SBI Securities Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest online securities companies, has selected Broadridge Financial Solutions' (NYSE: BR) post-trade technology solution. Broadridge will support all core transaction processing of fixed income securities for SBI Securities as it expands its newest branch in Hong Kong to facilitate the issuance of structured notes to its clients.
Broadridge's post-trade technology will enable SBI Securities to grow its business in Hong Kong through a streamlined, operationally efficient straight-through processing capability that includes position management and settlement. The solution is also market-ready to support SBI Securities' future growth strategy for other asset groups such as equities and futures and options, both within the Asia Pacific region and across markets globally.
"Broadridge has a proven reputation for helping Japanese firms grow their businesses through international expansion by leveraging the latest IT standards and providing a best-in-class operational model," said Hiroshi Kannoo, Head of Business Arrangement & Development, SBI Securities. "What ultimately led us to Broadridge's post-trade technology solution was a combination of its broad market functionality, international, multi-currency capabilities, and deep international capital markets expertise. Broadridge will also enable a fast-track deployment on a highly scalable modern architecture."
"We are committed to serving firms such as SBI Securities, who seek to enhance their competitiveness by expanding into new businesses and increasing their cost performance through a fast and efficient market entry," said Akhter Khan, General Manager, Asia Pacific, Broadridge. "It is a privilege to have been selected by SBI Securities to support their expansion through our proven functionality, continued investment in technology, and our commitment to a world-class standard of service."
Broadridge supports its clients' multi-currency post-trade processing in over 70 markets and has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to firms in Asia Pacific through ongoing investments, most recently including connectivity to Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, support for ISO20022 messaging for Japan, and investments to support forthcoming settlement infrastructure changes in Singapore also based on ISO20022.