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GMEX Group is a set of companies that offer leading edge innovative solutions for a new era of global financial markets by being a global provider of innovative multi-asset exchange trading and post trade business solutions and technology ecosystems. Our key business solutions enable the creation and operation of cost effective electronic exchanges and post trade infrastructure in multiple asset classes including equities, debt, FX, derivatives, commodities, cryptocurrencies and digital tokenised assets. The GMEX Market Advancement Programme (MAP) is all about partnerships and creating an ecosystem with exchanges and post trade market infrastructure operators to deliver centralised, decentralised & hybrid solutions in a collaborative fashion.

GMEX Group is comprised of: GMEX Technologies - Provider of multi-asset traditional and digital exchange trading and post trade technology through a unique partnership driven approach

GMEX Fusion - Hybrid centralised & Blockchain Distributed Ledger solutions for trading & post-trade

GMEX Innovation – Technology as an Enabler - Research & Development of technologically advanced product solutions for exchange trading, clearing and settlement

GMEX Services - Strategic consultancy, implementing services & support for exchanges and market infrastructure providers across asset classes including digital tokenised assets

GMEX Investments - Selective seed and strategic early stage equity and token investment into market infrastructure and related FinTech companies

Meet Arshad Khan, Co-Founder and CEO

Arshad Khan has diverse expertise in the complete financial markets eco-system and the technology behind it. Being at the helm of several financial exchanges, from inception, he has detailed insight in areas of technology, operations, products, regulations, strategy, finance and marketing. He pioneered the region’s first exchange hosted Islamic finance platform ‘Bait Al Bursa’ to facilitate Murabaha transactions. With 22 years of experience out of which 15 years in the gulf countries, he established strong business relations with regional financial institutions and regulatory authorities. In 2008, Arshad established Bahrain Financial Exchange regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain. As a Board Member of the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange and its’ clearing corporation for 5 years, Arshad was part of the core team that established the exchange in a record time of 12 months from conceptualisation to its launch in 2005. Before that he played key role in the establishment of the Multi Commodity Exchange of India in 2003. MCX has become one of the largest commodities derivatives exchanges in the world. He worked on opportunities to establish exchanges in Hong Kong, Singapore, Qatar and Africa.