June 2021 Academy bits & bytes
Learn more about the main topics of the Avaloq Community APIs that will be featured on the upcoming Delta 2020 H2.
Read more about this month's Academy bits and bytes
Learn more about the main topics of the Avaloq Community APIs that will be featured on the upcoming Delta 2020 H2.
Read more about this month's Academy bits and bytes
Learn how the rise of instant payments will help boost four other key tech trends, including the Internet of Things and smart contracts.
Avaloq has won the prestigious Transaction Processing Solution category at The Ninth Annual WealthBriefing European Awards 2021. The firm was also highly recommended in the Innovative Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) category.
Frankfurt-based Blocksize Capital, a leading blockchain technology provider for financial institutions, has become the latest fintech to join Avaloq’s open banking marketplace.
Think robo-advisory is an impersonal solution for young, inexperienced, small-sum investors? Think again. In our latest blog post, we dive into the research to answer three key questions in the robo-advisory space.
Our goal is to provide the most relevant topics right at your fingertips! Watch out for Avaloq Academy’s two new elective courses going live this month. >Read more about this month's Academy bits and bytes.
Instant payments (IPs) are more than traditional payments in real-time. Learn in our latest blog post and whitepaper how IP processing works, why banks and wealth managers should care about them, and what options they have to get ready for the new way to pay.
Join us to learn the basics of ABR/S, how code layers interact, and how to create bank-specific features and code contributions with ABR/S bank-specific customization & contributions course.
Adviscent, a Zurich-based fintech, is connecting with the recently launched Avaloq Wealth Platform to accelerate the transformation of established financial institutions’ advisory business by means of an innovative content hub.
What an exciting quarter it’s been! Find out more about Avaloq Academy's bestsellers and newly launched and updated courses from Q1!
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Classic cars, art collections or rare wines are examples for non-bankable assets. Tokenization and fractional ownership will aid their inclusion into wealth management portfolios along traditional financial assets.
Avaloq’s CEO Juerg Hunziker has decided to step down from his role as of 1 April 2021, and will stay on with the company as a Senior Advisor. Current Group Executive Board members Martin Greweldinger and Thomas Beck have been appointed as co-CEOs.
Learn more about Avaloq Academy’s ABR/S courses on this month’s Academy bits and bytes.
Despite non-bankable assets (nBAs) accounting for around one third of global private wealth, they often come with high entry barriers for investors. However, this is forecast to change significantly over the next few years as innovative technologies and solutions allow financial institutions to value, hold and issue nBAs in the form of tokenized assets, alongside traditional ones such as stocks and bonds.
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Avaloq, a global leader in digital banking solutions, core banking software and wealth management technology, is continuing to strengthen its UK sales team with the appointment of Doug McCourt as Head of Key Account Management UK.
The Back Office of the future will be at the forefront of change – we hear it from our clients and we see it for ourselves. If anything, the pandemic made it all the more clear that digital transformation and innovation is key to building a future-proof business.
Avaloq, a global leader in digital banking solutions, core banking software and wealth management technology, has won the Best Integrated Front Office Solution award at today’s Asian Private Banker Technology Awards.
When starting a data science project, wealth managers should start by defining tangible use cases. In this blog, our Head of Data Science & Analytics, Gery Zollinger, explains this approach and what challenges data projects need to overcome.
Avaloq, a global leader in digital banking solutions, core banking software and wealth management technology, has won this prestigious award today for the third time after 2017 and 2019.
Frankfurt-based d-fine joins Avaloq’s global partner network to strengthen the leading digital banking solutions provider’s implementation capabilities.
A 2019 study from Deloitte revealed that 36% of US banking consumers chose their primary bank because of its ‘simplicity’ – a concept that organizations should reflect not only in the products and services they offer, but also in the language they use.
There is a new trend for which the financial industry should have a sympathetic ear: voice technology and voice assistants. We gathered a list of 5 practical use cases for voice technology in banking. Get ready for voice technology, with our newest blog.
Avaloq, a Swiss-based global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology, and Japan-based NEC Corporation today announced the closing of NEC’s acquisition of Avaloq.
Avaloq and Gazprombank (Switzerland) Ltd have won the Most Innovative Project in the use of Blockchain in Banking at the IBS Intelligence Global FinTech Innovation Awards 2020 for their crypto assets solution, developed in partnership with METACO.
