ICAP Energy voted “Overall Broker of the Year” in the 2015 Energy Risk Commodity Rankings

London/Louisville, 6 February 2015 – ICAP Energy, the energy business of ICAP plc, announces today that it has been voted “Overall Broker of the Year” and “Energy Broker of the Year” in Energy Risk magazine’s annual Commodity Rankings. This is the tenth year in a row that ICAP Energy has won the award.

ICAP Energy was also awarded a total of 12 first-place positions (see the full listing at the bottom of this release).

Voters in this year’s Energy Risk Commodity Rankings included energy trading executives who based their decisions on a variety of criteria, including pricing, liquidity provision, counterparty risk, speed of execution and reliability. The poll reflects the views of market participants and their peers in terms of overall quality of service.

Mark Pengelly, Editor, Energy Risk said: "ICAP roundly beats other brokers in this year's Energy Risk Commodity Rankings, winning 15.5% of the vote. The firm delivers particularly robust performances in natural gas and precious metals.”

Graham Francis, Head of EMEA Energy and Commodities, ICAP Energy LLC said: “Energy Risk’s Commodity Rankings are extremely well respected in the industry. We’re thrilled to be recognised for our ability to deliver high quality products and services to our customers, helping them to succeed in the evolving commodities landscape.”

Dennis Crum, Chief Executive Officer, ICAP Energy LLC said: “We’re proud to have been voted “Best Overall Broker” for the tenth year in a row. On behalf of everyone at ICAP Energy, I would like to thank all of our customers for their continuous support over the years.”



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About ICAP Energy

ICAP Energy, a subsidiary of ICAP plc, is an innovative leader in the energy and commodities 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 300 employees located in London, North America, Singapore, Sydney, Geneva, Bergen, Amsterdam and Madrid. ICAP Energy offers real-time price discovery and execution services in crude oil and oil products, biofuels, agriculture and softs, precious metals, iron ore, electricity, natural gas, coal, emissions, freight and physical products. For more information go to www.icapenergy.com.

About ICAP

ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk and information services. TheGroup 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 posttrade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in theirportfolios. For more information go to www.icap.com.

Energy Risk Commodity Rankings 2015 - ICAP positions:

Category 2015 2014
Best Overall Broker 1 1
Best Energy Broker 1 1
Natural Gas Brokers 1 1
Precious Metals Brokers 1 2
Oil Brokers 1 1
Henry Hub Brokers 1  
Eastern Natural Gas Brokers 1 2
Emissions Brokers 1  
NCG (Germany) 1 1
PEG N+S (France) 1 1
PSV (Italy) 1 1
Gold Brokers 1 3
Silver Brokers 1 3
Platinum and Palladium Brokers 1 2