Investors Sample New Covered Put Options For Global Credit Default Protection
NEW YORK, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DelphX Capital Markets Inc. (DELX.V) (“DelphX“) is pleased to report that it is receiving overwhelmingly positive responses from fixed income investors following the unveiling of its new risk-mitigating securities and coming Alternative Trading system (“ATS”) at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit conference in Boston last week. At that premier event, more than 800 credit market professionals were offered an exclusive preview of the unique DelphX ATS and its privately-placed Quantem™ securities.
“In an industry where change is measured in small increments, attendees describing our new securities as a ‘breakthrough’ exceeded even our greatest expectations,” declared DelphX CEO, Larry Fondren. “We were delighted to demonstrate the advantages of our CDS-alternative solution to some of the world’s foremost credit investors. Our entire team would also like to thank the many conference attendees who took the time to learn our story and make this event such a success.”
The Summit enabled DelphX to create awareness at every level of the credit market community, including among potential platform partners.
“DelphX could be a real game changer for the credit markets and give trading desks the ability to adroitly hedge risk once again,” observed Steven Roe, CEO of West Highland Support Services, the leading provider of data services to buyside and sellside firms for over 20 years.
DelphX is a technology company focused on optimizing fixed income markets around the world by transforming the way credit capital is secured. It is developing a blockchain-powered solution employing proprietary distributed ledger technology and actuarial science to facilitate broad diffusion of credit default risks. The new DelphX alternative trading system (“ATS”) market will be regulated by the SEC and operated by DelphX Services Corporation, a FINRA member firm, to facilitate the negotiation, purchase and trading of two new forms of Smart Contract securities:
- Covered Put Option (CPO) securities that provide secured default protection for U.S. dollar-denominated corporate, municipal and sovereign securities, with each CPO strike-price equaling the par value of its underlying security; and
- Covered Reference Note (CRN) securities that allow investors to take on exposure to the default risk of a single underlying security or to participate in a pool of diverse risks that broadly diffuses the impact of credit events among all participants.
All CPO and CRN securities will be issued by Quantem Capital Corporation Ltd.(“Quantem”), a Bermuda-domiciled subsidiary of DelphX, and transparently administered within Quantem’s immutable Distributed Ledger. A traditional book-entry record of each security will also be maintained in parallel by Quantem’s issuing and paying agent to provide additional transparency and efficiency.
DelphX is headquartered in the U.S., with locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and its development operations are located in the Kitchener-Waterloo (“Silicon Valley North”) region of Canada.
DelphX is not owned or controlled by any entity with a vested interest in the success of particular issuers, securities or market participants. As a result, DelphX will not directly or indirectly compete with any of its market participants.
For more information about DelphX, please visit www.delphx.com.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, qualification or availability of an exemption under the securities laws of that jurisdiction.
This news release contains certain “forward-looking statements” including, without limitation, statements regarding the launch of the DelphX market. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, both known and unknown. The results or events depicted in these forward-looking statements may differ materially from actual results or events. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified herein, assumptions have been made regarding and are implicit in, among other things: the state of the capital markets, tax issues associated with doing business internationally, the ability of DelphX to successfully manage the risks inherent in pursuing business opportunities in the financial services and Blockchain industry, and the ability of DelphX to obtain qualified staff, equipment and services in a timely and cost-efficient manner to develop its business. Any forward-looking statement reflects information available to DelphX as of the date of this news release and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, DelphX disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.
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