Digital technologies such as cloud-based operating models, artificial intelligence, data analytics and automation will significantly enhance front, middle and back office processes at banks and wealth managers, resulting in a more personalized, smarter and more efficient client experience.
Sberbank (Switzerland) AG has successfully gone live with Avaloq’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. The implementation, following a ten-month migration project, supports the financial institution’s strong growth ambitions.
Synthesized data, which can be accessed internally or externally without any compliance constraints by institutions and third parties, accelerates innovation, speeds up internal proofs of concept, and leads to far greater security and accuracy levels.
Don't see ESG as merely a simple data attribute – see it as a way to introduce new dimensions when with end-clients. Implement ESG as an integral part of your investment advisory process, on par with other elements like asset allocation, performance and risk.
The solution was developed in partnership with Avaloq and METACO, and leverages Gazprombank's partnership with Bitcoin Suisse.
Avaloq Insight is a real-time data science cloud platform providing wealth managers and financial advisers with advanced levels of analytics.
Google Cloud and Avaloq, a leader in digital banking solutions, today announced a new strategic partnership to help financial services organizations in their digital transformation using cloud technologies.
On October 5, we announced the acquisition of Avaloq by NEC Corporation, who will acquire 100% of Avaloq shares from existing shareholders. With over 120 years of expertise, NEC is a recognized leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit individuals and businesses around the world.
Global fintech leader Avaloq has launched a sophisticated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment solution for banks and wealth managers that allows them to build tailored, personalized ESG-compliant portfolios for clients.
Avaloq has won the Best Transaction Processing Solution award at the WealthBriefing European Awards 2020. The awards programme, now in its eighth year, recognizes companies, teams and individuals at the forefront of the wealth management sector.
The two Swiss-based tech companies are partnering to simplify investment advisory compliance for wealth managers.
Digital wealth management software can increase the financial services industry’s cost efficiency and enable them to reach a wider audience with custom services.
The agreement will see the Taiwanese bank implement Avaloq’s market-leading wealth management software across its private banking division in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Avaloq, a leader in digital banking solutions, has launched the Engage app, a solution that allows wealth managers and advisers to engage with clients through social messaging channels such as WhatsApp and WeChat in a secure and compliant manner.
Avaloq crowns project partner, implementation partner and software partner of the year 2020 at the Avaloq Community Experience in Zurich.
NEC Corporation, a leading Japanese-based IT group, announces agreement to purchase 100% of Avaloq shares from existing shareholders, including Warburg Pincus LLC.
Degroof Petercam and Avaloq announce signing of agreement to implement Avaloq’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solution as Degroof Petercam’s new core banking system. This new solution will transform Degroof Petercam’s IT platform and better position the institution for growth and new opportunities.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant increase in customer queries globally, Avaloq’s banking and wealth management clients are to benefit from Enterprise Bot’s intuitive email and conversation solution.
This quarter highlights the Customization track including the new Accreditation courses available.
Enjoy the on-demand deep-dive videos of this year's Avaloq Community Experience to learn how we can help you deliver resilience in challenging times, hyper-personalize your client's digital experience, and accelerate your innovation with a truly open platform.
A whitepaper published jointly by Avaloq and Assentis
Avaloq, a leader in digital banking solutions announces Confinale’s upgrade to “Premium Implementation Partner” status and introduces Infinogy as a new “Special Service Partner.”
Hubbis hosted its latest virtual thought leadership discussion in early September when a panel of experts assembled from different quarters for an off-the-record discussion titled ‘Embracing Digital for Sustainable Wealth Management’. The event was co-hosted by Avaloq and Imad Abou Haidar, our General Manager and Head of Asia participated in the panel discussion as well.
The financial services industry faces structural margin and transformation pressures, due to rapidly-changing client demands, tighter regulations and fiercer competition. Fueled by 4 megatrends, the industry enters the era of the democratization of wealth management services.
Wealth managers and private banks need to ‘democratize’ their service and product offerings to a wider audience of affluent clients to compete and grow in the new hyper-digital world. If firms do not democratize their proposition, they risk losing market share and failing to capitalise on the profound, digital-led transformation of the sector.
Avaloq, a global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology, has obtained the Climate Neutral Company label by leading international climate solutions provider South Pole and achieved its aim of sourcing 100% of its energy from renewable sources.
We are thrilled to announce that Carolin Roth, known from CNBC International, will be moderating the live studio session at our global Avaloq Community Experience event on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.
