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Saxo Markets wins Best Boutique Prime Broker in HFM Asia Services Awards for second year in a row

Saxo, the leading fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, was honoured with the Best Boutique Prime Broker at the HFM Asia Services Awards 2019, for the second year running.

Held in Hong Kong on 13th November, the annual HFM Asia Services Awards recognise and reward excellence in hedge funds servicing and product innovation across Asia over the past year. It is a great honour for Saxo Markets to win the Best Boutique Prime Broker Award in Asia for two years straight, testament to the team’s consistent efforts in providing competitive offerings and services in the hedge fund space. 

Over the past five years, Saxo has also won the award for Best Technology Prime Broker in Asia.  Winning this top industry award deepens Saxo’s commitment to the hedge fund community in Asia and the recognition it has gained with Hedge Funds, Family Offices and peer service providers. 

Commenting on the win, Echo Zhao, Country Head of Saxo China , said, “It is a privilege to receive this prestigious award two years in a row, amongst a distinguished peer group in the prime brokerage space. Saxo’s investment in the hedge fund community and ongoing focus on innovation and technology in Asia are paying off, as evidenced by the awards won over the past few years.  We will continue to deliver seamless access to global capital markets and expertise to institutional partners, of which hedge funds are an integral part.”

The global Hedge Fund industry is globally around US$2.3 trillion in AUM, and while still a growing space, there is a huge opportunity for Asia to become a prominent fund centre for the fund management and asset management market. Asia remains strategically important for Saxo and pursuing win-win partnerships and delivering an optimal client experience will remain key to driving growth in the region. 

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Lin Zhu 
Head of PR Greater China 
+86 21 8021 3940
+86 (189) 64619295

Saxo Markets is a licensed subsidiary of Saxo Bank, a leading Fintech specialist that connects people to investment opportunities in global capital markets. In Hong Kong, Saxo Markets has operated since 2011 and has been serving as a gateway for Saxo in the region. As a provider of multi-asset trading and investment, Saxo Bank’s vision is to enable people to fulfil their financial aspirations and make an impact. Saxo’s user-friendly and personalised platform experience gives investors exactly what they need, when they need it, no matter if they want to actively trade global markets or invest into their future.

Founded in 1992, Saxo Bank was one of the first financial institutions to develop an online trading platform that provided private investors with the same tools and market access as professional traders, large institutions, and fund managers. Saxo combines an agile fintech mindset with close to 30 years of experience and track record in global capital markets to deliver a state-of-the-art experience to clients. The Saxo Bank Group holds four banking licenses and is well regulated globally. Saxo offers clients around the world broad access to global capital markets across asset classes, where they can trade more than 71,000 instruments in over 26 languages from one single margin account. The Saxo Bank Group also powers more than 200 financial institutions as partners by boosting the investment experience they can offer their clients via its open banking technology.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Saxo Bank’s client assets total more than 100 billion USD and the company has more than 2,500 financial and technology professionals in financial centres around the world including London, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris, Zurich, Dubai and Tokyo. 

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