Hong Kong, February 6, 2020 – OSL, Asia’s leading digital asset platform and member of BC Group (stock code 863 HK), today announced that former Saxo Bank Hong Kong CEO Matt Long has joined as Head of Distribution and Prime Brokerage, effective today.
Long is responsible for overseeing all of OSL’s distribution activities, including institutional and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) white-label sales in addition to its prime brokerage business.
Long has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and global capital markets. Prior to his time at Saxo Bank, he worked at ANZ bank from 2011 to 2016, where he held several senior global roles, including Global Head of Structured Origination; Head of Equities, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Americas; and Head of Wealth Distribution, Asia.
He also spent nearly eight years at Macquarie group where he held senior positions across Asia Pacific, including Head of Equity Derivative Sales for Asia, and Head of Singapore for Equity Markets.
“In the past year, we’ve made significant strides in growing our business, expanding our product offering and serving clients,” said OSL CEO Wayne Trench. “With his global and institutional-focused digital banking background, Matt brings unique perspective and experience to OSL, and he is well-suited to lead a team that is delivering leading-edge digital asset solutions to counterparts around the world.”
“OSL is a global leader because of its unique institutional-level capabilities for digital assets, 100% focus on clients and talented delivery team,” added Long. “I’m thrilled to be joining the company as it continues its rapid growth trajectory in the sector.”
OSL is the region’s most secure and compliant digital asset platform and is a member of BC Group, Asia’s leading public technology and digital asset company. BC Group announced on 29 January that it raised USD36 million (HKD280 million) in a share placement, affirming its institutional-focused strategy, and positioning it as a global leader in digital asset trading.