Less than 5 weeks to go! Meet the speakers of the Avaloq Community Experience - the unique event format where you decide which content you want to focus on.
Bankia, the fourth largest financial institution in Spain, has selected Avaloq’s on-premises solution to support the bank’s aspiration to further grow its wealth management business.
Alain Gloden has been appointed as Global Head of Business Consulting to lead the company’s newly launched service. He is based in Zurich and reports to Paco Hauser, Avaloq’s Group Head of Markets.
Join the global Avaloq Community on 23 September 2020. In addition to the live broadcast the event offers a broad set of on-demand sessions and many more interactive features – you decide where you want to deep-dive.
What role does Business-Process-as-a-Service (BPaaS) have to play in banking as we move into the new decade? Here are the 4 biggest benefits that BPaaS offers to banks.
Avaloq, the global wealthtech leader, has further expanded its senior UK team with the appointment of Peter Lamberti to the role of Strategic Sales Director.
Multiple clients are running their Avaloq Core Platform development on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Find out how we at Avaloq provide simplicity for a new era and how we help you to accelerate your innovation with a truly open platform, so you don’t have to focus on the complexity any longer.
Customer needs are changing, and data storage is also growing in importance for banks. Martin Greweldinger, Group Chief Product Officer at Avaloq, explains what
the future of banking will be like.
Messenger apps and conversational AI will develop a significant impact on the client experience of banking. Financial institutions are busy establishing robo-chatbots for service requests or use AI-supported human conversation to support their relationship managers (RMs).
The Swiss-based wealthtech leader is launching a new stand-alone, core-agnostic suite of digital wealth management platforms.
#WeekendMood - Join our CEO, Jürg Hunziker for a beer as he talks to Inside IT about his career, the challenges of the Covid-19 situation and his plans with Avaloq.
The new fintech in the Avaloq.one Ecosystem offers a unique digital investment solution, StoryTeller, to extend the Avaloq offering and help financial institutions accelerate their digital wealth management transformation.
In today's article, we write about the fundamental problem of exchanging non-bankable assets and present a new method for trading them in the absence of any regulated (public) market.
What if anyone could own expensive assets like real estate, pieces of art, or vintage cars? Tokenization turns this into reality by virtually enabling anyone to own a fraction of such non-bankable assets. Watch the session recording in our Community Portal to find out more (MDM login required).
Learn more about new and upcoming courses, like the ACPR intro and Technical operation course.
Avaloq, the Swiss-based provider of digital banking solutions, core banking software and wealth management technology, has appointed Pascal Wengi as Head of Sales for the Greater China region. He will be based in Hong Kong.
Join the new ‘Introduction to ABR/S’ e-learning course to learn the what, why, and how of the Avaloq Banking Standards Starter kit and kick-start your ability to engage with this product.
Avaloq has been named Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Implementation – Back Office partner at the Global Private Banking Innovation Awards 2020.
Recommendation solutions are sometimes used by wealth management firms and banks to automatically suggest the product that a client may be interested in. They aim to increase client satisfaction and avoid wasting both the client’s and the relationship manager’s time with inappropriate offers.
Avaloq, the global leader in core banking software, digital banking and digital wealth management, has appointed Olivier Taillard as Chief Market Officer for French-speaking Switzerland.
Avaloq's head of data science & analytics talks about adding value through data.
Avaloq has won the Best Outsourcing Solution and Best Transaction Processing awards at the WealthBriefing Asia Awards 2020.
Blockchain has been a buzz word for a few years but the announced disruption seems to have disappeared. So where are we since then? Are the promises all gone? Is there really something beyond the hype?
This fintech partnership will create a new differentiated offering which gives Avaloq’s banking & wealth management clients seamless, simplified access to the innovative Flybits platform.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 the demand for Bitcoin has surged. Learn more about how Avaloq and METACO are making crypto more accessible to investors.
Infosys (NYSE: INFY), the global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced a strategic partnership with Avaloq, a leading wealth management software and digital technology provider headquartered in Zurich, to provide end-to-end (e2e) wealth management capabilities through digital platforms.
Do you think crypto is more relevant today than it was 3 months ago? Find out how METACO and Avaloq have worked together to accelerate the crypto adoption rate.
Want to know how our team enables reliability and resilience during COVID19 times?
Summary and outlook after 5 years of bank digitization: Which trends remain important.
Importance of crypto assets for wealthy customers.
