13 February, 2023 – Digital Prime Brokerage GCEX (GCEX Group), today announced that it has partnered with Komainu, a joint venture between Nomura, hardware technology company, Ledger, and digital asset investment manager, CoinShares.

The partnership will enhance GCEX’s offering of regulated custodians to its institutional and professional clients, providing an even greater choice of regulated custodians. Komainu currently supports custody for 34 native blockchains and 5,700 tokens. Assets are fully segregated from both those of Komainu and of other Komainu clients.

Lars Holst, Founder & CEO, GCEX explains, “Komainu was the ideal partner for us because it is backed by Nomura, and has a strong presencein Europe and UAE. Aligning with our strategy of only working with regulated digital custody institutions across the globe.”

Darren Jordan, Head of Sales, Komainu adds, “Working with GCEX aligns with our core values to offer institutional investors a regulated digital asset custody solution, while remaining a designated third party. With an increasing focus on counterparty risk, our partnership further reinforces our joint commitment to keep our clients’ assets segregated and secure.”

GCEX enables brokers, hedge funds, and professional traders to access deep liquidity in digital assets and offers a range of technology solutions. Its modular ‘Crypto In A Box‘ plug- and-play trading solution comprises a technology-agnostic platform that covers regulation, regulated custody, the safety of funds, tier 1 liquidity, and technology (both backend and frontend).  

GCEX has a rapidly growing global client base and offices in London, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Kuala Lumpur, and Dubai. It is regulated by the UK’s FCA and the Danish FSA and has secured investment from TGV4 Plus.

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