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vwd covers the full range of value creation in the investment industry. We are highly specialized in the products and solutions we offer and combine them efficiently through decades of experience.

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vwd specifically optimizes customer processes with professional FinTech and RegTech solutions and thus enables the exploitation of business potentials.

  • One contact partner with understanding for all topics
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  • Individual and standard solutions
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Management Team

 

 

 

 

 

Shiva Ramabadran

Chief Executive Officer



 

 

 

 

 

Udo Kersting

Chief Revenue Officer



Shiva is CEO of vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH. Prior to this, he had already worked as a freelance consultant in corporate management and assumed the role of CTO as interim manager.

Shiva brings his extensive experience in design and implementation of technological infrastructures for internationally active companies and has created the infrastructure for numerous well known buy-side institutions on Wall Street. For instance, he worked for five years for Wall Street Systems and, among other things, managed the research and development team there.



Udo is Managing Director and as CRO is responsible for the activities of Sales, Marketing, Consulting Services and Support. Previously, as CPO, he was responsible for the development of the product vision and the product roadmap of vwd.

Udo is an expert for the capital market business and processes in the securities business. As a member of the Divisional Board for Capital Markets at WestLB AG and its successor organization, Portigon, he oversaw the business fields certificates, equity derivatives and stocks. In 2013, Udo became a partner at stratec consultants GmbH, concentrating on process optimization and the strategic focus of the securities business at banks.



 

 

 

 

 

Björn Döhrer

Chief Product Officer



 

 

 

 

 

Arndt Völkle

Chief Technology Officer



 

 

 

 

 

Christian Mieth

Chief Financial Officer



Björn is Managing Director and, as CPO, is responsible for the product roadmap and product development. He is co-founder and chairman of the supervisory board of the vwd subsidiary EDG AG.


Prior to his CPO role, Björn as a product strategist was responsible for the design and implementation of strategic projects. For instance, he designed the regulatory solutions for the PRIIPs and MiFID II regulation as well as the digitalization solutions for the vwd group. He managed various large-scale projects for well-known customers, for example the introduction of a uniform risk classification in the securities business of various banks with affiliated distribution channels. Björn is also an expert on regulatory issues as well as author of various opinions and studies on the future of investment advisory and regulation in financial markets.



Arndt took over the role of CTO in May 2017. Since then he is responsible for the technological architecture and development in all corporate divisions. He is a co-founder and Managing Director of EDG AG where he has been responsible for EDGs scalable IT platform for valuation and risk analytics since the formation of the company. Arndt is also an expert on the valuation of structured products and derivatives.
Arndt graduated from the European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich-Winkel with a major in Finance. He also holds an MBA from the University of Pittburgh Katz Graduate School of Business. Arndt gained first work experience at Deutsche Bank, KPMG and McKinsey. Before co-founding EDG, he was Managing Partner at QuantriX Partners, responsible for quantitative analyses and capital markets.



Christian is Managing Director and CFO of vwd. He joined vwd in 2011 and was in his former role as Executive Director Finance already responsible for several groupwide financial transactions and projects.

Christian started his professional career at Deloitte in auditing and filled also a role as financial responsible for Hyundai Motor Deutschland and SUBARU Deutschland for several years. He received a university degree in Finance in Great Britain.



Our locations


With 14 locations in 6 countries, vwd is an internationally active group of companies with strong links to the local financial markets.

 

 

 

 

Headquarter Frankfurt

Mainzer Landstraße 178 – 190
60327 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Phone: +49 69 50701-0
Fax: +49 69 50701-126
Mail: info(at)vwd.com

Hamburg

Hans-Henny-Jahnn Weg 53
22085 Hamburg
Germany
Phone: +49 40 357431-12

Herzogenrath

Kaiserstrasse 100 TPH IIIc
52134 Herzogenrath
Germany
Phone: +49 2407 91314-0

Kaiserslautern

Stiftsplatz 6/7
67655 Kaiserslautern
Germany
Phone: +49 631 3649-0

Paris

27 avenue de l’Opéra
75001 - Paris
France
Phone: +33 1 7038 -5464

Rimpar

Kettelerstraße 3-11
97222 Rimpar
Germany
Phone: +49 9365 8212-0

Schweinfurt

Karl-Götz-Str. 5
97424 Schweinfurt
Germany
Phone: +49 9721 499895-0

Stuttgart

Königstraße 26
70173 Stuttgart
Germany
Phone: +49 711 18567-536

Our Subsidiaries

EDG AG

Mainzer Landstraße 178 – 190
60327 Frankfurt
Germany
Phone: +49 69 50701-570
Fax: +49 69 50701-579
Web: www.derivatives-group.com
E-mail: info(at)derivatives-group.com



