Banca Generali and Saxo Bank to form an exclusive partnership for access to trading on global markets
Banca Generali and Saxo Bank announce they have reached an agreement to establish an exclusive partnership to offer online trading and digital services.
The objective is to offer clients, on an exclusive basis for the Italian market, access to an innovative platform for advanced trading, based on Saxo Bank’s technology and managed by a newly established SIM owned by Banca Generali and Saxo Bank.
The new platform will enhance the offering available to Banca Generali financial advisors, allowing the access to tailor-made operations and to innovative solutions of dynamic hedging that can be offered to both private and corporate clients. This is a further confirmation of Banca Generali’s strategic focus on private banking and its drive towards technological innovation.
Saxo Bank and Banca Generali aim to sign the main agreements regulating the partnership by 31 December 2017. The agreements will be in any case subject to the conditions precedent customary and appropriate to this type of transactions (including from a regulatory and authorization standpoint).
About Banca Generali
Banca Generali is a leading player in Italy in financial planning and wealth management for clients, leveraging on its top-of-the-industry network of financial advisors and versatile and innovative asset management services. The bank manages €52.1 billion (at 30 June 2017) for more than 250,000 customers through networks of about 1900 professionals across Italy. The Company’s mission is having “trusted professionals always by the Customer’s side, developing and looking after their life plans”.Banca Generali’s customizable offer is made up of: banking services, investment solutions, advisory and wealth management. The Company can count on:
- Two distribution networks segmented by target customers (Banca Generali Financial Planner and Banca Generali Private Banking).
- BG Fund Management Luxembourg, the company under Luxembourg law responsible for developing and managing top asset management products, and a trust company: Generfid Spa.
- A range of over 5,200 top financial instruments of more than 50 leading international management firms, exclusively available to Banca Generali Group’s customers.
- An advanced system of digital contact service for the operations.
Founded in 2000, Banca Generali has been listed on the Milan stock exchange since November 2006 and is a subsidiary of Assicurazioni Generali, synonymous with reliability and security for over 180 years.
Contacts Banca Generali:
Michele SeghizziTel. +39 02 6076 5683
At Saxo we believe that when you invest, you unlock a new curiosity for the world around you. As a provider of multi-asset trading and investment solutions, Saxo’s purpose is to Get Curious People Invested in the World. We are committed to enabling our clients to make more of their money. Saxo was founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1992 with a clear vision: to make the global financial markets accessible for more people. In 1998, Saxo launched one of the first online trading platforms in Europe, providing professional-grade tools and easy access to global financial markets for anyone who wanted to invest.
Today, Saxo is an international award-winning investment firm for investors and traders who are serious about making more of their money. As a well-capitalised and profitable Fintech, Saxo is a fully licensed bank under the supervision of the Danish FSA, holding broker and banking licenses in multiple jurisdictions. As one of the earliest fintechs in the world, Saxo continues to invest heavily into our technology. Saxo’s clients and partners enjoy broad access to global capital markets across asset classes on our industry-leading platforms. Our open banking technology also powers more than 200 financial institutions as partners by boosting the investment experience they can offer their clients. Keeping our headquarters in Copenhagen, Saxo has more than 2,500 professionals in financial centres around the world including London, Singapore, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Zurich, Dubai and Tokyo.
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