CM-Equity joins SIX Digital Exchange CSD platform
Munich, 25 May 2022
CM-Equity AG is pleased to announce that it has joined the CSD platform of Switzerland’s SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world’s first fully regulated FMI digital asset exchange.
As part of SDX’s international strategy and expansion of its membership, SDX has welcomed CM-Equity as a new member on its CSD, our first European Union based member.
According to Mathias Studach, Head of Risk, Finance and Organizational Development: “We are pleased to welcome CM-Equity as an issuer and paying agent of digital securities on our CSD. CM-Equity services offer investors further investment and diversification opportunities and enriches SDX’s CSD offering”.
“After a history of 20 years CM-Equity is acting at the forefront of regulated financial innovation. We are proud to become SDX’s first member from the European Union. The membership is not only a milestone for our financial institute, it also creates a new dimension of possibilities for banks and asset managers. In the first instance, through our activities on SDX, banks can now offer their customers access to eNotes™ from corporate issuers that are minted through FQX technology on the blockchain. Traditional and Digital Capital Markets mingle in harmony through CM-Equity and SDX on one single platform.”
Michael Kott, CEO, CM-Equity AG
“As the world’s first fully regulated and fully integrated digital securities platform offering issuance, listing, trading, settlement, servicing, and custody of digital securities, we have built the strongest and safest foundation to build a global liquidity network for digital assets. That network will be established by partnering with strategic members such as CM-Equity. SDX’s collaboration with CM-Equity represents a key step in building our ecosystem.”
David Newns, Head of SIX Digital Exchange.
CM-Equity is a fully licensed financial services institution in asset management and corporate finance with a global reach. The company was founded in 2002 and employs professional portfolio managers, capital market experts and asset managers with more than 30 years of experience. CM-Equity is based in Munich, Germany.
SDX is licensed by Switzerland’s financial market regulator, FINMA, to operate an Exchange and a Central Securities Depository (CSD). SDX offers issuance, listing, trading, settlement, servicing, and custody of digital securities. SDX is committed to working with partners, members, and clients to promote and build out a new market structure for digital assets globally.
FQX is a born-global start-up headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. FQX is building the global debt infrastructure for the future of finance using blockchain technology. FQX employs more than 20 people in Europe & Asia. FQX has garnered attention in 2021 by winning the Swiss Fintech and the Fintech Germany Awards in its respective categories. FQX is backed by notable Fintech investors, among them SIX Fintech Ventures & Earlybird VC.