Join SimCorp and The TRADE on 27 May for this webinar exploring front office innovation for the buy-side, including real world examples with portfolio optimisation and environment social and corporate governance (ESG) ratings.

The webinar will explore the benefits of accessing software partners through a vendor like SimCorp and how buy-side firms can leverage relationships with vendors to maximise their innovation. 

2.00PM BST

2:00-2:20 PM BST – FinTech innovation, a buy-side perspective with KBC Asset Management
What is driving the need to leverage new FinTech innovations in the front office?​
What options are available for sourcing and adopting FinTech, cloud and data providers?​
How can investment managers leverage system vendors to maximise the true scale and impact of FinTech in their existing front office workflows?​ 

2:20-2:50 PM BST – FinTech Panel: Real world examples of front office innovation at work
IntelliBonds – Portfolio construction & optimisation
Qontigo – Risk analytics, portfolio construction & optimisation 
YvesBlue – ESG research & reporting 

2:50-3:00 PM BST – Audience Q&A​


  • Nikos Lazaridis, executive director, portfolio solutions, Qontigo
  • Wim Van Hellemont, head of global investment management, KBC Asset Management
  • Igor Tesinsky, co-founder & CEO, IntelliBonds
  • Anna-Marie Wascher, CEO & founder, Yvesblue
  • Anders Kirkeby, head of open innovation, SimCorp
  • Annabel Smith, reporter, The TRADE (moderator)