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Deutsche Bank brings forward its target date for 200 billion euros of sustainable finance by two years to 2023

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 25 maggio 2021

Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DB / NYSE: DB) will align its business even more strictly to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria and is setting ambitious targets for them. It aims to facilitate over 200 billion euros in sustainable finance and investments by the end of 2023, two years earlier than originally planned. “We have to progress as quickly as possible from ambition to impact”, said CEO Christian Sewing. “Since announcing our 200 billion euro target last year, we have made significantly more progress than we anticipated. We now want to achieve this volume sooner and we will report on progress transparently and in detail”. By the end of the first quarter of 2021 the bank’s business divisions (not including DWS) had facilitated sustainable finance and investments of 71 billion euros. In cooperation with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the city-state’s central bank, Deutsche Bank is establishing an ESG Centre of Excellence. Its task will be to focus on public and private ESG product development, advisory services and financing. It will be run by Kamran Khan, Deutsche Bank’s head of ESG in Asia-Pacific. Represented by its International Private Bank, Deutsche Bank has become the first bank to be a full member of the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance. Deutsche Bank Research will regularly focus on ESG in its reports on the German Mittelstand. The bank will roll out a concept for sustainability ambassadors. This group of experts from different business divisions and infrastructure functions will boost its representation at public forums and engage with stakeholders on ESG topics. In its home market, Deutsche Bank aims to invest more in financial education. By the end of 2022, it plans to double the number of employees who provide financial education to schools at least once a year from 350 to 700.

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Le frontiere del banking e finance: nuovi paradigmi in continua evoluzione

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 15 febbraio 2021

Economia e Finanza, L’Avv. Fabio Cristini (StayFintech) esperto in Banking e Finance nell’ambito della Vigilanza Bancaria, commenta i nuovi paradigmi del settore in continua evoluzione alla luce della prossima nomina alla guida del Dicastero del Tesoro che dovrà tirare fuori il Paese dall’emergenza sociale ed economica: “Le recenti evoluzioni del mondo bancario e finanziario ci fanno assistere ad una duplice tendenza: da un lato la disintermediazione degli attuali canali di erogazione del credito e dei servizi di pagamento così come li conosciamo, con l’entrata in campo di piattaforme Big Tech quali Google, Amazon, Facebook – dall’altro il forte impatto dell’avvento di asset virtuali come nuovo sistema sia di pagamento che di investimento. Il tutto accompagnato da una forte tendenza delle banche a monetizzare i propri crediti non performing nel rispetto delle sempre più rigide indicazioni della BCE al fine di garantire una stabilità patrimoniale ed una sana e prudente gestione degli NPE. Ne deriva un quadro variegato e complesso, oggetto di continua evoluzione e mutamento – commenta l’Avv. Cristini fondatore insieme al collega Avv. Davide Cresci della piattaforma stayfintech.com per la creazione un network di esperti, professionisti e interessati in cui discutere e confrontarsi sugli sviluppi regolamentari e di business legati al Fintech in Italia – Sarà fondamentale – conclude – arrivare quanto prima ad un concetto di progressiva sostituzione delle rigide normative con indicazioni, regolamenti e linee guida delle Autorità di settore, le uniche in grado di garantire una regolamentazione al passo con l’evoluzione del mondo tecnologico e finanziario”.

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FinTech Working Group monitors benefits and threats of digital finance

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 5 dicembre 2020

In a meeting dedicated primarily to analysing the benefits, risks and challenges of global stablecoins, MEPs quizzed the invited speakers about the prospects of a digital euro.On Tuesday, the FinTech Working Group convened for the fifth time and welcomed invitees Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Jorg Kukies, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Finance and Stuart Levey, CEO of Diem (formerly the Libra Association). Discussion focused on crypto-assets and their regulation in the EU. MEPs also asked whether the ECB should accelerate its digital currency project. In light of actions by third countries and big tech, MEPs emphasised the need to curb anti-competitive behaviour and take active measures to prevent foreign players from dominating the financial services and e-commerce sectors, as well as restricting their access to the personal financial data of EU citizens. Consequently, unregulated stablecoins may threaten financial stability and consumer protection. Participants asked numerous questions on how to establish a prudential regulatory framework, which would tackle abuses, preserve the level playing field, and boost innovation.

