Media Release - 15.10.2018

COLLABORATION: Interactive Brokers & GENTWO

Swiss Fintech Company GENTWO working with US Trading Tech Giant Interactive Brokers to Offer Actively Managed Certificates (AMC)


Zurich 15.10.2018 – Swiss fintech company GENTWO today announced that it has integrated Interactive Brokers’ (IEX ticker: IBKR) trading and custody technology, creating the most attractive Actively Managed Certificates offering in the Swiss financial market and beyond, based on price, risk control, and efficiency.

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Two strong players
The collaboration between one of the world’s largest electronic brokers, which executes, clears and settles over 1 million trades per day and has client equity of USD 142.5 billion, and GENTWO combines the leading electronic trading platform in terms of price, variety of products and risk control with the most flexible and cost-efficient issuing solution from GENTWO.

Collaboration of the world's largest broker Interactive Brokers and Swiss fintech GENTWO.

Patrick Loepfe, co-founder of GENTWO, said, “Interactive Brokers is not only a trading technology pioneer, but it also sets the benchmark for risk control and portfolio analysis options. So, they provide an ideal solution for our clients.”

The most flexible, transparent and cost-efficient Actively Managed Certificates
In contrast to passive index tracking certificates, Actively Managed Certificates, or AMCs, allow an asset manager to securitize an active portfolio strategy. Thanks to this dynamic approach, AMCs are suitable for especially innovative ideas. Therefore, the flexibility of issuing houses is all the more important. It is precisely the flexibility of the investment strategy with regard to the frequency of transactions, the selection of investment universe and the method of implementation that is redefined by this collaboration between Interactive Brokers and GENTWO and sets a new standard.
Now, not only normal long-only allocations can be implemented but also an option or future trading strategy up to intra-day trading systems.



Clients of GENTWO can now benefit from access to the market-leading Interactive Brokers platform and can carry out the rebalancing of their AMC in real time and as often as they like, very much as if they were managing a managed account. The products are securitized not via an investment bank but via off-balance sheet issuance entity, which is totally segregated and individually established for every client.

All AMCs have a Swiss paying agent and Swiss ISIN, so they meet the highest trading standards. By optimizing processes and deep integration of the Interactive Brokers technology into GENTWO’s platform all this is highly scalable and can be achieved at a fraction of the cost of AMCs of conventional issuers.
Rapid, inexpensive setup, total product transparency and the removal of bank-associated issuer risk, combined with the power of a top online broker, allow asset managers to implement the fastest and most individual investment strategies at minimal cost.

About Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.:
Interactive Brokers Group affiliates provide automated trade execution and custody of securities, commodities and foreign exchange around the clock on over 120 markets in numerous countries and currencies, from a single IB Universal AccountSM to customers worldwide. We service individual investors, hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, financial advisors and introducing brokers. Our four decades of focus on technology and automation has enabled us to equip our customers with a uniquely sophisticated platform to manage their investment portfolios at the lowest cost according to Barron's Best Online Brokers review, March 26, 2018. We strive to provide our customers with advantageous execution prices and trading, risk and portfolio management tools, research facilities and investment products, all at low or no cost, positioning them to achieve superior returns on investments. www.interactivebrokers.com

About GENTWO AG
GENTWO, with its registered office in Zurich, is the Swiss total provider of second-generation financial products. It combines services from FinTech, RegTech, and LegalTech into a disruptive solution for financial intermediaries for the issue of financial products and advocates the democratization of the financial products market. The company was founded in 2018 by Patrick Loepfe and Philippe A. Naegeli, two acknowledged experts in financial products. www.g2fp.com

For more information and access to original media release:
Contact us at GENTWO: contact@g2fp.com or +41445127500.



Das Schweizer FinTech GENTWO arbeitet mit dem amerikanischen Online-Trading Giganten, Interactive Brokers, für das Geschäft mit Actively-Managed-Certificates


Zürich 15.10.2018 – Das Schweizer FinTech Unternehmen GENTWO vermeldet die Integration von Interactive Brokers (IEX ticker: IBKR) Handels- und Depot-Technologie um hinsichtlich Preis, Risikokontrolle und Effizienz das attraktivste Actively-Managed-Certificates-Angebot auf dem Schweizer Markt und darüber hinaus zu kreieren.

