Leonteq announced that it has launched its extensive range of digital assets now also in Germany and Austria and that it entered into a collaboration with ICF BANK for the structuring and distribution of structured products on crypto assets.
Following the expansion of its digital asset offering in Switzerland, Leonteq is now launching its extensive range of crypto assets in Germany and Austria by offering products with Bitcoin and Ethereum as well as Aave, Algorand, Bitcoin Cash, Cardano, Chainlink, Cosmos, EOS, Ethereum Classic, Filecoin, Litecoin, Maker, Polkadot, Ripple, Stellar, Tezos and Uniswap as underlyings.
Tracker certificates on these crypto assets are now available for investors as listed products on Börse Frankfurt Zertifikate AG (Open Market). Leonteq thus offers the largest available product universe for a total of 18 crypto assets tradeable in a securitised format for both institutional and retail investors in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).
In this context, Leonteq has entered into a collaboration with ICF BANK AG, Frankfurt for the structuring and distribution of structured products on crypto assets to institutional investors in Germany and Austria.
Tino Wendisch, Head Crypto Offering at Leonteq, stated:
“We are excited to further extend our crypto asset offering to the German and Austrian markets and are currently covering approximately 76% of the total market capitalization of this emerging asset class with a total of 18 crypto assets. We are proud to offer our clients such a broad underlying universe and unique investment opportunities in various themes within the crypto space such as decentralized finance, storage or blockchain technologies in a securitised format.”
As a provider of innovative investment solutions, Leonteq has been a pioneer in offering structured products on crypto assets by issuing tracker certificates and actively managed certificates on the main cryptocurrencies since 2017/2018 in Switzerland. Leonteq also offered its clients the world’s first short tracker certificate on Bitcoin in 2017 as well as the world’s first reverse convertible on Bitcoin in 2019, and has won the Swiss Derivative Award for alternative underlyings two years in a row.
Sasch Rinno, Management Board of ICF BANK AG:
„Through this cooperation with Leonteq, we are meeting the interest of both institutional investors as well as private investors in crypto assets. Leonteq is an established issuer that stands for excellence and quality in the field of structured certificates and crypto assets, and we are pleased to be working with them.“