Foreign Exchange

Marex’s foreign exchange teams cover EMEA and Frontier (emerging) markets and FX swaps in the US.


Broking desks located in UK and US offer access to both OTC FOREX derivatives (through a range of bank pricing relationships) and listed FX derivatives on major international exchanges.

Desk offers 24 hour access and liquidity in OTC FX derivatives for both major and emerging market currency pairs in a wide range of products including, spot (rolling and physically settled), forwards, swaps, NDFs, options (vanilla and exotic). In addition, they provide specific expertise in sourcing liquidity in options strategies for cleared FX products listed on CME.

Services include execution, clearing and settlement. Clients benefit from price discovery through multiple bank price feeds with independent pricing, tight price spreads, two way market and eTrading solutions for self-execution. Portfolio margining offered by the firm is attractive to clients as provides efficient capital usage.

Clients include Financial Institutions, Corporates, Hedge Funds, Professionals and High Net Worth individuals.

Frontier Markets

Our Frontier FX market making desk specialises in sourcing liquidity in emerging markets, particularly African currencies including XOF, XAF, NGN. The team offers spot transactions for physical settlement and delivery through a local correspondent bank network, and short tenor FX derivatives on G10 currencies to African institutions.

The desk undertakes responsible transactions only, linked to international trade, investment, NGO aid and wealth management.

Capital markets – FX EMEA

Capital markets – Frontier Markets

FX for private equity

If you are a private equity firm, we can help you manage your FX risk on fund performance at all stages of your investment.

Talk to us when you are:

  • funding overseas offices, personnel, or general partners
  • calling capital for investments overseas
  • exiting a foreign investment
  • or if your portfolio companies have global exposure
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FX for technology and life science companies

To help you manage your currency exposure, we forge one-on-one partnerships with you to understand your business and develop solutions to mitigate your risk.

Talk to us when you:

  • are funding overseas offices
  • have global payables or receivables
  • engage in international R&D or clinical trials
  • are negotiating contracts in a foreign currency
  • or you do anything cross border
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