Exhibitors & Sponsors

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2021 Main Partners (TBC)

SEBA BANK

Founded in April 2018 and headquartered in Zug, SEBA Bank is a pioneer in the financial industry, building a progressive technological bridge between the digital and traditional asset worlds. In August 2019, SEBA Bank received a Swiss banking and securities dealer license – the first time a reputed, regulatory authority such as FINMA has granted a license to a financial services provider with the main focus on digital assets. The wide and vertically integrated spectrum of services, as well as the high-security standards, make SEBA’s business approach unique. SEBA Bank enables clients to invest, safely keep, trade, and borrow against traditional and digital assets, as well as issue tokens in the future, all in one place.

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100 Women in Finance

100 Women in Finance is a global network of professionals in the finance and alternative investment industries working together to empower women at every stage of their careers. Through peer engagement, philanthropic, and educational initiatives, our more than 15,000 members are making connections and creating opportunities that help to advance careers and strengthen our field.

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Aberdeen Standard Investments

Aberdeen Standard Investments is a leading global asset manager dedicated to helping investors around the world reach their desired investment goals and broaden their financial horizons. We provide expertise across a breadth of markets, asset classes and investment approaches.
An Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) framework is firmly embedded within our investment philosophy and process. Approximately 1,000 dedicated investment professionals are located in over 40 locations globally, close to our clients and the markets where we invest.
As at 30 June 2019, we manage CHF 652,4 billion on behalf of governments, pension funds, insurers, companies, charities, foundations and individuals in 80 countries.

 

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Aequitax

Aequitax S.A., a Swiss company based in Lugano, Switzerland, represents an international network of legal, tax and banking professionals and is well recognized as a market leader in its niche in Europe.

Main service consists of double tax reclaim management aimed at obtaining the refund of undue withholding tax applied to portfolio dividends; institutional investors as well as asset managers are Aequitax’s typical clients.

Aequitax provides services for major institutional clients from Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Luxembourg as their main advisor relating to the tax and legal aspects of their worldwide investments. With a completely independent company’s ownership and a highly skilled and flexible team of international professionals respecting strong ethic values, we have been able to show a steady growth since 2006 with specific and documented milestones.

Our main area of expertise is to provide professional services relating to taxation of financial instruments for institutional investors and other major asset management entities/players as well as individuals. With many years of experience in this specific area of consulting business, we have created innovative and efficient strategies that are highly valued by our clients since they almost always end up in concrete results. With our full success fee approach we are able to provide an effective and efficient service at the highest professional standards.

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AIAF

AIAFAssociazione Italiana per l’Analisi Finanziaria – was founded in 1971 and counts over 1000 members who work in banks, SIMs, SGRs, investment funds, corporations and  independent professional firms. As part of the International ACIIA (Association of Certified International Investment Analysts) and EFFAS (European Federation Association of Financial Analysts Societies) networks, the Association contributes in its role as Standard Setter towards the development, transparency and the efficiency of financial markets. The latter thanks to its work groups dedicated to numerous topics influential for financial activities, such as fundamental analysis, sustainability, Fintech and, more generally, in all areas in which the ability to perform in-depth and relevant analyzes is now essential.  AIAF Financial School is the Association’s high-level training school which offers a certified educational program of excellence through its international CEFA and CIIA diplomas.

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Assofintech

AssoFintech is a free trade association, non-partisan and non-profit, open to all people and companies interested in the Fintech and Insurtech sectors.
AssoFintech’s mission is to encourage the growth of an ecosystem that allows Italy to be a candidate among the main international hubs for fintech and insurtech.
Our operating model stems from dialogue and comparison with the main international associations, with the aim of replicating the most successful experiences, sharing what has been done in other countries.
AssoFintech is open to all players in this world, made up of startups, banks, financial intermediaries, insurance companies, venture capital and private equity funds, business angels, producers of technological infrastructures, hardware and software, experts and enthusiasts of applied technology to finance.

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BancaStato

Best Vision Solutions & Services

Best Vision is an international group that has been acquiring different entities operating worldwide in technology and services for the finance sector.

Traditionally committed to the principle of “Swiss Quality”, Best Vision is a specialized provider of software solutions and back/middle office services for private, commercial and universal banks, asset management companies and family offices.
New finance frontiers such as fintech banking, mobile banking and blockchains are also part of our offer.
Best Vision supports the innovation as a strategic asset and as key for its growth: “technology is not a commodity” is our credo.

 

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Biomine

Biomine deals with the concrete component of cryptocurrency world: the mining. Producing cryptocurrencies involves costs and requires constant research and development to stay abreast of a rapid and constant technical evolution. We produce cryptocurrencies in the best possible way.

