Luxembourg Finance Tour

Luxembourg Finance Tour

Did you miss our previous Finance Trip to Paris?

Don’t miss our next trip on the 23rd to the 25th October to Luxembourg

Who can apply ?

All Solvay Students currently pursuing a Master Degree are eligible to apply.

Please note that half of the place (12/25) are reserved to investors of the Investment Fund.

How to apply ?

Do you have a strong interest in finance and you are highly motivated? Then send us an email to: financetrip@solvayfinanceclub.com    including your CV.

(If you are an investor please say it in your email or CV)

Each selected applicant will be asked to pay a 90€ fee  (include transportation, accomodation, breakfast and lunch)

Application Deadline: The Monday 7th of October at 23h59

Why should you apply ?

  • Get your cv at the top of the stack by exposing yourself to many financial companies .
  • Opportunity to meet alumni from SBS-EM who are currently working in Luxembourg .
  • Opportunity to meet other students passionate about Finance .
  • Exposure to many financial sectors in Europe’s financial hub .

Some pictures of our last Finance Trip to Luxembourg !

Financial players

Aperam

Aperam is a global leader player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel with customers all around the World. It was spun out of ArcelorMittal at the start of 2011; the facilities that became Aperam had about 27% by turnover of the stainless-steel market as of 2009.

Aperam is a leader in high value specialty product and its headquarters are located in Luxembourg.

Arendt & Medernach is the leading independent business law firm in Luxembourg. The firm’s international team of 325 legal professionals represents clients in all areas of Luxembourg business law, with representative offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, New York and Paris.

Its range of services is so wide you are sure to find what you are looking for, and it has been awarded so may times it surpasses any firm in Luxembourg.

Founded in 1920, by The Banque Industriel d’Alsace et de Lorraine , Banque de Luxembourg is one of the most important financial institutions in Luxembourg.

They main sector of activity are : Private Banking , Professional Banking , Asset Management and Businesses .

they are a wholly owned subsidiary of Crédit Mutuel-CIC via the Crédit Industriel et Commercial (CIC). CIC serves around 4.97 million private, professional and corporate clients.

It has tens of thousand billion dollars under management.

In Luxemburgish Spuerkeess, in French Banque et Caisse d’Épargne de l’État, is the leading national financial institution founded in 1856. BCEE is a commercial bank wholly owned by the Luxembourgish State.

Nowadays, it provides all the functions of a commercial bank, including retail banking and private banking. In terms of total assets BCEE is the third-largest bank in Luxembourg and the largest bank with domestic capital.

The LuxSE is based in Luxembourg City .

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange specialises primarily in the listing of international bonds, in which it ranks first in Europe with 25,831 debt securities listed as of August 2016.

To this day, Luxembourg has maintained a dominant position in European bond issues with approximately 40% of all cross-border securities in Europe listed in Luxembourg.

In September 2016, LuxSE became the first stock exchange globally to introduce a platform for green financial instruments – the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX). LGX gathers issuers that dedicate 100% of the raised funding to green investments.

Some pictures of the Solvay Finance Club’s Luxembourg Trip

ING is a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation.

The company is born in 1991 of the merger of two Dutch financial institutions : Nationale Nederlanden et NMB Postbank Groep.

ING LUXEMBOURG is born in 2003 for the merger of two entities of the ING Group : Crédit Européen SA et ING Bank (Luxembourg) SA.

The bank is focused on 3 major pillars : Retail banking, Private banking and corporate banking.

The Bank is now one of the main employer in the country.

Kneip was founded in 1993 by Bob Kneip.

They are an industry leader in data management and reporting solutions for the investment and insurance industry.

The company is working with a new digital platform which allow their customers to fulfil all their regulatory and market demands in one place, significantly reducing time, resources and costs.

The Lombard International Assurance was founded in 1991 and now with more than €44.9 billion in Assets under Administration (AUA) as of 30 June 2019, the Lombard International group has become a global leader in developing life assurance solutions for wealth planning, structuring and management purposes.
It is part of the European Investment Bank group.

With its head office in Luxembourg, the company has proven to be the market leader in its niche sector.

Luxembourg for Finance (LFF) is an agency to promote and develop Luxembourg’s Financial Centre. The agency is a public-private partnership between the government of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Financial Industry Federation which brings together the various trade bodies of the Luxembourg financial sector, such as the Luxembourg Banker’s Association, the Luxembourg Investment Fund Industry or the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies in Luxembourg.

Founded in 2008, its objective is to help develop and diversify Luxembourg’s financial services industry, position the financial centre abroad and identify new business opportunities. LFF connects international investors to the range of financial services provided in Luxembourg, such as investment funds, wealth management, capital market operations or advisory services.

The Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA) is the representative body of private equity and venture capital professionals in Luxembourg.

With over 200 members, LPEA plays a leading role in the discussion and development of the investment framework and actively promotes the industry beyond the country’s borders.LPEA provides a dynamic and interactive platform for its members to discuss and exchange information and organises working meetings and networking opportunities on a regular basis.

LPEA is a member of Luxembourg For Finance.

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the second largest professional services firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors .

PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries, 743 locations, with more than 236,000 people. As of 2015, 22% of the workforce worked in Asia, 26% in North America and the Caribbean and 32% in Western Europe.

The company’s global revenues were $37.7 billion in FY 2017, of which $16 billion was generated by its Assurance practice, $9.46 billion by its Tax practice and $12.25 billion by its Advisory practice. PwC provides services to 422 out of 500 Fortune 500 companies.

The roots of the company date back to 1924, when Radio Luxembourg first went on air. Compagnie Luxembourgeoise de Radiodiffusion (CLR) was founded in 1931. As a European pioneer, the company broadcast a unique programme in several languages using the same wavelength.

The Luxembourg-based company owns stakes in TV channels and radio stations in Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Hungary and Croatia. It is one of the world’s leading producers of television content: from talent and game shows to drama, daily soaps and telenovelas. Combining the on-demand services of its broadcasters, the digital video businesses BroadbandTV, Divimove, United Screens and Fremantle’s more than 300 YouTube channels, RTL Group has become the leading European media company in online video. In 2018, the Group combined the video ad-tech platform SpotX with the European platform Smartclip.

RTL Group itself was created in spring 2000, following the merger of Luxembourg-based CLT-UFA and the British content production company Pearson TV, owned by Pearson PLC.