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At IBM South Africa, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. And our worldwide network of IBM solutions and services professionals translates these advanced technologies into business value for our customers. Every organisation is different, every infrastructure, every workload. Demands are also changing, and the infrastructure choices you make will affect your ability to deliver new capabilities. That's why IT must look for a cloud solution that meets your business requirements in the most effective way. For more information, visit www.ibm.com (https://www.ibm.com/za-en/)

Bloomberg was founded in 1981 with one core mission: to bring transparency to capital markets through access to information. Today’s Bloomberg—with more than 15,000 employees in 192 locations in 72 countries around the globe—builds on that foundation. Everything that we do connects decision makers in business, finance and government to a broad and dynamic network of global and local information, news, people and ideas that enables faster, more effective decisions. The companies strength- delivering data, news, analytics and electronic trading through innovate technology is the core of the Bloomberg Professional Service, with over 320,000 subscribers worldwide.

LCH builds strong relationships with credit, equity, fixed income, FX and rates market participants to help drive superior performance and deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help members and clients increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. Working closely with our stakeholders, we have helped the market transition to central clearing and introduced an array of innovative enhancements, including compression, sponsored clearing, credit index options clearing, contracts for differences clearing, the launch of LCH Spider, our portfolio margining tool, and LCH SwapAgent for managing uncleared swaps. When combined with an uncompromising commitment to service delivery, it's no surprise that LCH is the natural choice of the world’s leading market participants.

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is based in South Africa where it has operated as a market place for the trading of financial products for 130 years. It connects buyers and sellers in equity, derivative and debt markets. The JSE is one of the top 20 exchanges in the world in terms of market capitalisation and is a member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). The JSE offers a fully electronic, efficient, secure market with world class regulation, trading and clearing systems, settlement assurance and risk management. www.jse.co.za

About CME Group

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  The company offers futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.  In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.  With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana

Xenomorph provides trusted data management solutions to many of the world’s leading financial institutions. The company has more than two decades’ experience managing large volumes of complex data and analytics. Over that time, we have consistently reinvested in our technology, culminating in our latest generation enterprise data management platform TimeScape EDM+.

Our software is built to be future-proof. With our rules-based single-stack architecture, flexible data model, easily configurable workflow engine and integrated feature updates, TimeScape EDM+ empowers you to address any future requirements. It can be operated by business users without any prior programming expertise, which means it offers a truly agile and cost effective solution to address evolving business, regulatory and technology trends. The platform also excels at managing and validating model-derived data, thereby enabling firms to address their model risk management challenges by making sure inputs and outputs of business critical models are always validated and kept in sync.