The Swiss subsidiary of First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) has selected Avaloq’s business process as a service (BPaaS) solution for a further long-term contract to support the institution’s strong growth ambitions.
What drives us at Avaloq? Find out from our CEO, Juerg Hunziker, and our Founder and Chairman, Francisco Fernandez, how we can help financial institutions and wealth managers to stay ahead of fast-changing digital and technological developments.
Avaloq has been named one of the world’s leading technology firms for wealth managers in the 2020 WealthTech100, an annual list of the 100 most innovative wealth tech companies in the world.
More intelligent use of client data by ‘wealth challengers’ could prove a threat to traditional firms.
Digitization and automation are changing wealth management.
Change processes in banking and wealth management are accelerating.
Avaloq is enabling the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), one of the Philippines’ biggest banks in terms of capitalization, with its Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to help improve customer experience and boost the efficiency of five business units and subsidiaries.
According to an Avaloq survey of 208 investment advisors from 110 leading financial service providers in Zurich, Singapore, London and Frankfurt, 55 percent of those surveyed see artificial intelligence and data analysis as important technologies for their future.
London - The WealthTech 100 list by FinTech Global gives an overview of the most innovative companies developing digital solutions in the asset management sector. Several Swiss companies have made it onto the list. They are all from the Greater Zurich Area.
Avaloq announced today that it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Digital Wealth Management Platforms, Q1 2020 report.
Deutsche Bank has renewed its contract with the leading cloud banking provider Avaloq in Asia and in Europe until the end of 2028.
Artificial intelligence is one of the major technological disrupters in wealth management. It enables intelligently individualized products and services, increasing earnings and efficiency. Three aspects are central to this.
Avaloq has been named a Leader in the Wealth Management Operations Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2020 by Everest Group.
Even in these trying times, Avaloq Academy remains committed to providing you high-quality education and services.
After introducing non-bankable asset investing in the first article of this series, we here discuss some valuation approaches using machine learning to make nBA investing fit for total wealth management.
How can banks integrate tokens and cryptocurrencies into their banking systems? Swiss technology company METACO was founded on that very question, and their digital asset storage system SILO provides a robust answer.
New connection between Avaloq Software and ACTICO Compliance Suite offers innovative and automated compliance solution for banks and financial services providers, based on machine learning.
In collaboration with Stämpfli AG, output management specialist Avaloq Outline has opened a new Operations Centre in Berne to boost its capacity for print jobs throughout Switzerland and to increase efficiency for its clients.
Avaloq, a global leader in digital banking solutions and wealth management technology, is on track to reach net zero emissions by the third quarter of this year, one of a number of significant targets the firm is announcing as part of its first CSR programme.
Which digital technologies are banks and asset managers using today to secure their future? In order to survive in the market and in competition, wealth managers should focus on five topics.
Many companies have to send their employees on short time. Can they be temporarily replaced by chatbots?
Avaloq, a pioneer in digital banking solutions, core banking software as well as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solutions provider to private banks, wealth managers and universal banks with an advice-led model, has reported record results for 2019 driven by strong, continued demand from new and existing clients.
Swiss companies are desperately looking for IT specialists. Good advice is expensive. The editorial team looked for the best tips - and found five.
Haidar, in his first media interview since joining Avaloq, discusses with Asian Private Banker the firm's strategic focus in Asia, key developments in its solutions suite, and the role the region will play in the Avaloq's future.
Stay connected and productive during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Avaloq and Personetics are entering into a strategic partnership to connect Avaloq’s global banking clients with Personetic’s AI-powered personalized engagement solutions.
Interview with Karl im Brahm from Avaloq.
As the dust starts to settle on the implementation projects related to PSD2 in the European Economic Area, it's time to reflect on what is happening with the move to open banking and ask, what has it given us so far - and is it really just about payments?
The move to open banking is a global trend. Avaloq has worked with its clients and partners to deliver secure open banking solutions with architecture designed to future proof their business.
Artificial intelligence, robotics and automation simplify processes, ensure fast data processing and improve customer journeys. As a result, they are also becoming increasingly important for the financial sector, according to a recent survey.
What factors are driving innovation in open banking? Can the platform economy really work for the banking industry?
While prices are tumbling on the real stock exchange, the Bitcoin world is celebrating itself in Frankfurt. At last the state is helping the young industry, the tenor said.
After five years of digitisation hype, it is time to take stock. What developments are banks actually benefiting from and to what extent? The focus is on three technologies.
