Refine Innovation Lab
With cutting-edge journalism, world-class events and leading brands across capital markets and insurance - we help you to achieve your business goals
Generate leads & sales
Reach your target audience digitally and in person
Drive brand awareness
Grow your organisation's reputation and reach
Gather market intelligence
Develop your market strategy using insightful analysis and feedback
Deliver thought leadership
Tell your story and grow your influence
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
Amundi is Europe's largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 10 globally. Thanks to the integration of Pioneer Investments, it now manages over 1.3 trillion euros of assets across six main investment hubs . Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive and real assets investment universes. Headquartered in Paris, and listed since November 2015, Amundi is the 1st asset manager in Europe by market capitalization and the 5th globally .
Leveraging the benefits of its increased scope and size, Amundi has the ability to offer new and enhanced services and tools to its clients. Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of 5,000 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes and risk profiles.
Amundi. Confidence must be earned.
Visit amundi.com for more information or to find an Amundi office near you.
Created by a team of fintech and capital markets experts, Beacon is empowering the financial services industry by offering a flexible, end-to-end, cloud-based platform that has our clients up and running within weeks–not years. Our transparent source code and infrastructure solutions allow our clients to quickly customize and scale technology to fit their business needs.
As an asset manager, BlackRock invests on behalf of our clients. The firm was founded in March 1988 on the belief that experienced investment professionals using a disciplined investment process and sophisticated analytical tools can consistently add value to client portfolios. As of Dec 31 2019, we were entrusted with over $7trillion in assets, managed across our expertise in fixed income, cash management, equity and alternative asset classes and risk management.
We recognise that official institutions face unique challenges, particularly today in an environment where the trusted mantra of “Safety, Liquidity, Return” have become a paradox, with new risks and uncertainties emerging. Indeed, official institutions around the world look to BlackRock for investment management, risk management and advisory services, taking advantage of BlackRock’s broad global investment platform and expertise across a robust spectrum of asset classes that span the full risk spectrum.
Winning the Asset Manager of the Year award by the Central Banking Publications (2014, 2015 and again in 2017), Consultancy and Advisory Services Provider of the Year in 2016, Leaders in Reserve Management Services in 2018 and Innovation in Reserve Management this year is a testament to the trust and partnership we have from our official institutions clients.
Bloomberg was founded in 1981 with one core mission: to bring transparency to capital markets through access to information. Today’s Bloomberg—with more than 15,000 employees in 192 locations in 72 countries around the globe—builds on that foundation. Everything that we do connects decision makers in business, finance and government to a broad and dynamic network of global and local information, news, people and ideas that enables faster, more effective decisions. The companies strength- delivering data, news, analytics and electronic trading through innovate technology is the core of the Bloomberg Professional Service, with over 320,000 subscribers worldwide.
BNP Paribas Asset Management is the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, one of the world’s foremost financial institutions, and offers high value-added solutions to individual savers, companies, and institutional investors. We have a broad range of skills in four investment divisions: Equities, Fixed Income, Private Debt & Real Assets, and Multi-Asset, Quantitative and Solutions (MAQS). Sustainability is at the heart of our strategy and investment decision-making process. Our aim is to achieve long-term sustainable investment returns for our clients. We have assets under management of USD 475 billion (as of 30 September 2019), with 520+ investment professionals and 500+ client servicing specialists, serving clients in 71 countries. To learn more, visit bnpparibas-am.us.
While BNY Mellon is best known as a custody bank, we’re actually much more than that. In fact, we service the entire lifecycle of a transaction, from custody through to trading, funding, liquidity, collateral management and settlement.
FX Our foreign exchange business offers a comprehensive FX solution for all your trading, hedging and payment needs.
SECURITIES FINANCING A market-leader in agency securities lending, conduit principal securities lending and secured loans.
COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT Delivers comprehensive services around pledged margin assets, from collateral segregation through to collateral administration.
FIXED INCOME & EQUITIES Whether its cash equities, ETFs, sovereign or corporate bonds, agencies or MBS, you can execute it all with our capital markets desk.
LIQUIDITY SERVICES Provides clients access to cost-effective funding and efficient access to money market funds through our Liquidity DIRECT portal.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) a global fintech leader with more than US$4 billion in annual revenue, provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge’s investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge’s infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 50 percent of public companies and mutual funds globally, and processes more than US$5 trillion in fixed income and equity trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 10,000 full-time associates in 16 countries.
For more information about Broadridge, please visit www.broadridge.com.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.
