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  • 24 Jun 2021 8:47 AM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    Our friends from Enterprise Ireland have just published this great new report to give a snapshot overview of the evolution of RegTech in APAC. You can download it here
    https://irishadvantage.com/thank-you-asiapac-report

    We've added this to our suite of research and industry reports. 

    www.regtech.org.au/resource

  • 24 Jun 2021 8:41 AM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    Read how this new #AI-driven offering eliminates regulatory guesswork and risk: https://lnkd.in/dEf9UMn



  • 18 Jun 2021 10:04 AM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    The new group provides best-in-class solutions across the regulatory value chain and connects regulators and the financial industry across the globe

    Frankfurt/Dublin June 17, 2021 – BearingPoint RegTech (“RegTech”), a leading European provider of innovative regulatory, risk, and supervisory technology solutions, has signed _Hlk74206801an agreement regarding the acquisition of Vizor Software (“Vizor”). Vizor is a global leader in regulatory and supervisory technology headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. With the newly formed partnership, RegTech and Vizor aim to accelerate their future growth journey.

    The combination of the two companies follows a clear strategic rationale as the companies fit perfectly together and complement each other ideally with their solution portfolios. RegTech and Vizor have a strong track record within the regulatory and supervisory technology space. Furthermore, the two companies serve complimentary geographies. While RegTech can rely on a strong customer base in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and a growing presence in adjacent geographies such as Benelux, Ireland, the Nordics, and the UK, Vizor’s customers are primarily based in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, and Middle East.

    As part of one group, RegTech and Vizor are well positioned for further growth. The group will provide innovative regulatory, risk, and supervisory technology solutions to all stakeholders across the regulatory value chain. The combined organization will maximize synergies in product development and innovation to create even more value for their customers.

    Together, RegTech and Vizor serve more than 7,000 firms including banks, insurance companies, and financial services providers with reporting solutions. At the same time, they enable more than 50 regulators and tax authorities to collect and analyze data from 34,000 firms in 60 countries.

    Jürgen Lux, CEO of BearingPoint RegTech, states: “The deal with Vizor is an important milestone in RegTech's development. It demonstrates that we are growing strongly as a stand-alone company since Nordic Capital came onboard as our new owner late last year. Both Vizor and RegTech have over 20 years of history, are market leaders with our RegTech and SupTech solutions, and complement each other perfectly in terms of products, markets, and customers. As a combined company, we will develop a strategy for further, sustainable growth to fulfill our shared mission: to contribute to the transparency and stability of the financial markets with our solutions.”

    Conor Crowley, CEO at Vizor Software, comments: “Since we founded Vizor over 20 years ago, we have made the company a renowned technology provider for central banks, regulators and tax authorities around the world. Vizor’s decision to join forces with RegTech is crucial for the further development and international growth of our company. We look forward to opening a new chapter together with RegTech not only in the history of our company, but also in the field of RegTech and SupTech.”

    Emer FitzPatrick, Country Lead Ireland at BearingPoint RegTech, adds: “As Country Lead Ireland, I am particularly excited about the combination of RegTech and Vizor. Our Irish team will now not only be part of a large international RegTech provider, but also part of a larger organization in Ireland. We look forward to working with the management and entire team at Vizor, with whom we share not only a very similar vision and mission, but also cultural values.”

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    The current management team at Vizor will remain and work in close partnership with RegTech. The sellers were advised by Novacies Capital (M&A) and Eversheds Sutherland (Legal).

    The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals. The parties involved have agreed not to disclose further details of the transaction.

    About Vizor

    Vizor Software is a global leader in regulatory and supervisory technology, trusted across over 30 countries worldwide. Using their experience of over 20 years in the industry, the company operates within three areas: SupTech for Financial Regulators, RegTech for regulatory reporting across Banking, Insurance, and Pensions as well as cross-border Automated Exchange of Information (AEOI) for Tax Authorities. Since the foundation in the year 2000, Vizor Software has been developed and shaped to serve the evolving needs of competent authorities around the world. Ready for market since the end of 2014, the Vizor AEOI solution has become the world’s leading solution for Tax Authorities. Vizor is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and has a total workforce of approximately 100 employees.

    For more information, please visit: www.vizorsoftware.com

    About BearingPoint RegTech

    BearingPoint RegTech is a leading international provider of innovative regulatory, risk, and supervisory technology solutions (RegTech, RiskTech, and SupTech), of tax reporting products, as well as of services along the Regulatory Value Chain for financial services. Customers representing 6,000 firms worldwide, among them large international banks, a major part of the largest European banks, leading insurance companies as well as supervisory authorities and central banks, trust BearingPoint RegTech’s products and services. BearingPoint RegTech works closely with regulators and, as a member of standardization bodies such as XBRL, actively contributes to the standard-setting process. BearingPoint RegTech combines regulatory know-how with a proven, reliable, and forward-looking RegTech solution suite, advisory, managed services, and training seminars. BearingPoint RegTech is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, and has a total workforce of approximately 650 employees.

    Kind regards

    Sandra Hering

    Head of Marketing & Communications



  • 17 Jun 2021 3:13 PM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    Today's The Australian Financial Review highlights the RegTech boom and features both Jill Berry from Adatree on the importance of global scale and Lisa Schutz from Verifier on the desire for shorter sales cycles. RTA CEO Deborah Young reiterated the importance of the patient capital needed for the sector. See more.


  • 25 Mar 2021 8:56 AM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    Article in the AFR today. Minister Jane Hume talked about the transformative nature of the CDR for consumers.

    https://www.afr.com/companies/financial-services/action-initiation-will-empower-customers-to-make-use-of-data-20210320-p57ckk

  • 26 Feb 2021 7:18 AM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    The CEO of the RegTech Association met with Brian Clark, CEO of Ascent RegTech to discuss the power of RegTech and why its so relevant right now. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ascentregtech_compliance-over-coffee-becoming-fluent-activity-6770784064820531200-3A1z


  • 23 Feb 2021 7:32 PM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    Australia's leading 30 Voices discuss their world in 2030, including our CEO Deborah Young.  https://home.kpmg/au/en/home/insights/2021/02/30-voices-on-2030-new-reality-financial-services.html

  • 2 Feb 2021 8:15 AM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    Opinion piece in today's AB+F on the current investment environment for RegTech in Australia. 

    https://www.rfigroup.com/australian-banking-and-finance/news/more-investment-buy-needed-regtech-flourish

  • 29 Jan 2021 2:08 PM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    If you'd like to join the discussion too, you just need to register. Applications for the PitchFest will open week commencing 1 February. www.regtech.org.au/accelerate2021

  • 29 Jan 2021 1:27 PM | Deborah Young (Administrator)

    Congratulations to Jill and the team from Adatree closing their funding round. This is great news for CDR and for consumers!

    https://www.startupdaily.net/2021/01/consumer-data-platform-adatree-raises-1-2-million-seed-round/

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