They come to Switzerland to work - and are the focus of the Limitation Initiative. Every third employee has a foreign passport.
ABAKA and Avaloq have announced a strategic partnership where ABAKA will join the Avaloq.one Ecosystem to collaborate on building new AI platforms and digital solutions for client banks of Avaloq around the world.
Wonder how to get an Avaloq Operations Professional certificate? Jumpstart by taking the Technical Operations course as it will introduce to you the best practices and tools of the Avaloq Core Platform.
Banks and wealth managers must respond to the changing demographics if they want to remain competitive, they must expand their asset management areas for the middle segment and new, younger target groups.
Bitcoin has been around for over a decade now and the ecosystem is currently being built with regulation and ensuring compliance in the future at the forefront.
Avaloq, the global fintech leader, has been chosen as the provider of the Best Core Banking Platform in the latest Asian Private Banker Technology Awards.
The majority of banking and wealth management professionals see artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and automation as the most significant developments that will shape the future of the global financial services industry.
How can manager-client interactions be improved? In this webinar, our expert panel explores ideas and solutions of how to overcome these challenges in order to improve manager-client engagement.
Discover the Avaloq Certified Implementation Professional (ACIP) programme.
This is the first piece in a series of three short articles that will address investing in non-bankable assets and focus on critical considerations when one’s investment portfolio includes such alternative investment vehicles.
Learn how to get accredited through Avaloq Academy's accreditation services.
Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank eG (apoBank), headquartered in Düsseldorf, is further expanding its cooperation with the Avaloq group by offering securities settlement through Avaloq’s Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solution.
Broaden your knowledge about project implementation in an easy, intuitive, and efficient way.
Experience high quality course content as we combine expertise, didactics, and technology. Learn using the latest web technology with Avaloq's Online Live Training.
Are your certificates up to date? Find out how to keep it valid with Avaloq's Accreditation Programme.
Learn more about the introduction of best practices and tools of the Avaloq Core Platform.
Digital wealth management software can increase the financial services industry’s cost efficiency and enable them to reach a wider audience with custom services.
Interview with Karl im Brahm, CEO Avaloq Sourcing (Europe) AG and Head of Germany at Avaloq.
Traditional banks need innovations to be able to assert themselves in a difficult market. Avaloq delivers them as products or services.
Anders Christensen talks about the Avaloq.one Ecosystem.
It may sound like an exaggeration, but there is hardly any person in the world that has never been part of a social network, or that has never used some sort of technical network. In a similar way, it’s almost impossible to come across any recent article about data science applications which does not mention the term “network”. Hence it is only natural to ask what is a network?
A majority (55%) of banking and wealth management professionals view Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and automation as the most significant developments that will shape the future of the global financial services industry.
Avaloq, the fintech leader in digital banking and wealth management, is launching a long-term partnership with atpoint, a leading fintech company based in Baar in the canton of Zug.
Geneva-based Banque Cramer & Cie SA has selected Avaloq’s Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solution for a further 10-year term to support the institution’s future growth ambitions.
Multiple trends and developments have reshaped the financial services industry and will continue to do so at an increasing rate. Read more in our insights report, based on a study carried out in 2019.
In this blog post, we will specifically delve into the type of challenges that arise in banks due to data quality and quantity-related issues and propose some concrete concepts that could mitigate these.
The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) represents one of the biggest disruptions that the business and financial services world has seen.
US technology groups such as Facebook, Amazon and Google are increasingly targeting the financial services sector. This is putting pressure on banks - in Switzerland too.
Edgelab, a Swiss-based technology firm that focuses on automated investment recommendations, risk analytics and decision support simulations, has entered into a partnership with Avaloq to become its first whitelabel partner for the firm’s standalone investment management platform: the Avaloq Wealth Platform.
NORD/LB Luxembourg S.A. Covered Bond Bank (CBB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of German Landesbank NORD/LB, has successfully completed the migration of three group international branches – New York, Singapore and Shanghai – to the Avaloq Banking Suite.
The LLB Group has taken another stride forward in implementing its StepUp2020 strategy, which targets sustained profitable growth.
The introduction of a highly automated portfolio-based advisory process and the use of quantitative portfolio risk has led to a new advisory paradigm. In this post, we explore the challenges that come with this.
With the implementation of MiFID II in Europe and similar standards in other jurisdictions, wealth advice has effectively shifted from a “single-instrument approach” to a “risk-based portfolio approach”. This blogpost is an introduction to what this means.
