Sponsors of the Summit




Further details on Sponsorship: Please e-mail Martina Bermingham, at summit@fintel.org for summary details by email or to set up a phone call discussion or meeting with us on possibilities. Phone: 00 353 1 293 0566

Gold Sponsor

Deloitte

Deloitte Ireland is a world-class firm of expert business advisers, serving senior business leaders who are seeking to protect and create value in a complex, dynamic environment. Our objective is to help our clients succeed by anticipating tomorrow's agenda with focused, insightful and fresh thinking borne out of our multidisciplinary strengths. We draw upon our specialist skills in audit, tax, consulting and corporate finance both within Ireland and across the Deloitte worldwide network.

What's different about Deloitte is our people, who focus on building long-term relationships and are determined to deliver measurable value for our clients' business. With nearly 2,300 people in Ireland, Deloitte provide audit, tax, consulting, and corporate finance services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients succeed wherever they operate.

Our multidisciplinary capability ensures that we have access to professionals with the right expertise and experience to provide a range of integrated audit, tax, consulting, and corporate finance services across all industry sectors. We have implemented a focused strategy to grow our market presence and this in turn has yielded considerable success, both in terms of marketplace recognition and client wins.

Globally Deloitte has more than 244,000 professionals unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from diversity. They enjoy an environment of continuous learning, challenging experiences, and enriching career opportunities. Deloitte's professionals are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities.

Financial Services Industry
Deloitte in Ireland is part of Deloitte's Global Financial Services Industry practice (GFSI). The Deloitte Global Financial Services Industry (GFSI) practice is a network of more than 20,000 practitioners around the world. In Ireland, the Financial Services team comprises in excess of 800 professionals, led by 26 partners who specialise in the areas of audit, enterprise risk and regulatory, corporate finance, taxation and management consulting.


Matheson
Headquartered in Dublin with offices in London, New York, Palo Alto and San Francisco, more than 650 people work across Matheson's five offices, including 80 partners and tax principals and over 350 legal and tax professionals. Matheson concentrates on serving the Irish legal needs of internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. Matheson's clients include the majority of the Fortune 100 companies and over half of the world's 50 largest banks. Matheson has worked closely with some of the world's largest tech multinationals and high-profile start-ups advising 7 of the top 10 global technology brands.

Silver Sponsor

Fenergo

Every financial institution in the world is facing what we call a "perfect storm" i.e. spiralling levels of regulation which is putting additional pressure on banks to collect more data and documentation from clients, increasing the cost of compliance and seriously impacting operational efficiencies and client experience.

Fenergo's software solutions enable financial institutions to solve the challenges of the "perfect storm"by streamlining the end-to-end Client Lifecycle Management processes (from regulatory onboarding, data integration, client and counterparty data management, client lifecycle reviews and remediation all the way to client offboarding etc.). Our solutions are proven to improve compliance, operational efficiencies, time to revenue and client experience.

Some of our clients include HSBC, BBVA, BNY Mellon, Westpac, Scotiabank and RBC Wealth... to name but a few.

Fenergo is fast becoming the industry standard for Client Lifecycle Management solutions. In 2015, Fenergo secured $85m in funding from Insight Venture Partners and Aquiline Capital Partners to accelerate its global footprint to help financial institutions in every corner of the world to address the regulatory, entity data and onboarding challenges.

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Fenergo has offices in North America (Boston and New York), UK (London), Asia Pacific (Sydney, Singapore and Tokyo) and UAE (Abu Dhabi).


Northern Trust
As a premier financial firm, Northern Trust specializes in goals driven wealth management backed by innovative technology and a strong fiduciary heritage.

Bronze Sponsor

The Irish Stock Exchange
The Irish Stock Exchange is a global leader in the listing of debt and fund securities and is the centre of liquidity for trading shares in Irish companies. With over 35,000 securities listed on its markets, the ISE is the exchange of choice for over 4,000 issuers from 80 countries to raise funds and access international investors.

State Street
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is the world's leading provider of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $31.0 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.6 trillion* in assets under management as of June 30, 2017, State Street operates globally in more than 100 geographic markets and employs 35,606 worldwide. For more information, visit State Street's website at www.statestreet.com. *Assets under management include the assets of the SPDR Gold ETF and the SPDR Long Dollar Gold Trust ETF (approximately $34 billion as of June 30, 2017), for which State Street Global Markets, LLC, an affiliate of SSgA, serves as the distribution agent.

Amundi Asset Management
Amundi is Europe's largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 101 globally. Thanks to the integration of Pioneer Investments in July 2017, it now manages over 1.3 trillion euros of assets across six investment hubs.

