News & Announcements

Jul. 14, 2020

Qontigo Names Marc Dorfman as Global Head of Sales

 

Qontigo announced today the appointment of Marc Dorfman as Global Head of Sales, responsible for overseeing worldwide sales at Qontigo, an investment intelligence leader and provider of best-of-breed analytics and world-class indices.

 

Commenting on the appointment, Brian Rosenberg, Chief Revenue Officer of Qontigo, said, “With his extensive industry experience in both index and analytics—plus his strong track record of performance in sales & account management and business development—Marc is a superb fit with both our team and our ambitions at Qontigo. We’re delighted to have him with us.”Read more>

 

Jul. 6, 2020

US$1 trillion Asset Owner Platform launches solution for identifying SDG-investments

 

APG, AustralianSuper, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) and PGGM have jointly established the Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP). The platform’s standard and artificial-intelligence driven data enables investors to assess companies on their contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The product will be available via distribution partner Qontigo. Read more>

 

Jul. 2, 2020

Qontigo Launches First EU-Compliant Climate Benchmark Indices

 

Qontigo announced today the launch of two new families of Climate Indices: the STOXX Paris-Aligned Benchmark (PAB) Indices and the STOXX Climate Transition Benchmark (CTB) Indices. These indices help reduce exposure to climate-related financial risks and include companies that are well-positioned to provide solutions needed to transition to a low-carbon economy. The new PAB Benchmarks and CTB Benchmarks track the performance of liquid securities from a selection of underlying STOXX Benchmark indices. Both comply with, and exceed, the CTB and PAB requirements as laid out by the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group (TEG) Final Report. The Climate Benchmark Regulation is part of the European Commission’s Action Plan on financing sustainable growth. The indices were constructed in collaboration with ISS ESG and Sustainalytics, two of the leading providers of sustainability data. Read more>

 

Jul. 1, 2020

Qontigo Congratulates Amundi On Winning Objectif Climat Mandate From Leading Institutional Investors


Qontigo, an investment intelligence leader and provider of best-of-breed analytics and world-class indices, congratulated its partner Amundi on winning the prestigious Objectif Climat mandate in a competitive process involving 12 pioneering firms that – for the first time – will be leading an investment into a European Union Paris Aligned Benchmark (PAB) index solution. Read more>


Mar. 4, 2020

Qontigo Expands Factor-Based Index Suite To Include Sustainable Indices

 

Qontigo, an investment intelligence leader and provider of best-of-breed analytics and world-class indices, has announced the expansion of the STOXX Factor Index suite to include a family of ESG-screened indices. The STOXX ESG-X Factor Indices provide sustainability-driven investors with ESG-screened indices that can target similar levels of factor exposures as the STOXX Factor Indices, while controlling for unintended exposures. These factor exposures are derived from the institutionally tested analytics of Axioma Factor Risk Models. Read more>

 

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>