Read about Avaloq Academy's new certification pillars and check out brand new courses.
Digital transformation of the financial services industry and a move towards fully digital operating models by banks and wealth managers have already begun to reshape the global sector.
Crypto assets are highly volatile and complex, but they offer significant growth opportunities. They have an inherent value. More and more clients therefore want comprehensive management and advisory services from asset managers and private banks.
The bank will build on Avaloq’s platform to refine client solutions and accelerate its technology-led growth plans.
Regulatory pressure to improve investor protection has resulted in wealth managers adopting a portfolio-risk-based approach. However, this approach can reduce the need for client touchpoints. How can manager-client interactions be improved?
If banks want to tap into new customer groups, they must do one thing above all else: put the customer in focus. In an interview with Brahm, banking IT expert Karl Karl reveals how banks can best do this and what technology can help.
The Avaloq Banking Suite has been adopted by Maybank Group, South East Asia’s fourth largest bank by assets, to serve Maybank Premier clients in Singapore.
Looking at the development of banking technology over the last few years, positive developments can certainly be observed.
Global fintech Avaloq has again been recognized as a Leader in the 2019 NelsonHall NEAT vendor evaluation for Wealth & Asset Management Services, one of the most comprehensive such assessments globally.
Robotics and AI are helping drive the way forward for the financial services sector.
Jakarta-headquartered PT Bank Mandiri Tbk, the largest banking group in Indonesia in terms of assets, loans and deposits, has selected the Avaloq Banking Suite to run its USD14 billion AUM wealth management division.
Avaloq, the leading cloud platform and service provider for banks, wealth managers and investment firms, has successfully closed the acquisition of Zurich-based Derivative Partners AG, the number one independent information and data provider for structured products and derivatives in Switzerland.
Avaloq’s e-banking solution is now in operation at Thurgauer Kantonalbank (TKB).
Welcome to your weekly roundup of the latest developments in financial tech and innovation.
Modern banking ecosystems combine the advantages of banks and Fintech.
For some years now the wealth management sector has been facing enormous pressure to improve operational efficiency, performance and compliance, while neglecting an essential long-term growth driver: innovation.
Innovation decides the battle for the customer.
Discover Avaloq Academy's online live training services.
Global fintech leader Avaloq has furthered its partnership with the national initiative digitalswitzerland by signing up to the organisation’s lifelong learning pledge.
strukis.com, the Swiss newcomer in structured product trading, is now an Avaloq partner.
The software house Avaloq launched a marketplace for Fintechs at the beginning of the year. Executive Board member Martin Greweldinger takes stock of the situation.
Interest is high, but the volatility and complexity of crypto-assets still deter many investors. For wealth managers, this is an opportunity to expand their client relationships by offering appropriate management and advisory services, explains Karl im Brahm, Avaloq's German head.
The output management specialist Avaloq Outline is a new eBill provider for SIX Banking Services.
We spoke to Martin Greweldinger, Group Chief Product Officer of Avaloq, about the technical problems and requirements. How complicated is it for IT?
In this interview, Martin Greweldinger talks about the reason why banks want to offer their clients the possibility to trade blockchain-based products such as tokens and cryptocurrencies.
In order to be able to work in a customer-centered manner, you need the necessary foresight. However, many banks roll out digital applications without adding value for customers. Banking platforms are one possible solution, says guest author Karl im Brahm.
The future of wealth management is undoubtedly 'ubertisation', experts at an Avaloq Community Conference in Singapore shared.
The chief executive of the Swiss banking tech firm spoke to finews.asia about the company's Asia focus and how it is setting itself apart from the competition.
Avaloq, a global fintech leader, has launched a unique data analytics solution for banks and wealth managers to quickly gain transparency on the impact of bespoke pricing for individual clients, thus supporting financial institutions to improve the overall client experience.
Knowledge Lab, the Zurich-based company founded in 2016 with a focus on data science, software development and consulting, has become an Avaloq software partner.
Illuminating private banking in Asia.
Avaloq, the leading fintech and international provider of software as a service (SaaS), business process as a service (BPaaS), and on-premise solutions to banks and wealth managers, reported record half-year revenues of CHF 288 million, an increase of 5 percent year-on-year.
Avaloq, the global fintech leader, has appointed Imad Abou Haidar as the firm’s new Head of Asia.
