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One in every of Switzerland’s main banks now affords crypto buying and selling

02/26/2021

Bordier & Cie companions with digital asset financial institution Sygnum to supply crypto buying and selling to purchasers.

Bordier & Cie, a Swiss monetary establishment working for greater than 170 years, has introduced a partnership with digital asset financial institution Sygnum to permit its clients to buy crypto belongings.

The combination with Sygnum’s business-to-business banking platform permits Bordier’s purchasers to buy Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Money (BCH), and Tezos (XTZ).

The announcement describes the transfer as “lay[ing] the inspiration for a broader providing of regulated digital asset services and products,” together with choices and tokenized asset lessons. Bordier managing companion Evrard Bordier mentioned:

“By partnering with Sygnum Financial institution, we’re offering our purchasers with a one-stop, built-in resolution whereas empowering them to speculate on this new, excessive progress asset class with full belief.”

Bordier famous the transfer was pushed by rising demand from purchasers trying to diversify their portfolios with new belongings. The agency emphasised the shortage of correlation between the cryptocurrency and mainstream monetary markets, describing crypto belongings as a “highly effective software to boost diversification and obtain superior risk-adjusted returns.”

Bordier & Cie is a Geneva-based non-public banker based in 1884, that has been owned and managed by the Bordier household for 5 generations. The financial institution’s introduction to crypto follows that of many different giant establishments trying to undertake cryptocurrency in 2021.