About LYNX

Our motivation

Transparency is important to us; not only in our low fees, but also in relation with our clients. Do you have any questions, or would you like to get to know LYNX better? Please feel free to contact us any time.

Our philosophy

The LYNX philosophy: it’s all about your success

Our goal is to offer all private investors the best trading possibilities on stock exchanges all over the world. In 2006 LYNX started out in the Netherlands with this goal. We are now offering our services in six European countries. It’s no coincidence that we have quickly developed into a major player in Europe: we work on improving our service step by step, each and every day. To us, it’s all about one thing: the success of our clients.

Our team

All for one: you

Providing clients with a professional service calls for a professional organisation. From the CEO and investment expert to the customer service assistant – everybody at LYNX has years of experience and advanced skills in his or her field.

What others say about LYNX

Experts agree: LYNX offers clear added value

User-friendly, reliable, fast: the LYNX Trading Platform has already been awarded several times as the world’s best trading platform. Besides having been singled out several times as Best Broker, the customer service of LYNX has also received the Best Service Award from CASH Magazine for the past two years. Likewise, clients have highly rated the customer service of LYNX, with a score of 8.8/10 from last year.

The LYNX story

LYNX was founded in 2006. From that moment on we have developed into a sizeable European online broker. For this, we would like to give special thanks to all of the clients who have joined us over the years.

2006

Foundation of LYNX

“Who is the best online broker to choose?”

As private investors, Jeroen Kramer and Rogier Groen asked themselves the same question in 2006. After an in-depth study they came to the conclusion that there was no Dutch provider able to offer the total package Jeroen and Rogier considered necessary to succeed in the stock market. There had to be a much better way. Therefore, they decided to open up the market for online investment, and founded LYNX on the 18th of August, 2006.

18
aug
2007

First investor opens account at LYNX

Following intensive preparations, during which the necessary licences were obtained, LYNX welcomes its first client on July 4th.

4
jul
2008
LYNX Belgie

LYNX opens a second office in Ghent

Following its success in the Netherlands, LYNX decided to also offer its services in other countries. Belgian investors are now able to enjoy the benefits of LYNX via the office in Ghent.

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LYNX Duitsland

Opening of office in Berlin

An office has also opened in Berlin, meaning that two years after its foundation, LYNX is now operating in three different countries.

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okt
2009
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Winner Award for Best Newcomer

LYNX has been operating on the Dutch market for some time already, but is nevertheless awarded “Best Newcomer” by IEX.nl.

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mrt
2010
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Research VEB: LYNX cheapest broker

A research of the VEB about the costs of Dutch online brokers showed that LYNX is the cheapest broker for passive and active investors.

10
mei

Number of accounts: 10,000

A milestone: LYNX welcomes its 10,000th client in November.

2
nov

Beleggers Belangen: LYNX is the Best Broker in the Netherlands 2010

LYNX is singled out as Best Broker in the Netherlands by renowned investors’ magazine Beleggers Belangen for the second consecutive year.

26
nov
2011
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Consumers choose LYNX as best broker

The annual survey of IEX Netprofiler reveals that consumers picked LYNX as the best broker in the Netherlands. LYNX is a step ahead of other brokers with an average rating of 7.8/10.

25
mei

Beleggers Belangen: LYNX is the Best Broker in the Netherlands 2011

LYNX completes the hat trick and is awarded as Best Broker in the Netherlands, by independent weekly magazine Beleggers Belangen, for the third time in a row.

26
nov
2012

Beleggers Belangen: LYNX is the Best Broker in the Netherlands 2012

LYNX wins the title of Best Broker in the Netherlands for the fourth consecutive year. The survey carried out by Beleggers Belangen shows that LYNX is, once again, ahead of brokers such as Binck, Alex and Saxobank.

23
nov

Takeover of MijnBroker clients

January 1st,  2013, MijnBroker withdraws itself from the Dutch broker market. LYNX reaches an agreement with MijnBroker on the takeover of its clients.

17
dec
2013

Number of accounts: 20,000

April , another milestone is reached: the 20,000th investor opens an account at LYNX.

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Best Service

Cash Magazine singles out LYNX’s customer service as the Best Service in the  Netherlands among online brokers.

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Winner of the Gouden Stier

The stock exchange website Belegger.nl singles out LYNX as Best Broker in the Netherlands, and awarded LYNX the Gouden Stier (‘Golden Bull’), the ‘Oscar’ of the Dutch investment world.

7
nov

Beleggers Belangen: LYNX is Best Broker in the Netherlands 2012

After being singled out as Best Broker in the Netherlands by Beleggers Belangen in the years 2009 to 2012, LYNX once again comes out best in 2013. This means that the investment magazine has acclaimed LYNX as the best choice for investors in the Netherlands in five consecutive years.

29
nov
LYNX Tsjechie

LYNX expands to the Czech Republic

LYNX has opened an office in Prague and now operates in four European countries.

17
dec
2014
LYNX Finland

Expansion to Finland

From now on, Finnish investors too are able to benefit from the advantages at LYNX. Finland is the fifth country in which LYNX is active.

28
nov
2015
LYNX Frankrijk

LYNX enters the French market

The American stock exchange in particular, is hard to access for French investors. LYNX fills the breach by extending its services to France.

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feb

Best Service

Once again, LYNX receives the Best Service award from the investment magazine Cash Magazine.

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Number of accounts: 30,000

March 20th, LYNX opens its 30,000th investor’s account. We hope to be welcoming you shortly to this group as well.

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Broker-Roku

Broker of the year in Czech

At the election Broker Roku is LYNX rewarded as broker of the year in Czech Republic.

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LYNX: Take your trading to the next level.

LYNX is the number one choice for active traders. Open an account and find out why traders choose for LYNX.

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