Sourcing – A Reinforced Trend?

By Christian Thygesen, Partner & Chairman of the Board | The 23rd of November, 2018

Some 6 years ago, we at Capital Market Partners (CMP) toured the country visiting smaller and medium sized banks to suggest looking at the possibility of outsourcing (parts of) their Back-Office operations, in particular the settlement and custody of non-Danish securities. To put it nicely, our success was limited. We struggled to understand why these institutions wanted to maintain operations which – on a cost-per-transaction basis – seemed expensive. We never came up with a better answer than the idea that it was part of the DNA of these institutions to have such a department.

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Har du styr på din hvidvaskrisiko?

Forebyggelse af hvidvask og finansiering af terror er i fokus som aldrig før. Men hvordan får man et overblik over de områder, som man skal tage stilling til i sin organisation? Området er komplekst. Jeg vil her kort introducere nogle af nøgleområderne med fokus på seks dele af den samlede proces inden for forebyggelse af hvidvask og terrorfinansiering.

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Capital Market Partners Strengthens its Connection with Jutland-based Clients: Opens New Office in Aarhus and Welcomes New Manager to the FRM & Compliance Team

It is with great pleasure Capital Market Partners can welcome Rikke Ledager Lauritsen as new Manager from the 1stof October 2018. As the most recent member of the Financial Risk Management & Compliance team, Rikke will contribute with her many years of experience from the field, as well as her great knowledge and relations to clients in Jutland, whom she will work closely with from CMP’s new office in Aarhus.

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CMP bliver #1 i kategorien Danmarks bedste konsulentvirksomhed: ”Vi bygger bro mellem forretningsforståelse og it-understøttelse – og det er efterspurgt af vores kunder”

Hvert år udgiver Computerworld deres top 100 liste, hvor de kårer Danmarks dygtigste it-virksomheder på baggrund af selskabernes regnskabstal – dækkende fra konsulenthuse til softwarefirmaer. Nyheden om førstepladsen i konsulentkategorien kommer som en glædelig overraskelse for Capital Market Partners, hvor både den primære drift og medarbejderantallet er fordoblet.

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Capital Market Partners kåret som #1 i kategorien Danmarks bedste it konsulentvirksomhed

Her er Danmarks bedste konsulentvirksomheder – medarbejderne skal have det sjovt hos vinderen

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Insourcing vs. Outsourcing – How to Get the Right Match

There is a movement within the financial industry regarding sourcing. Some companies choose to outsource, while others decide to pull back similar tasks previously outsourced. But, why do we experience these different moves? Which factors determine whether something should be outsourced or taken back into the organization? The right match of whether to in- or outsource can be very different from one organization to another. But the reasoning behind, why to in- or outsource, should always depend on company specific objectives.

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What Does it Take to Ensure Accurate and Timely NAV?

Net Asset Value (NAV) is value per share of a mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund (ETF) on a specific date or time. For fund managers, this means that accurate prices must be provided on a daily basis in a highly regulated and fast-moving environment – this post goes through four steps that elaborate on how to ensure accurate and timely NAV in relation to processes, system and platform, data and controls.

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7 Key Takeaways in Fintechgration – Implementing a Fintech Solution

We see a development within the financial sector and in the capital market – a development driven by technologies and developed by an increasing number of FinTech startups. For established financial institutions, this means that they are looking at a new landscape where partnerships and integration are getting a whole new meaning. This will bring on new challenges for both sides. In this post we give a you seven key takeaways from the FinTech side and from the process of implementing a FinTech solution.

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Four Lessons Learned on the MiFID II Ban on Inducements

The partial ban on inducements (formidlingsprovision) related to marketing of investment funds is probably the most controversial part of the MiFID II directive. If we take a look back on the implementation of the legislation. What effect has it had so far and what has changed? This post goes through four lessons that we have learned.

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