Binary.com ICO

Invest in the world's premier platform for binary options trading

An Initial Coin Offering (or 'ICO' for short) is a fundraising method that's relatively similar to an IPO. In an ICO, cryptocurrency tokens are issued instead of shares.

How does the ICO work

Purchase our tokens

Binary.com will issue a number of tokens during the ICO.

Earn exclusive tokenholder rights

Each token provides you with two exclusive tokenholder rights.

Receive dividend payments

As a tokenholder, you have the right to receive payments equivalent to shareholder dividends.

Convert your tokens into shares

As a tokenholder, you also have the right to convert your tokens into Ordinary Shares.

How to participate in the Binary.com ICO

Trade your tokens on the Lykke Exchange

We've reached an agreement to list the tokens on the Lykke Exchange.

Read the official press release

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Token dividends

How often do you issue dividends?

Binary generally distributes dividends once a year, at the sole discretion of its board.

How do you inform tokenholders?

Distribution of dividends will be announced on the Binary.com website.

How much dividend will I receive?

Tokens entitle you to an equivalent amount of dividends as Binary Ordinary Shares.

Read the Information Memorandum for further information about the proposed offer.

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Independent analysis

Need a different perspective? Read these independent third-party reports for unbiased insights and opinions on Binary.com and our token offering.

Lykke

This equity research report by Lykke Accelerator gives you an overview of our company structure, financial performance, forecasts of future revenue, and more.

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TokenRating

This research report by India-based TokenRating analyses the structure of our token offering and the potential impact of our convertible tokens with dividend rights.

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Nishant Sah

This value analysis by an experienced investor, Nishant Sah studies the risk, benefits, and valuations of our token offering based on our past and projected growth.

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Who is Binary.com

Binary.com is the pioneer of online binary options trading. We grew from one simple idea: to make binary options easily accessible to retail investors worldwide.

Today, we’ve established ourselves as a market leader and one of the most popular online binary options trading platforms in the world.

Our track record speaks for itself; we recorded a turnover of USD 847.6 million in 2016 —— bringing our total turnover to over USD 3 billion since we launched in 2000.

Licensed and regulated

Binary.com is licensed and regulated in Malta, the British Isles, Japan, and Vanuatu.

Extensive product range

Over 100 asset classes across Forex, CFDs, and binary options.

Sharp prices

Our cutting-edge pricing technology benchmarks our prices against interbank market rates wherever possible.

Patented technology

Binary.com developed the systems, methods, and algorithms that made binary options accessible to retail traders.

Award-winning platforms

Trade anytime, anywhere with our desktop, web, and mobile platforms.

Global presence

Binary.com employs over 130 people across its offices in Malta, Malaysia and Japan.

Binary.com by the numbers

These key metrics will show you what growth and success looks like for an award-winning binary options trading platform.

Dividends paid out

A record-breaking year for turnover and profit in 2016 saw us distribute nearly USD 12 million in total dividend payments to shareholders.

Gross and net profit

Binary.com is a successful and growing platform, with several ongoing initiatives to enhance future profitability. These include our entry into new regulated markets with significant growth potential, and the innovation and expansion of our product offerings.

Turnover

We’ve generated over USD 3 billion in turnover since inception, thanks to a rapid growth in business from 2010 onwards.

Active clients

Total active clients on our platform have almost doubled from 2014 to 2016. This is largely due to our focus on improving customer retention and acquiring new customers via targeted online marketing campaigns.

Client transactions

In the last two years alone, over 276 million contracts were bought and sold on our platform.

Employees and Contractors

We’ve grown in size over the years —— both in terms of manpower and offices. We currently have over 130 employees across four offices in three countries: Malaysia, Malta and Japan.

Note: 2017 numbers are projected from August interim figures

Binary Group Ltd. acquired 100% of Binary Ltd. in August 2017 for the purposes of the ICO.

View Binary Ltd.'s 2016 annual report

Board of directors

Jean-Yves Sireau

Jean-Yves Sireau is the founder of the Company. A serial entrepreneur at heart, he founded his first company in 1991. His achievements at only 21 years old saw him awarded the prestigious Foundation Jacques Dounce prize for young entrepreneurs by the French prime minister Edith Cresson, and the Neuilly Professions prize by a future French president Nicolas Sarkozy. Jean-Yves founded Fortitude Fund Management, a hedge fund management group, in 1993, and Binary.com (formerly known as Betonmarkets.com) in 1999.

Joanna Frendo

Joanna oversees the Group's procedural and regulatory compliance with the various licensing compliance jurisdictions of the Binary.com Group, in addition to overseeing a number of the Group's key operational areas such as payments and client account management. Joanna has been a member of the Malta Institute of Management since 1999, holds a diploma in Financial Services Operations and Compliance, and a Professional Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance with the International Compliance Association.

Jim Mellon

Jim Mellon is a well-known and successful entrepreneur, starting his career in fund management and now including biopharma, property, mining, and information technology amongst his many investments. Jim is listed at number 140 on the Sunday Times Rich List with a net worth of £920 million, and holds directorships in a number of publicly quoted companies. He is the founder and principal shareholder of the Regent Pacific Group, quoted on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, who were the founding investor of Binary.com in 1999.


