BlackRock Joins Blockchain Platform Axoni for Equity Swap Trades

Posted on Sep 7, 2021

The world’s largest money manager joined Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Citigroup Inc. on a distributed-ledger system called Veris, according to a statement Tuesday from Axoni, the financial-technology company that operates the platform. The network is designed to help firms match and reconcile post-trade data on stock swaps.

Deutsche Bank Says $31 Million Blockchain Investment Could Save Capital Markets ‘Billions’ Of Dollars

Posted on Feb 1, 2021

Axoni announced today the close of a $31 million equity financing with participation from Deutsche Bank, Intel Capital, UBS, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Nyca Partners, and Wells Fargo.

Axoni Named to CB Insights Blockchain 50

Posted on Dec 16, 2020

CB Insights has named Axoni to its first-ever Blockchain 50, a list of the most innovative companies that are applying or analyzing blockchain technology to solve business or consumer problems.

OCC to overhaul securities lending infrastructure with DLT system

Posted on May 5, 2020

OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, has set its sights on becoming the first central counterparty (CCP) to fully leverage distributed ledger technology (DLT) for its securities lending clearing system.

Axoni Named to Forbes Fintech 50

Posted on Feb 12, 2020

Forbes has named Axoni to its Fintech 50 list of the most innovative fintech companies. Axoni is recognized on this list as a result of its innovative deployments of multiparty data infrastructure with some of the world’s largest institutions.

Citi, Goldman Sachs Conduct First Blockchain Equity Swap On Ethereum-Inspired Platform

Posted on Feb 6, 2020

Axoni and a working group of fifteen of the leading sell-side and buy-side firms in the equity swaps market, announced today the successful launch of a distributed ledger network to manage equity swap transactions.