Lenz+Partner GmbH

Bronnerstraße 7
44141 Dortmund
Germany
Phone: +49 231 91533-00
Fax: +49 231 91533-99
Web: www.lp-software.de
E-mail: Info(at)LP-Software.de



vwd group Belgium NV

De Keyserlei 58-60, Bus 19
2018 Antwerpen
Belgium
Phone: +32 (0) 3 4000 700
Fax: +32 (0) 3 4000 701
E-mail: servicebe-eu(at)vwd.com



EDG AG

Mainzer Landstrasse 178-190
60327 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)69 50701-570
Fax: +49 (0)69 50701-579


Foundation: 2004/2007
vwd shareholding since 2009
Shareholder: 100 % vwd GmbH
Management: Mark-Christian Seeber
Total number of employees: 16


Company details: The EDG offers quantitative analyses in the field of finance, enabling investors to rapidly grap complex (product) structures. They include assessments of products and risk as well as the calculation of ratios and sensitivities (Greeks). A special focus is the retrospective assessment of structured products, complex derivatives and illiquid interest products. The division for preofessional training, EDA, also offers high-quality training programmes and continuing professional development.


Products & Services: Rating-Database


Links:
EDG



Lenz+Partner GmbH

Bronnerstraße 7
44141 Dortmund
Germany

Phone: +49 231-91533-00
Fax: +49 231-91533-99


Foundation year: 1990
vwd shareholding 2006
Partner: 100 % vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH
Management: Dirk Albrecht
Total number of employees: 12


Company details
Lenz+Partner GmbH is the part of the vwd group which concentrates on the development and sales of highly efficient stock exchange software and the delivery of worldwide pricing data and news to private investors.


Products & Services: Tai-Pan Realtime, Tai-Pan End-Of-Day, Data Base Engine


Links:
www.lp-software.de



vwd group Belgium NV

De Keyserlei 58-60, Bus 19
2018 Antwerpen
Belgium

Phone: +32 (0) 3 4000 700
Fax: +32 (0) 3 4000 701


Foundation: 1998
vwd shareholding since 2008
Partner: 100 % vwd GmbH
Geschäftsführung: Danny Bresseleers
Total number of employees: 20


vwd group Belgium, rised of former Tijd Beursmedia, has been active in the industry as a financial data vendor for well over 20 years. vwd group Belgium specialises in the custom-made distribution of financial information through various channels, such as share price information systems, print, videotext, Internet/intranet and telephone services. The unique approach in utilising the union of information and technology makes vwd group Belgium an outstanding partner for local and international publishers, financial organisations, portal sites and telecom operators.


Producs & Services: Financial content, Custom-made solutions for various media, Internet components, general and technical support services, Financial software and share price information systems




vwd group Italia S.r.L.

Piazza della Repubblica, 32
20124 Milano (MI)
Italy
Phone: +39 02 87330-252
 
Web: www.vwd-italia.com
Mail: info(at)vwd-italia.com



vwd group Netherlands B.V.

Keizersgracht 424
1016 GC Amsterdam
Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 - 710 17 10
Fax: +31 20 - 710 17 11
 
Web: www.vwd.com/netherlands
Mail: service-eu(at)vwd.com



vwd group Italia S.r.L.

Headquarter:
Piazza della Repubblica, 32
20124 Milano (MI)
Italy

Branch:
Piazza Indipendenza, 23 b/c
00185 Roma
Italy

Phone: +39 02 87330-252
E-mail: info(at)vwd-italia.com


Foundation: 2011
Partner: 100 % vwd GmbH
Management: Marco Cariati
Total number of employees: 20


Company details:
vwd group Italia has been established as a 100 per cent subsidiary of vwd GmbH. The company manages all operative activities of the vwd group in Italy. For the time being vwd group Italia will conduct its business activities as part of a cooperation arrangement with the editor of the leading business and financial newspaper in Italy, Il Sole 24 Ore.