CRIF Decision Solutions Ltd., a CRIF Group company, provides information services, consumer profiling and digital solutions for the UK insurance industry to support decision management, fraud prevention and digital transformation. It is also the outsourcer appointed by Claims Portal Ltd. to operate the RTA, EL and PL portal. CRIF Decision Solutions Ltd has been supporting the UK insurance industry for over 20 years and is a provider of the Claims and Underwriting Exchange Register (CUE).
More than 6,500 banks and insurance companies and more than 55,000 business clients use CRIF services in 50 countries in the world.
Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory helps organizations turn critical and complex business issues into opportunities for growth, resilience and long-term advantage. Our market-leading teams help our clients manage strategic, financial, operational, technological, and regulatory risk to enhance enterprise value, while our experience in mergers and acquisitions, fraud, litigation and reorganizations helps clients emerge stronger and more resilient.
Eurex is part of Deutsche Börse Group and the marketplace of choice for the global derivatives community, delivering
innovation and excellence across the financial industry’s value spectrum. We are working with customers, regulators and all our other stakeholders to facilitate an efficient and diverse market,delivering safety and integrity providing maximum benefits to all participants.
We adapt to the ever-changing environment with a growing portfolio of products from pre- to post-trading. All grounded in robust risk management solutions and proven technology, they help us shaping the future of the financial industry, as we have done for more than ten years now.
Our strong asset class focus combines of sales and product design functions for equity index and for fixed income derivatives, respectively. Bundling exchange-traded and OTC products under individual asset class leadership enables Eurex to further strengthen its holistic product and service offering, especially as the regulatory agenda seeks to shift standardised OTC business on exchange and to clearing. We offer a broad range of international benchmark products and operates the most liquid fixed income markets in the world. Our Clearinghouse, one of the leading central counterparties globally, clears the broadest scope of products under a single framework in Europe.
EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS) is a leading operations management and analytics company that designs and enables agile, customer-centric operating models to help businesses enhance revenue growth and profitability. Our delivery model provides market-leading business outcomes using EXL’s proprietary Digital EXLerator™ Framework, cutting-edge analytics, digital transformation and domain expertise. At EXL, we look deeper to help companies improve global operations, enhance data-driven insights, increase customer satisfaction, and manage risk and compliance.
EXL serves the insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, transportation and logistics industries. Headquartered in New York, New York, EXL has more than 29,000 professionals in locations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia (primarily India and Philippines), Latin America, Australia and South Africa. For more information, visit www.exlservice.com
EY is a leader in serving the financial services industry
We understand the importance of asking great questions. It’s how you innovate, transform and achieve a better working world. One that benefits our clients, our people and our communities. Finance fuels our lives. No other sector can touch so many people or shape so many futures. That’s why globally we employ 26,000 people who focus on financial services and nothing else. Our connected financial services teams are dedicated to providing assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to the banking and capital markets, insurance, and wealth and asset management sectors. It’s our global connectivity and local knowledge that ensures we deliver the insights and quality services to help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. By connecting people with the right mix of knowledge and insight, we are able to ask great questions. The better the question. The better the answer. The better the world works.
FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior content, analytics, and flexible technology to help more than 131,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We give investment professionals the edge to outperform anytime, anywhere with informed insights, workflow solutions across the portfolio lifecycle, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. We provide private equity and venture capital professionals with solutions that combine relevant market information with advanced analytics in a single platform to help them raise capital, find new investment opportunities, and track market, industry, and economic trends. For 40 years, through market changes and technological progress, our focus has always been to provide exceptional client service. From more than 60 offices in 24 countries, we’re all working together toward the goal of creating value for our clients.
FINCAD is the leading provider of enterprise portfolio and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives and fixed income. An industry standard since 1990, our advanced analytics, flexible architecture and patented technology enable better investment and risk management decisions. We are committed to helping our clients solve their toughest challenges, without compromise. Clients include leading global asset managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, pension funds, banks and auditors. For more information, visit www.fincad.com.
FIS™ is the world's largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions. FIS empowers the financial world with software, services, consulting and outsourcing solutions focused on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, trade enablement, transaction processing and record-keeping. FIS’ more than 53,000 worldwide employees are passionate about moving our clients’ business forward.
Fitch Solutions provides credit and macro intelligence solutions helping clients to excel at managing their credit risk, gain deeper insights into the debt and fixed income markets, and get comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. Our solutions, powered by Fitch Connect, are built on our history of credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed business decisions. Find out more at www.fitchsolutions.com.
At IBM South Africa, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. And our worldwide network of IBM solutions and services professionals translates these advanced technologies into business value for our customers. Every organisation is different, every infrastructure, every workload. Demands are also changing, and the infrastructure choices you make will affect your ability to deliver new capabilities. That's why IT must look for a cloud solution that meets your business requirements in the most effective way. For more information, visit www.ibm.com (https://www.ibm.com/za-en/)
About IHS Markit (www.ihsmarkit.com)
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world's leading financial institutions.
