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Beacon joins the SSPA as a new partner member

The Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA) welcomes Beacon Platform, Inc. as a new partner member. The SSPA network now numbers 46 members across the entire value chain, from issuers, trading platforms and buy-side to brokers and partners.

New York – 5 July 2023. Beacon Platform, Inc. helps financial services firms with scalable and innovative solutions for a wide range of technology challenges. The financial technology company was founded in 2014 and has offices in New York, London, and Tokyo. Beacon Platform’s developers around the world deliver the foundational components necessary to generate a comprehensive view of risk and performance for investment and risk managers, integrating with existing systems and supported by a consistent source of truth for data and models. The platform’s extensible quant technology, elastic cloud infrastructure, and front office applications enable over 5,000 users worldwide to gain broad visibility of all forms of risk, across all asset classes, and distill it into actionable insights.

Andrew Dunlop, Senior Product Manager at Beacon Platform, commented on the company’s new SSPA membership: “Beacon Platform enables financial services firms to build innovative strategies and quickly adopt new products that provide a competitive edge. The Swiss structured products industry as a highly developed and innovative sector will be an interesting community for a mutual exchange of ideas and experiences. We are looking forward to valuable conversations and advantageous collaborations.” 

 SSPA currently has 46 members across the entire value chain

Numbering 46 members, the SSPA represents the interests of the market’s key participants, which together account for more than 95 percent by volume of structured products in Switzerland. SSPA Chairman Markus Pfister on the new partner member: “I am looking forward to having Beacon Platform in our association. The exchange with the seasoned fintech experts will help advancing the Swiss structured products industry across the entire value chain.”

About structured products

Structured products are investment instruments publicly issued by an issuer whose redemption value is derived from the performance of one or more underlying securities. Equities, interest rates, foreign exchange or commodities such as gold or oil may serve as underlying securities.

About the Association

The Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA) is the first point of contact for all questions associated with structured products. It represents the collective interests of the key market players who bring together over 95 percent of the market volume for structured products in Switzerland. The headquarters of the association are located in Zurich. Further information is available at www.sspa.ch.

About Beacon

Beacon is a financial technology firm that provides everything quantitative developers need to rapidly build, test, deploy and share trading and risk applications, analytics and models. Developed by a team with unmatched financial markets experience, Beacon’s unified platform includes the apps, tools and infrastructure firms need to migrate their software and infrastructure to the cloud, manage risk across all asset classes, and focus on building innovative strategies that provide a competitive edge. For more information visit www.beacon.io