ED&F Man Capital Markets offers access to a diversified and comprehensive range of asset classes and markets to institutional clients and experienced investors.

We offer a range of services including clearing, financing, OTC structured products, market making, voice and electronic access to world’s major futures exchanges and market making.

Using our world-class IT infrastructure we also offer specialised connectivity, hosting, network and infrastructure services to firms seeking optimised low latency derivative trading and clearing solutions.


As a truly global enterprise, we count ourselves members of the following exchanges and clearing houses:


LME Category-1 ring dealing member and LME Clear

CME Group (CME, CBOT, NYMEX, COMEX, Clearport, DME)

ICE Clear (ICE futures US and Europe, LIFFE, B-clear)

NOS Clearing

LCH (NYSE Euronext, NLX, Enclear)

Nasdaq OMX



London Stock Exchange


We are one of only nine ‘Category 1’ members of the London Metal Exchange, allowed to trade in the open outcry ring, as well as on phone and electronic platforms.

Through our operations in London, Hong Kong and Hamburg we will give you 24-hour execution and clearing services on exchanges and over-the-counter markets for base, ferrous and precious metals. Our globally integrated team of specialists focuses exclusively on the sophisticated trading and hedging requirements of our clients offering a full metals product suite.

Our memberships include:

  • LME
  • SGX
  • ICE
  • LCH

Product coverage as ‘Category 1’ Ring Dealing Members of LME:

  • Brokerage
  • Electronic access to LME Copper vs Comex Copper Arbitrage
  • Averaging
  • Options
  • Warrant Sourcing

Fixed Income

We will give you safe, anonymous access to liquidity from traditional sources and innovative trading technology, auction systems and HFT providers.

We offer voice and electronic coverage and execution services, and will guide you on:

basis trades
short-term relative value trades
curve trades
auction-related trading

We offer US Treasury Clearing for Basis Trading and Relative Value Strategies.

ED&F Man Capital Markets is self-clearing and a member of the Depository Trust Company (DTC), the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC), and the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC).
Each day we help thousands of counter-parties across the world access corporate bond markets. We will help you source liquidity on ECN bonds, including:

investment grade
emerging market
USD and non-USD denominated bonds
We help institutional investors – from mortgage originators to global macro funds and government agencies – source liquidity in specified pools and structured products, including TBAs, CMOs and CLOs.
We offer institutional investors, future commission merchants, hedge funds and mortgage REITs cost-effective ways to manage collateral, margin and excess capital.

We cover US government securities, agency and non-agency mortgage backed securities – with deals ranging from overnight funding to long-term financing.

Futures & Options

Our global futures and options product offering provides our clients with specialist clearing and execution services in interest rate products, equity derivatives, foreign exchange, softs, energy, agriculture and metals.

Our market leading brokers offer a 24 hour global integrated service for voice and electronic trading support and extensive market access solutions. Our experienced front and back office teams work cohesively to provide optimal client coverage support alongside dynamic and sophisticated risk management.

Memberships Include:










Agricultural and soft commodities

At ED&F Man, we are known for understanding commodities’ operating and financial cycles. We will help you in three main areas:

We will advise you on hedging strategies to manage your risk, including:

exchange listed derivatives
over-the-counter structured products
foreign exchange hedging
We help our commodities clients develop funding solutions through structured deals, pre-export finance, stock finance and the financing of receivables.
We will help you develop and improve your business efficiency. We adviseon implementing and optimising risk policies, governance models, portfolio controls and strategic planning guidance.


Our brokerage team provides execution and clearing services for oil and oil products, freight, coal, iron ore, emissions, gas and power on exchange-traded and OTC-products.

We match buyers and sellers in liquidity pools they cannot access from the screen – focusing on:

arbitrage products
calendar spreads
option markets

Our execution services provide institutional and commercial market participants with price discovery across international regions.

Combined with our clearing platform, IT infrastructure and dynamic risk tools, we offer a multi-dimensional level of service across the spectrum of energy clients.

Foreign Exchange

We will give you 24-hour global coverage for the best execution on all OTC and futures products.

Through our network of relationships in the market,we can access and provide customers with liquidity for all major currency pairs, as well as emerging and frontier markets.

We combine brokerage and investment banking knowledge, structuring and executingFX deals for institutions, corporates, hedge funds, professional traders and trading groups, and high-net-worth individuals.


We combine financing, execution and clearing services in equity and index options to banks, financial institutions, broker-dealers, hedge funds and proprietary trading firms.

We provide fixed income, equity and commodity exchange-traded funds and source liquidity for listed and OTC block trades. We help customers from banks to hedge and real money funds with algorithmic trading strategies and voice, electronic, chat, and FIX staged access.
We provide equity crossing in pan-European, Asian, US and Canadian equities. With a client base across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, we can quickly execute over-the-counter or on-exchange trades. We also offer execution and clearing of ICE and Eurex single stock futures and options.
We provide clearing and settlement for equities and fixed-income securities. We offer global services for on-exchange securities deals and settlement, and custodian services for on-exchange and over-the-counter transactions. We can provide afull list of markets covered on request.
We provide specialised securities lending and financing services to hedge funds and proprietary trading firms.