Today the production of mining-hardware counts reality with billions revenues distributed between China and the USA mainly, our mission is to bring the knowledge and the developments of the deep mining community, contributing and developing advanced solutions to improve the applicability of this technology in our territories, thanks also to the patents that exploit the water of the hydroelectric power plants also to cool the hardware, reducing cooling costs by up to 80% as well as for clean energy. The company can guarantee specific conditions in the European context, thanks to the low-cost, 100% green energy source, the international collaborations on hardware development and the skills acquired in 7 years of mining experience.

Biomine designs and builds eco-sustainable mining farms, offers Housing space for miners, manages hardware for third parties in Hosting and distributes the best Hardware available on the market every day. We currently distribute the best Ethereum mining machine in the world, based on FPGA processors.

 

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BOV Fund Services

BOV Fund Services Ltd is Malta’s fund industry pioneer and a fully owned subsidiary of Bank of Valletta plc, Malta’s largest banking group. The Company was set up in 2006 to provide a comprehensive and integrated range of high-end fund administration solutions to the funds industry.
Through the dedication of its highly qualified and professional human resources as well as significant investment in state-of-the-art technology, BOV Fund Services has positioned itself as Malta’s leading fund administration company, with assets under administration representing around 20% of the local market share.
The Company also provides fund managers and promoters from multiple jurisdictions with a one-stop-shop solution in delivering fund structuring and redomiciliation solutions on a turnkey basis, as well as a comprehensive suite of fund administration services including fund accounting, shareholder registry, regulatory reporting, corporate services, and other ancillary services.
BOV Fund Services is recognised as a Fund Administrator and licensed as a Company Services provider by the Malta Financial Services Authority

 

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Caia Association

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association is the world leader in alternative investment education. CAIA programs include the CAIA Charter® and the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program®.  For more information, please visit CAIA.org.

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Carnegie Fundservices

Carnegie fundservices is the leading legal representative of foreign funds in Switzerland, authorised and regulated by FINMA since 2003. We represent some 800 funds for more than 100 fund managers globally. We provide to our clients an integrated solution for entering the Swiss market, including representation, paying agency, translation, general distribution and tax reporting. Carnegie fundservices offers solutions for FinSa and FinIA compliance and Distributor Due Diligence services through the Due Diligence Hub platform.

fundeyeTM our web-based platform provides fund data and document publication and dissemination in more than 60 countries on 5 continents.

Carnegie fundservices has a team of lawyers, qualified translators, IT professionals and a number of experienced fund administration specialists in our operations department, allowing us to offer efficient and cost-effective service. We are an independent, management owned company.

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Centro Studi Villa Negroni

Main provider of lifelong learning courses for the banking and financial market in Ticino , nationally recognized for the quality of the training offered.

 

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Conser Invest

Conser – building trust through ESG verification
Independent ESG advisor since 2007, Conser supports institutional investors finding their way in the sustainable investment landscape.
Its mission is to build trust between asset owner and asset managers.
Its goal is to translate the ESG complexity into an accessible journey through user-friendly tools based on financial markets based collective intelligence.
Conser acts as third-party verifier to establish transparency as a core value.

 

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DIAMAN PARTNERS

DIAMAN PARTNERS is a fintech management company that uses digital technology to manage all investment processes. Starting in the North of Italy 18 years ago, Diaman has always focused on quantitative models and rigorous processes obtaining concrete results that attest to its expertise.

DIAMAN company profile includes: consultancy for institutional clients, the development of dedicated software and a technology that is increasingly simple to use and, above all, effective.

Today DIAMAN Group is expanding in Europe and is present in Malta with a project focused on AIF.

In fact, MFSA has recently approved DIAMAN sub-fund of a Notified Alternative Investment Fund (AIF), its name is Global Series SICAV Digital Asset Fund.

Through this fund, Diaman wants to open up to the asset management industry the possibility of benefiting from crypto assets, that have been internally studied and managed with a quantitative approach, always in the DNA of the company.

Diaman Group is strong on knowledge of the industry, field experience, solid expertise and management transparency.

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ecamos capital

ecamos Capital AG is an asset management company based in Zurich, Switzerland. The company employs a team of highly qualified, experienced investment professionals and focuses on developing and managing purely quantitative, systematic investment strategies based on economic foundations. Currently, the following strategies are offered to institutional and other qualified investors:

  • The ecamos Global Opportunities (eGO) Strategy, which follows a multi-strategy approach and pursues an absolute return mandate. It aims to generate stable returns with low correlation to equities, especially in sideways and long-lasting down markets
  • The ecamos Global Bond Strategy aims for a negative or at most very low correlation to equities, so that it can be used as a bond substitute to effectively hedge against equity risks or replace cash on a bank account
  • The ecamos Volatility Strategy, since its inception in November 2011, focuses on capturing volatility risk premia via futures and options trading in order to achieve substantial medium to long-term capital appreciation

The predecessor company, ecamos Investment AG, was originally founded in 2004. Today, ecamos Capital AG is a privately owned and independent company, regulated and licensed as an asset manager of collective investment schemes by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Furthermore, Ecamos is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA), registered as a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) and Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), as well as a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA).