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Deutsche Bank sees rebound in trade finance volumes post Covid-19

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 30 novembre 2020

Deutsche Bank sees global trade finance volumes rebounding by more than 7 percent in 2021.Daniel Schmand, Deutsche Bank’s Head of Trade Finance and Lending, forecasts that trade finance will be one of the winners in a post-Covid-19 environment. “The World Trade Organization has forecast a 9.2 percent decline in the volume of world merchandise trade for this year, but it considers a rebound by more than 7 percent to be more than likely next year”. “Since the news that a Covid-19 vaccine might be broadly available in the New Year, our global trade finance outlook has improved. We expect trade finance activity to return to pre-crisis levels around the middle of next year. Given the broad correlation of global trade and GDP growth, this is very encouraging.” Deutsche Bank has been providing trade finance services supporting importers and exporters for more than 150 years and is one of Deutsche Bank’s core businesses. During the COVID-19 crisis it has been working with the German government and KfW Bank to roll out a range of loans and guarantees to support businesses affected by the pandemic.

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Climate finance neglects small-scale farmers – new report

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 14 novembre 2020

Climate finance neglects small-scale farmers – new report

Rome. Only 1.7 per cent of climate finance – a fraction of what is needed – goes to small-scale farmers in developing countries despite their disproportionate vulnerability to the impacts of climate change, according to a report released by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) today.Examining the Climate Finance Gap for Small-Scale Agriculture is the first detailed analysis of climate finance flows to small-scale farmers. It is released during the Finance in Common Summit where representatives of the world’s 450 Public Development Banks are meeting for the first time to discuss how to reorient financial flows to support global climate and development targets.The report shows that while financing that supports actions to address climate change surpassed half a trillion US dollars for the first time in 2017 and 2018, only $10 billion of this reached smallholder farmers annually. “It is unacceptable that the people who produce much of the world’s food, and who are at the greatest mercy of increasingly unpredictable weather, receive the least support,” said Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of IFAD. “Small-scale farmers living on marginal lands are on the frontline of climate change and should have access to the climate finance they need to adapt their production.” Small-scale farmers currently produce 50 percent of the world’s food calories. However, higher temperatures – together with increased incidences of drought and flooding – destroy crops and livestock and make it difficult for them to continue to feed their communities and earn a living.While there are no exact figures available of what climate financing small-scale farmers require, various estimates of their general needs are in the order of hundreds of billions annually, which gives an indication of the magnitude of the climate investments required.IFAD is the only multilateral development organization focused on eradicating hunger and poverty in rural areas. Next year it will launch ASAP+, a climate financing mechanism envisioned to be the largest fund dedicated to channelling climate finance to small-scale producers to help them adapt to climate change and combat hunger and malnutrition.ASAP+ builds on IFAD’s Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP), the largest global climate adaptation programme for smallholder farmers, which has already channelled more than $300 million to more than 5 million farmers in 41 countries.

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New rural finance programme to help millions of Ethiopian farmers

