Future Technologies Inc. subsidiary, SE Global Equities Inc., adds Russia to its Global Network

Expands Reach into Eastern Europe



OTCBB: FTUT



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Future Technologies, Inc.

    HOPKINS, MN, April 17 /PRNewswire/ - Future Technologies, Inc.
 (OTCBB:FTUT) subsidiary SE Global Equities Inc., a provider of technology and
 financial resources for international investors, announces that Aton Capital
 Group, Russia's largest independent broker in terms of capital, has joined SE
 Global's growing Alliance Broker network. With the addition of Aton Capital
 Group, SE Global has broadened its reach into 24 stock exchanges in 22
 countries spanning five continents.
     Established in 1991, Aton Capital is a co-founder of the industry's first
 professional association, the RTS (Russian Trading System) Stock Exchange, as
 well as the Moscow Stock Exchange and was the first to offer brokerage
 accounts to domestic retail clients. Aton Capital was also one of the initial
 equity traders at MICEX (Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange). In addition,
 Aton Capital was among the first securities firms in Russia to introduce an
 online trading platform and has been ranked among the top three most active
 brokers in Russia's equity market as measured by RTS volume. The National
 Association of Stock Market Participants in Russia has also recently ranked
 Aton Capital in the "Most Reliable" category (A++) for brokerage firms. In
 1996, Aton Capital established a joint venture relationship with the Franklin
 Templeton Group, one of the world's leading financial organizations.
     Aton Capital has over 250 employees in offices throughout Russia as well
 as in New York and in Nicosia, Cyprus. With yearly turnover in the Russian
 stock market exceeding $3.7 billion and equity capital exceeding $65.2
 million, Aton Capital is one of the leading brokerage firms in Russia.
     "Our expansion into the Russian broker community expands our reach into
 Eastern Europe and brings us closer to our goal of creating a truly global
 financial community," said Michael Teryazos, SE Global Senior Vice-President
 of Business Development.
 
     About SE Global Equities Inc.
 
     SE Global is a provider of technology and financial resources for
 international investors.  SE Global provides direct access trading software
 and market data through a formal licensing and worldwide distribution
 agreement with Direct Access Financial Corporation. Through an agreement with
 Trade Direct USA Inc., SE Global Trade(TM) users are provided with trade
 execution and support services through Allen Douglas Direct Inc. and clearing
 services from Penson Financial Services Inc.
     Through SE Global's international financial website at www.SEGlobal.com,
 SE Global members are provided with access to its global alliance network of
 25 independent brokerage firms covering 24 stock exchanges spanning five
 continents. SE Global is not a securities dealer in its own right and has not
 sought such registration. All trade execution and support services are
 provided by the individual alliance broker in compliance with local regulatory
 requirements. Not all securities, products or services described are available
 in all countries, and nothing herein is an offer or solicitation of securities
 products and services in any jurisdiction where their offer or sale is not
 qualified or exempt from registration.
     For more information on SE Global visit its websites at
 www.SEGlobalTrade.com and www.SEGlobal.com.
 
     On Behalf of the Board of Directors
     of FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
 
     "TOBY CHU"
     ----------
     Toby Chu
     President & C.E.O.
 
 

SOURCE Future Technologies, Inc.
    HOPKINS, MN, April 17 /PRNewswire/ - Future Technologies, Inc.
 (OTCBB:FTUT) subsidiary SE Global Equities Inc., a provider of technology and
 financial resources for international investors, announces that Aton Capital
 Group, Russia's largest independent broker in terms of capital, has joined SE
 Global's growing Alliance Broker network. With the addition of Aton Capital
 Group, SE Global has broadened its reach into 24 stock exchanges in 22
 countries spanning five continents.
     Established in 1991, Aton Capital is a co-founder of the industry's first
 professional association, the RTS (Russian Trading System) Stock Exchange, as
 well as the Moscow Stock Exchange and was the first to offer brokerage
 accounts to domestic retail clients. Aton Capital was also one of the initial
 equity traders at MICEX (Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange). In addition,
 Aton Capital was among the first securities firms in Russia to introduce an
 online trading platform and has been ranked among the top three most active
 brokers in Russia's equity market as measured by RTS volume. The National
 Association of Stock Market Participants in Russia has also recently ranked
 Aton Capital in the "Most Reliable" category (A++) for brokerage firms. In
 1996, Aton Capital established a joint venture relationship with the Franklin
 Templeton Group, one of the world's leading financial organizations.
     Aton Capital has over 250 employees in offices throughout Russia as well
 as in New York and in Nicosia, Cyprus. With yearly turnover in the Russian
 stock market exceeding $3.7 billion and equity capital exceeding $65.2
 million, Aton Capital is one of the leading brokerage firms in Russia.
     "Our expansion into the Russian broker community expands our reach into
 Eastern Europe and brings us closer to our goal of creating a truly global
 financial community," said Michael Teryazos, SE Global Senior Vice-President
 of Business Development.
 
     About SE Global Equities Inc.
 
     SE Global is a provider of technology and financial resources for
 international investors.  SE Global provides direct access trading software
 and market data through a formal licensing and worldwide distribution
 agreement with Direct Access Financial Corporation. Through an agreement with
 Trade Direct USA Inc., SE Global Trade(TM) users are provided with trade
 execution and support services through Allen Douglas Direct Inc. and clearing
 services from Penson Financial Services Inc.
     Through SE Global's international financial website at www.SEGlobal.com,
 SE Global members are provided with access to its global alliance network of
 25 independent brokerage firms covering 24 stock exchanges spanning five
 continents. SE Global is not a securities dealer in its own right and has not
 sought such registration. All trade execution and support services are
 provided by the individual alliance broker in compliance with local regulatory
 requirements. Not all securities, products or services described are available
 in all countries, and nothing herein is an offer or solicitation of securities
 products and services in any jurisdiction where their offer or sale is not
 qualified or exempt from registration.
     For more information on SE Global visit its websites at
 www.SEGlobalTrade.com and www.SEGlobal.com.
 
     On Behalf of the Board of Directors
     of FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
 
     "TOBY CHU"
     ----------
     Toby Chu
     President & C.E.O.
 
 SOURCE Future Technologies, Inc.