Sabex Futures is Formed
The original company, Sabex Futures Limited, is founded as a broker on the International Petroleum Exchange (IPE). The IPE is one of the leading oil trading markets in the world, setting the price of Brent Crude and related products.
Servicing large US financial institutions and sovereign names, we managed, within a short space of time, to account for a significant share of the IPE’s daily turnover.
Sabex Futures Limited expands its operation by establishing a 24 hour Interbank FX trading desk, servicing all major currencies and Foreign exchange options.
Initially, we started catering primarily for the FX requirements of oil futures customers and for London-based proprietary trading institutions around the clock.
In 1994 Sabex Futures Limited was bought by a Swiss investor, SFC Geneva and Swiss Finance Corporation Limited was born.
SABEX becomes Swiss Finance Corporation
Sabex Futures Limited has been bought by a Swiss investor, SFC Geneva and Swiss Finance Corporation Limited is born.
FX trading expands
The FX market developed into one of the most highly-developed that customers could access.
Having positioned ourselves to satisfy our clients’ needs in this area, we found that FX quickly expanded to represent more than 90% of our trading activity. As a result, we have concentrated solely on optimizing and improving our FX expertise. And we moved away from IPE and London Clearing House (LCH) operations.
SFC Pulse is launched
The FX market has changed rapidly over the last decade. There are now a vast number of electronic liquidity providers available to us and to fully take advantage of this we decided to build our inhouse aggregator: SFC Pulse. We now have multiple sources of liquidity all streaming into a single click solution, ensuring the best price and the best liquidity all the time. It was built for our interbank desk’s daily use, but later on, we also have made it available to our institutional client base in 2011.
SFC starts providing access to Non-institutional clients through new on-line platforms
We always have been asked and requested by Non-institutional investors to have access to our electronic services over the years. We understood the difficulties and the lack of service quality that this segment has been experiencing for many years. We have made the necessary investments and restructuring to accommodate non-institutional investors with our institutional type of service and value starting in Q2 2014.
We will always continue to look after our clients interest and to expand our reach to clients previously not offered an interbank quality of trading service, relationship and solutions in the foreign exchange arena. We will carry on developing bespoke currency trading services and advanced electronic solutions. At SFC we pledge to always do our utmost to generate Alpha for our clients.