FAQS

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What is the GRID?
The GRID is a member of the GSX Group, supporting issuers in gaining access to the benefits of ‘Smart Securities’, paving the way towards a new capital markets future.
What services does the GRID provide?
The GRID provides the complete issuance solution for entities seeking to issue digital securities. This includes the creation of the Smart Contracts, and the issuance and allocation of those Smart Securities.
What is the GSX Group capital markets ecosystem?
The GSX Group capital markets ecosystem is a group of companies that seeks to transform the current legacy structures of capital markets, towards a new era of digital, blockchain powered, finance. Within the GSX Group capital markets ecosystem there are the following entities:
How do I get in touch?
You can get in contact with us by e-mailing: [email protected] or fill out the form on the Contact Us page here.
What products can I issue on the GRID?
The GRID supports equities (shares), debt securities, or units in collective investment schemes (open-ended or closed-ended funds). Get in touch with one of our Business Development team to find a tailored solution, e-mail [email protected] or fill out the form on the Contact Us page here.
How do I apply to issue securities?
We have a Preliminary Information Questionnaire form available on our website, you can view the questionnaire here. Once completed this will be sent out to our GRID team who will contact you to discuss your Smart Security needs.
What are the costs involved in issuing on the GRID?
Costs are calculated based on issuance and deployment of Smart Securities, to have a discussion on fees, please e-mail [email protected] or fill out the form on the Contact Us page here and ask for one of our Business Development team to get in touch.
What are Securities?
Securities are financial instruments that hold value and represent an ownership or right to ownership. Securities can be broadly categorised into two distinct types, equities and debt.
What is a blockchain?
A blockchain is a time-stamped series of immutable records of data, called blocks, that are linked using cryptography. It is a ledger that can record transactions between parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way.
What is the STACS Network?
The STACS Network is a private permissioned blockchain network designed for capital markets.
What are ‘Smart Securities’
Smart Securities are the term we attribute to digital securities. Put simply they are securities that utilise the many benefits that blockchain can provide, hence they are smarter than traditional securities.
What is ‘Tokenisation’
Tokenisation is the process in which the securities are created or ‘minted’ into a digital form. Those securities are represented in digital form, which exists on the blockchain.
What are ‘Digital Securities’?
Digital securities are securities issued on the blockchain.
What is a Smart Contract?
A smart contract is a blockchain protocol intended to digitally facilitate, verify, or enforce the negotiation or performance of a contract.
What is a Member Firm?
Member Firms are a core part of the GSX Group capital market ecosystem, they represent and support issuers, fund and debt listings on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, virtual assets on GBX (the Global Blockchain Exchange), and digital security issuance on the GRID.
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