Intesa Sanpaolo Private Bank (Suisse) SA and Avaloq have successfully onboarded Banque Morval onto Avaloq’s Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solution in just nine months.
Very interesting robo advisor from our client Vontobel showing the trend towards innovation in wealth management and the power of an ecosystem. Avaloq’s platform is right at the core.
Two leaders combine their strengths to arm financial institutions to stop account takeover, mobile malware, social engineering and other attacks.
Zurich-based Parexa, a leading management consultancy boutique, has become the latest firm to be appointed an Avaloq Special Service Partner.
Avaloq has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Zurich-based Derivative Partners AG, the number one independent information and data provider for Structured Products and Derivatives in Switzerland.
Mathias Schütz is to take over as Avaloq’s Country Head for Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein from mid-August. He will also become CEO of Avaloq Sourcing (Switzerland & Liechtenstein) AG, the Swiss service centre for the Avaloq Group. In addition, Marc Stähli will join Avaloq on 1 July as its new Global Head of Sales.
At this year’s Avaloq Community Conference, «Future Ready with Avaloq» was more than just a theme. It evolved to become a full philosophy – a philosophy that is shaped and guided by the evolving needs of the end customer.
There are five key elements that financial institutions need to address to be ready for the future.
Avaloq Outline AG and Stämpfli AG have agreed to enter into a partnership. Customers of both partners will benefit from the bundling of their communications services. Operations will take place at the Stämpfli Group’s Bern site.
Thanks to everyone who came to the Avaloq Community Conference this week - we thoroughly enjoyed the buzz! In case you couldn't be there, FinTech Futures has published an event report.
Global fintech leader Avaloq has upgraded three partner firms – Excelian, Confinale and Vanadys – to higher implementation partner status as a result of their increased capacity to help deliver large-scale Avaloq projects.
Avaloq has won the Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Provider at the UK Private Banking and Wealth Management Conference Awards held on 13 June in London.
This Deloitte report provides an independent perspective on the major opportunities and risk management issues, as well as a high level roadmap to cloud transformation and the common pitfalls that banks should consider.
This year’s showcase event will build on last year’s record meeting to discuss how the latest digital platforms and processes can future proof bank and wealth manager business models.
Avaloq is delighted to announce it has won the Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Provider in Germany at the second Annual Private Banking and Wealth Management Germany Conference Awards held on 30 April in Frankfurt.
Avaloq is delighted to announce that Stockholm-based fintech Cboe Vest Technologies won ‘Best Pitch Award’ at its recent inaugural Fintech Tuesday event in Zurich.
London-based Qwil Messenger, a safe and compliant client chat platform for the global wealth management and financial service sector, has become the latest technology firm to join avaloq.one.
Asian Private Banker's 2018 AUM league table reveals 7 Avaloq clients in the top 25. Congratulations to Maybank for being the fastest growing private bank in Asia.
"We signed up with Avaloq as our core banking platform, with customized capabilities. The overall strategy is to build a core platform that is stable and scalable."
Avaloq is proud to announce that Universum, a global talent research leader, has ranked Avaloq on 46th place of the most attractive IT employers in Switzerland.
Raiffeisen Schweiz COO Rolf Olmesdahl and Avaloq CEO Juerg Hunziker on the joint successful IT project making Raiffeisen future ready.
Global fintech leader Avaloq today announces the launch of avaloq.one, a new, intuitive and collaborative platform to help the financial services industry in their efforts working more effectively with fintechs.
Brewin Dolphin, one of the UK’s largest wealth managers with £34.9 billion in discretionary funds under management, has selected Avaloq to transform its back office infrastructure through Avaloq’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solution.
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Avaloq has reported strong results for 2018 driven by continued demand for the firm’s SaaS, BPaaS and on-premise solutions from new and existing clients and accelerated growth in markets such as EMEA.
Global fintech leader Avaloq has announced that 12 financial institutions have signed up to its dedicated Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) solution to meet the 14 March deadline.
Avaloq announced that it has joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world's largest open source blockchain initiative.
Avaloq, an international fintech leader, has completed its new, state-of-the-art building at its Ticino site in Switzerland. The new building located in Bioggio stands alongside Avaloq’s existing facilities and was inaugurated on 26 February.
With effect from 1 March 2019, Christian Gosch will be joining the Management Board as Head of IT and Operations of Avaloq Sourcing (Europe) AG, which is responsible for the German operations of the Avaloq group.
