News & Announcements

Mar. 4, 2020

New DAX index focuses on sustainability

 

The German benchmark index DAX® has a new, sustainable family member: the DAX® 50 ESG Index, which was launched today. This index takes environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into account and highlights the 50 top companies regarding their ESG performance, market capitalisation and stock exchange turnover. It was created by Qontigo, the index and analytics business of Deutsche Börse Group. The starting point for the DAX 50 ESG Index is the HDAX which includes approximately 100 components (HDAX is made up of DAX, MDAX and TecDAX). Read more>

 

Feb. 4, 2020

Qontigo Names Brian Rosenberg as Chief Revenue Officer

 

Financial intelligence provider Qontigo, part of Deutsche Börse Group, announced today the appointment of Brian Rosenberg to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer. Rosenberg will lead Qontigo’s sales, marketing, applied-research and customer-experience teams across its global index and analytics business and will report to Sebastian Ceria, Chief Executive Officer. Read more>

 

Jan. 30, 2020

Qontigo adds Axioma Factor-based Fixed Income Risk Model to its Fixed Income Solutions Suite

 

Qontigo, an investment intelligence leader and provider of best-of-breed analytics and world-class indices, today announced the release of the Axioma Factor-based Fixed Income Risk Model. This model leverages Qontigo’s market-leading expertise and research capabilities in the equity factor space with insights into systematic macro and style factor exposures to meet the growing demand for factor-based investing in fixed income. Read more>

 

Jan. 27, 2020

Qontigo Combines Index And Analytics Expertise In STOXX Factor Indices

 

Qontigo has launched the STOXX Factor Index suite, bringing together the powerful indexing and analytics capabilities of Qontigo. The new STOXX Factor Index suite delivers more clarity to the market for factor investors by relying on the institutionally tested analytics of Axioma Factor Risk Models. Read more>

 

Jan. 15, 2020

Qontigo Appoints Mark McQueeney as Chief Product Officer, Analytics


Financial intelligence provider Qontigo, part of Deutsche Börse Group, has announced the appointment of Mark McQueeney as Chief Product Officer, Analytics, effective immediately. In this newly created role, he will oversee Qontigo’s Analytics Product Group and will report to Holger Wohlenberg, Chief Business Officer of Qontigo. McQueeney will lead the development and management of the analytics product roadmap with a focus on diversification across asset classes and continued growth of Qontigo’s recently launched Fixed Income Suite. Read more>

Dec. 9, 2019

Qontigo Empowers Clients To Create Their Own Index Solutions In STOXX iSTUDIO


Qontigo today announced the launch of STOXX iSTUDIOTM to empower its clients to directly design and create custom-built indices. iSTUDIO is an integrated end-to-end index development application built on STOXX’s proven open-architecture index infrastructure. With this innovative platform, asset managers, asset owners, and other financial services clients can develop and test customized strategies and, seamlessly within the integrated workflow, request STOXX to launch and administer them as indices with a rules-based methodology within the BMR regulatory framework. Clients benefit from fast speed to market and the highest-quality data from best-in-class providers. Read more>

Nov. 13, 2019

Qontigo Appoints Stephan Flägel As Global Head Of Indices & Benchmarks To Lead STOXX Portfolio

 

Financial intelligence provider Qontigo, part of Deutsche Börse Group, has announced the appointment of Stephan Flägel as Global Head of Indices & Benchmarks, effective as of December 2, 2019. In that role, he will oversee Qontigo’s index business. Flägel will assume the role from Steffen Hermanns, who has announced his decision to retire in 2020, and will report to Holger Wohlenberg, Chief Business Officer of Qontigo. He joins Qontigo from Refinitiv where he also served as Global Head of Indices & Benchmarks. Read more>

Sep. 16, 2019

Deutsche Börse launches new investment intelligence leader Qontigo

 

Deutsche Börse Group is expanding its portfolio with a newly created growth company, Qontigo – a financial intelligence innovator and leader in the modernisation of investment management, from risk to return. This step follows the successful closing of the Axioma acquisition, announced earlier this year, and receipt of required regulatory approvals. Read more>