Kepler Capital Markets launches inflation hybrid platform IDBlink®

Paris, 5th June, 2013

Kepler Capital Markets has launched IDBlink®, a dedicated inflation hybrid platform, offering liquidity and transparency, available exclusively to Market-Makers.

IDBlink® is an inflation cash and derivatives facilitation venue using the latest technologies operated by Kepler Capital Markets. The platform offers auctions for each product class several times a day on real time basis. A number of innovative auction protocols have been introduced and welcomed by market participants.

The platform offers a wide range of products including cash inflation bonds, inflation swaps and inflation options and has the flexibility to host a number of other different product classes.

“We are proud to participate in the improvement of transparency and liquidity in the inflation markets. It is a first step for Kepler Capital Markets and we are looking forward to spreading the technology to other products in the near future” said Joseph Cusanno, Head of Fixed Income IDB.

About IDBlink®

IDBlink® is Kepler Capital Markets’ proprietary integrated hybrid (voice and electronic) execution platform for Inter-Dealer Brokers, built for and with the market-maker community and taking auction platforms to the next generation.

About Kepler Capital Markets

Kepler Capital Markets is the Inter-Dealer Broker (IDB) department of Kepler Cheuvreux. Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company specialized in advisory services and intermediation. The company has four business lines: Equities, Debt & Derivatives, Investment Solutions and Corporate Finance. Headquartered in Paris, the group employs around 500 staff. This multi-local company is also present in Amsterdam, Boston, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, Vienna and Zurich.

Investor and Media Contacts:

Joseph Cusanno, Head of Fixed Income IDB
[email protected]
+41 22 365 4529