- Room Travel Company and previous Goldman Sachs trader Anton Kreil, have just announced they will be attempting to set a brand-new Globe Record by implementing the “First Trade in Room” aboard the XCOR Lynx MK II shuttle in 2014.
LONDON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Dutch Space Tourism business, Area Tour Firm (SXC) and world-renowned monetary markets trader Anton Kreil are about to make a giant financial leap and go one action past.
In an interview in the most current edition of the London-based publication Square Mile Magazine, Kreil has actually announced that he will certainly be trying to become the very first individual in history to make a economic markets transaction in Room, when he jumps aboard the XCOR Lynx MKII shuttle with SXC in 2014.
Technically, the World Records that Kreil and SXC will certainly be trying are “First Financial Transaction in Area” and “Highest Recorded Financial Transaction.” However, offered that Kreil is a City-based trader, the “Financial Transactions” he will be making will be a Currency Trade and a Stock / Share Trade.
In the Square Mile interview, Kreil outlined that because he is British and is flying in a US-built shuttle, trading the currency pair of Sterling US Buck (GBP/USD), typically recognized in the economic markets as “Cable”, made best sense. Kreil accepted: “I certainly just can’t commit to trading the Euro. With the means things are looking at the moment, it may not even be around by the time we go.”
As for the Stock Trade, Kreil was less honest about the specifics. “We’re currently in talks with publicly-listed business in the United States, UK and Europe with concerns to funding the trade. We’re looking at doing a big one and the stock will most likely be announced a couple of weeks prior to the flight.”
The Financial industry additionally desires a piece of the action. Kreil additionally revealed that they were in talks with Investment Banks and brokers who prefer to sponsor the execution.
The flight will be broadcast live on the internet, so the sponsors of the trades will certainly get split-second around the world exposure. There will certainly be video cameras inside the aircraft and Kreil will be floating weightless in the cockpit, looking down at Earth and buying the sponsor’s stock.
“From the companies’ point of view, the message of being a real global pioneer is a terrific message. It’s an fantastic situation to be involved in,” stated Anton Kreil
The flight itself will take off from either Mohave in California or the Caribbean tropical isle of Curacao. It will take Anton four moments to get to Area and he will certainly be travelling at 3 times the speed of sound up to 103km (330,000 feet). 100km is the internationally-accepted border to Area and is recognized as The Karman Line. As long as Kreil performs the trade at 100km above sea degree, the sponsor will certainly hold the record. Kreil will then fly back to Earth and the entire vacation will be around one hour.
SXC CEO Michiel Mol said: “When Anton came to us with the idea, we embraced it immediately. It’s plainly going to be a lot of fun and sends out a positive message. One thing we understand for sure. The company sponsor’s stock will certainly obtain quick around the world attention.”