Walkers
Walkers is a pre-eminent financial services law firm. We provide market leading Irish legal, tax, listing and professional services solutions to domestic and international financial institutions, investment managers, private equity groups and corporations. The firm has a considerable global presence with ten offices, more than 90 partners and 600 staff providing a 24/7 service to our clients.

cpl
Cpl Resources plc. is a global provider of recruitment, staffing and outsourcing services, with 36 offices worldwide. Our job is to find the best candidates for our clients and to find the best jobs for our candidates. As Ireland's largest recruitment agency we recruit across a wide variety of industries and functions including: ICT, Science, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Administration, Customer Support, Retail, Banking, Construction, Sales, HR and Hospitality.

Citi

Citi and its predecessors have had a presence in Ireland since 1965 and was one of the first foreign banks to open an office in the country.

We offer a broad range of financial services and products in Ireland. These include cash management, derivatives, investor products, corporate finance, trade services, custody, trustee services, fund administration, transfer agency and shareholder services.

The businesses operating in Ireland include treasury and trade solutions, securities and fund services, corporate and investment banking and capital markets. Dublin also has a Citi Service Centre, one of four in the EMEA region that services businesses in more than 52 countries. The first Citi Innovation Lab dedicated to research and development in the financial services industry is located in Dublin.

Citibank Europe plc is an Irish-regulated bank headquartered in Dublin and has a diversified product base covering 20 global and regional products. The bank operates branches in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria.


Mediolanum International Funds Limited (MIFL)

Mediolanum International Funds Limited (MIFL) manages UCITS & Non-UCITS funds. It is the investment product innovation centre and the investment solutions R&D hub for the Mediolanum Banking Group.

MIFL undertakes significant proprietary research and development in addition to collaborating with selected international partners, with a view towards developing in house tailored solutions, which deliver value adding investment products and services to their predominantly European retail client base. MIFL is also one of the pioneers for the protection of IP in the fund industry and is very active and involved in shaping evolving market best practice in this area.


BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas has been present in the Irish market for over 40 years. Its client base includes most of the large corporate and financial institutions in the Irish market. A branch of one of the World's strongest banks and as one of the largest banks in the Eurozone, BNP Paribas Dublin Branch is able to offer a broad range of corporate and institutional banking products to its clients. BNP Paribas has international experience in the areas of project finance, fixed income, treasury, capital markets, corporate finance and trade finance as well as asset management and related securities services.

BNP Paribas Dublin is a direct member of the Irish clearing system (for both paper and electronic) and provides full cash management services to a wide range of international wholesale and retail financial institutions and corporate clients.

In addition to the Corporate and Investment Banking Branch, BNP Paribas in Ireland is a Leading Provider of Custody, Administration and Hedge Fund Services Globally to the Funds Management Industry through BNP Paribas Fund Administration Services Ireland Limited. In addition BNP Paribas has a General Insurance Company, Greenval, and 2 Re-insurance Companies Darnell and Vartry Re.

BNP Paribas activities in Ireland also include BNP Paribas Real Estate, providing Commercial Real Estate Services including Office, Industrial & Retail Agency, Investments, Property Management, Consulting, Valuation, Rating and Rent Review Services.


BlackRock
BlackRock is a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional and retail clients around the world. BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm. Our business is investing on behalf of our clients - from large institutions to parents and grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors and people from all walks of life who entrust their savings to us. BlackRock has world-class capabilities designed for our clients' greatest needs, with a comprehensive range of products and services across asset classes, geographies and investment strategies. We have expertise in every region around the world, with 135 investment teams in 30 countries sharing their best thinking in order to seek better returns.

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is a world leader in aviation leasing and financing. With 50 years of aviation finance experience, GECAS offers a wide range of aircraft types including narrow-bodies, wide-bodies, regional jets, turboprops, freighters and helicopters, plus multiple financing products and services including operating leases, purchase/leasebacks, secured debt financing, capital markets, engine leasing, airframe parts management and airport/airline consulting. GECAS owns or services a fleet of over 1,950 aircraft (1,660 fixed wing/ 306 rotary wing) in operation or on order, plus provides loans collateralized on an additional ~400 aircraft. GECAS serves more than 250 customers across 79 countries from a network of 26 offices. gecas.com

GE (NYSE: GE) is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry. www.ge.com


Invest NI
Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) is Northern Ireland's regional economic development agency. It is a non-departmental public body (NDPB) of the Department for the Economy (DfE). As the regional business development agency, Invest NI's role is to grow the local economy. It does this by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland.