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EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD

THE EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD GROUP: The Edmond de Rothschild group is an independent, family-owned group specialized in Private Banking and Asset Management. The group is also active in Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Fund Administration. Founded in 1953, the group has been chaired by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild since 1997.

EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD ASSET MANAGEMENT: Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management’s offer is focused on a clear objective: delivering superior long-term performance driven by active management and strong convictions. EdRAM has developed a multi-specialist model that leverages on our long history of research and innovation, in order to offer investors the very best in portfolio management.

 

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FICAS AG

FiCAS AG is an alternative investment advisory providing advice and solutions for the global digital asset market. FiCAS possesses an unrivaled track record in digital asset management strategies, bringing deep technology and expert-level knowledge of digital asset management strategies to traditional investors, such as asset managers, family offices, hedge funds, and accredited investors. Swiss-based and a member of Switzerland’s VQF, FiCAS offers a range of alternative investment solutions, from digital asset trading signals to fully managed structured products, advising global players wishing to enter the digital asset market in a regulated, safe and trustful manner.

 

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FS First Solutions Ltd

FS First Solutions Ltd is an Advisory and Structuring Boutique specialised in Certificates, Credit Linked Notes (also for treasuries), Actively Managed Certificates (AMCs) and Fund Derivatives.

FS First Solutions Ltd has relationships with major issuing banks, through which it offers its clients best pricing and flexibility in brokerage and trading and in the construction tailor made products. It acts as Principal in OTC trades and Private Placement, allowing clients to have a single point of contact, without the need to open lines with all counterparts.

Also, FS First Solutions Ltd is Advisor to Atomo Certificate Fund UCITS: the first and unique fund under UCITS Luxembourg law to invest in Certificates listed on European markets.

 

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GAM

GAM is one of the world’s leading independent, pure-play asset managers providing active investment solutions and products complemented by private labelling services. Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

GAM Private Labelling is a strategic business of the GAM group, providing tailor-made fund solutions to third parties and ensuring clients can focus on their aspirations and core competencies – investment management and distribution. Since 1992 GAM Private Labelling has set up several hundred funds in (nearly) all asset classes. For over 50 clients, the Private Labelling business collectively manages CHF 86 bn * as a (fund) management company in Luxembourg and Switzerland and as an Alternative Investment Funds Manager (AIFM).

* as at 30 Dec 2020.

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Hetica capital

“Alpha” returns thanks to new investment opportunities

Hetica Capital offers quality investments linked to the Luxury hotel , gold and blockchain sectors (STO). A new opportunity has also just opened up regarding vintage cars, for which the first dedicated investment fund is being designed.

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IG Bank

Institutional prime services from a global leader in financial trading 

IG has been present in Switzerland since October 2014, with its Swiss subsidiary IG Bank S.A. which offers dedicated services to the Swiss market in all local languages with two local offices in Geneva and Zürich.
IG Bank S.A. is authorized and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) as a bank and a securities dealer.

Part of IG Group Holdings plc, regulated by Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and a member of FTSE 250 (IGG) with a market cap with a market cap of GBP 1.98 billion (31 May 2019).
IG Group was founded in London in 1974 as the first company of our kind, we’ve been at the forefront of our industry ever since.

Extensive product suite & deep liquidity

Benefit from a fast and flexible access to an extensive product suite of over 16,000 financial markets:

  • Over 8000 equity CFDs, with excellent access to the lending market
  • Major, minor and exotic FX, with access to bank and non-bank liquidity
  • Forward and spot commodities, plus access to our internal liquidity
  • Options CFDs on a wide range of markets

Cutting edge technology: professional platforms and APIs

We have developed a range of award -winning platforms, as well as offering access to our formidable back-end via APIs, proprietary reporting tools and services.

Dedicated institutional service from the experts
Our dedicated institutional team is on hand around the clock to offer expert support and facilitate our clients’ trading.

 

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InCore Bank AG

Kellerhals Carrard

With more than 200 legal professionals (consisting of partners, of counsels, associates, tax advisors and notaries) and more than 300 employees, the firm, which has its origins in 1885, is one of the largest and most traditional law firms in Switzerland, with offices in Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich, and representative offices in Binningen, Sion, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Kellerhals Carrard is active throughout Switzerland, maintaining very strong local roots, whilst advising clients nationally and abroad.