Producs & Services: Financial content, Financial software and share price information systems, Multimedia systems




vwd group Netherlands B.V.

Keizersgracht 424
Amsterdam
Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0) 20 - 710 17 10
Fax: +31 (0) 20 - 710 17 11


Foundation: 1998
vwd shareholding since 2008
Partner: 100 % vwd GmbH
Management: Danny Bresseleers
Total number of employees: 21


Company details:
vwd group Netherlands, rised of former Tijd Beursmedia, has been active in the industry as a financial data vendor for well over 20 years. vwd group Netherlands specialises in the custom-made distribution of financial information through various channels, such as share price information systems, print, videotext, Internet/intranet and telephone services. The unique approach in utilising the union of information and technology makes vwd group Netherlands an outstanding partner for local and international publishers, financial organisations, portal sites and telecom operators.


Producs & Services: Financial content, Custom-made solutions for various media, Internet components, general and technical support services, Financial software and share price information systems




vwd PortfolioNet Service AG

Hardturmstrasse 125
Postfach 8021 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 4444 777
Fax: +41 43 4444 755
Web: www.portfolionet.ch
E-mail: contact(at)portfolionet.ch



vwd group Switzerland AG

Hardturmstrasse 125
Postfach 8036 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 4444 999
Fax: +41 43 4444 955
E-mail: contact-ch(at)vwd.com



vwd TransactionSolutions AG

Mainzer Landstrasse 178 – 190
60327 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Phone: +49 69 50701-340
Fax: +49 69 50701-435
Support-Hotline: +49 69-47894825

Web: www.transactionsolutions.de
E-mail: info(at)transactionsolutions.de



vwd PortfolioNet Service AG

Hardturmstrasse 125 Postfach
8021 Zurich
Switzerland

Phone: +41 43 4444 777
Fax: +41 43 4444 755


Foundation year: 1992
vwd shareholding since 2008
Partner: 100 % vwd GmbH
Management: Ivo Bieri
Number of employees: 17


Company details:

vwd Portfolio Services provides secure, web-based access to portfolios managed as part of portfolio data management. The current version of the web-based client tool is made available to the customer for the duration of the contractual relationship.

The ongoing booking within Portfolio Data Management and the daily updated valuation give the customer access to current assets at any time. He can independently create any evaluations.

The entire service is based on vwd PortfolioNet© software developed in-house. This includes extensive functionalities in the areas of portfolio analysis and management, decision support, investment strategy, reporting, performance measurement, statistics and compliance.




vwd group Switzerland AG

Hardturmstrasse 125, Postfach
8021 Zürich
Switzerland

Phone: +41 43 4444 999
Fax: +41 43 4444 955

Agence de vente et supportSuisse Romande
c/o Galeo SA
bvd Georges-Favon 19
1204 Genève
Switzerland

Phone: +41 22 751 3212
Fax: +41 22 752 32 29


Foundation year: 1910
vwd shareholding since 2007
Partner: 100 % vwd GmbH
Management: Ivo Bieri
Total number of employees: 13


Company details:
vwd group Switzerland AG is headquartered in Zurich and specialises in market data services. vwd information solutions offers real-time and delayed data from around 100 exchanges as well as rates from currency, money and bond markets. In addition it provides economics, financial, politics and investment news.


Products & Services: Real-time information service, valuation price service for portfolio management, historical time series of various exchanges, trading regulatory documents (KIIDs, PIBs, PRIIP-KIIDs), risk analytics, market conformity checks, portfolio management software




vwd TransactionSolutions AG

Mainzer Landstraße 178-190
60327 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Phone: +49 69 50701-430
Fax: +49 69 50701-435


Foundation year: 1998
vwd shareholding since 1998
Partners: 60 % vwd GmbH, 40% Düsseldorf Stock Exchange
Executive Board: Jens Meuser
Total number of employees: 8


Company details:
vwd TransactionSolutions AG is the specialist for transaction-based business. The company has developed into one of the principal B2B service providers in Europe in the growth market of "Electronic Brokerage". vwd TransactionSolutions operates “TradeLink”, the distribution platform for financial products in OTC trading and “QUOTRIX”, the first quote-driven exchange trading system for pivate investors on the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange.


