InCore Bank will offer Ethereum (ETH) staking to their clients using SDX Web3 services. ETH staking will become an important yield opportunity when the upcoming Shapella Release is implemented as this will enable the withdrawal of ETH coins that are allocated to staking. InCore Bank can now offer Ethereum staking capabilities that are fully compliant…
SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), Switzerland’s first fully regulated FMI for digital assets, welcomes Kaiser Partner Privatbank AG as the first Liechtenstein based member on its CSD platform. As part of its strategic efforts to grow its network of participating members, SDX welcomes Kaiser Partner Privatbank as a new member on its Central Securities Depository (CSD),…
At the beginning of 2023, the city of Lugano issued their first digital native bond on SIX Digital Exchange (ISIN: CH1232107172) with Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) as sole lead manager. Following this issuance and based on the double listing on SDX Trading AG and SIX Swiss Exchange, the bond has become the first digital native asset…
SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) has received regulatory clearance by FINMA to support the issuance, trading and settlement of bonds denominated in EUR. The service will be live on 1st of February 2023 for all members of SDX. Issuers will be able to make use of this service to issue EUR denominated bonds under Swiss law,…
Benvenuta Lugano! The city of Lugano issues its first native digital bond on SDX with ZKB as Sole Lead Manager
The city of Lugano, Switzerland, launched a 6-year CHF senior unsecured bond (ISIN: CH1232107172) with a total issue volume of CHF 100 million and a maturity in 2029. By issuing the first native digital bond, the city of Lugano is pioneering this space for all other major hubs in Europe. The bond is being issued…
We are excited to announce that SDX Web3 Services has become a member of the self-regulatory organisation VQF (Verein zur Qualitätssicherung von Finanzdienstleistungen), which ensures the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance of its members. SDX Web3 offers digital assets custody and infrastructure services, such as non-custodial staking, to institutional clients that want to scale their digital…
Alexandre Kech joined SDX in November 2022 as Head Digital Securities. Over the past 25 years, Alex has constructed a unique career combining finance at BNY Mellon, payments/securities infrastructure and standards at SWIFT, and blockchain and digital assets at Onchain Custodian (ONC). As co-founder and CEO of ONC, Alex led the Singapore and Shanghai-based team that…
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…
Berner Kantonalbank to join SIX Digital Exchange and issue private participation certificates for daura
Berner Kantonalbank (BEKB) is onboarding to Switzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world’s first fully regulated FMI digital asset exchange, and as a first transaction will issue daura participation certificates. SDX, BEKB and daura share a common goal – to establish a Swiss private market ecosystem for the issuance, trading, and custody of tokenized shares…
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.
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).
Loïc Guezennec joined SDX in September 2022 as Head Technology Officer. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry and has been developing technology for trading, wealth management, risk and compliance, in both small and large organizations. Prior to SDX, Loïc was CTO and head of development at Lombard Odier. His other appointments…
SIX Digital Exchange has received regulatory approval to launch a new equity segment dedicated to Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs). SDX SME Equity is aimed at Small & Medium enterprises (SMEs) which want to accelerate their growth.
SDX Web3 Services, the newly launched business unit from SIX Digital Exchange, is now live with its non-custodial Ethereum staking service. This service enables reliable and secure management of Ethereum validator nodes through a fully managed, API based infrastructure.
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.
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).
SIX Digital Exchange announces a collaboration with Fireblocks to provide institutional grade infrastructure services for regulated intermediaries and institutional investors.
SIX Digital Exchange announces a collaboration with Fireblocks to provide institutional-grade infrastructure services for regulated intermediaries and institutional investors.
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.
Switzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world’s first fully regulated FMI digital asset exchange, welcomes CM-Equity as a new member on its CSD platform.
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).
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.
Switzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world’s first fully FMI licensed digital asset exchange, and FQX, a SIX Fintech Ventures portfolio company, have agreed to collaborate to enable the use of FQX’s blockchain-based short-term debt instruments, eNotes™, on SDX.
– 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.
Banque de France (BdF), Swiss National Bank (SNB) and Bank for International Settlements’ (BIS) Innovation Hub have successfully completed Project Jura, an experiment in cross-border wholesale CBDC, in collaboration with Accenture, Credit Suisse, Natixis, R3, SIX Digital Exchange and UBS.
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.