BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 71 countries, with approximately 199,000 employees, of which more than 151,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending.
BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
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Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited ("BOCHK") is a leading listed commercial banking group and the banknote issuing bank in Hong Kong. Firmly rooted in Hong Kong since 1917, BOCHK also acts as the ASEAN regional hub of Bank of China Group to build a financial artery in support of the national Belt and Road Initiative. BOCHK is committed to continue playing a vital role in Hong Kong's financial system stability by having the most extensive local branch network in Hong Kong, including approximately 200 branches, more than 250 automated banking centers and efficient e-channels of over 1,000 self-service machines.
BOCHK offers a comprehensive range of global financial products and advisory services to central banks, supranational institutions, sovereign funds, financial institutions, corporate and personal clients. With its distinct market position, BOCHK has been enjoying favorable credit rating and stable outlook by international rating agencies. BOCHK is named to have the most Digital Banking Initiative in Hong Kong by The Asian Banker 2018, this honour has been granted to the Bank for the third consecutive years in recognition of its outstanding position in Fintech development to provide quality banking services for its customers.
BOCHK is the sole RMB Clearing Bank in Hong Kong appointed by the People's Bank of China ("PBOC") since 2003 and the first CIPS Offshore Direct Participant since June 2016, which is recorded as the top of the RMB Clearing Bank in terms of settlement volumes among offshore platforms. Leveraging its professional expertise, comprehensive range of RMB services, and its close collaboration with Bank of China in the Mainland China, BOCHK is definitely the best choice for all RMB needs of customers globally -"A Century of Heritage. A New Era of Excellence".
Invesco is an independent investment management firm with a commitment to providing a superior investment experience.
Our clients include central banks, state pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other government agencies.
We are privileged to manage more than $1,184.4 billion in assets on behalf of clients in more than 120 countries (as of July 31, 2019). We have:
• Specialised investment teams managing investments across a comprehensive range of asset classes, investment styles and geographies.
• More than 8,000 employees focused on client needs across the globe.
• Proximity to our clients with an on-the-ground presence in more than 25 countries.
• Solid financials, an investment grade debt rating, and a strong balance sheet.
Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision making to financial institutions around the world.
Our stochastic economic and asset return scenarios, combined with a comprehensive ESG software package and extensive financial market guidance, enable risk managers and investors to manage the complexity of investment decision making. Leveraging on a one-of-a-kind frequency domain methodology, our scenarios stand out by time-varying risk and return with superior out-of-sample performance across multiple economies and asset classes.
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.
Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 35,000 users in 60+ countries. Its award-winning software improves reliability, adaptability, and scalability across several verticals, including capital markets, investment management, central banking, clearing, treasury, liquidity, and collateral.
Calypso is pioneering innovative technologies (native cloud technology, AI, Big data) that reimagine capital markets.
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