03 November 2022

UBS launches world's first native digital bond with intended dual listing and trading on SIX Digital Exchange and SIX Swiss Exchange

UBS today launched a 3-year CHF senior unsecured bond with a total issue volume of CHF 375 million and a maturity in 2025. This bond was issued on the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) based Central Securities Depository of SIX Digital Exchange and is the first of its kind that can also be held conventionally at SIX SIS. In addition, this bond is intended to be listed and tradeable at both SIX Digital Exchange and SIX Swiss Exchange.

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11 October 2022

SDX Web3 launches Institutional Custody Service for Crypto Assets

SDX Web3, the newly launched business unit from SIX Digital Exchange, is now live with its Institutional Custody Service for Crypto Assets. The service is designed for institutional clients that want to scale their Crypto Asset business leveraging best-in-class back-end services and capabilities. It allows institutions to safely and cost-effectively store and transfer Crypto Assets without having to deal with the related operational and technical complexities. By using a trusted infrastructure provider like SIX, our clients can focus on what they do best – servicing and anticipating the needs of their clients.

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03 October 2022

SIX Digital Exchange established operational link to SIX SIS

Switzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world's first fully regulated Financial Market Infrastructure offering issuance, listing, trading, settlement, servicing, and custody of digital assets today welcomes SIX SIS as a new member on its Central Securities Depository (CSD).

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21 July 2022

SIX Digital Exchange partners with Aktionariat to provide greater access to capital through digital securities in Switzerland

Switzerland's SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world's first fully regulated digital securities Financial Markets Infrastructure (FMI), and Aktionariat, one of the leading technology providers for digitized private shares in Switzerland, have announced a partnership aimed at further developing the digital ecosystem for issuers and institutional investors.

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12 July 2022

SIX Digital Exchange successfully tokenizes private shares on its regulated blockchain-based Central Securities Depository in partnership with F10 and Aequitec.

Switzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world’s first fully regulated digital asset exchange and Central Securities Depository (CSD), working in partnership with F10, a global FinTech and InsurTech Innovation Ecosystem and Aequitec, a digital share register and cap table company, announces the first-ever tokenization of equity shares in a fully regulated CSD based on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

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23 June 2022

SIX Digital Exchange launches SDX Web3 Services, offering financial institutions a suite of future-proof solutions including institutional-grade cryptocurrency services

SDX Web3 Services – the new service portfolio from SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) – is a range of offerings specifically conceived for institutional clients. SDX Web3 Services will support the safe and secure adoption by financial institutions of the next iteration of the World Wide Web, one that is based on blockchain technology and decentralized applications. Initially, SDX Web3 Services will include cornerstone products for digital assets including custody and non-custodial staking.

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20 April 2022

SIX Digital Exchange and Daura to partner on enhancing SDX's digital equity securities offering

Switzerland's SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world's first fully regulated FMI digital asset exchange, and daura, the leading Swiss equity tokenization platform, have announced a partnership aimed at enriching the exchange's digital issuers ecosystem. As a result, companies on daura will be able to issue digital equity securities seamlessly in SDX's regulated Central Securities Depository (CSD).

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30 March 2022

SIX Digital Exchange and Aequitec to partner on Cap Table and Share Registry services for SDX’s digital equity securities offering

Switzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world’s first fully regulated FMI digital asset exchange, and Aequitec, a digital share register and cap table company, will partner to enhance the funding process for private companies. This will enable the seamless issuance and custody of digital equity securities in SDX’s regulated CSD.

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13 January 2022

BIS, SNB and SIX successfully test wholesale CBDC settlement with banks

- Project Helvetia looks toward a future with more tokenised financial assets and DLT-based infrastructures.
- Five commercial banks joined tests for settling interbank, monetary policy and cross-border transactions in Swiss francs.
- The experiment tests the integration of wholesale CBDC in core banking systems of commercial banks and the Swiss National Bank.

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10 September 2021

SIX Digital Exchange gets regulatory approval from FINMA

Today, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) formally received the FINMA go-ahead to operate a stock exchange and a central securities depository for digital assets in Switzerland.

This authorization enables SDX to go live with a fully regulated, integrated trading, settlement, and custody infrastructure based on distributed ledger technology for digital securities. With these licenses, SDX can now offer the highest Swiss standards of oversight and regulation.

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12 August 2021

SIX Digital Exchange prepares for next phase of development

With technical development on the core platform now complete, testing and scaling for full operations underway, the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) awaits regulatory approval and readies itself for growth. As part of this preparation, Tim Grant will stand down and hand over the reins to David Newns, an international capital market expert with a strong background in the regulated financial services industry. Newns's mandate will be to take SDX seamlessly into its next phase of full operations and growth.

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03 December 2020

Project Helvetia - Settling tokenised assets in central bank money

The Swiss National Bank, The Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub (BISIH) Swiss Centre, and SIX Digital Exchange have published the Helvetia report, a two proofs-of-concepts experiment using “near-live” systems to settle digital assets on a distributed ledger with central bank money.  

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