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Capital Index appoints Peter Wilson as new head of compliance


Capital Index, the international CFD and Financial Spread Betting specialists, continue to add heavyweight experience to their senior management team with the recent appointment of Peter Wilson as company Compliance Officer and MLRO. Previously having held the same role at Finotec, ICM Capital and IKON Finance, Peter joins the company at a time of accelerated growth and continued plans for international expansion. Commenting on his recent appointment, Mr Wilson states;

“I am delighted to be joining Capital Index. I look forward to working with Robert and his experienced management team to help continue the good work in maintaining a robust and compliant centred business.”

With Capital Index (UK) Ltd having gained approved status from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority in November 2015, Robert Woolfe, CEO of Capital Index, adds;
“Operating in such a highly regulated environment the Compliance and MLRO role is an extremely important hire and we are thrilled that Peter has agreed to join us. This hire comes at a very exciting time of growth for us and Peter’s extensive experience will be invaluable in helping us navigate the often complex compliance landscape.”

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For more information, please contact:
Rob Woolfe (CEO), Capital Index (UK) Ltd
Tel: +44 (0) 207 060 5120
Fax: +44 (0) 203 096 2798

About Capital Index
Founded in 2014, Capital Index is a global online brokerage specialising in CFDs, Financial Spread Betting and Spread Trading on a range of financial instruments including Foreign Exchange (FX), Commodities, Indices and Metals. With operations in the UK, South Africa and Cyprus the company is staffed by experienced traders and professionals with distinguished reputations in the financial market, offering in-depth knowledge, strong client focus and total commitment to ethical standards. They are supported by an advanced technical infrastructure that provides an outstandingly efficient, rapid online trading environment.

Capital Index (UK) Ltd is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (register number 709693). Capital Index (Cyprus) Limited is regulated and supervised by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission with CIF Licence number 249/14. Capital Index (UK) Ltd is a juristic representative of Khwezi Financial Services under FSB license number 44816. The registered office of Capital Index (UK) Ltd is 480 Salisbury House, London Wall, London EC2M 5QQ.

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