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Finanz Informatik Extends Contract And Orders Other Services

Finanz Informatik, the IT service provider of the Sparkassen Finanzgruppe, has extended the contract and ordered additional services such as pricing services and fund X-rays. With 590 Sparkassen, Landesbanken, and various joint ventures, the Sparkassen Finanzgruppe employs 350.000 people and serves one third of Germany’s retail clients.

financial.com Opens Data Center In Chicago

As a result of its growing North America business, financial.com has put a new data center in Chicago into operation. In addition to Munich, Frankfurt and Toronto, the new data center is our fourth operational unit to host our managed solutions for our customers.

120 Guests At 13th Kapitalmarkt Kolloqium in Düsseldorf

Subsequently to the event in Frankfurt the 13th Kapitalmarkt Kolloquium was held in Düsseldort at the Steigenberger Parkhotel. Two lectures had been given to 120 attendees. The event was an ideal platform for networking and discussions among institutional investors. The first presentation was held by Eckhart Sauren, one of Germany’s most successful fund managers and entrepreneurs. As the pioneer of the fund of funds industry he presented the history of his 25 year old company with now 3 billion EUR assets under management. The second presentation was held by Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Director of the Max Planck Institute and President of chancellor Angela Merkel’s commission for innovation and competition. He gave valuable insights into the trends and metrics of the global patent system.

150 Guests At 12th Kapitalmarkt Kolloquium In Frankfurt

With 150 institutional investors at the 12th Kapitalmarkt Kolloquium in Frankfurt was fully booked. Thomas Bauerfeind, Executive Partner of leading ALM consultant Protinus, presented on the difficult environment for pension funds given low interest rates, increasing regulatory requirements and unfavorable demographics. Subsequently Dr. Matthias Pötzl, founder and managing director of octimine technologies, presented on trends and metrics in the patent universe. Using maschine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms one can easily identify value drivers and patterns ouf of 22 million patents globally.

financial.com Is One Of The Founding Sponsors Of 1st JavaScript Kongress In Munich

financial.com is one of the founding sponsors of the 1st JavaScript Conference held with 560 attendees at the Alte Kongresshalle in Munich on 27-28 November 2016. We are proud that one of our colleagues, Béla Varga, is a member of the conference founding team. Béla has been at the center of the Munich JS community for many years and, among others, has hosted several coding sessions at the financial.com office.

Wertpapier-Mitteilungen And financial.com Partner For PRIIPs Regulation

As of January 1, 2017, the new regulation for Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products will become effective.  Each financial institution must enclose information sheets when selling financial products to retail clients. financial.com and WM Group, the German numbering agency, have entered into a partnership to provide a comprehensive industry solution where each issuer submits regulatory documents. With a complete database the WM Data Hub is an ideal offering for financial institutions to comply with the new regulatory directives.

500 Institutional Investors Attended 12th Annual Conference Of Münchner Finance Forum

The 12th annual conference of the Münchner Finance Forum was attended by 500 institutional investors.  Five industry leading experts presented their views on “Investing in times of unconventional monetary policy”.  The Münchner Finance Forum was founded in the environment of financial.com and is a non-profit organization focusing on knowledge sharing between capital market practitioners and scientists.  Over the years it has grown to the leading investment forum in southern Germany.

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