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Introduction to Investance for Candidates

  1. 1. InvestanceGroupAn overview for candidatesMarch 2013
  2. 2. An introduction to Investance Expertise applied. Value added.Who we are Our valuesInvestance is a specialist global — Commitmentmanagement consulting, technology Taking responsibility and going the extrasolutions and business outsourcing firm mile to add value for our clients.that combines long-term vision with — Respectindustry expertise in risk management, Behaving towards our clients, ouroperations, finance and technology colleagues and our company withstrategy; with specialist capabilities in integrity, professionalism, considerationadvisory, technology and outsourcing we and fairness.aim to maximise value for the world’s — Initiativeleading financial services organisations. Thinking ahead, being proactive and taking the lead to find new ways to improve our people, our offerings and deliver outstanding service to our clients. — Team Spirit Working together, sharing success and supporting each other to deliver positive outcomes for all.March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 2
  3. 3. An established and growing business 300 People 40M€ Revenues >600 by 2017 >80M€ by 2017 London Amsterdam Toronto Paris New York Mumbai Hong Kong Singapore 70+ Clients 1200+ Client Projects 40% of Top 50 Financial Institutions 7 Offices 5 of the 10 largest banks in the world 10 Countries Investance offices Opening 2013March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 3
  4. 4. Our business at a glance Industry Vision Knowledge, Insights & Research - Investance Institute Sector Expertise Our Capabilities Specialist Teams Corporate & Business Optimisation Investment Banking & Delivery Transaction Investment & Wealth Custom Management & Management Management Software & Outsourcing Process Transformation Consulting Technology Services Finance, Risk, Retail Banking Compliance & Control Technology Strategy & Insurance ArchitectureMarch 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 4
  5. 5. Why we are different A mix of specialist skills, services, knowledge and insightsFinancial Industry Specialists Service Offerings• Exclusive focus on Financial Services • Strategic Advisory• Consultants with industry experience • Business Change and Organisation in front, middle and back office Design environments Industry Service • Programme Delivery • Bespoke Technology Solutions• Adept at solving complex business specialists offerings • Custom Outsourcing Solutions and technology problems • Industry Research• Industry research and thought • Seminars & Training leadership Investance CultureGlobal Reach Knowledge & Insights• Offices in strategic locations to best • Industry Research is core to our support our clients Global Knowledge service offering• Ability to deploy multi-location teams reach & Insights • Our expertise is supported by our in- in direct response to our clients’ depth research into the industry needs issues that matter right now• Consultants work in a collaborative, • The depth of our knowledge and global working environment with industry insight sets us apart from opportunity for mobility our competitors March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 5
  6. 6. Who we are looking for We are looking for excellent people from either an industry or consulting background to grow the Investance business around the world. — In addition to consulting skills and business experience, we need enthusiastic people who can manage demanding situations, show initiative and have the desire to roll their sleeves up and grow a company with us. — In return, Investance will provide you with an exciting opportunity to work in the Financial Services Industry within a collaborative, dynamic and rewarding environment. This is your chance to work at the cutting edge of a successful consultancy business with the support of an established and growing global consultancy behind you. We need people who… In return you will… • Build strong relationships • Work with tier one Financial Institutions • Deliver high quality results • Gain experience and exposure on a wide • Take ownership and initiative variety of projects • Have first-class communication skills • Work within an entrepreneurial culture, • Enjoy consulting and advising clients where initiative is actively encouraged • Have a deep interest in the Financial Services • Join a team of experienced professionals who Industry will help you learn and grow • Understand our vision and values • Enjoy career development, with mentoring, • Thrive in team environments acceleration and choices • Be recognized and rewarded for strong performance and commitmentMarch 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 6
