Calyon Financial

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Calyon Financial
S.A. (corporation)
IndustryFinance
SuccessorNewedge
Founded1987
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois
ProductsFinancial Services
ParentCalyon
Websitewww.calyonfinancial.com/ Edit this on Wikidata

Calyon Financial was a subsidiary of Calyon specializing in institutional futures and options brokerage, and was also a member of the Crédit Agricole Group.

The company was established in 1987 as Carr Futures, with offices in Chicago, Paris and Singapore. In 1997, Carr Futures was acquired by Crédit Agricole, and in 2004, Carr Futures was rebranded as Calyon Financial.

On January 2, 2008, Calyon Financial merged with Fimat to become Newedge, which was jointly owned in a 50/50 split between the two forming company's parent banks, Calyon and Société Générale. At the time of the merger, Calyon Financial was ranked 8th among FCMs by the CFTC, by segregated funds.

References[edit]

  • "Calyon Financial/Fimat agreement seen in H1 -SocGen". Reuters. February 14, 2007. Retrieved July 15, 2012.