Contineo continues growth with new buy-side client, Bank Julius Baer, joining the ranks of its existing sell-side subscribers, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan and Societe Generale.
Hong Kong, March 6, 2015:
Contineo, the fastest growing and first industry-backed open messaging network for equity-linked structured products in Asia, announced today its newest buy-side subscriber, Bank Julius Baer, the leading Swiss private banking group.
Julius Baer will use Contineo’s web-based interface to access multiple-issuers of structured products starting in July this year in Asia. The connection is expected to help Julius Baer speed up the pricing and order process for structured products.
“We are pleased to join Contineo and to benefit from this industry backed initiative, as it aims to enhance the execution of equity-linked structured products in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Roger Meier, Head of Structured Products Sales Asia of Julius Baer .
Mark Muñoz, Contineo Managing Director commented: “We are delighted to announce that Julius Baer will become a subscriber on our network. This is a testament to our mission to bring greater efficiency to the industry and where Contineo innovates with an open standard everyone can benefit from.”
Contineo is currently registering private banks and implementing connectivity to multiple issuers, as well as working with certified technology companies who can also connect to the network. In addition to web-based interface, Contineo provides access through a set of FIX and REST application programming interfaces (APIs).
About Contineo Limited
Contineo Limited, headquartered in Hong Kong, is the first industry supported, open messaging network for private banks and wealth management firms to access issuers of structured products. The company is backed by AG Delta, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan and Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking.
For more information, visit www.contineo.link
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About Julius Baer
Julius Baer is the leading Swiss private banking group, with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients and a premium brand in global wealth management. Julius Baer’s total client assets amounted to CHF 396 billion at the end of December 2014, including CHF 291 billion of assets under management. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., the renowned Swiss private bank which celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2015, is the principal operating company of Julius Baer Group Ltd., whose shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: BAER) and are included in the Swiss Market Index (SMI), comprising the 20 largest and most liquid Swiss stocks.
Julius Baer employs a staff of over 5,000, including more than 1,000 relationship managers, and is present in over 25 countries and some 50 locations. Headquartered in Zurich, we have offices in key locations including Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Lugano, Monaco, Montevideo, Moscow, Singapore and Tokyo. Our client-centric approach, our objective advice based on a unique open product platform, our very strong financial base and our entrepreneurial management culture make us the international reference in private banking.
For more information visit our website at www.juliusbaer.com
Contacts: Bank Julius Baer Media Relations Hong Kong: Tel. +852 2899 4840