2019 everywoman in Risk Forum - Sponsors
Sponsors and partners
M&G plc is a leading savings and investments business, managing investments for both individuals and for large institutional investors, such as pension funds, around the world. As a savings and investments business with roots stretching back more than 170 years, we have a long history of finding innovative solutions for our customers’ changing needs. Today, we bring together our diverse set of asset management capabilities and our insurance expertise to offer a wide range of solutions for different types of customer.
Our broad set of asset management capabilities allows us to offer customers a series of savings and investments solutions. Where appropriate, we combine this with our capital management expertise to align these solutions with our customers’ risk appetite. We put our customers’ savings to work, creating jobs, infrastructure and homes - building a better society for everyone, serving customers in 28 markets.
Revolut was lauched in July 2015 by former Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank investment bankers, Nik Storonsky and Vlad Yatsenko, as a digital alternative to the big banks. While the finteach initially drew in customers by allowing them to spend and transfer money abroad without rubbish fees, the company has since attracted over 7 million customers in Europe with its spending overviews, budgeting controls, savings features and cryptocurrency exchange. To date, Revolut has raised approximately $340 million in funding, from noteable venture capital firms including Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Balderton Capital and DST Global.
IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets.With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.
IG is now an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees and offers an execution only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany,
France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands.It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is the UK’s compensation scheme for financial services, helping people get back on track by protecting them when authorised financial services firms fail. We’re independent, cover all regulated financial services in the UK and are unique internationally for the scope of the protection we provide. Since our launch in 2001 we’ve come to the aid of millions of people and paid out billions in compensation.
The IRM is the leading professional body for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). We drive excellence in managing risk to ensure organisations are ready for the opportunities and threats of the future. We do this by providing internationally recognised qualifications and training, publishing research and guidance and setting professional standards. The challenge in our industry lies in leadership where often there is a distinct lack of gender balance around the table. We are pleased to be supporting the everywoman in Risk Forum.