IHS Markit is a registered trademark of IHS Markit Ltd. and/or its affiliates. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners © 2019 IHS Markit Ltd. All rights reserved.
KPMG operates as an international network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Our firms' clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organisations. Sustaining and enhancing the quality of our professional workforce is KPMG’s primary objective.
We support reforms that strengthen the markets’ credibility and their social responsibility. KPMG combines our multi-disciplinary approach with deep, practical industry knowledge to help clients meet challenges and respond to opportunities. KPMG Advisory works with clients to tackle challenges in deal advisory, management consulting and risk consulting.
LCH endeavours to build strong relationships with partners across the global markets to deliver best-in-class risk management. With our accumulated experience and expertise, we are uniquely positioned to help participants increase capital and operational efficiency, while adhering to an expanding and complex set of cross-border regulations. With rapid volume growth, product expansion, innovation and a commitment to service excellence, ForexClear is a market leader, currently offering clearing for 95% of all NDF trades. With over $11 trillion notional cleared and more than one trillion dollars of open interest, the hallmarks of the service include proven high-volume processing capability as well as an uncompromising commitment to service delivery, including 24-hour clearing across 12 emerging market currencies. As a result, it's no surprise that LCH is the natural choice of the world's leading market participants.
Brokers are at the heart of our business. As a leading personal lines insurer in the UK, we’re thrilled to be sponsoring the Personal Lines Broker of the Year award at this year’s UK Broker Awards and wish everyone good luck!
Our ambition is to be best loved by our brokers and their customers. We strive to build trust and valuable relationships with all of our broker partners, and work in partnership in building products and developing service solutions. Furthermore, we’ve reached new heights in personal lines with the addition of our LV= Broker Clear products – designed to help you meet the needs of your customers today and in the future.
Insurance organizations need a holistic view of their business across a number of areas, including customers, operations, and risk assessment. Putting an end to obstructive data silos, MarkLogic’s innovative technology unlocks the value of all the information that exists across your organization — enabling compliance, managing risk, driving market insight, and powering better customer experiences. With our next-generation database, insurance organizations are achieving the operational agility and cost reduction that drives business growth. Designed to integrate data from silos better, faster, and with less cost, MarkLogic can help you integrate data and build your 360-degree view up to four times faster than if using a traditional database. And, you don’t have to sacrifice any of the enterprise features required for storing and managing mission-critical data. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, MarkLogic has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia. For more information, please visit www.marklogic.com.
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. We are known for our industry-leading and award-winning solutions, made up of research, data, software, and professional services, assembled to deliver a seamless customer experience. We create confidence in thousands of organizations worldwide, with our commitment to excellence, open mindset approach, and focus on meeting customer needs. For more information about Moody’s Analytics, visit www.moodysanalytics.com.
Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO). MCO reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries.
For more than 30 years, Murex has been providing enterprise-wide, cross-asset financial technology solutions to capital markets players. Its cross-function platform, MX.3, supports trading, treasury, risk and post-trade operations, enabling clients to better meet regulatory requirements, manage enterprise-wide risk, and control IT costs. With more than 50,000 daily users in 60 countries, Murex has clients in many sectors, from banking and asset management to energy and commodities.
Murex is an independent company with over 2,300 employees across 17 countries. Murex is committed to providing cutting-edge technology, superior customer service, and unique product innovation.
For more information visit murex.com
Nasdaq's market technology powers more than 250 of the world's market infrastructure organizations and market participants, including broker-dealers, exchanges, clearinghouses, central securities depositories and regulators, in over 50 countries with end-to-end, mission-critical technology solutions.
Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets.
Via our sell-side offerings, Nasdaq offers end-to-end coverage for market participants throughout the entire life cycle of a trade to ensure firms are able to adequately manage their business requirements – from infrastructure and operations to risk management, surveillance and regulatory obligations – in order to re-focus energy on differentiation, growth, innovation and revenue generation.
