Securities are fungible and tradeable financial products that are used to raise funds in both public and private markets. There are primarily three types of securities: equity—which provides ownership rights to holders; debt—essentially loans repaid with periodic payments; and hybrids—which combine aspects of debt and equity.
Bitfinex Securities allows firms to enable their tokenised securities to be traded either through our capital raising platform or by listing directly on the exchange.
By tokenising offerings like equity and debt securities, companies can enable their offerings to be transacted on exchanges and between wallets with the same or similar technology used for cryptocurrencies.
Tokenisation offers benefits such as:
- Instant trade settlement;
- Blockchain-verified withdrawals and deposits;
- The ability to manage your own wallet with your own keys are carried over for tokenised securities offerings.
Bitfinex Securities can be used by two types of operators:
What is the difference between Members and Issuers?
A Member is usually an individual or an entity that has applied for and been granted membership to Bitfinex Securities.
While an Issuer means the company which offers any Admitted Security through the Admission to Trading Platform.
If you have any questions about Bitfinex Securities, you can reach out to Bitfinex Support