Saxo Bank License

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Saxo Bank A/S is a fully licensed European bank under the supervision of Danish FSA. Saxo Bank A/S is subject to stringent financial reporting requirements under EU directives and specific regulations regarding client handling.

The European Investment Directive was introduced in 1996, and on 2 May that year, Saxo Bank A/S (then known as Midas) became the first broker in Denmark to gain approval under this directive. In June 2001, the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority approved a banking licence and the company officially became Saxo Bank A/S.

Eigendomsstrucutuur Saxo Group

Saxo Bank A/S is een particuliere onderneming. Geely Financials Denmark A/S, een dochteronderneming van Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., bezit 52 procent van de aandelen van Saxo Bank. Oprichter en CEO van Saxo Bank Kim Fournais bezit 25,71 procent van de aandelen van de bank, terwijl Sampo Pic, een vooraanstaande Nordic Financial Services Group, 19,9 procent van de aandelen bezit. De resterende aandelen zijn in het bezit van kleine aandeelhouders en een aantal huidige en voormalige medewerkers van de 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, Saxo Bank A/S Cyprus – 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).

Saxo Bank A/S Italy is registered by the Bank of Italy (Registration Number: 5720).

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 licensed as a Capital Market Services provider and an Exempt Financial Advisor, and is supervised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Co. (Registration Number: 200601141M).

Saxo Bank (Switzerland) AG is a licensed bank regulated by the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (Registration Number CH-660-0511991-1).

Saxo Banque (France) SAS is licensed as a Credit Institution by the Bank of France (Registration Number: 483632501 R.C.S. Paris).

Saxo Bank A/S, DIFC Representative Office is licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority as a Representative Office (Registration number: CL2637).

Saxo Bank – Representative Office (Dubai) is licensed by the Central Bank of the U.A.E. as a Representative Office (Registration number: 2017/995/13).

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

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

Saxo Privatbank A/S is licensed as a Bank by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) (Registration Number: 9695).

Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) Pty. Ltd is registered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) (Registration Number: 126 373 859).

Saxo Capital Markets Menkul Değerler A.S. is a fully authorized and licensed brokerage house regulated by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey (CMBT). License No: G-042(405) (Trade Registration Number: 228474).

Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 

Saxo Bank

LEILegal NameCityCountry
529900EV6BXWNSFD7E06Saxo Bank (Schweiz) AGZurichCH
5493006J6F7FHI8EDQ90Saxo Privatbank A/SHellerupDK
549300TL5406IC1XKD09Saxo Bank A/SHellerupDK

Saxo Banque

LEILegal NameCityCountry
529900GKVAC3FS5C8840Saxo Banque (France)ParisFR

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) Pty LtdSydneyAU
52990024NXOLHWY3B164Saxo Capital Markets CY LimitedLimassolCY

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 Pty LtdAustralia Reporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00009.ME.036
Saxo Capital Markets CY LimitedCyprus Reporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00008.ME.196
Saxo Privatbank A/SDenmark Reporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00005.ME.208
Saxo Banque SAS FranceFrance Reporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00003.ME.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 AGSwitzerland Reporting Model 2 FFI2IN0H9.00001.ME.756
Saxo Capital Markets UK LimitedUnited KingdomReporting Model 1 FFI2IN0H9.00002.ME.826