Eurex introduced an infrastructure for compression service providers to offer compression services for listed derivatives to Exchange Participants as of 29 March 2021. Features, changes and enhancements are related to Compression Services for listed derivatives.

Simulation start: available 
Production start: 29 March 2021

Compression timeline


System Documentation


Readiness Videos

Participants Requirements



Action Item

Use of an admitted Compressor 

Exchange Participants wishing to use compression need an agreement with an admitted Compressor. The compressor needs to be authorized to enter compression trades in the trading system. 

An agreement with a compression service provider is needed.

Compression processing

The Trade Entry Service (TES) facility will be utilized for the portfolio compression.

Trading Members wising to use compression,  need to make sure their system can deal with the TES new Trade type “Compression”.

Compression time window

Compression trades can only be entered and released within the defined Portfolio Compression  time: between 09:00 and 14:00 CET. 

Compression providers need to make sure the compression is entered and released during the specified time. 
Compression participants need only to approve during these times.

If you are interested in becoming an admitted Compressor at Eurex, please return the Portfolio Compressor form via email to your Onboarding Manager/Key Account Manager or to

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