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RBS Securities joins Eris Exchange as FCM

BBR Staff Writer Published 25 June 2014

Eris Exchange , a US-based futures exchange offering capital efficient interest rate swap futures, announced that RBS Securities Inc. will now provide clearing services to RBS's global client base via Eris Exchange.

In addition to supporting client clearing of Eris Swap Futures, RBS will also offer its clients access to Eris SwapBook ™, Eris Exchange's electronic central limit order book.

"Eris Exchange welcomes RBS's decision to offer their leading clearing and execution services to clients," said Neal Brady, Chief Executive Officer of Eris Exchange. "Today's announcement further reinforces the efficiency of the futures clearing model and demonstrates the important role that swap futures play in the evolving structure of the derivatives markets."

"In a time of continued market and regulatory change, RBS is pleased to be able to provide our clients with the margin and operational efficiencies of Eris Swap Futures through our experienced, global execution team," said Jeff Howard, Managing Director and Global Head of Prime Services at RBS.

"Through our relationship with Eris Exchange, our clients will benefit from the ability to access liquidity for their interest rate hedging needs, along with top-of-the-line portfolio margining and offsets against other positions held at CME Clearing," added Mr. Howard.



Source: Company Press Release