Category: Deep Dives and Analytics

The emergence of the blockchain and distributed ledger technology promises to transform the fixed income markets. The efficiency, transparency and subsequent liquidity these technological innovations produce will transform practices and protocols for clearing, custody, and trading of fixed income instruments. At the same time, debt issuers who adapt to this technology revolution will reap similar benefits with respect to the origination, structuring, and credit functions of fixed income. Distribution of new private debt issues are…

A two-dimensional reality currently exists for public and private global debt capital markets, but with the emergence of blockchain technology the economic distinction between these is beginning to blur. To aid in this transition, Inveniam has created a platform for the tokenization of fixed income instruments capable of being listing and traded on global exchanges and Alternative Trading Systems (ATS). Public markets offer an efficient, straightforward, and secure mechanism through which debt issuers and debt…

Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) possess the potential to transform financial industries. However, the technology is still in its infancy. As with any new platform, blockchain and DLT will undergo multiple iterations before achieving the stability that will support the vast majority of use cases. In their initial implementation, blockchains and cryptocurrencies addressed the need for anonymous, bilateral transactions in a trustless environment. These innovations now include distributed ledger operations that use smart contracts…