Products & Services: QUOTRIX, TradeLink


Links:
www.transactionsolutions.de



Partners

Data sources

Dukascopy is a Forex broker, offering high quality and excellent client service to the FX-market. In addition to the Forex trading on over 50 currency pairs, Dukascopy provides numerous free of charge web products as for example the historical data feed. 

www.dukascopy.com

Ranked in the top 5 largest MT4 brokers worldwide, with a solid presence in Western Europe addressing a footprint of 60+ countries on 5 continents, JFD is an internationally licensed game-changing and award-winning provider of electronic trading, prime brokerage and wealth management solutions available to sophisticated retail investors and financial institutions. Applying a 100% DMA/STP Agency Only model, JFD grants its clients direct, anonymous and MiFID compliant post-trade transparent access to all major liquidity sources for FX, Precious Metals, Indices, Stocks, Bonds, ETFs, Commodities and Rates (Interest, Inflation) - 850+ instruments sourced from 100+ Tier1 Banks, ECNs and Exchanges. 

www.jfdbrokers.com

KNEIP, with branches in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and England, currently serves 420 investment companies worldwide. We help our clients to comply with regulatory reporting requirements while enabling them to deliver consistent and accurate fund data and documents to their regulators, clients and external data providers.

www.kneip.com

The award-winning LMAX Exchange is the first MTF for FX authorised and regulated by the FCA. Servicing brokers, funds, corporates, asset managers and banks, LMAX Exchange delivers a unique vision for global FX trading - a transparent, neutral, level playing field for all market participants, regardless of status, size or activity levels. The LMAX Exchange OPEN order book is driven by streaming, non ‘last look’ limit orders supplied by General Member liquidity providers. LMAX Exchange offers markets in over 65 FX pairs, spot Gold and Silver, with complete pre & post-trade transparency and orders executed in strict price/time priority at an average speed of 4ms.

 

www.lmax.com

philoro EDELMETALLE GmbH is a European precious metal trading company with branches in Vienna, Salzburg, Berlin, Leipzig, Budapest and Eschen/Liechtenstein. In addition to buying, selling and storing gold, silver, platinum and palladium in ingot and coin form, philoro offers its private and corporate customers comprehensive individual and bank-independent advice on all questions relating to precious metals. Social responsibility for the environment and society is a major concern of philoro, which is also reflected in the ethically correct framework conditions of the philoro product line.

 

www.philoro.de

The Swiss company evaluates equities, sectors and indices worldwide on a quantitative basis. The ratings and analyses are used by banks, asset managers, institutional investors and Internet portals. With over 10,000 terminals operated and more than a million client deposits analyzed, the company is a global leader in quantitative equity analysis.

 

www.thescreener.com

Initiatives and organisations

The Bundesverband Finanzdienstleistung AfW e.V. is the professional association of independent financial service providers and insurance brokers in Germany. The federation represents the interests of approximately 40,000 insurance brokers as well as independent financial plant and real estate loan mediators from over 2.000 member enterprises. The AfW is in demand interlocutor of the policy within the entire range of the financial service. Its commitment is guarantor for the fact that the interests of the independent Finanzdienstleister in politics, economics and press are noticed and considered accordingly.

www.afw-verband.de

In April 2000, ALFI opened itself to industry players other than investment funds, so that the association now includes a wide selection of service providers: custodian banks, fund managers and administrators, transfer agents, fund distributors, law firms, consultants and tax advisers, auditors and accounting firms, IT services companies, etc. Luxembourg is the largest fund domicile in Europe and its investment fund industry is a world leader in cross-border fund distribution. Luxembourg-domiciled investment structures are distributed in over 70 countries around the globe.

www.alfi.lu

The German fund association BVI represents the interests of the investment industry. Its 78 members currently manage around 2 trillion euros in mutual funds, special funds and asset management mandates. By representing the interests of its members, the BVI is committed to improving the framework conditions for investment investors. At the same time, the association is committed to equal opportunities for all investors in all securities markets. Through educational and awareness-raising activities, the BVI also aims to help citizens make meaningful financial decisions. The member companies of the BVI directly or indirectly manage the assets of around 50 million people in around 21 million households.

