Deutsche Börse and Swisscom to build digital asset infrastructure
The core elements will provide access to liquidity and banking services.
The core elements will provide access to liquidity and banking services.
It involved the simultaneous swap of the tokens as a legally binding transaction.
Also makes an initial investment in HQLAx.
Interested in blockchain, big data, cloud computing, robotics and AI.
Working with Clearstream, figo and regtech start-up Finologee.
They seek to improve collateral management of high quality liquid assets.
More than 15 members either cut financial support or quit the project over the past few months.
Wake me up when September sends a fintech funding round-up. Features Deutsche Börse, RegTek.Solutions, Finaeo and Now Money. Deutsche Börse and Illuminate Financial Management have co-led in a $5 million Series A funding round in RegTek.Solutions, a regulatory reporting solutions provider. As reported last month, the Regulatory Reporting Hub of Deutsche Börse launched a partnership […]
The Regulatory Reporting Hub of Deutsche Börse has launched a partnership with Risk Focus and its software subsidiary, RegTek.Solutions, to use its key system components for the hub’s OTC trade reporting solution. The functionality of the components provided by Risk Focus and RegTek.Solutions includes the Validate.Trade product, and interpretation of instrument details of OTC derivatives […]
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has implemented Deutsche Börse’s new T7 trading platform for the Irish equity market. According to Deutsche Börse, this new platform reduces cost for international trading firms to connect and trade equities on the ISE, due to lower development and maintenance costs for firms, which are active on T7 across multiple […]
Deutsche Börse will invest $10 million in New York-based Trumid Financial – a fintech firm offering an electronic trading network for corporate bonds. The $10 million gives Deutsche Börse a minority stake as an add-on to Trumid’s previously disclosed $28 million financing made earlier this year, and which included Chinese financial firm CreditEase. Hauke Stars, […]
The European Commission (EC) has prohibited the proposed merger between Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the EU Merger Regulation. EC commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, says the merger “would have significantly reduced competition by creating a de facto monopoly in the crucial area of clearing of fixed income instruments” […]
Deutsche Börse has developed a concept for the “riskless” transfer of commercial bank money via an infrastructure based on distributed ledger technology (DLT)/blockchain. By combining blockchain with its post-trade infrastructure, Deutsche Börse says the same as everyone else – such as it will “achieve efficiencies” and will investigate “possible new business opportunities”. Via collateralisation at […]
Germany’s central bank Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have unveiled a functional prototype for the blockchain technology-based settlement of securities. It is, however, “purely a conceptual study” and “is far from being market-ready”.
Deutsche Börse is to provide the IT infrastructure for German private bank Donner & Reuschel, and will assume administration and hosting for its data centres. In addition to connecting to its own trading platforms, Eurex and Xetra, network connectivity will also be extended to bank end users and additional third-party providers. “Deutsche Börse provides our […]
DB1 Ventures is Deutche Börse’s new dedicated corporate venture capital platform, set up as part of the group’s “Accelerate” growth strategy. The DB1 Ventures team will be primarily based in Frankfurt and will undertake new investments and also manage Deutsche Börse’s existing minority shareholdings. “DB1 Ventures will invest only in areas that are strategic to Deutsche […]
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) says its all-share merger with Deutsche Börse could result in 1,250 job losses. In March, after speculation and a rival bid, both parties reached agreement to create a Europe-based global markets infrastructure group valued at about £21 billion. The merger is expected to be finalised by the end of this […]
New York Stock Exchange owner, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has confirmed it won’t make a bid for London Stock Exchange (LSE). In March, ICE had said it was considering making a rival bid for LSE – setting up a potential takeover battle with Deutsche Börse. That never happened as a few weeks later in March Deutsche […]
Deutsche Börse has opened its fintech hub in Frankfurt to promote Germany’s start-up and investment culture. This launch is part of the Hessian State Government’s fintech initiative, and Carsten Kengeter, CEO of Deutsche Börse, first presented the details and facilities back in February. Kengeter says Deutsche Börse wants to give start-ups in the financial sector […]
Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange (LSE) have reached agreement on the terms of an all-share merger of “equals”. The deal follows recent speculation about the merger, and New York Stock Exchange owner, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), saying it may make a rival bid for LSE. The merger will create a Europe-based global markets infrastructure group […]
Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! MasterCard mulls VocaLink acquisition There are some things money can buy. US to move to shorter T+2 settlement cycle by September 2017 Make a note, industry target has been unveiled. Big US banks to fight for instant payments […]
Nasdaq has bought International Securities Exchange (ISE), operator of three US equity options exchanges, and ISE’s holding company US Exchange Holdings, from Deutsche Börse for $1.1 billion. The agreement excludes ownership interest in Bats Global Market and in Digital Asset Holdings, which will continue to be owned by Deutsche Börse. Carsten Kengeter, CEO of Deutsche […]
New York Stock Exchange owner, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), says it may make a rival bid for London Stock Exchange (LSE) – setting up a potential takeover battle with Deutsche Börse. ICE says an approach on the LSE hasn’t been made yet, but the speculation lifted LSE shares to a record high today (1 March 2016). […]
Spain’s Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) has bought securities information provider Infobolsa from Deutsche Börse for €8.2 million in cash. The agreement also includes the acquisition of Infobolsa’s wholly-owned subsidiaries: Difubolsa (Serviços de Difusão e Informação de Bolsa) and Infobolsa Deutschland. Consequently, BME, through Infobolsa, will also become the owner of Open Finance, another Spanish […]
Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! Fiserv’s CUnify core processing system bags 25 US credit unions More good news for the US software vendor. IBM delivers blockchain-as-a-service for developers Code to joy… nearly 44,000 lines made available. Potential “merger of equals” between Deutsche Börse […]
Deutsche Börse has launched a fintech initiative for new companies and start-ups in Frankfurt. From April onwards, it will make “fully equipped rooms available as a suitable environment to further develop new ideas and entrepreneurial concepts”. The start-ups will also receive on-site support from employees of the Deutsche Börse Venture Network. These will use their […]
Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) have confirmed they are in “detailed” discussions about a potential “merger of equals” of the two businesses. The announcement saw shares in the LSE and Deutsche Börse rise 17% and 7% respectively. It is the third time they have tried to make a deal, the first attempt […]