About Saxo

We are leading fintech and regtech specialists, connecting traders, investors and partners to FX, CFDs, Stocks, Options, Futures and more asset classes from one single account.

What we do

We build digital platforms to facilitate multi-asset market access and provide clients of all sizes with professional-grade tools, industry-leading prices and world-class service.

  • Trading and investing

    We connect traders and investors to global markets from a single, cross-collateralised account. Trade, invest or hedge across over 42,000 instruments – including forex, CFDs, stocks, futures, options and more.

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  • Partnerships

    Through open banking solutions, we power more than 120 banks and brokers and over 300 financial intermediaries, providing them with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services and trading technology.

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    Our purpose is to democratise trading and investment

    In 1998 we launched one of the first online trading platforms, making professional-grade tools and multi-asset market access available to everyone.

    We continue to break down barriers in global capital markets through our fintech expertise. By delivering premium service, competitive prices and intuitive platforms, we empower traders and investors to take control of their financial future.

Leading the way

To stay at the forefront of our industry, we constantly think ahead and challenge the status-quo. Our executive team, industry specialists and technology experts regularly share thoughts on everything from issues facing financial service providers to global fintech trends.

Licensed, secure and stable

Licensed, secure and stable

Fully regulated, globally trusted

When you choose Saxo, you’re choosing to trade with a fully regulated industry leader, who adheres to strict regulatory requirements in in 15 jurisdictions, including Switzerland, Denmark, the UK and Singapore.


Protecting your funds

Ensuring our clients’ funds are protected is of the utmost importance to us. When you make a deposit into a Saxo account, your money is guaranteed according to the relevant compensation scheme within your jurisdiction. In Switzerland, for example, clients’ deposits are protected by esisuisse up to a maximum of CHF 100,000 per client.


Robust financial strength

When you open a Saxo account, you’re joining a financially stable partner, who serves clients in over 120 countries, holds USD 16 billion assets under management and processes more than one million client transactions every day.

Multi-asset liquidity, quality execution

Multi-asset liquidity

We source low latency, deep liquidity – across asset classes – from multiple venues including Tier 1 banks, MTFs, ECNs, SIs, interdealer brokers and 36 exchanges.

High-quality execution

Our order-driven execution model provides greater liquidity, with a focus on potential price improvements and minimising forced position liquidations.

Transparent model

Our client-focused approach results in competitive pricing for either DMA or principal-style execution, and aligns our interests with those of our clients.

A transparent industry-leader

We are committed to increasing transparency within the financial services industry; that’s why we regularly publish key business figures, welcome industry regulations and fully disclose our dealing practices.

FX Global Code

We are dedicated to improving industry standards and best practices among FX market participants. As such, we have taken the appropriate steps to fully align our activities with the FX Global Code of Conduct.

Enhanced disclosure

Our goal is to ensure fair outcomes for all our clients, so we disclose all our dealing practices and our commitment to transparency shows that our interests are entirely aligned with yours.

An award-winning partner

For over 25 years we have set the benchmark within our industry, and consistently win the highest accolades for our products, platforms and service.

Ownership structure

Saxo Bank is a privately owned company. Geely Financials Denmark A/S – a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd – owns 52 percent of Saxo Bank. Founder and CEO, Kim Fournais, owns 25.71 percent of the Bank, while Sampo Plc, a leading Nordic financial services group, owns 19.9 percent of the company. Minority shareholders, including current and former Bank employees, hold the remaining shares.

Kim Fournais

Co-Founder & CEO of Saxo Bank

Søren Kyhl

Deputy CEO and COO

Steen Blaafalk

Chief Financial & Risk Officer

Damian Bunce

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Daniel Donghui Li

Chairman

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Henrik Normann

Vice Chairman

Ian Zhang

Board Member

Patrick Lapveteläinen

Board Member

Preben Damgaard

Board Member

    Legal information

    Saxo Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. (UID: CHE-106.787.764) is incorporated in Switzerland. Saxo Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is a licensed bank and securities dealer and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, Laupenstrasse 27, 3003 Bern, Switzerland.

    Further details regarding FINMA and the license of Saxo Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. may be viewed at www.finma.ch.

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Trade

Access 182 FX spot pairs, 140 forwards, and FX options