What are binary options

Binary options possess unique attributes that appeal to both retail and institutional traders worldwide.

Limited risk

You can only lose your initial investment and nothing more.

Low minimum collateral

Deposit as little as USD 5 and start trading from USD 5 per contract.

Multiple trading opportunities

Trade short-term or long-term contracts, from 10 seconds to 365 days.

Market opportunities for binary options

The binary options industry is poised for breakout growth similar to the growth shown by the Forex industry —— thanks to key trends and events in emerging and developed markets.

Exciting growth in Europe and Asia

Organic growth is driving demand, especially in the Far East –– the world’s leading market for binary options.

New regulations in Japan

After a lengthy process, we were awarded a financial license to operate in the country, in compliance with its new regulations.

EU recognition

The European Commission recognised binary options as financial instruments in 2012, meaning increased credibility for licensed brokers.


Our strengths

We possess a number of attributes which differentiate us from other players in the market.

Intellectual property

Our platform is backed by proprietary technology, developed and managed by a highly-skilled and experienced team carefully handpicked from around the world.

Extensive product portfolio

We offer an innovative product range for customers consisting of financial and synthetic instruments with durations ranging from 10 seconds to 365 days.

Strategic licensing

We’ve obtained financial and gambling licenses to operate in key countries and regions such as Europe, the Isle of Man, the United Kingdom, and Japan.

Scalable business model

We have the ability to adapt and scale to meet the demands of new clients, thanks to the teams and processes that we’ve put together over the years.

Strong leadership

We have an agile senior management team with more than 30 years of collective experience in the industry, as well as a succession plan in place.

Strategic customer acquisition strategy

We employ a wide range of unique marketing initiatives to acquire customers. We are focused primarily on untapped markets.

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Access to electronic versions of these materials is being made available by Binary Group Ltd. (“Company”) in good faith and for information purposes only. It does not constitute an offer of, or an invitation to purchase, the tokens or any securities. Making press announcements and other documents available in electronic format does not constitute, or shall not be deemed to constitute, or form part of, an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy or otherwise deal in the tokens or any other securities. Further, it does not constitute a recommendation by the Company or any other party to sell or buy tokens or any other securities.

These materials and the proposed ICO do not constitute an offer of, or an invitation to purchase, the tokens or any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer or sale would be unlawful. In particular, unless otherwise determined by the Company, and permitted by applicable law and regulation, it is not intended that any offering of the tokens or any securities should be made, or any documentation be sent, directly or indirectly, in or into, Australia, the British Virgin Islands, Canada, Japan, Jersey, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, or the United States (“Restricted Territory”) and nor should it be accessed by any person who is a national citizen or resident of a Restricted Territory, including corporations, partnerships, or other entities created or organised in any such jurisdiction.

These materials may only be received by authorised persons (a person determined by the Company, in its sole discretion, entitled to receive the materials as prescribed by applicable laws and regulations, for example in EEA jurisdictions, pursuant to an exemption under the European Union's directive 2003/71/EC (as amended, including by directive 2010/73/EU), which includes, without limitation, the exemption relating to qualified investors (“Authorised Persons”). If an Authorised Person wishes to bid for tokens he may do so if he is registered client of Binary.com and has a Binary.com account, by which method the Company shall be able to verify his qualification as an Authorised Person. The Authorised Person who wishes to acquire tokens will make a bid. The Company will collate and assess the bids. The Company may request that bids are reconfirmed before they are considered valid for the purpose of the Company’s offer at the auction. At the auction the Company will make an offer for the tokens, which offer will be accepted (by the auction process explained in the materials) by the bids, and the consideration for the purchase of such tokens offered and accepted will be settled by credit in the Authorised Person’s Binary.com account, which evidences the contract for sale and purchase of the respective tokens.

For the avoidance of doubt (and notwithstanding anything to the contrary), these materials are not an offer for tokens; they are an invitation to treat. Tokens will may only be offered by the Company pursuant to an auction in the manner more particularly described in the ‘token auction process’ section of the materials.

Neither the United States securities and exchange commission nor any state, provincial or territorial securities commission nor any other regulatory authority of any country or jurisdiction has approved or disapproved of the proposed offer of tokens.

In regards to EEA jurisdictions, it is intended that the token offering will be made pursuant to an exemption under the European Union's directive 2003/71/EC (as amended, including by directive 2010/73/EU), which includes, without limitation, the exemption relating to qualified investors, the offer of tokens is similarly expected to be restricted to qualified or professional investors in a number of other jurisdictions; further details of such restrictions will be detailed in the offer information memorandum.

Investment in the proposed tokens is expected to involve a high degree of risk, there will be no assurance that tokenholders will be able to receive a return of their capital or any returns on their investment. Prospective investors in the tokens should carefully consider the risk factors that will be detailed in the materials.

Binary Group Ltd., Kingston Chambers, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands