SIX has announced its new strategic partnership with Contineo, a Hong Kong based
leading trading platform for structured products in Asia. SIX will support the standardization
of the Asian structured products market by providing its high-performance product life-cycle
infrastructure CONNEXOR® in the first half of 2018. This offers synergies and scale opportunities to its shareholders, clients and the Asian market.
Joining the consortium of Contineo as a strategic partner and investor is a first major step towards the internationalization of the CONNEXOR® service. The geographic expansion is intended to standardize processes along the value chain and the life-cycle management of structured products internationally. This allows shareholders and clients of SIX to utilize their established set-ups already used in local markets also outside of Europe and thereby benefit from synergies and scale in return.
Contineo’s network of issuers, private banks and wealth management firms benefits from the long
established infrastructure experience of SIX in order to grow the Asian market for structured
Christoph Landis, Division CEO SIX Swiss Exchange, commented: “Today, we are very proud to
announce the internationalization of CONNEXOR® and happy to see that more market participants around the world will enjoy the efficiency gains that our unique offering has already provided reliably to the Swiss marketplace.”
Mark Munoz, CEO of Contineo, commented: “This new partnership confirms our core principles of operating an open and shared network that benefits all financial institutions by reducing cost and increasing efficiency.”