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Saxo Bank License

When you trade and invest with Saxo, you can be confident that you are entrusting your money to a company that takes your safety seriously.

Saxo Bank A/S is a fully licensed European bank under the supervision of the Danish FSA. As such, we comply with stringent reporting requirements and client management regulations under EU directives that are designed to protect you.

This commitment to keeping your investments safe has been with us since our earliest days. Saxo Bank A/S (then called Midas) was the first broker in Denmark to gain approval from the European Investment Directive in 1996, the very same year it was introduced. Today, the Saxo Group operates around the world collaborating closely with supervisory authorities in each jurisdiction.

Saxo Bank ownership

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

License and regulation details

Saxo Bank A/S (company registration no. 15731249) is incorporated in Denmark as a licensed bank (license no. 1149) and is regulated – along with Saxo Bank A/S Italy, Saxo Bank A/S Czech Republic, Saxo Bank A/S Netherlands – by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) - Finanstilsynet, Århusgade 110, 2100, København Ø. Further details regarding the Danish FSA and the license of Saxo Bank A/S may be viewed at As a member of the European Union, Denmark has incorporated the EU Banking and Investment Directives into Danish law.

Saxo Capital Markets UK Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 551422).

BG SAXO Società di Intermediazione Mobiliare S.p.A. is licensed by Italian Market Authority – Consob (Albo SIM - Registration Number: 296).

Saxo Bank A/S Czech Republic is registered by the Czech National Bank (Registration Number: 28949587).

Saxo Bank A/S Netherlands is registered by the Bank of the Netherlands (Registration Number: 34357130).

Saxo Capital Markets Pte. Ltd. Singapore is a capital markets services licence holder and an exempt financial advisor, and is supervised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (Co. Registration Number: 200601141M).

Saxo Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. (UID-Register Number CHE-106.787.764) is a licensed bank regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA.

Saxo Banque, french branch of BinckBank N.V. (Registration Number : 495 193 849 R.C.S Paris) is controlled by ACPR (Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution) and AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers).

Saxo Bank A/S is licensed by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority and operates in the UAE under a representative office license issued by the Central Bank of the UAE.

Saxo Bank - Representative Office is licensed by the Central Bank of the U.A.E. as a Representative Office (Registration number: 13/248/2019).

Saxo Bank Securities Ltd. is licensed by the Japanese Financial Services Agency (Registration Number: 239).

Saxo Capital Markets Hong Kong Ltd. is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong (Registration Number 1395901).

Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) Limited is licensed by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) (AFSL number: 280372)

BinckBank N.V. (company registration no. 33162223) is incorporated in the Netherlands as a licensed bank (relation number BO341) and is primarily regulated by the Dutch Central Bank.


Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 

Saxo Bank

LEILegal NameCityCountry
529900EV6BXWNSFD7E06Saxo Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.ZurichCH
549300TL5406IC1XKD09Saxo Bank A/SHellerupDK

Saxo Banque

LEILegal NameCityCountry
7245006VSPI8FWN4DW03Saxo BanqueParisFR

Saxo Capital Markets

LEILegal NameCityCountry
5299008T5RHLJHTP2562Saxo Capital Markets HK LimitedHong KongHK
2138002TJAEVDAI8BF78Saxo Capital Markets UK LtdLondonGB
52990041GUUCABWVC636Saxo Capital Markets Pte LtdSingaporeSG
5299009RT0HATEI73I87Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) LimitedSydneyAU

BinckBank N.V.

LEILegal NameCityCountry
7245006VSPI8FWN4DW03BinckBank N.V.AmsterdamNL

Member Information Table (GIIN)

Legal Name of Member Financial InstitutionCountry Member Type GIIN
Saxo Bank A/SDenmarkReporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00000.LE.208
Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) LimitedAustralia Reporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00009.ME.036
Saxo BanqueFrance Reporting Model 1 FFILRBCFD.99999.BR.250
Saxo Capital Markets HK LimitedHong Kong Reporting Model 2 FFI2IN0H9.00012.ME.344
Saxo Bank Securities LtdJapan Reporting Model 2 FFI2IN0H9.00006.ME.392
Saxo Capital Markets Pte LtdSingapore Reporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00011.ME.702
Saxo Bank Schweiz AGSwitzerlandReporting Model 2 FFI2IN0H9.00001.ME.756
Saxo Capital Markets UK LimitedUnited KingdomReporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00002.ME.826

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