InFront Financial Technology (VWD)

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  Company Overview

The British and Americans founded Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH as an independent economic service to provide German industry with business information, with Reuters as a major shareholder until 1980 From 2007 to 2014 VWD was listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Carlyle Group Private Equity Group invested in 2012 Following the 2019 acquisition of Germany’s Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH (VWB) by Norwegian InFront Group for €UR 130 Million (US$142 Million), in 2020 VWD was re-branded as Infront Financial Technology Market data coverage includes: •155 Exchanges, (120 stocks and 35 futures & commodities) •180 OTC contributors •500 capital management & investment companies.

Type of business
Market Data Vendor

  Corporate Details

Date of UpdateUnknown
HeadquartersFrankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Market Cap US$142 Million (2019 Purchase Price
Revenue US$90 Million (Est 2018)
OwnershipInfront Group
ManagementChief Financial Officer: Christian Mieth Chief Product Officer: Björn Döhrer Chief Revenue Officer: Udo Kersting

  Website Analysis

Alexa Rank1,541,470
TypeMarket Data Vendor
Client CaseUniversal
CoverageGermany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Asset ClassesYES
Compliance & RiskYES
Indices & BenchmarksUnknown
Reference DataYES
Economic DataUnknown

  Key Products & Services

Data & Feed Solutions: 1. Data Manager, real time datafeed for applications & enterprise usage 2. Market Data Manager, multi-asset class terminal application 3. Investment Manager, cloud based browser application providing data & analytics 4. Professional Terminal, real-time global market data, news, analytics and electronic trading service Portfolio & Advisory Solutions: 1. Portfolio Manager: wealth management data service, analytics and reporting options, re-balancing tools 2. Business Process Outsourcing for post trade, clearing, settlements and securities services 3. MiFID2 services for regulatory compliance Regulatory & Calculation Solutions: 1. Diamond Rating, analysis & evaluation of investment funds 2. Valuation services, post transaction valuations of structured products, complex derivatives and illiquid bonds 3. Portfolio Risk Service, measure risk with reporting

  Business Potential

PresenceGermany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
MarketInvestment Banks, Commercial banks, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Wealth Management
CompetitionBloomberg, Factset, ICE Data, Refinitiv, SIX Financial
AvailabilityDirect from Infront
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