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Referat Euroclear SA/NV

Meeting the need for digital global market infrastructure for private funds

Wednesday, 03. May 2023, 14:00 - 14:40 UHR

Seminarraum 4 (mit Video)


Speaker(s): Vincent Clause, David Genn, Markus Pimpl

As global demand for access to private funds increases, it is becoming increasingly apparent that there is a lack of market-wide infrastructure. What is needed is an interconnected, digital ecosystem that connects all market participants. This will give distributors and their investors access to a global universe of funds; support funds services providers to receive digital private fund orders; and enable fund managers to reach new pools of capital. This is what Goji and Euroclear look to achieve, by providing a common operating model to remove existing operational barriers.

Vincent Clause

Vincent Clause

Global Head of Funds Strategy and Business Development, Euroclear group

Vincent Clause is the Global Head of funds services at Euroclear group. He is responsible for the strategy and development of Euroclear funds services which includes FundSettle, MFEX, EMX, ESES and more recently Goji for the development of private funds offering. 
Vincent has close to 20 years of experience in financial services. Previously to his current role, Vincent was a senior director in the Euroclear Corporate strategy and M&A department where he lead the definition of the Euroclear funds strategy and the MFEX acquisition. 
He has spent most of his career at Euroclear where he held several senior positions in the Product Management division, such as Head of Pricing amongst others. 
Vincent holds degrees in Engineer in Applied Mathematics and Finance from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL). 

David Genn

David Genn

CEO Goji

David Genn is the CEO of Goji, an investment platform technology provider based in London, UK. Goji’s mission is to improve investor access to private funds. Goji develops, implements and operates private markets technology and services, and provides the infrastructure to give investors a digital investment journey. In December 2022, Goji was acquired by Euroclear (subject to regulatory approval), the global provider of Financial Markets Infrastructure, to build market-neutral infrastructure that will bring straight-through processing to private funds. 

David joined Goji as employee #1 in 2015, to lead the technology build of the platform, before taking over as CEO in January 2019. Prior to Goji, David worked at IG Group leading the technology team responsible for the dealing API and Alfa, a provider of platform solutions to the asset management industry. A developer by background, David champions innovation, keeps technology at the core of what Goji does, and simplifies the complex.

Markus Pimpl

Markus Pimpl

Managing Director and Co-Head Private Wealth Europe, Partners Group

Markus Pimpl is part of the Private Wealth Europe and Asia team, based in Zug. He has been with Partners Group since 2007 and has 24 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Reuters, Saunders & Zellweger and Sal. Oppenheim Jr. & Cie. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences, Lahr, Germany.

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