New York, January 17, 2012 – GFI Market Data, a division of GFI Group Inc., announced today that it has entered into an agreement with E.ON Edis. GFI will supply E.ON Edis with historical data as well as streaming updates.
E.ON Group is one of the most important international players within the power industry and a leader in generation and distribution of gas and electric power. The company’s operations are concentrated on the markets of Western and Central Europe, Great Britain, Scandinavia, and USA.
Mario Vogler, E.ON Edis Energy Grid Manager said: “We use the data from GFI as a market price monitor as a part of our daily electricity procurement. The data gives us a very comprehensive market overview; it even includes data from the commodity market which we greatly value” and added, “GFI Market Data is very easy to operate and works very quickly.”
“We are very happy to have this opportunity to work with E.ON Edis” said Shai Popat, Head of European Sales at GFI Market Data.” We provide an independent and comprehensive view of the energy markets. Our data derives from our brokers as well as from our premier electronic trading screen for energy and commodities, EnergyMatch® Europe. This gives a great insight into the market, providing a view of liquidity and actual market values.”
E.ON Edis AG is a member of E.ON Group involved in distribution of power and gas within the territory of federal states of Brandenburg and Mecklenburg – Hither Pomerania. The company is also a shareholder of a number of media suppliers – including supplies of heat to numerous cities in East Germany.
Sourced directly from GFI EnergyMatch® Europe, GFI Group’s energy and commodities electronic trading platform for Europe, GFI Market Data provides a comprehensive view of executable and executed prices in the Power, Gas, Emissions, Coal and Freight markets.
About GFI Market Data
GFI is uniquely positioned to provide the capital markets with specific suites of data. GFI Market Data refers to actual market prices and trade information, reflecting real market sentiment not just indications gleaned through consensus pricing. GFI Market Data’s product suite includes CDS, bonds, FX options, equities, interest rates and energy and commodities data.
GFI Market Data is the brand under which Fenics Software Limited operates its market data business.
About GFI Group Inc.
GFI Group Inc. (NYSE: “GFIG”) is a leading provider of wholesale brokerage services, clearing services, electronic execution and trading support products for global financial markets.
GFI Group Inc. provides brokerage services, market data, trading platform and analytics software products to institutional clients in markets for a range of fixed income, financial, equity and commodity instruments.
Headquartered in New York, GFI was founded in 1987 and employs more than 2,200 people with additional offices in London, Paris, Nyon, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Cape Town, Santiago, Bogota, Dubai, Dublin, Tel Aviv, Calgary, Los Angeles and Sugar Land (TX). GFI Group Inc. provides services and products to over 2,600 institutional clients, including leading investment and commercial banks, corporations, insurance companies and hedge funds. Its brands include GFI(SM), GFInet®, CreditMatch®, GFI ForexMatch®, EnergyMatch®, FENICS®, Starsupply®, Amerex®, Trayport® and Kyte®.
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