www.bvi.de

The German Derivatives Association represents the 17 leading issuers of derivative securities in Germany. It was founded on 14 February 2008 and has offices in Frankfurt a. M. and Berlin. As a political interest group, DDV - the largest of its kind in the world - is also active in Brussels.

www.derivateverband.de

The non-profit "Association for the Promotion of Computer Science at the TU Kaiserslautern" e.V. (FIT), which was founded on 25.10.2007, has set itself the task of promoting computer science in general as a scientific discipline and in particular the faculty of computer science at the TU Kaiserslautern. This funding is intended both for university research and teaching, but also for general education in the field of computer science and for maintaining contacts between science and practice.

fit.informatik.uni-kl.de

Frankfurt Main Finance is the voice of the Frankfurt financial centre. Under a catchy umbrella brand, we effectively position Germany's most important financial center in national and global competition. This starts with our presence at all important financial events in Frankfurt and extends to cooperation with our Russian partner financial centre Moscow. What we do, we do according to our values: straightforward, global, holistic. Our logo - a symbiosis of the Euro symbol, the "F" for Frankfurt and the globe - stands for this claim. The Main, as the artery of Frankfurt's centuries-long trading tradition and at the same time as an east-west axis, also plays a central role for our identity.

www.frankfurt-main-finance.de

The VDM is a lobby and service association for the entire metal trade. It represents the interests of over 200 member companies, not only from Germany. With its numerous branches and subsidiaries, VDM even counts around 500 companies among its members. It is an important link between politics and business. As a federal association of non-ferrous metal wholesalers and the non-ferrous metal recycling industry, it offers its member companies a wide range of services.

www.metallhandel-online.com

VDT e.V. - Verband Deutscher Treasurer e.V. is the leading national professional association for corporate treasury. It was founded in 1997 and currently has financial managers from almost 600 companies in German-speaking countries as members. Our members represent large corporations as well as medium-sized companies, banks, consulting companies, software providers, auditing companies and law firms. The size and diversity of its members ensures the association's leading position in the economy.

www.vdtev.de

The Association of Austrian Investment Companies (VÖIG) was founded on 20.01.1988 and is the umbrella organisation of all Austrian management companies (VWGs) and all Austrian real estate investment companies (Immo-KAGs). VÖIG represents 100% of the fund assets managed by Austrian VWGs and Immo-KAGs.

www.voeig.at

The Association of Independent Asset Managers Germany e.V. (VuV) represents the interests of bank-independent financial portfolio managers. The most important concern of the VuV is to contribute to establishing independent asset managers as important partners on the capital market, to strengthen contact and exchange among the members, to develop an industry awareness and to be perceived positively by the public.

www.vuv.de

 

Media partners

The Primary Market segment is a new platform for securities with initial listing on the Düsseldorf Stock Exchange. Improved risk transparency was achieved especially for corporate bonds, which has been positively received by investor protection groups and issuers. The vwd group supports the issuers with target group conform and low dispersion loss advertising placements in print and the internet.

www.primaermarkt.de

 

Distribution partners

For more than 40 years, S+S SoftwarePartner GmbH has been developing and distributing standard business software for cross-industry and international use. As a specialist for finance and accounting as well as controlling, S+S SoftwarePartner reliably helps both medium-sized and large companies with corporate structures to optimize their business processes. The user benefits from extensive experience from a large number of large projects at nationally and internationally successful companies.

www.softwarepartner.net

More than a solution, Galeo is the partner that allows you to master every situation in your overall exposure to the many risks affecting your own or your clients’ assets. Galeo handles the entire chain of consolidation, from data entry to the generation of customized reports. Every day, more than 3,500 portfolios are updated. This represents more than 400,000 transactions processed each year in a highly secure data management centre.

www.galeo.ch

Contact

 

Headquarter

vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH
Mainzer Landstrasse 178 – 190
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 50701-0
E-mail: dialogue(at)vwd.com

 

Customer Service

You can contact us from 8:00 until 20:00 hours (CET)
on Mondays to Fridays
(except on nationwide public holidays).

Telefon: +49 69 260 95 760
E-Mail: service(at)vwd.com

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