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon's Irish operations are a centre of excellence and a major hub from which the company services its global clients. We have a strong history spanning over 20 years in Ireland and today BNY Mellon employs approximately 1,800 people in Cork, Wexford and Dublin who deliver a broad range of services to traditional and alternative asset managers, banks, pension funds, insurance companies and corporates.

BNY Mellon provides fund administration services for a wide variety of funds for a global client base including money market, equity, bond, multi-manager, ETFs, fund of funds and alternative investment funds. Locally we are a leading trustee and custodian for offshore investment funds domiciled in Ireland. Additionally, BNY Mellon's Irish presence provides a broad range of services including corporate trust and depositary receipts. BNY Mellon's subsidiary Pershing also has an Irish presence and is a leading provider of execution, clearing and custody services for equities, bonds and provides a funds platform to stockbrokers, wealth managers and independent financial advisers (IFAs).

In Ireland, BNY Mellon has a range of legal entities including: BNY Mellon Fund Services (Ireland) Designated Activity Company, BNY Mellon Trust Company (Ireland) Limited and Pershing Securities International Limited. They are all regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.


IBA
IBA is a leading independent aviation consultancy advising a broad mix of lessors, operators, financiers and investors. Operating globally, we inform decision making and support operations across the aviation spectrum. Supporting strategic investments, managing aircraft, advising on expansion, or driving efficiency improvements, our mix of intelligence gathering, analysis, proprietary data, technical expertise and decades of aviation experience delivers value across aviation opportunities and challenges.

ASL Aviation Holdings

ASL Aviation Holdings DAC owns, operates and manages a fleet of nearly 90 jet and turboprop aircraft, providing capacity for up to 147 passengers or 40 tonnes of cargo.

Our three airlines' fleets are built around the popular Boeing 737, the uniquely capable Lockheed L382 Hercules transport and the fuel efficient and environmentally friendly ATR turboprop family. In addition our Airbus A300 widebody freighters provide cost-effective shorthaul solutions.

ASL offers worldwide passenger and cargo operating experience. The year 2012 opened an exciting new opportunity as our first Boeing 737-400 Combi aircraft brought the flexibility of mixed passenger and palletised cargo capability to the market. The Group holds the distinctions of being the world's largest and most successful operator of Quick-Change aircraft and flying the largest civilian fleet of Hercules aircraft.

The Group also owns a number of aircraft which are leased out to third-party airlines, with a continued focus on Boeing 737 and ATR types.


GRC Technology Centre
GRCTC is an innovative industry-championed Centre whose R&D supports the delivery of RegTech solutions that helps make regulatory engagement work better, thereby reducing complexity and cost, mitigating risk, creating operational efficiencies and enhancing business performance. The GRCTC's mission is to undertake business-focused research and development for the benefit its members and other stakeholders. Its objective is to provide innovative solutions, based on semantic technologies, to the GRC problems that confront the financial industry.

Special Session Sponsor

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO)

The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) is Ireland's national dedicated development, promotional and marketing agency for the shipping and shipping services sector.

The IMDO is the Irish government agency which provides support to national and international maritime businesses in Ireland. It is the aim of the IMDO to be the focal point for maritime business in Ireland. The IMDO provides government and industry with a range of information and reporting across the sector and works with international businesses to help them set-up or expand in Ireland. The IMDO is also Ireland's designated Shortsea Shipping Agency and provides independent advice and guidance on EU funding initiatives.

The IMDO was established by the Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1999, as part of the Marine Institute, under an amendment to the Marine Institute Act 1991 in December 1999. The IMDO commenced operations in July 2000. After subsequent amendment in the Harbours (Amendment) Act 2009 its legislative mandate includes the following functions:

To promote and assist the development of Irish shipping and Irish shipping services and seafarer training. To liaise with, support and market the shipping and shipping services sector. To advise the Minister for Transport on the development and co-ordination of policy in the shipping and shipping services sector so as to protect and create employment. To carry out policy as may be specified by the Minister for Transport relating to the shipping and shipping services sector and seafarer training. To advise the Minister for Transport on the development and co-ordination of policy and to carry out policy, as may be specified by that Minister, relating to ports and the ports services sector, and; any additional functions relating to the shipping and shipping services sector conferred on the Institute under section 4(4) of this Act.

Shipping services are defined as: sea routes, ship management, technical management, commercial management, crew management, ship finance and mortgages, marine insurance, maritime legal services, shipbroking and ship chartering.


Presented By

Finance Dublin
Finance Dublin is Ireland's financial services publication.

FSI
Financial Services Ireland, a trade association within Ibec, Ireland's largest trade representative body, is the only cross sectoral trade association in Ireland that brings together multiple financial services sectors.