ICAP Energy awarded Best Brokerage for EU Emissions Trading Scheme by Carbon Trading magazine

London, 23 November 2012 -- ICAP Energy, the energy business of ICAP plc, has been awarded “Best Brokerage” in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme category in the inaugural Carbon Trading magazine awards. In the Clean Development Mechanism category, ICAP Energy was awarded second place.

More than 400 market participants and readers of Carbon Trading magazine voted in the survey during a three-week period in October and November 2012. Voters were asked to make a judgement based on efficiency and quality of service, reliability in the market and ability to adapt to changing market conditions.

Paul Newman, Managing Director of ICAP Energy Ltd in London, said: “At ICAP Energy we are focused on providing the best possible value and service to our customers. Despite challenging markets, we always remain committed to this goal and we are delighted to be recognised by our customers and Carbon Trading magazine with this award.”


Serra Balls  Head of Public Relations, ICAP  +44 (0) 20 7050 7124

About ICAP Energy

ICAP Energy, a unit of ICAP plc, the world’s leading electronic and voice interdealer broker, 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, Amsterdam, Bergen, Singapore, and Sydney. ICAP Energy offers real-time price discovery and execution services in crude oil and oil products, electricity, natural gas, coal, base and precious metals, iron ore, emission credits, freight and weather derivative and physical products. For more information go to www.icapenergy.com.

About ICAP

ICAP is the world’s leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services.  The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks.  Through our post trade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios.  For more information go to www.icap.com.