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 8 ottobre 2020

Against the backdrop of the global impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, particularly in African countries, the Government of Ethiopia and the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) have launched a new US$305.7 million programme to help the most vulnerable farmers increase their resilience.The third phase of the Rural Financial Intermediation Programme (RUFIP III) is beginning at a crucial time. Implemented by the Development Bank of Ethiopia, it will help farmers to access financial services, raise and diversify their incomes, improve nutrition and build their resilience in rural areas threatened by climate change.The virtual launch involved project participants, government officials, UN and IFAD staff, including Solomon Desta, Vice Governor of the National Bank of Ethiopia, Yohannes Ayalew, President of the Development Bank of Ethiopia, Catherine Sozi, United Nations Resident Coordinator to Ethiopia and said Ulaç Demirag, IFAD Country Director for Ethiopia. The funding includes a $35.1 million grant and $4.9 million loan from IFAD, with significant cofinancing from international development partners and from national financial institutions. The Government of Ethiopia’s contribution is $51.9 million and $0.9million from the beneficiaries themselves.Ethiopia’s agriculture sector, which employs 80 per cent of the population, continues to suffer from frequent droughts aggravated by climate change. In 2017, insufficient rainfall during the rainy season led to catastrophic crop and livestock losses and left an estimated 8.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.RUFIP III will build on the lessons and experiences of the first two phases of the programme, and will scale up delivery of rural financial services tailored to the needs of the most vulnerable smallholder farmers, particularly women and young people.Through the project, rural finance institutions will be able to deliver an expanded range of financial products and services to a large number of rural poor people. It will also support the uptake of these products by rural savings and credit cooperatives and microfinance institutions through financial literacy training. It will also develop insurance products through the rural finance institutions to allow smallholder farmers to mitigate the risks related to climate change.Despite improvements, Ethiopia’s child malnutrition rates are still the highest in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme will also promote nutrition awareness through campaigns and demonstrations, targeting the areas most vulnerable to food insecurity due to climate change. It will also help farmers and small enterprises to enhance their resilience to weather related shocks. Since 1980, IFAD has invested $795.5 million in 20 rural development programmes and projects in Ethiopia worth a total of $2.1 billion. These have directly benefited around 12 million rural households.

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CWT nomina Linda Creighton VP, Customer Business Finance

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 22 febbraio 2020

Minneapolis. CWT, la piattaforma di gestione dei viaggi B2B4E, ha nominato Linda Creighton Vice President, Business Finance in ambito Customer Organization. Nel suo ruolo, la cui portata è stata recentemente ampliata, Linda – con il suo team – sarà responsabile, oltre che del potenziamento delle attività di supporto aziendale di CWT, anche dell’innalzamento del livello e dell’ottimizzazione dell’analisi sul pricing e sulla redditività.Riportando a Michelle Frymire, CFO, Creighton entra così a far parte dei team Financial Leadership e Customer Leadership di CWT.“Non potrei essere più entusiasta nel promuovere Linda a questo nuovo incarico, nel quale avrà, senza dubbio, un immediato impatto positivo”, ha dichiarato Michelle Frymire. “Linda è stata per molti anni una componente altamente stimata e apprezzata del team Finance di CWT e ammiro la sua capacità di condurre la funzione finanziaria in un business di vertice complesso mantenendo, al contempo, un’attenzione incessante al servizio e al supporto ai clienti”.
Dopo essere entrata in CWT come Manager, Operations Analysis nel 1996, negli ultimi 23 anni Linda Creighton ha ricoperto diverse posizioni apicali all’interno dell’azienda. È stata promossa Director, Pricing nel 1999, VP Global Pricing & Client Finance nel 2005, VP Finance Transformation nel 2013 e VP Business Finance – Americas, GCG & Pricing nel 2018. Prima di entrare in CWT, ha trascorso 13 anni in Thomas Cook Travel rivestendo ruoli manageriali nei settori finanza, analisi finanziaria e contabilità. Linda Creighton ha conseguito una laurea in Business Administration presso la University of Dayton.

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Nasce l’Osservatorio Climate Finance

