Deutsche Börse AG, which is headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, is the parent company of Deutsche Börse Group. As at 31 December 2019, Deutsche Börse Group employed a total of 6,775 staff (31 December 2018: 5,640), having 105 nationalities at 41 locations in 27 countries around the globe. As one of the largest providers of market infrastructure worldwide, the Group offers a broad product and service range to its clients. These cover the entire financial market transaction process chain: from the provision of market information, indices and analytical solutions (pre-trading), the trading and clearing services on which these are based, and the settlement of transactions right through to the custody of securities and funds, as well as services for liquidity and collateral management (post-trading), related services for trading and clearing as well as settlement of orders right through to custody of securities and funds, as well as services for liquidity and collateral management (post-trading). The Group also develops and operates the IT systems that support all of these processes.
Deutsche Börse AG markets the price and reference data of the systems and platforms of Deutsche Börse Group as well as any other trading-relevant information. In addition, it develops and markets indices and analytics solutions via its subsidiary Qontigo GmbH. Furthermore, Deutsche Börse AG operates the Eurex Exchange futures and options market via Eurex Frankfurt AG. Commodities spot and derivatives markets are operated by the Group' s direct subsidiary European Energy Exchange AG (EEX). Via its subsidiary 360 Treasury Systems AG (360T), Deutsche Börse AG offers a platform for foreign exchange trading. The Group also operates the cash market at Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Frankfurt Stock Exchange – FWB®), with its fully electronic trading venue Xetra®, as well as offering trading in structured products (certificates and warrants) in Germany via the Börse Frankfurt Zertifikate AG exchange. The Group also offers clearing services for the cash and derivatives markets (Eurex Clearing AG). All post-trading services that Deutsche Börse Group provides for securities are handled by Clearstream Holding AG and its subsidiaries (Clearstream Holding group). These include transaction settlement, the administration and custody of securities, as well as services for investment funds and global securities financing. Deutsche Börse AG and Clearstream Services S.A. develop and operate Deutsche Börse Group’s technological infrastructure.