SIX is set up in a responsible and transparent way. The corporate governance rules cover all areas and set down how we are managed, organized and controlled.
SIX drives the transformation of financial markets by professionalizing the business of innovation. We play a pioneering role when it comes to finding new ideas, creating new business models and services. We support promising start-ups on their way to success and thus strengthen the backbone of the Swiss financial center.
SIX operates the infrastructure for the Swiss and Spanish financial centers, catering to a broad, international client base. We provide services relating to securities transactions, the provision of financial information and banking services.
SIX operates the infrastructure for the financial centers in Switzerland and Spain, thus ensuring the flow of information and money between financial market players. SIX offers exchange services, financial information and banking services with the aim of increasing efficiency, quality and innovative capacity along the entire value chain. SIX is also building a digital infrastructure for the new millennium.
SIX connects financial market participants in Switzerland, Spain and throughout the world. The company is owned by around 120 national and international financial institutions. They are the main users of our services and our most important customers. Our close relationship with them guarantees stability of the financial infrastructure and processes, proximity to clients’ evolving business needs and competitive prices.
We drive competitiveness of our customers in our home markets and in international financial markets through superior services and innovation.
Find out how SIX is driving the transformation of financial markets.
Our company brochure Drive! provides you with an overview of how the services of SIX contribute to making Switzerland a strong and competitive business center.
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More facts and figures? Have a look at the Annual Report 2020 and read media release on the half-year 2021 financial results.
New technologies, big data, disruptive business models − digitization transforms the financial markets of the world. The global financial industry is changing. In such a highly dynamic environment, it is crucial to actively strengthen the competitiveness of our customers operating within its framework.
SIX pursues a growth strategy in line with the entire value chain of banking. In doing so, SIX focuses on infrastructure services in securities business, preparing and providing data and financial information as well as banking and payment services.
The integral structures of SIX are one of the strategic drivers of success: Innovative and value adding solutions are developed particularly when the business units connect and collaborate. Our business model is broader than most of our competitors. We have two strong home markets with Switzerland and Spain and can count on the support of our shareholder (user-owned/user-governed).
As the operator of the Swiss Stock Exchange and the Spanish stock exchange BME we combine listing, trading, settlement, and custody of securities in one place. And with the SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) we are defining the Securities Value Chain of the future.
From clearing and settlement through to custody, collateral management, and repo transactions, SIX offers the complete spectrum of post-trade services and more along the entire value-added chain – doing so in more than 50 countries worldwide.
As a global provider of financial information, SIX offers high-quality reference, pricing, and corporate action data, regulatory services, and indices.
As a competence center for Swiss payment transactions, SIX supports banks with innovative services in an increasingly digitalized world.
As a central player in the Swiss financial center, SIX is optimally positioned to take an active role in shaping its future. Our innovative solutions drive the transformation of the industry. We identify relevant new approaches and use them to develop services that adequately meet the challenges of our clients. In collaboration with our partners we are constantly developing innovative solutions that offer added value to the financial center.
SIX has proven capabilities to deliver for our clients, ensuring continuous innovation, maintaining stability, and providing fresh thinking.
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SIX has stood for innovation and stability on the global financial markets since 2008. Our strength is founded on our history: SIX was formed from the merger of experienced financial companies – with their beginnings going back to around 1930.
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