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 12 febbraio 2020

A un primo esame, sono circa 22 milioni in Europa le imprese, dalle micro alle quotate, potenzialmente soggette agli impatti dei cambiamenti climatici. Ma quali settori sono più esposti? In quali aree geografiche? Quanto potrebbero impattare sulle performance delle aziende, e sul loro profilo di rischio, le evidenti modifiche che il clima sta subendo ovunque nel mondo? Di questo si occuperà il nuovo Osservatorio Climate Finance della School of Management del Politecnico di Milano, che verrà presentato la mattina del 20 febbraio durante un evento di kick-off al Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale (Sala del Consiglio, via Lambruschini 4B, Edificio 26B, campus Bovisa), dalle 9.45 alle 13.15.
L’Osservatorio – che coinvolgerà docenti e ricercatori del Politecnico di Milano esperti di temi legati alla finanza e al rischio, da un lato, e ai cambiamenti climatici, dall’altro – mira a diventare un punto di riferimento nazionale per lo studio della finanza del cambiamento climatico, uno spazio di confronto indipendente che aggregherà player industriali e finanziari interessati a queste tematiche.
Tramite modelli interpretativi basati su solide evidenze empiriche e l’utilizzo di metodologie avanzate di statistica ed econometria, verranno studiati gli impatti del cambiamento climatico sul sistema economico: a livello europeo infatti sono già state identificate circa 22 milioni di imprese, dalle micro alle quotate, potenzialmente soggette al climate change, sulle quali verrà condotta un’analisi per quantificare gli impatti di questi cambiamenti e identificare i settori e le aree geografiche maggiormente esposti al rischio climatico.
“Molte realtà hanno già manifestato interesse nel progetto, a testimonianza di quanto il climate change sia diventato centrale in tutte le valutazioni strategiche – commenta Roberto Bianchini, direttore dell’Osservatorio -. Crediamo che l’Osservatorio potrà rispondere alle recenti spinte delle autorità pubbliche e dei mercati finanziari per l’introduzione di valutazioni del rischio climatico nei modelli decisionali di imprese, banche e assicurazioni”.
La ricerca confluirà in un report che analizzerà come il mercato nazionale e internazionale stanno rispondendo alle sfide del cambiamento climatico, identificandone gli impatti sulle performance di impresa e sul profilo di rischio delle stesse.

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KBRA Releases Research: Project Finance and Infrastructure 2020

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 20 dicembre 2019

The global project finance and infrastructure (PFI) market is expected to expand in 2020 as many countries must replace aging infrastructure, adapt to new technologies, and develop new means of energy production. These major initiatives will likely come about through the development of renewable energy assets to meet clean energy targets, improvements in telecommunications systems to account for increased internet demand, and new infrastructure investments (rail, parking, ports, etc.) to accommodate a growing population.However, the question of what comes next in the PFI sector seemed to have taken on greater importance in 2019 as the market adapted to changes in tax incentives, regulatory requirements, and the emergence of new technologies. This 2020 sector outlook discusses recent market trends, credit performance of certain PFI subsectors, and provides the Project Finance and Infrastructure Group’s forward-looking views for the year ahead.

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CWT espande il team Finance Leadership con due nuove nomine

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 26 ottobre 2019

Minneapolis, 24 ottobre 2019: CWT, la piattaforma di gestione di viaggi B2B4E, ha nominato – per il suo team Finance Leadership – Robyn Arnell Brenden Senior Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer e Fernanda Petto Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis. Entrambi riferiranno a Michelle Frymire, Executive Vice President e Chief Financial Officer, entrata in azienda a gennaio. I nuovi incarichi porranno Brenden a capo della divisione globale Amministrazione e controllo mentre Petto guiderà la pianificazione e l’analisi finanziaria corporate.“Le nomine di Robyn e Fernanda imprimeranno una forte accelerata al nostro impegno nel fornire partnership commerciali, analisi, dati e supporto di massimo livello al crescente business di CWT”, ha affermato Frymire. “Sono lieta di dare loro il benvenuto nel team Finance Leadership. Entrambi vantano un patrimonio di esperienza e competenza sviluppatosi in molteplici settori, caratteristica che li rende eccezionalmente adatti a questi incarichi”.Prima di entrare in CWT, oltre ad aver lavorato per Promus Hotels, Robyn Arnell Brenden ha ricoperto posizioni apicali nella catena Marriott & Starwood Hotels, tra le quali SVP Finance, VP & Corporate Controller e Chief Audit Executive. Più di recente, è stato VP Controller per Sprouts Farmers Market e ha all’attivo una lunga serie di successi nella trasformazione, nello sviluppo e nella guida del processo di standardizzazione della funzione amministrativa a livello globale.Nel suo percorso professionale antecedente l’ingresso in CWT, Fernanda Petto è stata per sette anni direttrice Corporate FP&A di Mosaic. In precedenza, ha trascorso sei anni presso General Mills Inc, dove ha ricoperto diversi ruoli nel settore della leadership finanziaria. Porta con sé una composita esperienza aziendale, avendo lavorato per società quali Avaya, Cisco Systems e BankBoston.

