SWIAT & News

A collection of the most important news and reports from SWIAT.

SWIAT & News

A collection of the most important news and reports from SWIAT.

SWIAT enables Deka to issue Crypto Funds

SWIAT has successfully enabled one of Germany’s largest fund providers, Deka Investment, to issue shares in the crypto special fund A-Deka-BlockchainEINS on our blockchain. This marks a new era in the digitization of financial services, bringing us closer to an open, decentralized financial market infrastructure.

23.01.2024

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SWIAT forms four new strategic partnerships for blockchain validation!

GFT, adesso, Sopra Steria and think tank Business Solutions will act as validators and node operators to ensure reliable validation and secure execution of incoming blockchain function calls.

13.09.2023

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Regulatory path paved for tokenization

A whole series of federal laws and, above all, the European DLT Pilot Regime have created the regulatory conditions for the issuance of tokenized securities. However, development is still being slowed down as the approvals for registrars take time.

12.09.2023

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SWIAT strengthens its securities lending division with experienced expert Frauke Guire

Together with SWIAT's management team, Frauke Guire will in particular drive forward the further development of blockchain-based securities lending.                                                                                                           

05.07.2023

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Savings banks rely on Deka's Registry built by SWIAT

Deka digitizes the "Sparkassenbrief", a classic product for long-term refinancing of savings banks and institutional customers. Sparkasse Dortmund, Kreissparkasse Ludwigsburg and Sparkasse Schwarzwald-Baar are the first financial institutions to use the digital "Sparkassenbrief".

23.05.2023

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SWIAT gets new strategic investors                         

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW), SC Ventures (a division of Standard Chartered Bank)and financial software specialist Comyno become new shareholders of blockchain platform SWIAT. 

26.01.2023

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SWIAT becomes an independent limited company

Since February 1, 2022, the Secure Worldwide Interbank Asset Transfer platform - SWIAT for short - has been a subsidiary of the Deka Group. The blockchain-based transaction platform was spun off into a limited liability company.

02.02.2022

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DekaBank’s SWIAT platform aims to be SWIFT for digital assets

Germany’s DekaBank founded SWIAT with a grand plan to bring together global financial institutions on a shared digital asset platform, similar to what SWIFT has done for payments.

14.12.2021

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Vasakronan digitally expands its investor base with a new type of green debt instrument

Together with the German trading platform firstwire and DekaBank’s SWIAT blockchain infrastructure for settlement, Vasakronan has completed its first bilateral loan in the German market for registered bond. The loan is green, digital, and self-arranged which makes it the first of its kind in the European market.

06.12.2021

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First securities lending on blockchain in real time

Metzler Capital Markets and DekaBank have carried out a securities transaction without advance collateralization for the first time. The securities lending was processed via SWIAT (Secure Worldwide Interbank Asset Transfer), Deka's digital securities platform. It is blockchain-based and therefore enables transactions in real time.

17.11.2021

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DekaBank-led Digital Collateral Protocol completes first securities lending transactions on blockchain

DekaBank, Deka Investment, Hauck & Aufhäuser and Comyno, as the accompanying software and consulting company, executed the first securities lending transactions on a blockchain-based settlement system for securities in Q4 2020. In total, transactions with an equivalent value of over EUR 300 million have been settled.

10.02.2021

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