We advise and represent companies and entrepreneurs from all industries and economic sectors, public authorities, national and international organisations and private individuals before all judicial and administrative bodies nationally and abroad in practically all areas of the law. Our activities are focused on:

  • Company and corporate law, external legal department
  • Litigation, arbitration and insolvency law
  • M&A and capital markets law
  • Regulatory financial markets law, financial services, collective investments, leasing, insurance
  • IT/IP, distribution, competition and anti-trust law
  • International sports law
  • Tax
  • Public law
  • Employment and social insurance law
  • Commercial criminal law and international mutual assistance / compliance
  • Family and inheritance law for private customers
  • Notarial office

We focus in particular on the areas of financial services, life sciences, IMT (Information, Technology and Media), sport, energy, real estate/construction as well as on trading and retail.

 

 

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Leverage Shares ETPs

Leverage Shares is a European leader in leverage and inverse exchange traded products (ETPs), offering experienced traders magnified exposure, daily investment objectives, and efficiency when buying stocks on leverage.
We are the only provider in Europe that offers physical replication of the ETPs. Leverage Shares ETPs are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

 

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LPX GROUP

LPX AG is a leading research house in the field of Listed Alternatives with a focus on Listed Private Equity, Listed Infrastructure and Listed Debt. As an index sponsor, LPX AG offers representative benchmarks for the asset classes Private Equity, Infrastructure and Private Debt. Based on in-depth research, LPX AG offers investment advisory and actively managed funds to institutional investors seeking liquid exposure to alternative asset classes. LPX is regulated by FINMA as asset manager und recognized by ESMA as administrator of benchmarks.

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Lyxor ETF

Lyxor has been running ETFs since 2001, longer than any other European provider. Our pioneering spirit helped shape the market as you know it today. Over the last 15 years, we’ve become a fixture among Europe’s 3 largest EFT managers. And we’ve built one of its most far-reaching ranges, which spans all asset classes, and includes some of the largest and most efficient ETFs.

All information on Lyxor ETFs are available on the website www.lyxorETF.ch

 

 

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OpenFunds

OpenFunds Investment Services AG is an independent company established under Swiss law, licensed and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (‘FINMA’) as legal representative and as distributor of foreign collective investment schemes for qualified investors.
We operate within the framework of the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act (CISA) and offer two types of services for funds catering to qualified investors
Swiss legal representative services.
We work with selected funds that have undergone strict due diligence – covering legal, operational and investment criteria – and that cater to qualified investors.
We are careful about which funds we represent, and we maintain a strict focus on the delivery of high quality services to our clients. These include customised services if these are required.
Distribution services for selected funds
The principals of OpenFunds have many decades of experience in distributing selected funds to their networks of qualified investors, located predominantly in Switzerland and the Middle East.

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Pangea Blockchain Fund

Pangea Blockchain Fund offers intellectual and financial capital to exceptional early and medium stage blockchain companies across the globe. In particular, Pangea focuses on implementing blockchain technology solutions in companies to create strategic advantage and competitive edge across industrial verticals

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RepRisk

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Switzerland, RepRisk is a pioneer in ESG data science that leverages the combination of AI and machine learning with human intelligence to systematically analyze public information and identify material ESG risks. RepRisk’s flagship product, the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform, is the world’s largest and most comprehensive due diligence database on ESG and business conduct risks, with expertise in 20 languages and coverage of 150,000+ public and private companies and 35,000+ infrastructure projects. For more than a decade, the world’s leading financial institutions and corporations have trusted RepRisk for due diligence and risk management across their operations, business relationships, and investments.

 

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Robeco Switzerland

Robeco is a pure-play international asset manager founded in 1929 with headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and 17 offices worldwide.
A global leader in sustainable investing since 1995, its unique integration of sustainable as well as fundamental and quantitative research enables the company to offer institutional and private investors an extensive selection of active investment strategies, for a broad range of asset classes.
As at 30 June 2020, Robeco had EUR 155 billion in assets under management, of which EUR 144 billion is committed to ESG integration. Robeco is a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation Europe N.V.
More information is available at www.robeco.com 

 

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SUPSI (Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana)

Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF)

Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF) strengthens Switzerland as a leading voice and actor in sustainable finance by informing, educating and catalysing growth. The association, founded in 2014, has representation in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano. Currently SSF unites over 160 members and network partners from financial service providers, investors, universities and business schools, public sector entities and other interested parties.

 

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Ticino Blockchain Technology Association

UniMoney

USI (Università della Svizzera Italiana)

Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is one of the 12 certified public universities in Switzerland and member of swissuniversities. USI is a young and lively university, a hub of opportunity open to the world where students are offered a quality interdisciplinary education in which they can be fully engaged and take centre stage, and where researchers can count on having the space to freely pursue their initiative. USI and its affiliated research institutes attract a considerable substantial amount of competitive research funds every year, mainly from the Swiss National Science Foundation and the European Union. USI is featured in the most important international rankings. In particular it ranks 26th worldwide in the prestigious QS Top 50 Under 50; 54th in the Young University Rankings’ of the Times Higher Education, and 20th in the ‘THE world’s best small universities 2020’ rankings.

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