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Saxo Bank wins Best Prime Broker Innovation in HFMWeek European Hedge Fund services awards

Saxo, the leading fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, has today announced that it has won Best Prime Broker – Innovation in the HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2019.

Now in their 10th year, the annual 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.

Innovation has been a driving force behind Saxo’s strategy since its inception. Saxo has democratised and digitalised the entire investment and trading process, delivering seamless access to global capital markets and expertise to private individuals and institutional partners, including hedge funds and wholesale clients.

Globally, Saxo has enjoyed unprecedented success in providing tailored, dedicated services and support to hedge fund partners over the past 12 months, particularly in Europe and Asia. In the UK alone, twice as many new hedge funds clients went live during 2018 compared to 2017.

Further, Saxo having received a number of awards in recognition of its prime brokerage business, including Best Boutique Prime Broker in the HFM Hedge Fund Asia Awards; Best Prime of Prime House in the FX Week Best Bank Awards; Best Prime-of-Prime Provider in the FX Week e-FX Awards and Best Prime Broker - Technology in the HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards.

Commenting on the win, Alex South, Director, Saxo Bank, said, "We are delighted to have won this award and to be recognised once again for our unique offering to the European hedge fund community. This has been a exceptional year for Saxo, not just in Europe but internationally too. We have collaborated closely with our clients, investing in our technology to enhance their access to trading and investment opportunities. We will continue to work hard to build on our success and provide award winning services to our hedge fund clients.”

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Saxo Bank is a leading Fintech specialist and global multi-asset facilitator of capital markets products and services. Saxo enables private clients to trade more than 35,000 instruments from one single margin account.

Additionally, Saxo provides institutional clients such as banks and fintechs with Open Banking solutions from multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services to trading technology. Founded in 1992, Saxo Bank has embraced Open Banking from the beginning and is focused on helping clients and partners through win-win partnerships and product innovation.

Since launching its first online trading platform in 1998, Saxo Bank works to empower everyone to navigate their financial future by opening up access to trading and investment. The Saxo Group’s client assets total more than 45 billion euros, and the Group employs more than 2100 people in financial centres around the world including London, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris, Zurich, Dubai and Tokyo.

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