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KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Raptor Aircraft Finance I Limited

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 14 ottobre 2019

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to three series of notes (the “Notes”) issued by Raptor Aircraft Finance I Limited (the “Cayman Issuer”) and Raptor Aircraft Finance I LLC (the “US Issuer”, and, together with the Cayman Issuer, “Raptor 2019-1”, or the “Issuers”).This transaction represents the inaugural securitization for Seraph Aviation Management Limited (“Seraph” or the “Servicer”). Seraph is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Stellwagen Group Limited (“Stellwagen”), which has its registered office in Malta and has offices in Dublin, Stamford, CT, London and Seoul.Proceeds from the sale of the Notes will be used to acquire 19 aircraft (the “Portfolio”) on lease to 14 lessees located in 12 jurisdictions. As of June 30, 2019, the initial weighted average aircraft age of the Portfolio is approximately 3.7 years with a weighted average remaining lease term of approximately 7.0 years.
KBRA is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO. In addition, KBRA is designated as a designated rating organization by the Ontario Securities Commission for issuers of asset-backed securities to file a short form prospectus or shelf prospectus. KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider, and is a certified Credit Rating Agency (CRA) by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered with ESMA as a CRA.

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Il settore Finance presenta una sostanziale stabilità nei tassi di occupazione

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 17 settembre 2019

E il 2019 confermerà, con buone probabilità, i trend di crescita dell’anno scorso. Nel breve – medio periodo, le previsioni del settore sono positive e si prevede che le aziende continueranno a investire in risorse Finance, in particolare in profili con forti competenze digital” – è quanto afferma Luigi Di Napoli, Manager Hays, commentando i risultati dell’edizione 2019 della Salary Guide, l’indagine annuale sull’andamento del mercato del lavoro italiano condotta da Hays, coinvolgendo un campione di oltre 150 aziende e più di 600 professionisti.Secondo la ricerca, i comparti che registrano le migliori performance dal punto di vista delle opportunità occupazionali per i professionisti Finance sono il Largo Consumo, l’Information Technology e il Digital & New Media. Nella top 3 dei profili più ricercati figurano l’Industrial Controller nell’industria metalmeccanica, il Sales Controller nel comparto Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) e l’Accounting e Tax Manager nei servizi. Meno richiesti, invece, il Finance Manager senza la conoscenza fluente dell’inglese, imprescindibile per il ruolo, e il Legal Manager, poiché molte realtà tendono ormai a esternalizzare questa funzione.Ma quali sono le caratteristiche ideali per lavorare nel settore Finance? Secondo gli esperti Hays, il candidato ideale possiede la capacità di analizzare i dati finanziari a supporto del comparto Sales, ha una conoscenza fluente dell’inglese e vanta un approccio flessibile al lavoro. Dal punto di vista del percorso accademico, la laurea in Economia resta un requisito fondamentale per fare strada nel settore.
Per quanto riguarda le retribuzioni, i professionisti più pagati* del Finance si confermano i CFO con retribuzioni che variano da 90.000 a 120.000 euro annui a seconda dell’ambito di riferimento (ad esempio 120.000 euro in ambito GDO/Retail per profili con oltre dieci anni di esperienza). Al secondo posto troviamo i Controller/Finance Manager con 70.000 euro l’anno a pari merito con i Project Cost Controll Manager (oltre dieci anni di esperienza). Stipendi più contenuti per profili come l’Internal Auditor, il Sales Controller e il Payroll Specialist che guadagnano dai 30.000 ai 40.000 euro (2 – 5 anni di esperienza).

