Sep 8, 2020
+++ Acarda, the specialist for integrated, regulatory and automated data management and reporting solutions will in future be operating under the umbrella of the LPA Group +++ This acquisition takes LPA into the growth segment of asset management and marks another milestone on its journey of international expansion +++ The acquisition broadens the LPA proposition combining innovative CapTech and RegTech automation solutions for financial sector organizations worldwide Frankfurt/Main, (08.09.2020)
Aug 27, 2020
The IBOR transition brings many changes to the capital markets sector. One of the critical challenges of transition management is the amendment of collateralization for OTC derivatives. PAI (and implicitly discounting) needs to be adapted for EUR and USD-cash collateral from EONIA and EFFR to the new Risk Free Rates (RFRs) €STR and SOFR. This has to be done by the end of 2021  (EUR) and the end of 2020  (USD), respectively. While the adjustment for cleared derivatives is managed centrally by the CCPs, counterparties of bilaterally collateralized derivative portfolios must amend the collateral agreements by themselves. This requires EONIA or EFFR based legacy CSAs to be negotiated and compensation payments between counterparties to be settled. Complexity is increased further as many market participants still have some non-standardized legacy CSAs with features such as embedded floors or thresholds in place. Strategic options (backloading, counterparty selection, novat
Jul 23, 2020
In a letter sent by the ESAs (the European Supervisory Authorities, i.e. EBA, EIOPA and ESMA) to the European Commission, the ESAs have included a draft amended PRIIPs RTS. As the letter points out...
Jul 10, 2020
komuno bekommt Zuwachs – Susan Niederhöfer übergibt Staffelstab an Thomas Eitenmüller
Jun 16, 2020
To open up a new target group for its capital market technology solutions with buy-side activities, the LPA Group (http://www.l-p-a.com) has appointed buy-side expert Zoran Strbenac to the management team in Zürich as the new Sales Client Director DACH. Together with Strbenac, the LPA Group is now driving forward the expansion of CapTech services to include offerings for banks and asset managers with private customers.
Jun 15, 2020
Temporary liquidity relief in the Corona crisis using a Step-Up Swap
Jun 15, 2020
Temporäre Liquiditätsentlastung in der Corona-Krise durch einen Zinsstufen-Swap
May 13, 2020
Shaping the future of CapTech: LPADoc turns into CAPMATIX
Apr 27, 2020
In the first article of this series, we compared the actual performances of several equity indices, equity ETFs and oil during the COVID-19 crisis with the PRIIP KIDs’ Stress Scenarios. We had...
Apr 6, 2020
The PRIIPs regulation came into effect in January 2018, with intentions to help investors understand investment products behaviour and support comparison with other investment products. As COVID-19...
Apr 1, 2020
Automatisierte, regulatorische Reportings für Asset Manager und Versicherungen: LPA-Gruppe kooperiert mit RegTech-Spezialist Acarda
Apr 1, 2020
Automated regulatory reporting for asset managers and insurance companies: LPA Group cooperates with RegTech specialist Acarda
Mar 30, 2020
Termingeschäft mit bedingter Kursverbesserung
Mar 30, 2020
Feb 25, 2020
So much more than a new website. Today, the completely revised homepage www.l-p-a.com went live, marking the official launch of the new brand identity of the LPA Group. In terms of both its content and its visual impact, the homepage communicates the positioning and ambition of the Group, while at the same time sharpening the Group’s corporate identity. The LPA Group is positioning itself as a rapidly growing, global leader in CapTech. The aim can be expressed as: Be #1, be #ONE. This means not only being a global leader in CapTech, but also presenting ourselves as ONE company.
Feb 24, 2020
Die Kommunen in NRW erhalten einen weiteren digitalen Zugang zu Förderkrediten der NRW.BANK: Die Förderbank für Nordrhein-Westfalen kooperiert ab sofort mit der digitalen Kreditvermittlungsplattform komuno. Der integrierte komuno-Förderfinder zeigt der Kommune dabei an, welche Fördermittel der NRW.BANK für ihren aktuellen Bedarf in Frage kommen.
