ICAP Lands Best Matching Platform Award

Profit & Loss Magazine

New York, 10 June 2011 – ICAP, the world’s premier interdealer broker, announced today that EBS has won Best Matching Platform award in the 2011 Profit & Loss Readers’ choice Digital Markets Awards.

ICAP’s John Nixon was also inducted into the Profit & Loss Hall of Fame. Mr. Nixon has been involved in the FX industry for over 30 years and has served as an executive director on the ICAP board since 2008.

For the fourth consecutive year, Profit & Loss opened its website for readers to vote for the best broker and third party providers in the industry across 14 key categories.

David Rutter, CEO, ICAP Electronic Broking said: "We would like to sincerely thank Profit & Loss for this award and our customers for voting for us. This award validates for us the significant investment we have made in our system and product functionality over the last few years."

ICAP’s EBS platform is the primary source of liquidity in the global spot FX market, also providing authoritative real-time and historical FX market data. The platform delivers access to global markets for more than 2,800 spot FX, precious metals and NDF traders in over 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.ebs.com/.

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About ICAP

ICAP is the world’s premier 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, foreign exchange, emerging markets, equities and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. ICAP plc was added to the FTSE 100 Index on 30 June 2006. For more information go to www.icap.com.