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27th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 14 settembre 2019

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK) today announced that Bill Bishop, interim president and chief executive officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank 27th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 10:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (9:00 a.m. Alaska Daylight Time). The conference will be held at the Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.A live webcast of the presentation, including a slide presentation, will be accessible from the “Events Calendar” section of the company’s website (www.alsk.com). The webcast will be archived for a period of 90 days. Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) is the leading provider of advanced broadband and managed IT services for businesses and consumers in Alaska. The company operates a highly reliable, advanced statewide data network with the latest technology and the most diverse undersea fiber optic system connecting Alaska to the contiguous U.S. For more information, visit http://www.alaskacommunications.com or http://www.alsk.com.

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Finance of America Reverse Adds HomeSafe® Select Offering in Florida

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 18 luglio 2019

Finance of America Reverse LLC (“FAR”), one of the largest reverse mortgage originators in the US and a leading provider of retirement loan products, today announced the launch of its HomeSafe® Select offering in Florida, the only proprietary reverse mortgage product in the US offering a line of credit. This latest launch rounds out availability of FAR’s full proprietary suite of products in Florida, joining the fixed-rate HomeSafe® Standard and breakthrough HomeSafe® Second. Florida ranks among the top five states utilizing the innovative HomeSafe® solution, and the demand for HomeSafe® Select has been building in anticipation of this launch.HomeSafe® Select is a proprietary HELOC reverse mortgage loan offered exclusively by FAR and its approved partners. It is a non-FHA adjustable rate reverse mortgage that offers up to 75% of loan proceeds as an open-ended line of credit. Like all reverse mortgages, HomeSafe® Select is a non-recourse loan.“As people evaluate how home equity fits into their retirement plans, they are increasingly choosing to only draw the funds they need initially and access the remainder through a line of credit. Doing so allows homeowners to protect their equity longer so that they have more options well into the future as their needs change. We are proud to remain at the forefront of the industry as the only provider of this type of proprietary financial tool, which represents a tremendous opportunity for suitable borrowers,” said Kristen Sieffert, president of FAR.The HomeSafe® Select is the only proprietary reverse mortgage product in the US that offers a line of credit allowing the borrower the option to tap into and leverage part of their home equity while at the same time creating the flexibility to access additional funds as needed.

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Fifth Third and CommonBond Help Enable Students and Families to Finance College

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 23 giugno 2019

It’s that time of year when college students and their families are looking at ways to help pay for school, and Fifth Third Bank has a solution. Through CommonBond, a leading financial technology company, Fifth Third Bank is offering its customers a new way to finance their education and save money on college loans.Fifth Third has worked with CommonBond during the past year to offer its customers refinancing options for student loans. As the cost of college continues to grow, Fifth Third customers can fund higher education through CommonBond’s competitive rates, simple application, and award-winning customer care. While Fifth Third itself doesn’t finance college loans, it now will send customers to CommonBond to help finance college.“Private student loans can play an important role in enabling access to higher education,” said Tom Bohache, head of education finance for Fifth Third Bancorp. “Fifth Third is proud to offer our customers an industry-leading product and experience with CommonBond.”CommonBond finances and refinances student loans, and works with businesses to help their employees pay off student loans.