NICE Actimize, the industry’s largest and broadest provider of financial crime, anti-money laundering, enterprise fraud and compliance solutions is the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management. The Autonomous journey begins with NICE Actimize’s ActOne which fundamentally transforms financial crime investigations by introducing intelligent automation and visual storytelling for speed and accuracy. Intelligent automation saves time by enabling a virtual workforce of robots to collaborate with human investigators, while visual storytelling uncovers more risks by showing relationships between entities, alerts and cases in a visual manner. The Autonomous path continues with the release of X-Sight, NICE Actimize’s cloud-based Financial Crime Risk Management Platform-as-a-Service that breaks the limits on data and analytics by leveraging the cloud. Ready to get started? Get in touch at [email protected]
NICE Actimizeは、アンチマネーロンダリング、企業詐欺、規制遵守のソリューションなど、業界で最も広範な自律型金融犯罪マネジメントサービスを提供する世界最大のプロバイダーです。当社の「ActOne」は、調査のスピードと精度を高めるためのインテリジェント オートメーションとビジュアル ストーリーテリングを採用し、従来の金融犯罪調査を根本的に変換した自律型マネジメントを実現します。インテリジェント オートメーションは、人間の調査員に加えてロボットを動員することで時間を短縮し、ビジュアルストーリーテリングでは、エンティティ、警告、および事件の関係を視覚的に示すことによって、より多くのリスクを検出します。NICE Actimizeのクラウド型プラットフォームを利用した金融犯罪リスクマネジメントサービスであるX-Sightのリリースを続けることで、自律したマネジメントを可能にし、また、クラウドの活用によりデータと分析の限界をなくします。ソリューションの導入をご検討でしたら、[email protected] までどうぞお気軽にお問い合わせください。
Numerix is the leading provider of innovative capital markets technology applications and real-time intelligence capabilities for trading and risk management. Committed to out-of-the box thinking, the exploration and adoption of latest technologies, Numerix is dedicated to driving a more open, fintech oriented, digital financial services market. Built upon a 20+ year analytical foundation of deep practical knowledge, experience and IT understanding, Numerix is uniquely positioned in the financial services ecosystem to help its users reimagine operations, modernize business processes and capture profitability. For more information, please visit www.numerix.com.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications bring financial institutions best of breed capabilities to proactively manage Financial Crime, Compliance, Risk, Treasury, Finance and the Front Office, all on an enterprise-wide unified platform. A single, unified data model and infrastructure provides one version of the analytical "truth" to business users throughout the entire enterprise. This enables financial services institutions to confidently manage performance, governance, risk and compliance.
Refinitiv, Formerly the Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters, is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. Serving more than 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries, we provide information, insights, and technology that drive innovation and performance in global markets. Our 160-year Reuters heritage of integrity enables customers to make critical decisions with confidence, while our unique open platform, best-in-class data, and cutting-edge technology bring greater opportunity to our customers. By advancing our customers, we drive progress for the entire financial community.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.
SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the Securities & Exchanges, Banking Services and Financial Information business units with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss financial center. The company is owned by its users (127 banks). With a workforce of some 2,600 employees and a presence in 20 countries, it generated operating income in excess of CHF 1.9 billion and Group net profit of CHF 221.3 million in 2018.
In the Financial Information business unit SIX is a leading global provider with core competencies in reference and regulatory data. With the presence of a local office, this translate to global coverage in order to provide services for the asset management industry and global financial institutions. SIX aggregates financial information directly and in real time from 1,500 sources around the world and thereby covers all key international stock exchanges. Its database includes data and pricing information for more than 27 million instruments. Furthermore, SIX helps compliance professionals meet the challenge of observing the many global economic sanctions not only by simplifying the process of identifying securities but by keeping clients up-to-date as the political and regulatory situation evolves.
About SmartStream Technologies
SmartStream is a recognised leader in financial transaction management solutions that enables firms to improve operational control, reduce costs, build new revenue streams, mitigate risk, and comply accurately with regulations.
By helping its customers through their transformative digital strategies, SmartStream provides a range of solutions for the transaction lifecycle with artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies embedded - which can also be deployed in the cloud or as managed services.
As a result, more than 2,000 clients—including 70 of the world’s top 100 banks, rely on SmartStream Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions to deliver greater efficiency to their operations.
About Tradeweb Markets
Tradeweb Markets Inc. is a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets. Founded in 1996, Tradeweb provides access to markets, data and analytics, electronic trading, straight-through-processing and reporting for more than 40 products to clients in the institutional, wholesale and retail markets. Advanced technologies developed by Tradeweb enhance price discovery, order execution and trade workflows while allowing for greater scale and helping to reduce risks in client trading operations. Tradeweb serves approximately 2,500 clients in more than 60 countries. In an average trading day, Tradeweb facilitates more than $540 billion in notional value.
About Wolters Kluwer, Finance, Risk & Reporting
Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk and Reporting (FRR) business is a market leader in the provision of integrated regulatory compliance and reporting solutions, supporting regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulator and their own board of directors.
It is part of Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL), a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2018 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. For more information: www.wolterskluwerfs.com
Our vertical industry knowledge, coupled with our market-leading brands and events series, mean we can significantly advance your marketing goals
Get in touch and find out how we can help you