Deutsche Börse Group, Germany-based proprietor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has banded together with well-known telecoms and IT supplier Swisscom, and Switzerland-based fintech firm Sygnum, to construct what the organization calls a ‘trusted digital asset ecosystem’. Digital Asset ‘Ecosystem’ collaboration between Deutsche Börse and Swisscom.


Swisscom declared on Monday that the proposed ecosystem would reveal a number of answers in the digital assets space. This would include issuance, custody, liquidity arrangement and banking administrations, all utilizing blockchain innovation.


As a feature of the association, Deutsche Börse has put resources into Custodigit AG. It is a joint endeavor among Swisscom and Sygnum. This gives a specialized answer for the authority of digital forms of money.


Deutsche Börse and Sygnum will likewise progress toward becoming investors of the blockchain startup, Daura AG. This gives an arena to the issuance, exchange, and registration of offers in Swiss SMEs. Also, furnishing non-recorded firms with access to the capital markets.


The managing director of DLT (distributed ledger technology), crypto assets and new market structure at Deutsche Börse, Jens Hachmeister, stated that proceeding with their interests in new advances and driving the improvement around DLT forward, are key focal points of Deutsche Börse Group. He also believes that Switzerland is the perfect beginning for Deutsche Börse to drive this advancement forward.


Swisscom said that Sygnum is additionally getting a Swiss banking and securities dealer license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). The following banking services will be provided by Sygnum once the permit is set up:

  • Custody
  • Deposits
  • Lending
  • Capital issuance through tokenization
  • Brokerage and asset management


The trio association is presently anticipating merger endorsement, the firm stated. It included that different products and services are being made ready for release in the not so distant future in a “regulatory compliant” atmosphere.


Deutsche Börse has additionally recently reported that it is wanting to build a blockchain-based framework for securities lending. The firm said in March 2018 that it intends to create a framework that can offer increasingly proficient securities settlement utilizing specialized help from financial administration firm HQLAX, and the Corda stage from blockchain startup R3.

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