6.1%

forcast annual inflation rate for 2022

+9 points

for business Confidence in Luxembourg

1.6%

for financial services prices at the end of March 2022

8th rank
in the European Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) for Luxembourg

All the news that’s fit to browse - April 2022

Finance

John Penning (Luxempart): Diversifying Private Equity investments

“Luxempart has significant liquid financial means and its long-term investment horizon differentiates us from traditional PE funds,” says John Penning, Managing Director of Luxempart. Interview.     Can you describe your company in a few words? Luxempart is a family-controlled investment company listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. We invest the company’s assets (ca. €2.2bn) …

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Arnab Naskar (STOKR): Connecting investors to innovative businesses

“STOKR changes the way current capital markets work, optimizes the process, and reduces middlemen using the blockchain as a register for the record-keeping of investors data and transaction information,” says Arnab Naskar, Co-founder and Business Lead at STOKR. He explains us the way their technology serve the market.   Can you present your company in …

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Luc Falempin (Tokeny): Connecting Finance to the Future with Blockchain Solutions

“The programmability of tokenized assets enables issuers to fractionize assets and automate processes,” says Luc Falempin, CEO at Tokeny. The use of this type of asset leads to other advantages in the financial sector. Interview.     Can you introduce Tokeny in a few words? Tokeny defines itself as a software publisher enabling financial institutions …

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Alexander Tkachenko (VNX): Offering new convenient ways for investments

“With the help of blockchain we are providing an opportunity to invest in traditional assets to anyone,” says Alexander Tkachenko, CEO and founder of VNX. He explains us hos VNX impacted the investment world.   What are the activities of VNX? VNX provides easy and secure access to the digital world of smart money. Established …

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Charles Lacroix (Chahine Capital): Capturing the stock “momentum” factor

“Chahine Capital’s algorithms revisit each month the investment case of more than 1,500 european stocks,” states Charles Lacroix, CEO of Chahine Capital. He tells us about the technology that supports the company activity.    Can you present your company in a few words? Chahine Capital is an independent asset manager based in Luxembourg and a …

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Declan OhAnnrachain (Cascade): Making AML/Compliance Tech Meaningful

Declan OhAnnrachain, the founder, describes the market need for a firm like Cascade that provides “meaningful” administrative, compliance, and governance software solutions for small and medium-sized firms within a single system. Such solutions were previously only available to the largest firms using multiple tools and with a big price tag. Can you describe your company …

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Claus Jørgensen (VP Bank Luxembourg): Seize Opportunities

“VP Bank remains true to the principle of always looking to the future and using change as an opportunity,” says Claus Jørgensen, CEO of VP Bank (Luxembourg) SA. Interview. Can you describe your company in a few words? VP Bank (Luxembourg) SA was founded in 1988 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the internationally active VP …

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Bruno Houdmont (Degroof Petercam Luxembourg): Embracing Digital, ESG and Non-Listed Asset Investment Trends

 “Luxembourg’s future competitiveness in the financial industry will depend on its ability to remain attractive for the recruitment and development of the right talents to support future growth,” says Bruno Houdmont, CEO of Banque Degroof Petercam Luxembourg. Explanations.  Can you describe your company in a few words? With a history of the Group dating back …

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Marcel Leyers (BIL): Partner of the Luxembourgish Economy

 “One of our priorities is the protection of our clients. They need a strong and reliable partner in a more and more complex business environment,” says Marcel Leyers, CEO of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL). He explains that BIL can be that partner.  Can you describe your company in a few words? Banque Internationale à …

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 Charles-Alexandre Houillon (ZEDRA): Do More. Achieve More.

The Director – Alternative Funds management of the global boutique for alternative funds in Luxembourg lists the current trends and challenges in the sector, and explains why responsive and proactive solutions, as well as proximity to client are key today. What are the current trends in AIternative Funds Management industry? Interest rates are extremely low. …

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