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The taste of success: Acomo’s new business partners

More than 400 years after the Dutch East India Company was set up, Acomo, a group of seven trading companies, deals in products which are reminiscent of the golden age of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands. In order to grow towards the future, the group wanted to create a new starting point for its financing.

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Anadolubank’s steps to a new risk management framework

Six years ago, in the middle of the challenging days of a new-born financial crisis, Anadolubank Nederland N.V. entered the Dutch market. Looking back, the bank didn’t seem to suffer much from those challenges and managed to grow steadily. However, during that process, it became clear that the bank needed to bring its risk management framework to the next, higher level.

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Swiss Re: managing liquidity risk

As one of the world’s largest reinsurance companies, they’re at the forefront of treasury and risk management developments. Liquidity risk is slowly appearing on the regulatory radar of most insurance institutions, but Swiss Re has been actively measuring and managing it for many years. Here we meet Martin Ramseyer and Andreas Tonn of Treasury Business Services at Swiss Re, and learn how Zanders helped to accelerate the implementation and integration of their liquidity risk reporting solution.

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Auxiliary model for analyzing the market value of Delta Lloyd Bank mortgages

Home and dry with the Amstelhuys mortgage figures

When IFRS was introduced, Delta Lloyd Bank decided to value its mortgage portfolio at fair value and enter it directly on the balance sheet. That worked well but when the credit crisis came, the portfolio started to show larger value fluctuations according to the model than was the case in practice. Delta Lloyd Bank wanted an auxiliary valuation model to explain those differences and so they brought in Zanders.

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Sustainable bank increases insight into savings portfolio risks

Triodos Bank knowledge in a Zanders model

Until recently, Triodos Bank primarily used qualitative analysis based on years of practical experience to manage risks in savings. As evidenced by the sustainable bank’s continuous growth, it did so successfully. In addition to qualitative analysis, however, Triodos Bank also wanted to have more quantitative and model-based substantiation.

Together with Zanders, the bank therefore developed a new model that remained in line with the original knowledge and experience but also provided substantiation based on quantitative analysis.

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