Zwei starke Akteure
Die Zusammenarbeit zwischen Interactive Brokers, welche mit täglich über einer Million Transkationen und einem Kundenvermögen von USD 142,5 Mia. zu den weltweit grössten elektronischen Brokern gehört und dem auf die unabhängige Emission von Finanzprodukten spezialisierten GENTWO, vereint die führende elektronische Handelspattform in Bezug auf Preis, Produktvielfalt und Risikokontrolle mit der flexibelsten und kostengünstigsten Emissions-Lösung von GENTWO.

Zusammenarbeit zwischen dem grösstem Online-Broker Interactive Broker und GENTWO.

Patrick Loepfe, Gründer GENTWO: «Interactive Brokers ist nicht nur ein Pionier auf dem Gebiet der Handelstechnologie, sondern setzt auch den Benchmark bei der Risikokontrolle und Portfolio-Analyse Möglichkeiten. Damit sind sie ein idealer Partner für unsere Kunden.»

Flexibelste, transparenteste und kosteneffektive Actively Managed Certificates
Im Gegensatz zu passiven Index-Zertifikaten, ermöglichen Actively Managed Certificates (AMC) eine aktive Portfoliostrategie zu verbriefen. Aufgrund dieser dynamischen Struktur eignen sich AMCs für besonders innovative Ideen. Deshalb spielt die Flexibilität des Emittenten dabei eine immer wichtigere und grösser werdende Rolle. Diese Flexibilität beeinflusst die Möglichkeiten der Anlagestrategie in Bezug auf die Frequenz der Transaktionen, das Investment Universum und die Art der Umsetzung. Genau hier werden mit der Zusammenarbeit von Interactive Brokers und GENTWO neue Möglichkeiten geschaffen und ein neuer Standard gesetzt.
Nun können nicht nur Long-only-Strategien, sondern auch jegliche Options- oder Futures-Handelsstrategien umgesetzt werden bis hin zu Intra-day-Handelssystemen

Kunden von GENTWO profitieren nun aufgrund dieser Partnerschaft von der marktführenden Interactive Brokers Plattform und können in ihren AMCs zeitnah und beliebig oft ihr Rebalancing ausführen – vergleichbar damit, wie wenn sie ein Managed Account bewirtschaften würden. Die Produkte werden dabei nicht mittels Investmentbank, sondern via bilanzneutraler Emissionsvehikel verbrieft, wobei diese für jeden Kunden vollständig segregiert und separat aufgesetzt werden. Alle AMC-Zertifikate verfügen über eine Schweizer Zahlstelle und Schweizer ISIN, womit sie höchste Handelsstandards erfüllen. Durch die Optimierung der Prozesse und die tiefe Integration der Interactive Brokers Technology in die GENTWO Plattform kann die Lösung beliebig skaliert und die Kosten im Vergleich zur konventionellen Emission gesenkt werden.

Das schnelle und kosteneffektive Setup, die volle Produkttransparenz und das Wegfallen des Emittentenrisikos einer Bank, kombiniert mit dem besten Online-Broker, ermöglichen Vermögensverwaltern das Implementieren der schnellsten und individuellsten Investmentstrategien zu minimalen Kosten.

About Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.:
Interactive Brokers Group affiliates provide automated trade execution and custody of securities, commodities and foreign exchange around the clock on over 120 markets in numerous countries and currencies, from a single IB Universal AccountTM to customers worldwide. We service individual investors, hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, financial advisors and introducing brokers. Our four decades of focus on technology and automation has enabled us to equip our customers with a uniquely sophisticated platform to manage their investment portfolios at the lowest cost according to Barron's Best Online Brokers review, March 26, 2018. We strive to provide our customers with advantageous execution prices and trading, risk and portfolio management tools, research facilities and investment products, all at low or no cost, positioning them to achieve superior returns on investments.
www.interactivebrokers.com/de

Über GENTWO AG
Das Unternehmen GENTWO, mit Sitz in Zürich, ist der Schweizer Gesamtdienstleister für Finanzprodukte der zweiten Generation. Es verbindet Leistungen aus FinTech, RegTech und LegalTech zu einer disruptiven Lösung für Finanzintermediäre zur Emission von Finanzprodukten und setzt sich für die Demokratisierung des Marktes für Finanzprodukte ein. Das Unternehmen wurde 2018 von Patrick Loepfe und Philippe A. Naegeli, zwei ausgewiesenen Experten für Finanzprodukte, gegründet.
www.g2fp.com

Für weitere Informationen und die Medienmitteilung:
Kontaktieren Sie GENTWO: contact@g2fp.com or +41445127500.



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