After experiencing spectacular achievements and solid growth since its foundation in 2011, JFD is now expanding its operations to the Iberian Peninsula and LATAM. The fintech group will also provide its commission-free stock trading services to Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking clients from a brand new office in Madrid.
Ever since its foundation in 2011, JFD has enjoyed increasing popularity among traders and investors from more than 130 countries. Amid current market uncertainties and ESMA’s recent product intervention measures, the company has not experienced any significant slowdowns and has managed to maintain a healthy business operation, allowing it to pursue new expansion opportunities.
Backed by a very experienced and committed team of professionals, the new office in Madrid was established to deliver the firm’s wide selection of trading and investment services to the Spanish-speaking world. It is also an important part of the group’s plan to solidify its global footprint. Apart from Spain, the office will also cover Portugal and other major territories with Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities, including the LATAM region with a population of more than 640 million people.
JFD clients can trade over 1,500 instruments across 9 asset classes via both MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5. The company provides true multi-asset trading in Forex and CFDs on ETFs, Indices, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies and Bonds as well as commission-free stock trading in more than 600 US, Spanish, German, French and Dutch stocks. In addition, itoffers a very popular passive investment platform, JFD Invest, in which investors can select from a list of proven trading strategies.
Strict regulation by BaFin and CySec, and registration with more than 28 European countriesensures clients in the new territories are well protected. Their funds are also kept in segregated accounts with leading banks such as Barclays and Wirecard AG. JFD Bank AG, part of JFD Group, is also a member of the stock exchanges in Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf and Vienna.
Ignacio Albizuri Delclaux has been appointed to lead the new office as Managing Director Iberia & LATAM. Prior to joining JFD, he had an extensive and successful career spanning more than 10 years in the financial industry. “This is a great opportunity for JFD to reach new untapped markets and I am delighted to be part of the company, considered a leader in its sector with 40+ international awards to show,” commented Mr. Delclaux.