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Real-World Adoption of Security Tokens

Our team has been working on security tokens since the industry’s beginning in 2018. Since then, we have seen more key infrastructure coming to the market to facilitate the end-to-end issuance and trading of security tokens.

Today, there are several security token issuance platforms, broker-dealers, exchanges, and custodians fueling the industry’s growth, and part of IX Swap's product offering is to provide liquidity solutions for the entire industry.

As 2022 draws near, it will be a fascinating year for IX Swap and the security token industry. Let us recap what has been going on in 2021 so far for security tokens.

First, a reminder of the size of the security token industry for private markets:

McKinsey & Co. forecasts the size of the private markets to grow to US$15 trillion in assets. The tokenization of the private markets is one of the most exciting opportunities in capital markets today.

Covid-19 has cemented the need for firms to adapt to a digital future and innovate, and tokenization of assets is a natural evolution for the digitization of private markets. If you aren’t paying attention to this space, you risk being left behind.

Here is a list of some of the STOs that have been issued around the world to date:

Growth of Quality Institutional Digital Issuances:

Rapid Development of Institutional Infrastructure:

Interesting New Developments:

As you can see, it is clear that the industry is well on its way and rapidly growing around the globe. With millions and then billions of security tokens coming to market and all seeking liquidity solutions, IX Swap is positioned to provide critical services to the multi-trillion security token market as it grows and expands.