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May 18, 2021

Virtusa Partners with Sedicii and Custodigit to Introduce New Offerings for Banks and Financial Services Organizations

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help clients change and disrupt markets through innovation engineering, today unveiled new partnerships with Sedicii and Custodigit. Through these new alliances, Virtusa expands on its commitment to helping banks and financial services companies succeed in their digital […]
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May 06, 2021

Custodigit, the Institutional Digital Asset Gateway provider, partners with Scorechain, the leading compliance and AML software provider for digital assets.

Luxembourg – Zürich: Custodigit AG (“Custodigit“), the provider of the ‘Institutional Digital Asset Gateway’ platform for digital assets covering the entire value chain, and Scorechain SA (“Scorechain”), the Luxembourg-based digital assets analytics and crypto-monitoring solution provider, announce partnership for integration of AML (Anti-Money Laundering) and KYT (Know Your Transaction) module with Custodigit Platform. Custodigit platform […]
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December 07, 2020

SIX joins forces with Swisscom and Sygnum joint-venture Custodigit to build Institutional Digital Asset Gateway.

The Swiss Stock Exchange today announced an investment in Custodigit, the joint venture created by Swisscom and Sygnum in 2018. With this agreement, SIX Digital Exchange, Swisscom and Sygnum Bank enable Swiss banks to offer access to digital assets for their customers through a unique Institutional Digital Asset Gateway. The Swiss Stock Exchange today agreed […]
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September 01, 2020

Interview with Peter Hofmann, the CEO of Custodigit

Peter Hofmann, the CEO of Custodigit, a joint venture between Swisscom and Sygnum offering an investor-grade custody solution targeting regulated financial institutions. Peter is also a Board observer at Metaco SA and a mentor to London & Partners. He has worked in a different senior position in the financial service industry for companies like Cap […]
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December 01, 2019

Custodigit bietet den Tresor für digitale Assets

Was braucht es, um ein neues digitales Asset-Ökosystem aufzubauen? Genau: eine sichere DLT-Infrastruktur, auf der verschiedene Anbieter Services zur Verfügung stellen können, die sich gegenseitig ergänzen und Finanzflüsse automatisiert abwickeln. Swisscom stellt sich diesem Unterfangen gemeinsam mit Partnern. Die Rolle von Custodigit im neuen digitalen Asset-Ökosystem ist diejenige des Verwahrers von tokenisierten Vermögenswerten sowie Kryptowährungen […]
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December 01, 2019

Krypto: Swisscom-Tochter Custodigit strebt nach Deutschland

Der Run auf Kryptowährungen lässt nicht nur die Preise von digitalen Token und Coins rasant steigen – er ist auch gut fürs Image der Branche. «Die Sparte verliert zusehends ihren etwas anrüchigen Ruf», sagt Peter Hofmann zu finews.ch. Hofmann ist Chef des Fintechs Custodigit, das regulierten Finanzintermediären eine Plattform für die Verwahrung und das Trading […]
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November 20, 2019

Deutsche Börse and Swisscom Settled Securities Transactions via Tokens for Swiss Banks

Deutsche Börse, Swisscom and the three partners Falcon Private Bank, Vontobel and Zürcher Kantonalbank have succeeded in jointly settling securities transactions with tokenised shares via Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). With this proof of concept, the partners demonstrate how the immediate and secure settlement of legally binding security transactions in shares of small and medium-sized enterprises […]
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March 11, 2019

Deutsche Börse, Swisscom Team Up to Build Digital Asset ‘Ecosystem’

Swisscom announced Monday that the proposed ecosystem would provide a number of solutions in the digital assets space, including issuance, custody, liquidity provision and banking services, all using blockchain technology. As part of the partnership, Deutsche Börse has invested in Custodigit AG, a joint venture between Swisscom and Sygnum, which provides a technical solution for […]
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December 10, 2018

Swisscom steigt ins Custody-Geschäft mit Kryptowährungen ein

Der Telekomkonzern Swisscom hat eine Tochtergesellschaft namens Custodigit gegründet. Die Gesellschaft bezweckt «insbesondere für den Zugang zu sowie die Übertragung und die Aufbewahrung von digitalisierten Vermögenswerten und Zahlungsmitteln» wie einem Eintrag aus dem Schweizerischen Handelsregister zu entnehmen ist. Die Gründung von Custodigit geht auf Ende vergangenen Oktober zurück. CEO ist Peter Hofmann, ein IT-Unternehmer aus […]
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November 08, 2018

Cryptoasset start-up backed by Swiss banking heavyweights

The Swiss-Singapore enterprise announced itself suddenly on Thursday after operating in stealth mode for months. It is aiming a broad suite of tokenised assets services for institutional investors. The so-called ‘token economy’ space, which digitises a range of financial assets for faster, more efficient trading, is rapidly gaining momentum around the world. It is believed […]
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