energy and shipping industries, providing full-service and over-the-counter broking and advisory capabilities to a broad spectrum of businesses throughout the world.
The group has approximately 350 staff located in London, North America, Singapore, Sydney, Geneva, Bergen, Amsterdam, Madrid, Copenhagen and Sao Paulo. ICAP Energy offers real-time price discovery and execution services in crude oil and oil products, biofuels, agriculture and softs, base and precious metals, iron ore, electricity, natural gas, coal, emissions, freight, weather derivatives and physical products. ICAP Energy was named "Broker of the Year" in 2013 by Energy Risk magazine in a poll of over 1,500 market participants.
For more information please visit www.icapenergy.com.
Marex Spectron Group
Marex Spectron is one of the world's largest commodities brokers, with market-leading positions in metals, energy, agricultural products, freight and environmental markets. The Group also offers clients financial futures and foreign exchange broking. Clients include commodity producers and consumers, banks, brokers, CTAs, hedge funds and professional traders. Marex Spectron Group is a member of the London Metal Exchange, the CME Group exchanges, ICE US, NYSE Liffe, ICE Futures and Eurex, and offers access to all major exchanges in the US and Asia.
The Group is headquartered in London with offices across the USA, Asia and Europe. Its subsidiaries are regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the UK, the National Futures Association in the US and the Securities and the Futures Commission in Hong Kong.
Marex Spectron Group is majority owned by JRJ Group and its partners, Trilantic Capital Partners and BXR Group.
For further information please visit www.marexspectron.com.
Tullett Prebon Group Limited
With a heritage stretching back over 140 years and a presence in 21 countries, Tullett Prebon is one of the world's largest interdealer brokers. It acts as an intermediary in the wholesale financial markets across the following product groups: Energy & Commodities, Interest Rate Derivatives, Fixed Income Securities and their derivatives, Treasury Products and Equities.
In 2012, it was voted the overall number one broker in power for the fourth consecutive year by Risk and Energy Risk. The Energy & Commodities division provides a single comprehensive source for price information and liquidity, alongside insight and information on virtually every sector of the market.
For further information please visit www.tullettprebon.com.