The cluster is strategically focused on central financial and non-financial intermediation roles of banks and other financial market intermediaries in the international corporate and wholesale markets, encompassing:
- Corporate Finance (also including ESG finance and loan agency)
Focus on e.g. risk and maturity transformation, multipartite intermediation, governance and safeguards
- Capital Markets (also including covered and green bonds, and ESG investing)
Focus on e.g. format conversion and fungibility, eligibility assessment, risk management (including hedging), and information intermediation
- Cash Management (also including payments and treasury)
Focus on e.g. liquidity management and funding, liquidity and payment intermediation
The current Head of the Cluster is Mr. Frank Krings (Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A.) and its Vice-Heads are Mr. Damien Degros (ING Luxembourg) and Mr Thorsten Schmidt (NORD/LB Luxembourg S.A. Covered Bond Bank).