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Lutech acquisisce Finance Evolution

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 aprile 2019

COLOGNO M.SE, (Milano) Il Gruppo Lutech ha annunciato l’acquisizione del 100% del capitale sociale di Finance Evolution, storica società torinese. Con una distintiva focalizzazione nel settore Finance (Banking, Financial Market e Insurance) l’azienda affianca, con servizi di Business Process Consulting, oltre 30 clienti tra cui banche italiane ed estere (presenti sul mercato domestico e internazionale) e altri operatori finanziari come SGR, SIM, finanziarie vigilate.“Finance Evolution opera con autorevolezza in ambiti di grande rilevanza quali la consulenza normativa e di processo, oltre a quello nodale delle segnalazioni di vigilanza, – dichiara Tullio Pirovano, CEO del Gruppo Lutech. Quest’acquisizione porta nel Gruppo competenze e profili eccellenti che completano la nostra value proposition nel settore finanziario: dalle competenze business e implementazione di soluzioni verticali, fino a servizi di business process outsourcing”.
“Negli anni abbiamo conquistato un posizionamento riconosciuto nel settore, nel mondo del Banking e del Capital Market con esperienze legate al mondo titoli e derivati, Private Banking nonché Security Services. Con Lutech abbiamo una grande complementarietà tecnologica e diamo ulteriore forza alla nostra proposta consulenziale sia nella revisione e gestione dei processi di business, sia nelle tematiche di compliance bancaria e finanziaria.” – evidenzia Giovanni Radis, Amministratore Delegato di Finance Evolution.
Finance Evolution si avvale dell’esperienza di 110 professionisti e ha in portafoglio soluzioni proprietarie come eXtended Banking System, il sistema informativo bancario realizzato su piattaforme Open, SWAN, prodotto specifico per il Private Banking e i servizi di Advisoring, XBS-PS, nel mondo dei sistemi di pagamento e la soluzione per la gestione integrata delle attività di Tesoreria e monitoraggio in tempo reale del rischio e del rendimento dei portafogli finanziari per controparti istituzionali.
Il Gruppo Lutech, leader in Italia e player europeo nei servizi e soluzioni ICT, supporta la digital evolution delle aziende Clienti grazie alle competenze complete di oltre 2.500 professionisti e all’approccio “end-to-end”, abilitandole a lavorare più facilmente, raggiungere i loro obiettivi e far evolvere il loro business. Per ulteriori informazioni, visitare il sito web lutech.group/

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Behavox to Participate in AWS “Digital Finance in the Cloud” Event

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 27 settembre 2018

London. Behavox, a pioneering artificial intelligence data analytics firm, will participate as a panelist in Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) FS: Insight event “Digital Finance in the Cloud” in London on 1 October 2018 at the Riverside Building, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth https://aws-fs-insight.splashthat.com/.Appearing on behalf of Behavox will be Kiryl Trembovolski, the firm’s Chief Operating Officer.This unique industry event is designed for both fintech startups and financial services enterprises, bringing together founders, directors and technical staff and will focus on topics that drive innovation and growth.Trembovolski’s panel is scheduled for 3:10 pm in the Fintech Track, which features best practice tips from the UK’s hottest fintech startups and scale-ups on how to successfully launch and operate a business in a heavily regulated industry. Other confirmed speakers at the event include multiple executives and specialists from AWS.Trembovolski said, “It is an honor for Behavox to be included in such an exciting and prestigious event. We very much value the partnerships we have with AWS and our clients greatly benefit from the best practices we collaborate with AWS on.” Behavox has been designated for the AWS Financial Services Competency for the risk management category, with solutions that are helping financial institutions identify, model, and assess risk, ensure monitoring and compliance with the industry regulations, or help in surveillance or fraud monitoring. The firm has also has completed the necessary training requirements to qualify as a partner in Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Well-Architected Framework.

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Catella consiglia Coop in mega operazione in Aarhus

