Licensed Electronic Swap Execution Facility

  • Australian Market Licence holder
  • Dedicated OTC Derivatives Trading Platform
  • Powered by Mercari eSEF Technology

Welcome to Mercari eSEF

Mercari operates licensed and regulated electronic markets for over the counter (OTC) products. Mercari holds both an Australian Market Licence (since 2005) and Australian Financial Services Licence.

New regulations and increasing oversight are transforming OTC (derivatives) market, adding new levels of operational complexity and reporting requirements across the contract lifecycle. Mercari’s aspiration is to facilitate this transition by providing orderly, transparent and efficient electronic OTC market venues and services to professional and wholesale investors.

Mercari eSEF is licensed to operate markets for energy, commodity and environmental derivatives, in addition to interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives.

The Mercari offering addresses customer expectation for a comprehensive OTC derivatives solution which can be used to navigate the rapidly changing regulatory and operational environment.

Products

Mercari offers trading in products in the following categories: Interest Rates and Foreign Exchange, Commodity Derivatives, Energy Derivatives, and Environmental Derivatives & Certificates.

As an OTC market platform, products traded on Mercari eSEF has been uniquely designed to meet the specialist requirements of OTC markets and dealers. Through its innovative and flexible system, Mercari has proven itself to deliver fast, efficient, relevant and reliable OTC markets.

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Technology

Mercari markets operate on a purpose built, OTC trading and matching platform known as Mercari eSEF (electronic swaps execution facility). Connectivity is available through the Mercari trader client or Mercari broker client.

Mercari eSEF was designed by OTC market professionals for OTC market professionals for OTC market conditions and conventions.

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Trading

Mercari owns and operates its own proprietary technology allowing it the flexibility to quickly and efficiently bring new products to market, as well as the ability to adapt to an ever changing market.

Mercari eSEF is licensed to operate markets for energy, commodity and environmental derivatives, in addition to interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives.

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Regulation

Mercari holds an Australian Market Licence, granted in 2005 by the Australian Government, to operate an electronic financial market (SEF/OTC) to facilitate the trading of designated financial products by participants trading on their own behalf.

All trades on the Mercari market are matched by Mercari’s proprietary matching platform, eSEF, and are settled and cleared in accordance with the Mercari Operating Rules as approved under Australian corporations legislation.

Mercari also holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) allowing Mercari to provide additional financial services to participants trading on the Mercari market.

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Start trading with Mercari

The Mercari eSEF platform is available for professional investors only.