Feb 18, 2020
Following the acquisition of the Swiss FinTech AAAccell at the beginning of the year, the LPA Group is expanding its presence in Switzerland
Jan 16, 2020
LPA acquires multi-award-winning Swiss CapTech company
Jan 7, 2020
For some time now, the continuing low interest rate environment in the eurozone has been drawing market participants’ attention to longer maturities of 10 years and beyond. In this context, KfW’s more favourable (re-)financing options are often integrated into a comprehensive, tailor-made offer by the intermediary bank.
Dec 17, 2019
LPA Group, Frankfurt/M., completes the acquisition and integration of the Danish technology company including renaming
Dec 16, 2019
LPA (Lucht Probst Associates), the European market leader in capital market technology, and Finance Active, the sector leader in Europe for SaaS solutions for optimising debt and financial risk management for multinational companies, local authorities and financial institutions, are announcing the establishment of their joint venture, Verifino.
Dec 10, 2019
Following this year’s acquisition of Modelity, we are very proud to announce Ravit Levanon as the new Head our office in Israel. As Geo Lead, she will not only play a very important role in holding a close relationship with the local community and clients, she will also manage the day-to-day operations of LPA’s local entities and work very closely with the Lines of Business.
Nov 26, 2019
FRC – Finance & Risk Consult GmbH und komuno GmbH starten Partnerschaft
Nov 25, 2019
On November 6th 2019, the Swiss Federal Council has confirmed to enforce the Financial Services Act by January 1st 2020 with amended transition periods and publication of the updated final ordinance. Time has come for financial service providers to focus on data gathering and availability, solution design and implementation, particularly in terms of client information duties (KID, Prospectus, Cost Reporting). The present paper provides an overview of the Swiss and European regulatory landscape as well as LPA´s automation software solutions, integration and transformation capabilities enabling compliant, efficient and future proof client disclosure and reporting
Nov 25, 2019
The LPA Group, the European CapTech market leader, wins awards for “Best RegTech Solution” in Asia and “Best KIDS and PRIIPs Provider” as well as “Best Pricing and Risk Analytics Provider” in Scandinavia
Oct 25, 2019
Die komuno GmbH und die IKOR AG arbeiten bei der Digitalisierung von Fördermittel-Anträgen über die Kommunalplattform komuno eng zusammen.
Oct 24, 2019
Following Lucht Probst Associates’ (LPA) recent acquisition of Tel Aviv based Modelity Technologies in a strategic move to bolster its capabilities, SRP spoke to Stefan Lucht (pictured), founder and director of the German captech firm, about the plans for the structured products platform, the importance of offering capital markets knowledge alongside automation, and the opportunities arising from the Mifid 2 framework.
Oct 10, 2019
Sep 24, 2019
Forward-Swap with flexible notional: “Flexi-Swap”
Sep 9, 2019
Lucht Probst Associates (LPA) acquires long-standing Baden-Württemberg technology company
Aug 13, 2019
Lucht Probst Associates (LPA) acquires 100% of the shares in Modelity, a leading Israeli tech company for the financial and capital market industry
Jul 24, 2019
Jul 19, 2019
USD interest optimization “Cancellable Double-Swap”
Jun 14, 2019
Lucht Probst Associates continuous to implement its growth strategy
Jun 3, 2019
LPA opens office in Paris
May 31, 2019
Apr 23, 2019
A complicated transition
Mar 25, 2019
USD interest hedge with “CombiSwap”
Mar 18, 2019
Mar 11, 2019
Mar 6, 2019
The IBOR reform and the resulting transformation towards a new system of reference interest rates
Feb 20, 2019
5-year hedge of a maximum interest rate using the “interest cap with contingent premium”
Feb 18, 2019
Jan 30, 2019
LIBOR and EURIBOR - Will recent developments mark the end?
Jan 16, 2019
3-year average rate hedge using a ‘multi-EUR-GBP hedge with limited minimum rate’
Jan 9, 2019
Municipal loan platform komuno now available for all banks