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 20 giugno 2018

Catella Corporate Finance ha agito come consulente finanziario per Coop nella vendita di un attraente 131,300 mq portafoglio immobiliare in Aarhus a Dades A / S. Coop, una delle maggiori aziende di vendita al dettaglio della Danimarca, ha venduto un mq 131,300 d’affari, di campus- e di portafoglio al dettaglio in Aarhus sud ad uno dei più grandi a capitale privato società immobiliari della Danimarca Dades A / S. Dades A / S è di proprietà di Novo Holdings, Tryghedsgruppen e Aase e il Fondo di Ejnar Danielsen. Per più di un secolo, Coop ha proprietà e gestito imprese in ed intorno Aarhus sud; e dal 1996, sono riusciti a sviluppare con successo e convertire le proprietà utilizzate in precedenza per i propri scopi. Gli investimenti significativi che Coop ha fatto, hanno trasformato il quartiere in un moderno business, campus e vendita al dettaglio di destinazione e sono stati fondamentali nel trasformare Aarhus sud nel quartiere vivace, attiva e moderna che è oggi. Catella Corporate Finance ha condotto un processo di offerta strutturato, che si è dimostrata vincente e ha generato una notevole quantità di interesse da parte degli investitori sia danesi e internazionali. “La trasformazione di successo della zona che Coop ha pazientemente officiata ha chiaramente svolto un ruolo fondamentale nel portare questo caso solido investimento per la vita”, dice Jesper Bo Hansen, Responsabile Corporate Finance presso Catella. Anche lui, fa notare che Catella ha piena fiducia che Dades gestirà e continuamente sviluppare l’area di grande beneficio per gli inquilini, i rivenditori ei milioni di visitatori che frequentano il quartiere ogni anno. Storicamente, la transazione è uno dei più grandi mai effettuati in Aarhus. A causa delle dimensioni di questo mega operazione, la chiusura definitiva dipende dalla danese per la concorrenza e l’approvazione dell’Autorità del consumatore. “Apprezziamo la fiducia che Coop ha dimostrato Catella e siamo lieti che siamo stati in grado di eseguire con successo il processo di vendita di questo portafoglio che è stata di proprietà di Coop per più di un secolo”, dice Jesper Bo Hansen e riconosce la cessione come una decisione attenta e strategica, in linea con l’obiettivo di Coop di investire nella loro core business, tra cui la digitalizzazione e la modernizzazione dei loro negozi al dettaglio.

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Essent Group Ltd. CEO to Participate in the KBW Mortgage Finance & Asset Management Conference

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 27 maggio 2018

New York City Thursday, May 31, 2018 Westin Grand Central Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street. Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE: ESNT) today announced that Mark A. Casale, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the KBW Mortgage Finance & Asset Management Conference. The discussion is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am Eastern Time on.
Essent Group Ltd. (NYSE: ESNT) is a Bermuda-based holding company (collectively with its subsidiaries, “Essent”) which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Essent Guaranty, Inc., offers private mortgage insurance for single-family mortgage loans in the United States. Essent provides private capital to mitigate mortgage credit risk, allowing lenders to make additional mortgage financing available to prospective homeowners. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Essent Guaranty, Inc. is licensed to write mortgage insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and is approved by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Essent also offers mortgage-related insurance, reinsurance and advisory services through its Bermuda-based subsidiary, Essent Reinsurance http://www.essentgroup.com.

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White Oak Healthcare Finance Provides $60 Million for DW Healthcare Partners’ Acquisition of SoClean

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 27 dicembre 2017

White Oak Healthcare Finance, LLC (“WOHCF”) today announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $60 million senior credit facility to finance the acquisition of SoClean Inc. (“SoClean”) by DW Healthcare Partners. SoClean is the only provider of fully automated cleaning devices for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (“CPAP”) machines. CPAPs are used to improve health outcomes for those suffering from obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders.
“SoClean has developed a patented and proprietary device that is the only fully automated cleaning device on the market,” said WOHCF’s Managing Director and Partner, Isaac Soleimani. “SoClean provides an effective solution to an otherwise burdensome, but necessary, cleaning process for CPAP equipment.”
SoClean cleaning devices sanitize the CPAP mask, hose and reservoir without the need for disassembly, water or chemicals. Improperly cleaned CPAP equipment is filled with harmful bacteria and germs that could make people sick when breathed into their body. Unlike the traditional soap and water cleaning approach, SoClean’s natural approach to CPAP sanitizing kills 99.9% of bacteria and germs, which leads to a healthier breathing experience. For more information, visit http://www.soclean.com.

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