B3 S.A. – Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão is one of the world’s largest financial market infrastructure providers by market value. The services it offers range from exchange trading, clearing and other post-trade services to registration of over-the-counter (OTC) transactions and of vehicle and real estate loans.
B3 was established in March 2017 when the securities, commodities and futures exchange activities of BM&FBOVESPA were combined with the activities of Cetip, a provider of financial services for the organized OTC market. This combination consolidated the Company’s position as a financial market infrastructure and enabled it to extend the range of services and products offered to customers while creating efficiencies for the Company and for the
In the markets for exchange-traded products B3 develops, implements and operates trading and post-trading (clearing and settlement) systems and services for equities, equity, financial and commodity derivatives, bonds, federal government debt securities, spot currencies and agricultural commodities. It provides a listing service and acts as central securities depository (CSD) for the assets traded in its environments. It also offers software and index licensing
services. Its operations in these markets require constant investment in technological infrastructure, as well as control and management of the risks inherent in these activities in order to ensure they operate efficiently and securely.
For unlisted products traded bilaterally on the OTC market, such as financial instruments issued by banks and customized derivatives, B3 offers the infrastructure for registration of these trades by market participants.
In addition, through its vehicle and real estate financing unit the Company offers products and services that streamline local credit analysis and approval, making access to secured loans easier, faster and safer.
Alongside its operational, technological and risk management excellence, B3 also boosts the dynamics of the markets it manages by means of innovation and product development, as well as educational programs for the general public.
B3 is a public company traded under ticker symbol B3SA3 on the Novo Mercado premium listing segment for companies committed to the highest standards of corporate governance. Its stock is tracked by the Ibovespa, IBrX-50, IBrX and Itag indices, among others.
The Company is headquartered in São Paulo and has representative offices in London (UK) and Shanghai (China) to support local market participants in activities with foreign customers and relations with regulators, and to disseminate its products and governance practices to potential investors.
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