triReduce Completes First Benchmark Conversion with SONIA Risk Replacement Trades
Oct 29, 2020, 09:56 ET
LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TriOptima, a leading infrastructure service that helps to lower costs and mitigate risk in OTC derivatives markets, announced the completion of the first triReduce enhanced compression cycle to include SONIA risk replacement trades. The cycle took place on October 22, 2020 at LCH SwapClear.
The triReduce benchmark compression service allows swap market participants to reduce their gross and net exposure to legacy benchmarks while increasing their adoption of alternate benchmarks through risk replacement trades.
"This is the first step of an iterative process for our swap market clients as they convert their swaps exposure from legacy benchmark rates," says Philip Junod, Senior Director, triReduce and triBalance Business Management. "The triReduce benchmark conversion service has the capacity to run conversion alongside compression at scale, helping participants proactively reduce their exposure at the same time as increasing their adoption of the alternative reference rates in currencies impacted by benchmark reform."
TriOptima provides frequent compression cycles in all the major Central Counterparty clearing houses in all cleared currencies. After this first risk replacement compression cycle in sterling, triReduce will offer enhanced compression/benchmark conversion cycles in other currencies as the market need arises.
TriOptima is a part of CME Group. For more information on TriOptima offerings, visit here.
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As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.
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