Mandatum Life picks Saxo platform for online trading service

Source: Saxo Bank

Mandatum Life will launch a new online trading service based on the Saxo Bank Group’s (Saxo Bank) state of the art investment and trading technology in the first half of 2019.

The service opens up a uniquely broad global investment universe both for Finnish stock investors as well as advanced tools and services for active traders.

The instrument universe is truly extensive, including more than 35,000 different financial instruments from global capital markets including, stocks, ETFs, currencies, commodities.

“We see great potential in this market, as Finland is lagging behind other Nordic countries when it comes to investing. Mandatum Life wants to offer more alternatives for Finnish investors and the global dimension of Trader service brings new alternatives for global diversification to all Finnish investors”, the CEO of Mandatum Life Petri Niemisvirta says.

“Our mission is to make Finns wealthier, so this is a natural next step within our strategy”, Niemisvirta continues.

“The importance of digital services is growing all the time and we want to offer the very best tools for our clients”, Niklas Odenwall, VP, Trading and Execution Services, Mandatum Life, says.

“Clients can pick from several different investing and trading applications, so this is a very comprehensive offering catering to all investor segments with different levels of investment experience and wealth.”, Odenwall says.

The technology behind Mandatum Trader is the ground breaking Saxo Bank technology. Saxo Bank is a Danish fintech unicorn delivering global capital markets access and Banking-as-a-Service to partners. Saxo Bank’s investment technology forms the technology back bone of investment solutions for more than 120 financial institutions globally.

CEO and founder of Saxo Bank, Kim Fournais, comments: “We are proud to partner with Mandatum Life and support the mission to provide Finnish investors with better global investment opportunities. Saxo Bank has always strived to democratize trading and investment to empower everyone with the best tools and opportunities to navigate their own financial destiny. With Mandatum Life’s new solution, Finnish investors and traders get a much better basis for managing their investments and build diversified portfolios across asset classes and geographies.”

Mandatum Life is responsible for onboarding and client identification, Saxo Bank is responsible for the trading services and the technical side of the platform, 

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