“We’ll be expanding our position in existing markets and accelerating growth into new verticals, whilst building on our direct and indirect channels.”
“I see great potential in the business from its proprietary technology to its regulatory permissions. It is already delivering an exceptional service to its SME customers and the scalable platform is ideally positioned to add further product capability.”
OctaFX has promoted its head of dealing, Nikolas Charalampous, to the role of executive director, which saw the expansion of his day-to-day responsibilities and oversight.
Equiti, which was recently licensed by the UAE regulator to trade OTC derivatives and currencies, has appointed Christoffer Rosenkilde Nielsen as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
“I have been very impressed by the strong track record, clear strategic pathway and ambition of the Saxo business. I am excited to start working with the team to further grow the institutional footprint which has been established in the UK.”
“Foundational technologies are needed for institutions to fully embrace this potential, however, and in my opinion Talos’s platform is steadily becoming the de facto industry standard for digital asset trading.”
“United Fintech’s expansion in the US is pivotal to our mission of helping financial institutions digitize and gain access to best in class capital markets focused technology.”
IG Group, Europe’s largest online trading platform, has onboarded Glen Hastings to the role of its institutional sales manager. He joins the FCA-regulated broker with immediate effect, based out of its offices in London.
“Having an advisor with Don’s stellar retail expertise will also be a huge boon in helping industries to leverage and support blockchain.”
Martha Leventi, who until recently served in many roles at FXPRIMUS, is leaving the Cypriot FX broker to join multi-regulated FX and CFDs broker BDSwiss as its new Business Development Manager.
“I am looking forward to our continued success in the fintech space, disrupting legacy payment capabilities and securing the world’s most complex, contingent payments.”
Bitcoin maximalist Michael Saylor is vacating his position as the chief executive officer of MicroStrategy, the business intelligence firm he co-founded 33 years ago.
“With Cumberlidge, we are gaining an FX insider with the connections and expertise needed to help us turn the industry on its head with an agile payments and OTC infrastructure that’s fit for the digital age.”
“I am looking forward to rolling out the latest version, helping clients address industry regulatory issues, and making better use of their collateral inventory.”
Thematic investing is on the rise. At the end of June 2022, there were 256 thematic ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, marking a 73% increase from the beginning of 2021.
United Fintech, a London-based start-up looking to buy a slate of capital markets fintechs, is expanding its footprint in Europe with the opening of a developer hub in Madrid.
FCA-regulated broker Trading 212 has added Andrew Rydon as the newest non-executive director to its board this year. He stepped in the new role in July, his Linkedin profile shows.
Exinity, which was founded in 2020 by Andrey Dashin, owner of brokerage companies Alpari and FXTM, has appointed Sammy Christou as its new chief risk officer.
Elvira Kruger is a respected leader with deep knowledge of the businesses she leads and a track record of transformation and growth, the firm stated.