Energy Risk Asia Exchange of the Year: CME Group

CME Group's international coal and Brent futures generate growth

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Chicago-based CME Group may well be the pre-eminent US commodity exchange, but it is also hungry for overseas expansion. Recently, the exchange has been making a particularly strong push in Asia – a push that is beginning to pay off, says Martin Fraenkel, its London-based managing director of international energy. The exchange now has 70 employees spread across five locations in the region, and in May last year celebrated the opening of a new office in Beijing.

Recently, one of CME’s biggest succ