Consulting services

Accelerating capital markets transformation with best-in-class domain expertise and cutting-edge CapTech solutions

We enable our clients to make their capital market business fit for the future. From strategy to implementation, along the entire value chain. After all, a sustainable business model not only requires the tapping of new revenue sources but also efficient infrastructure and processes that comply with regulatory requirements. Our mission is always to think innovatively whilst never losing sight of your core business. At the same time, you benefit from our digital DNA and our proprietary CapTech solutions.

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Business strategy

Disruptive forces are changing capital markets and posing major challenges for the financial services industry. Our deep domain knowledge and expertise safeguard your transformation toward a sustainable business model and unlock the full potential of your business.

Our approach focuses on defining a clear strategy and identifying real performance drivers based on empirical evidence. Strong execution is as important as a well-thought-out strategy.

We deliver both. To strengthen your performance, reinforce your competitive position and help you to excel now and in the future.

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Distribution advisory

We assist you in sustainably increasing your earnings in the capital market business by providing sustainable advice on issues crucial to your business success. We focus on consistent alignment of your product range and processes in addition to your strategic focus to target customers. This approach involves three elements: identifying the appropriate target customer group, adapting the process structure and increasing efficiency through digital transformation. We draw on many years of experience with an in-depth understanding of products and processes. We take regulatory requirements into account and facilitate the use of digital capabilities through appropriate software support. Our distinctive solution competence ensures customer loyalty and sustainable earnings. We are passionately committed to your success and will actively support you through every step of the implementation process. As revenues are the ultimate benchmark, we even accept having skin in the game.

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Operations & process optimization

Continuous process improvement is a major aspect for all financial institutions since flawless processes provide a crucial competitive advantage. Process optimization approaches become even more relevant in times of digitalization and agile environments. Why? Processes need to adapt faster than ever to new trends in technology and regulation, and digitalization is the greatest catalyst here. LPA therefore utilizes state-of-the-art technology to create robust processes.

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Digital transformation

Digital transformation is not only changing processes and systems but entire business models. At the same time, core technologies such as AI, Big Data and IoT are playing an increasingly important role. As a leading international CapTech company, technological competence partnered with broad expertise is an integral part of our DNA. That's why LPA has been driving the digitalization of the capital market business for over 20 years, supporting clients in the analysis, planning, development and implementation of digital technologies.

This makes us the ideal partner for the financial services industry for successfully mastering the digital transformation.

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Risk & compliance

Digitalization, new regulations and other market developments are about to fundamentally change the approach to risk management and compliance in the financial services industry.

We at LPA help all three lines of defense to adapt in a fast-paced industry and to bring risk management to a new level. Our unique combination of profound industry and product expertise, understanding of methods and technology and an experienced team of practitioners makes the difference: we excel at what we do and we enjoy it.

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Regulatory change

The pace at which new rules and regulations are introduced shows no sign of slowing down. Regulatory change is the new “business as usual” and business leaders need to be comfortable with transformation in an environment where change is constant.

With our extensive experience in regulatory change, LPA supports its clients in quickly identifying, evaluating and implementing necessary program changes in order to ensure continued compliance with the regulatory landscape.

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Technology transformation & system integration

Changes in customer behavior, the establishment of platform economies and the emergence of new revenue models – our customers are exposed to a variety of global trends that radically threaten their existing business model at any given moment. In order for them to react promptly and be in a position to adapt their offerings to new requirements, the existing (system) infrastructure including the underlying processes must be flexible and scalable.

As a leading CapTech company, we start at exactly these points, combining our high quality standards in a unique way with technical expertise, a deep business and procedural understanding and a high degree of implementation competence.

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Program & test management

Financial service providers are facing new challenges. They need to adapt to new requirements and therefore adjust their systems and processes.

Implementation must be done smoothly and efficiently in order to keep costs as low as possible and avoid jeopardizing daily business. Efficient test management combined with a high degree of automation, technical knowledge and a deep understanding of the business results in successful and cost-effective integration of our customer’s new processes and services.

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Valuation & validation

We are not just advisors but also developers of proprietary pricing models, libraries and software. We therefore pride ourselves on being hands-on experts when it comes to pricing and analyzing financial products from a business and regulatory perspective. From products and structuring to model development and validation to infrastructure and market data.

We offer a wide range of consulting and valuation services that benefit from our cutting-edge pricing library LPACalc. This includes xVA pricing, CSA valuation, sensitivity analysis, PRIIP model implementation and regulatory metrics such as FRTB or SA-CCR.

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