Future Technologies, Inc. subsidiary, SEGlobal Equities Inc., Announces Strategic Alliance With Equity Trade Center of Germany

Provides German-Speaking Investors with Real-Time Access to U.S. Markets



OTCBB: FTUT



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Future Technologies, Inc.

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 10 /PRNewswire/ - Future Technologies, Inc.
 (OTCBB:FTUT) reported today that its subsidiary SE Global Equities Inc., a
 provider of technology and financial resources for international investors,
 has entered into a strategic alliance with the German company Equity Trade
 Center Deutschland GmbH ("ETC"). Under the terms of the agreement, ETC will
 act as a European marketing representative for SE Global's direct access
 trading platform, SE Global Trade(TM). In addition, ETC has opened a German-
 based trading firm, which will exclusively use SE Global's proprietary direct
 access trading products.
     "We are excited to join forces with SE Global to market these innovative
 and powerful direct access trading products," says Bruno Steinhauser, Managing
 Director of ETC. "Our team has carefully assessed other trading platforms on
 the market and based on our selection criteria, SE Global Trade(TM) best meets
 our needs."
 
     Trading Firm
 
     ETC has recently hired 10 industry traders with extensive experience in
 both stocks and financial futures. Each professional trader will specialize in
 a specific market sector and will be funded by ETC's own capital. ETC's new
 trading facility will be connected to Global TeleSystem's high performance
 backbone communications network. With the SE Global Trade(TM) software
 operating on a state-of-the-art computer network platform, ETC's trading
 facility is anticipated to operate at optimum levels for today's volatile and
 fast moving markets.
 
     Marketing Network
 
     ETC will market SE Global Trade(TM) directly to end users and private
 asset management companies. In addition, when launched, ETC's German language
 website will be used to market the SE Global Trade(TM) platform and related
 services to German-speaking countries in Europe - primarily Switzerland,
 Austria and Germany.
     SE Global provides direct access trading software, including SE Global
 Trade(TM), and market data through a formal licensing and worldwide
 distribution agreement with Direct Access Financial Corporation. As a next-
 generation trading platform, SE Global Trade(TM) allows for almost
 instantaneous trade execution and confirmation.
     "For SE Global, this agreement represents revenue opportunities and
 demonstrates our ability to expand into important European markets," said Toby
 Chu, SE Global President and Chief Executive Officer. "Additionally, this
 initiative illustrates our commitment to aggressively market SE Global
 Trade(TM) to international markets."
 
     About ETC
 
     Based in Germany, ETC is a newly formed private company, which is wholly
 owned by a major U.S.-based venture and investment company trust. ETC has an
 initial 2.6 million German Marks (US$1.22 million) of paid in capital. The
 company is in the process of completing the formation of a team of experienced
 traders who hold a wide range of marketing and financial expertise.
 
     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
 24 independent brokerage firms, 24 hours a day, covering 23 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.
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 10 /PRNewswire/ - Future Technologies, Inc.
 (OTCBB:FTUT) reported today that its subsidiary SE Global Equities Inc., a
 provider of technology and financial resources for international investors,
 has entered into a strategic alliance with the German company Equity Trade
 Center Deutschland GmbH ("ETC"). Under the terms of the agreement, ETC will
 act as a European marketing representative for SE Global's direct access
 trading platform, SE Global Trade(TM). In addition, ETC has opened a German-
 based trading firm, which will exclusively use SE Global's proprietary direct
 access trading products.
     "We are excited to join forces with SE Global to market these innovative
 and powerful direct access trading products," says Bruno Steinhauser, Managing
 Director of ETC. "Our team has carefully assessed other trading platforms on
 the market and based on our selection criteria, SE Global Trade(TM) best meets
 our needs."
 
     Trading Firm
 
     ETC has recently hired 10 industry traders with extensive experience in
 both stocks and financial futures. Each professional trader will specialize in
 a specific market sector and will be funded by ETC's own capital. ETC's new
 trading facility will be connected to Global TeleSystem's high performance
 backbone communications network. With the SE Global Trade(TM) software
 operating on a state-of-the-art computer network platform, ETC's trading
 facility is anticipated to operate at optimum levels for today's volatile and
 fast moving markets.
 
     Marketing Network
 
     ETC will market SE Global Trade(TM) directly to end users and private
 asset management companies. In addition, when launched, ETC's German language
 website will be used to market the SE Global Trade(TM) platform and related
 services to German-speaking countries in Europe - primarily Switzerland,
 Austria and Germany.
     SE Global provides direct access trading software, including SE Global
 Trade(TM), and market data through a formal licensing and worldwide
 distribution agreement with Direct Access Financial Corporation. As a next-
 generation trading platform, SE Global Trade(TM) allows for almost
 instantaneous trade execution and confirmation.
     "For SE Global, this agreement represents revenue opportunities and
 demonstrates our ability to expand into important European markets," said Toby
 Chu, SE Global President and Chief Executive Officer. "Additionally, this
 initiative illustrates our commitment to aggressively market SE Global
 Trade(TM) to international markets."
 
     About ETC
 
     Based in Germany, ETC is a newly formed private company, which is wholly
 owned by a major U.S.-based venture and investment company trust. ETC has an
 initial 2.6 million German Marks (US$1.22 million) of paid in capital. The
 company is in the process of completing the formation of a team of experienced
 traders who hold a wide range of marketing and financial expertise.
 
     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
 24 independent brokerage firms, 24 hours a day, covering 23 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.