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LCH clears first SOFR swaps
18 July 2018
LCH becomes first clearing house to offer clearing of U.S. Dollar interest rate swaps benchmarked to the new reference rate This underlines LCH’s support of global rates reform driven by market participants and regulators Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and J.P.Morgan among the first participants to clear SOFR swaps
LSEG acquires minority stake in AcadiaSoft
27 June 2018
LSEG completes acquisition of circa 16% minority stake in AcadiaSoft LCH SwapAgent and AcadiaSoft sign heads of terms for an agreement to further streamline margin calculations and processing in the non-cleared derivatives market Combines LCH’s global reach and track record in risk management with AcadiaSoft’s expertise in non-cleared market infrastructure Improved operational efficiency for customers of both LCH SwapAgent and AcadiaSoft
LCH receives recognition as a central counterparty in Mexico
22 June 2018
Banco de México grants approval to LCH Ltd to clear OTC interest rate derivatives in Mexico Offers greater choice to Mexican-domiciled participants subject to the Mexican derivatives clearing mandate SwapClear’s offering now available to more participants clearing Mexican Peso denominated interest rate derivatives Demonstrates LCH’s ongoing commitment to Latin America
LCH clears first non-deliverable interest rate swaps
02 May 2018
Clearing for Chinese Yuan, Korean Won and Indian Rupee-denominated non-deliverable interest rate swaps J.P. Morgan and Standard Chartered among first participants to clear the products SwapClear now offers clearing for derivatives across 21 currencies Move follows a record quarter for SwapClear’s volumes, with $292 trillion cleared in Q1 2018