The Avaloq Banking Suite is now available in Austria: The Austrian unit of LGT, the international private banking and asset management group owned by the Princely House of Liechtenstein, has gone live with the Avaloq Banking Suite.
Avaloq, a global fintech leader, is delighted to announce it has won the highly prestigious awards for ‘Best Outsourcing’ and ‘Best Transaction Processing’ at the WealthBriefing Swiss Awards 2019, which took place in Geneva on 7 February 2019.
Smith & Williamson, the UK-based financial and professional services firm, has further enhanced its relationship with international fintech leader Avaloq by adopting its comprehensive Software as a Service (SaaS) solution.
St.Gallen, January 31st, 2019. All Raiffeisen banks at 900 sites in Switzerland are live on the Avaloq platform - The two companies readjust their long-term collaboration.
Avaloq has doubled the size of its London office to cater for strong growth in the UK driven by demand for its Software as a Service (SaaS) and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solutions among UK private banks and wealth managers.
Avaloq has won the award for best “Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Provider” at this year’s Private Banking International (PBI) Awards in Switzerland.
Avaloq today announces the launch of dedicated solutions to help financial institutions become fully compliant with ? and capitalise on ? the Payment Services Directive II (PSD2)
Avaloq clients now have access to voice and speech recognition solutions from Spitch.
Fintech leader Avaloq and crypto-asset custody infrastructure specialist METACO* have entered into an innovation partnership with Gazprombank (Switzerland) Ltd, a Swiss bank, to implement their integrated crypto asset solution.
The Banque & Innovation awards recognise innovation and performance by companies presenting products or services directly related to banking innovation.
Avaloq leverages the firm’s extensive ecosystem to further increase innovation speed for the financial industry.
Martin Greweldinger has been appointed to the new role of Group Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Avaloq and will join the Group Executive Board on 1 January 2019.
For the third year in a row, Avaloq has been named Star Performer in the ‘Capital Markets BPO – Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2018’ by Everest Group.
The highly prestigious award concludes this year’s FinovateAsia, a major international fintech innovation conference which took place in Hong Kong on 29 and 30 October 2018.
A recent report of leading research house Aite on the digitization of the wealth management sector, "Wealth Portfolio Suites Turn to Digital Advisory: Early Risers", has highlighted Avaloq in the fast-growing digital advisory market for its educational value in client communication
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Avaloq, the international fintech and leader in integrated banking solutions, has been named as the Overall Winner of the 2018 IDC FinTech Rankings Real Results Awards.
Michael Pahlke has been appointed Chief Service Delivery Officer (CSDO) joining the Avaloq Group Executive Board on 1 November 2018, with a focus on expanding the firm’s global operational and technological capabilities to ensure highest levels of customer satisfaction.
Avaloq, international fintech and leader in integrated banking solutions, is hosting its largest ever Annual Asia Pacific Community Conference in Singapore on 20 September.
Avaloq, the leading global provider of software as a service (SaaS) and business process as a service (BPaaS) solutions to banks and wealth managers, has upgraded its open software architecture.
Avaloq has reported an 8% year-on-year increase in revenue for H1 2018 to CHF 273 million, with adjusted EBITDA for the period at CHF 36 million as at the end of June.
Fuzhou-headquartered Industrial Bank Co., Ltd, one of China’s largest banking groups with total assets of CNY 6.09 trillion, has selected Avaloq to provide a comprehensive front-to-back banking solution for its Hong Kong Branch private banking business.
Orbium, an Avaloq premium partner, has conducted a survey of C-Suite wealth managers to explore views on the current and anticipated future state of the wealth management industry.
Avaloq has been recognised as an industry Leader by Gartner in its June 2018 Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking report.
NetGuardians, the award-winning Swiss fintech, announced today that it has become an Avaloq certified software partner for real-time fraud prevention.
Smith & Williamson, the UK-based financial and professional services firm with £20.1 billion1 in funds under management and advice, has selected Avaloq to help enhance the delivery of investment management services to its clients and support the continued growth of the business.
Avaloq hosts its annual flagship conference in Zurich on 13 June, bringing together the movers and shakers from the international Avaloq Community.
Avaloq, the international fintech and leader in integrated banking solutions, has strengthened its position in Australia with the appointment of Anantha Ayer as General Manager & Head of Avaloq Australia.
IBM and Avaloq announced an agreement to jointly build a private “Swiss Banking Cloud” and to transform Avaloq's IT service delivery model leveraging IBM’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering.
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