  7. 7. Why join Investance? Eight good reasons to join our team Established & growing company Entrepreneurial culture Outstanding work environment • 2013 is our 12th year in business and with • We challenge our employees to think • Consultants work in teams with our growth at an average of 45% per year, creatively and give people the freedom to experienced professionals who continue to you will be joining a strong company with be entrepreneurs, offering opportunities to take an active role in client credibility in the industry. We have a strong become involved across our business, start engagements. This cross-functional brand, a clear strategy and are ambitious to new companies or open new markets. approach allows our employees to gain new continue growing. insights, capabilities and build new skills. Global mobility Core values • As a firm with global reach, we realize the • Commitment, team spirit, initiative and importance of strong team spirit and respect are our core values, and set us collaboration across borders. Employees apart from our competitors. Those that are encouraged to contribute to demonstrate the same values as the international projects and if required we company can be successful and rewarded will support you to move to new locations. for it. Career Development Sharing knowledge Benefits • Career development is priority for our • Sharing best practices, knowledge and • Investance offers a competitive and team. Whether you are a consultant or experience is important. We are always comprehensive salary and benefits support team, we are committed to looking for the best ideas and innovators package, including a performance based developing your skills. To make this happen and actively encourage participation in bonus plan. we provide one-to-one career mentoring to forums, discussions and thought focus on each individuals career. leadership councils.March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 7
  8. 8. The type of work we do – Case Study We are seen as part of the Financial Services Industry, not a vendor — Our industry focus, small team size and collaborative culture allows us to work as a trusted advisor to our clients Target Operating Model Definition for a Tier 1 Bank Context Value Added Our client had launched a securities processing Subsequently we defined the target operating initiative to review and consider synergies in the model (and associated business case) and outlined way securities are processed across the group. recommendations for the implementation strategy Within that initiative, it was identified that the and roadmap. Nostro management function is a service performed across four business lines and one that could potentially offer business, organisational and technology synergies. Expertise Applied Our role was to conduct a review of the Nostro management function across the investment bank, private bank, asset management and security services business lines to understand the current operating model.March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 8
  9. 9. The type of work we do – Case Study Our clients give us their biggest problems and we fix them — Operating models, process design, strategy and roadmaps, business analysis, programme delivery, programme recovery, research FX Front-to-Back Review for a Tier 1 Bank Context Value Added Our client, the FX business of a Global Investment We produced future state recommendations which Bank was looking to review the existing business supported the business roadmap and removed model and cost drivers to build out their strategy volume and business mix sensitivity from the and investment plan for 2009-10. Key objectives organisation. It also enabled a closer integration of included: the spot, options and emerging markets businesses • Review FX operating model from trade and delivered an enhanced control environment. inception to settlement • Trading platform review to improve scalability and optimise processes • Understand key cost drivers and areas where efficiencies could be realised • Improve the front-to-back control environment Expertise Applied Investance conducted a global review and assessment of the bank’s current state organisation, processes and technology infrastructure.March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 9
  10. 10. Our locations Investance Americas Investance United Kingdom 115 Broadway 12th Floor No1 Cornhill London New York, NY10006 - USA EC3V 3ND - UK T +1 646 496 0160 T +44 (0)20 3170 7720 Investance France Investance Benelux 7 Rue Léo Delibes Barbara Strozzilaan 201 75116 Paris - France 1083 HN Amsterdam - NL T +33 (0)1 58 18 68 80 T +31 20 240 2488 Investance Singapore Investance Hong Kong 55 Market Street, Level 10 701, 77 Wing Lok Street, Singapore, 048941 Sheung Wan, Hong Kong T +65 9762 6526 T +852 6800 5988 Investance India Outsourcing Solutions Level 3, Neo Vikram, Andheri West Link Road, Mumbai 58, India T: +91 773 891 5826March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 10
  11. 11. Contact Us To find out more about opportunities to join Investance please visit our website send your CV with a covering letter to one of our Talent Acquisition Managers below: US/ Canada / UK Sallie Kuratko 115 Broadway 12th Floor New York, NY10006 - USA T +1 646 496 0160 Paris Yasmina Hamimi 7 Rue Léo Delibes 75116 Paris - France T +33 (0)1 58 18 68 80 Hong Kong / Singapore Maureen Mbia 701, 77 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong T +852 6800 5988March 2013 Investance Overview for Candidates 11