Both the business and popular press have spent a lot of time and ink recently covering what appears to be a never-ending set of random changes in the financial markets.
For the last 10 years financial services have been absorbing a relentless torrent of regulatory change that has, amongst other things, tested and changed operating models, demanded ever more detailed reporting and drained resources from and impeded other business improvement initiatives. This is especially hard for firms with international operations who have to comply across numerous business lines and multiple jurisdictions.
The debate is slowly bubbling to the service and the realisation finally growing across investment banking that banks will not survive in rapidly changing capital markets unless they transform to meet the new regulatory landscape and accompanying business and market challenges. That might not be new in itself, but what is different now is the growing recognition that this can only be achieved by a change of culture within the banks, which will only succeed if it is driven across the organisation by strong leadership. And that leadership will have to embrace a technology transformation that drives costs down through the automation and simplification of creaky, complex and archaic IT systems, while also adding in the more sophisticated data management and analytic capabilities demanded by today’s circumstances.
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Illuminate Financial Management, founded in 2014 in London, is a venture capital firm funding financial technology startups that have the potential to effect real change within capital markets. Since late 2015, folks at Illuminate have been investing from the IFM Fintech Opportunities Fund, which counts Deutsche Boerse Group and Markit among its LPs.
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