15 April 2024

Company profile for CLS Group

CLS Group logo
CLS Group, Exchange Tower, One Harbour Exchange Square, 7th floor, London, E14 9GE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)207 971 5700
Telephone: +1 212 943 2290
Asia Pacific
Telephone: +852 3520 6000

Company information

Markets don’t stand still. To succeed, our clients must navigate the changing FX marketplace with efficiency. They need a partner they can trust.

No one has contributed more to the growth of this market than CLS. We’re proud to be the world’s leading provider of FX settlement services. Our innovative thinking has transformed FX by reducing risk and, since our launch in 2002, we’ve created significant efficiencies and cost-savings for our clients. We’ve earned the trust of our members - 70 of the world’s most important financial institutions. With more than 24,000 third-party clients using our services we settle USD5 trillion of payment instructions on an average day.

Today we leverage our experience and substantial market intelligence to address our clients’ wider settlement, processing and data needs. Our experts collaborate with our partners across the FX market, leading the development of rigorous standardized solutions in response to real market problems. CLS’s forward-looking products make the trading process faster, easier, safer and more cost-effective – empowering our clients’ success.

Products and services

Settlement CLS is the world leader in FX settlement solutions. Our settlement services empower client success by reducing risk, improving efficiency and increasing liquidity. CLSSettlement Mitigate settlement risk for your FX trades, while benefiting from operational efficiencies, in addition to best-in-class netting and liquidity management. » More about: CLSSettlement CLSNow Optimize the use of available liquidity in the same-day market while mitigating settlement risk through CLSNow - a bilateral same-day payment-versus-payment gross settlement. » More about: CLSNow Cross Currency Swaps Mitigate FX settlement risk, improve operational efficiencies and reduce your liquidity and payment demand for cross currency swap trades using our world-leading settlement service » More about: Cross Currency Swaps CLSSameday Reduce settlement risk for your same-day FX trades that are currently traded after CLSSettlement's cut-off times through our additional settlement session. » More about: CLSSameday OTC derivatives Simplify and streamline the payment process for your OTC credit derivatives cash flows. » More about: OTC derivatives Processing Our processing solutions build on the deep FX expertise we have developed in delivering our world-leading settlement service, and draw on the market insights we derive from our unequalled network. They enable clients to free up capital, improve their leverage ratios, manage counterparty exposure and mitigate operational and credit risk. Our products deliver the efficiencies, synergies and cost savings our clients need to remain competitive in an evolving market. CLSNet Our bilateral payment netting solution, built on a distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform, allows you to drive operational process efficiencies, such as optimizing intraday liquidity, enabling real-time awareness of currency and counterparty exposures, and reducing risk. » More about: CLSNet Compression Manage your gross notional exposures, optimize your capital usage and mitigate your counterparty credit risk using our award-winning FX compression service. » More about: Compression Aggregation Access additional processing capacity and reduce operational risk caused by high-frequency, low-value FX trading using our trade aggregation service. » More about: Aggregation Data Our data solutions support reporting requirements and empower our clients' growth - providing the insights they need to improve their trading strategies, make smarter business decisions and enhance FX risk management. CLSMarketData CLSMarketData is a comprehensive suite of FX data products designed to provide quality insight and analytics both in real-time and historical for financial efficiency, visibility and control » More about: CLSMarketData CLSTradeMonitor An innovative post-trade monitoring and reporting tool designed for asset managers, funds, banks, non-bank financial institutions and multinational corporations to efficiently manage executed FX trades through timely, consolidated reporting across all their CLSSettlement providers. » More about: CLSTradeMonitor CLSReporting Support your MiFID II and other regulatory transaction reporting obligations. » More about: CLSReporting
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