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NYSE Euronext Brussels Awards 2011
Brussels, 19 January 2012 – On Thursday, January 19, 2012, during its New Year’s reception, NYSE Euronext Brussels granted awards to listed companies and to members relating to their performance in 2011.
List of awards:
  Best BEL 20 Performer                                       UCB
  Best BEL Mid Performer                                      Econocom
  Best BEL Small Performer                                   RealDolmen
  Best NYSE Alternext Performer                          BSB
  Best Free Market Performer                                 Pharco
  No.1 Equity Finance House                                   ING Belgium
  No.1 Bond Finance House                                     BNP Paribas Fortis
  No.1 Trading House Cash market                          Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd
  No.1 Brokerage House Mid & Small Caps               KBC Securities
  No.1 Liquidity Provider                                            Bank Degroof
  No.1 Brokerage House Derivatives Market               Newedge UK Financial Ltd
  No.1 Liquidity Provider Derivatives Market               Timber Hill (Europe) AG
These awards are based exclusively on measurable figures.
Performance for listed companies means the highest return (price increase + dividend) within the indicated peer group over the year 2011.
Finance House awards are based on the number of equity/bond issues listed on our markets for the period under review, taking into account the size of the issue and the role of the member in the syndicate.
The No.1 Trading House and Brokerage House awards were granted to the members who accounted for the highest volume on the NYSE Euronext Brussels securities market in the respective segments.
The No.1 Liquidity Provider award is based on the total number of liquidity provider commitments performed by the member.  
The No.1 Derivatives House awards were granted to the members who accounted for the highest number of contracts traded as broker and as market maker respectively on the Brussels derivatives market.
Press contact:
NYSE Euronext Brussels : +32 2 509 1392  
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: