The European Venues and Intermediaries Association promotes and enhances the value and competitiveness of Wholesale Market Venues, Platforms and Arranging Intermediaries by providing members with co-ordination and a common voice to foster and promote liquid, transparent and fair markets.
It has built a credible reputation over 50 years, by acting as a focal point for its members when communicating with central banks, governments, policy makers, and regulators.
WMBA Limited was formed to administer the data business of EVIA. WMBA Limited is an FCA authorised regulated Benchmark Administrator of RONIA and EURONIA and was previously the Calculation and Publication Agent of SONIA, acting on behalf of the Bank of England.
On 12th January 2018, WMBA Limited was approved by the FCA as an administrator under the EU Benchmarks Regulation (BMR) and is listed as such on the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) ‘Benchmarks Register’.
EVIA’s sister association, the London Energy Brokers’ Association also provides indices for UK Power, European Gas, Emissions and coal which are used as global pricing benchmarks for the market and for risk management and compliance purposes.