Saxo Bank wins Best Prime Broker - Technology at HFM Week European Hedge
For the second year in a row, Saxo have been successful in winning 'Best prime broker - technology' at the prestigious HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards.
Now in their 9th year, the HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards recognise and reward excellence in hedge fund servicing. The awards involve a rigorous judging process based on the views of a panel of leading hedge fund COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs and CTOs with strict criteria for each category, Saxo was nominated in three categories - 'Best boutique prime broker', 'Best prime broker - Innovation' and 'Best prime broker - technology'.
Since 2015, Saxo has made significant investments in building its hedge fund offering to achieve a truly integrated experience combining Saxo's financial strength, dedicated service and sophisticated technology to deliver multi-asset prime brokerage solutions. Leveraging more than 25 years of fintech expertise, Saxo's sophisticated technology reduces complexity and costs for hedge fund managers investing across multiple asset classes. Commenting on the win Alexander South, Director, Saxo Bank said, "We are extremely pleased to have won this award for the second year in a row. Since 2015, Saxo's reputation has been growing within the hedge fund community and we are now recognised as a credible, strong and reliable counterparty. This award is a testament to the relevance of our offering and we will continue to combine our cutting-edge technology capabilities with our industry leading expertise to provide hedge fund clients with an unparalleled offering."
Saxo Bank Group (Saxo) is a leading Fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment and delivering ‘Banking-as-a-Service’ to wholesale clients.
For 25 years, Saxo’s mission has been to democratize investment and trading, enabling clients by facilitating their seamless access to global capital markets through technology and expertise.
As a fully licensed and regulated bank, Saxo enables its direct clients to trade multiple asset classes across global financial markets from one single margin account and across multiple devices. Additionally, Saxo provides wholesale institutional clients such as banks and brokers with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services and trading technology, supporting the full value chain delivering Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS).
Saxo’s award winning trading platforms are available in more than 20 languages and form the technology backbone of more than 100 financial institutions worldwide.
Founded in 1992 and launching its first online trading platform in 1998, Saxo Bank was a Fintech even before the term was created. Headquartered in Copenhagen Saxo today employs more than 1500 people in financial centers around the world including London, Paris, Zurich, Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo.