Securitize approved for Broker-Dealer/ATS acquisition
Tokyo Japan, December 18th, 2020 -- Securitize Japan K.K. (“Securitize”), a digital securities (security token) issuance and lifecycle management platform, and SBI Digital Asset Holdings (“SBI DAH”), a digital asset arm of the SBI group, today announced a partnership to integrate Securitize's digital securities issuance and management platform with SBI's investor wallet and custody solution, sbiwallet, providing an unmatched one-stop application for the Japanese market.
Securitize is a global leader in digital securities. The Securitize issuance and management platform combines a number of features that give issuers of digital securities the ability to sell, issue and manage digital securities easily in an efficient and compliant way. By integrating with SBI's Investor Wallet Custody Solution (sbiwallet), Securitize will be able to provide its clients access to a one-stop digital securities management solution with global standards of convenience and security.
SBI Digital Asset Holdings has made significant inroads into building a trusted, institutional-grade global digital asset ecosystem. Recently, the company announced its plans for a joint, Singapore based digital asset exchange, with the SIX Group. The integration of sbiwallet, a state of the art multiparty computation (MPC) wallet solution, with Securitize further strengthens this trusted ecosystem and further fulfils SBI DAHs’ goal to bring liquidity and worldwide accessibility to digital assets.
Comments by Eiji Kobayashi, Securitize Japan Country Head
“We are excited with this partnership, presenting to clients a one-stop STO solution with industry-leading security and convenience, while also becoming a catalyst to drive STO markets in Japan.”
Comments by Fernando Luis Vazquez Cao, CEO of SBI Digital Asset Holdings
“We are excited to partner our sbiwallet solution with Securitize and to help to drive and facilitate the growth of digital solutions in Japan”
■ About sbiwallet
sbiwallet is an institutional-grade digital asset wallet and custody solution. It was designed from the ground up to address needs for a trusted partner with best in class security, full compliance with regulatory requirements, and flexible implementation.
To this end, sbiwallet utilizes multiple approaches to ensure asset security, compliance and security. At its core, it uses the latest MPC technology for transaction signing. Additionally, it enforces multi-level approvals plus compliance, AML and other checks on all transactions. For deployment, it is a scalable, robust and customizable solution that is designed to support varying client trade flows.
About SBI Digital Asset Holdings Co., Ltd. and the SBI Group
SBI Digital Assets Holdings is the digital assets umbrella company of SBI Holdings, Inc. Strategic investments and partners within both entities include B2C2, TaoTao, Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange, BRD, R3 and, Ripple. SBI Holdings, Inc. was established in 1999 as a pioneer of Internet-based financial services. The company provides financial services in a wide range of categories, including securities, banking and insurance and has formed the world’s first Internet-based financial conglomerate. The SBI Group is one of the world's leading investors into the digital asset industry and this partnership is a further reflection of that commitment.
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Securitize is reinventing private capital markets by delivering trusted end-to-end security token solutions that leverage our leading blockchain technology, which increases access to private markets for eligible investors while simultaneously making them more efficient, compliant, and liquid. Securitize is an SEC-registered transfer agent and its subsidiary, Securitize Markets, LLC, is an SEC and FINRA registered broker-dealer and alternative trading system (ATS).
About Securitize Japan K.K.
Company name : Securitize Japan K.K. (Securitize Japan)
Location : Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower 6F, 2-1-1 Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Representative : James H. Finn, President
Business : provides a platform for the issuance and management of digital securities
Date of establishment : September 2018
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