We are delighted to be hosting Edouard Fernandez-Bollo from the ECB, as our guest speaker to discuss European banking supervision. We expect participants to be a combination of government officials and policymakers from across Europe, and senior executives and policy specialists from across the industry.
This event, ‘‘The politics of EU capital markets’ marks the launch of our annual benchmarking report on the size, depth and growth potential of EU capital markets. We are delighted to be hosting guest speakers: Alexandra Jour-Schroeder, Deputy director general, DG FISMA Sébastien Raspiller, Assistant secretary for the financial sector, French Treasury Brita Hammar, Deputy […]
Analysis of the size, growth and penetration of green finance in European capital markets.
An event to discuss our report: ‘A reality check on green finance’. The report drills down behind the headline numbers to analyse the growth in green finance in Europe, the sources and different types of green finance, and highlights some of the challenges ahead. We will present the headline findings from the report and discuss […]
At this private event, Marcel Haag, director of horizontal policies at DG FISMA will discuss the future of EU capital markets. In his role, Marcel oversees a range of initiatives that cut across all aspects of capital markets, including: capital markets union, sustainable finance, retail financial services, digital finance and technological innovation. The discussion will be […]
This report outlines an ambitious blueprint for the future of UK banking and finance in three broad areas: rebooting domestic capital markets to enable the industry to better support the UK economy; improving the international competitiveness of the UK as an international financial centre; and mapping the potential role the UK could play in developing global cooperation and partnerships.
Edward is the likely next MP for the Cities of London & Westminster (he’s the LibDem candidate) and is a world expert on Ukraine, Russia and ‘Londongrad’. He is a columnist for The Times and former senior editor at The Economist. This is part of our big picture series and will be a fascinating discussion […]
This report presents a new vision for EU capital markets and identifies the potential for game-changing growth to support investment, jobs, and sustainable growth. We estimate that an additional 4,800 companies in the EU27 could raise an extra €535bn per year in the capital markets and that an additional €14tn in long-term capital could be put to work in the EU economy to help support a recovery.
The future of capital markets in the EU – the French perspective with Robert Ophèle, chairman of the AMF
We are delighted to be hosting Robert Ophèle, chairman of the AMF as our guest speaker. We had the pleasure of hosting Mr Ophèle at a dinner in November 2019 and are looking forward to revisiting the themes of the future of capital markets in the EU and the future relationship between the EU and […]
This report measures the penetration of ESG in different sectors of banking and finance around the world and highlights the challenges ahead for the industry. While there has been significant growth in ESG activity in the past five years, in most sectors it is still a small fraction of the total. Europe is a long way ahead in most sectors – but the US and Asia are catching up fast.
This report analyses EU capital markets from the perspective of strategic autonomy. It shows that in most areas of activity the EU falls short and there is a lot of work to be done. Building bigger, better and more integrated capital markets needs to be an urgent strategic priority to develop sufficient domestic capacity to finance the EU economy and support a post-Covid recovery, reduce the EU’s reliance on third countries, and increase its international attractiveness and global influence.
Pat McFadden has been the MP for Wolverhampton South East since 2005 and was appointed Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury by Keir Starmer in April 2020. This event is just ahead of the Labour Party conference and will focus on Labour’s perspective on the City. We’ll be discussing a wide range of topics including: […]
Our unique index measures the relative scale of banking and finance in more than 60 markets across more than 40 metrics of domestic and international activity. It also shows how different financial centres have grown over the past few years – and sets a benchmark to measure future growth and shifts in activity.
Felicity Buchan is the MP for Kensington & Chelsea and is a member of the Treasury and Finance Committees. She was first elected in 2019, and prior to her political career, she worked in investment banking for JP Morgan and Bank of America. This event is the first in a series of regular discussions with […]
One of the biggest challenges and opportunities for UK capital markets is how to reinvigorate the new issue market and to make listing in the UK more attractive to UK and international companies alike. Our latest paper ‘The wider context on UK public equity markets’ is our submission to the UK listings review, being led […]
“Water, water, everywhere – nor any drop to drink’: The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner During this event, we will discuss our upcoming paper on ‘Productive investment’. This short paper is the first in a series of papers and events around the theme of ‘rebooting capital markets’ in the UK in the wake of Brexit. […]
This report analyses the development of EU capital markets since the conception of the capital markets union initiative and shows that while steady progress has been made at an overall EU level, growth has been patchy and there is still a lot of work to be done in individual member states.
We’re delighted to be joined by Nicolas Véron, visiting fellow at Bruegel and a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington to discuss our latest report. Nicolas is extraordinarily-well plugged in to both EU and US policy circles and will be sharing his unique insights and perspective on all things capital […]
CMU is one of our favourite topics at New Financial and is a core part of our work. The event comes a few weeks before the Commission is expected to publish its latest action plan for the next phase of CMU. The HLF published an excellent report in June with more than 30 recommendations in […]
This report shows that capital markets have a vital role to play in supporting the UK economy through the Covid crisis and driving a recovery. The report identifies 1,000 large UK companies that use the capital markets to support their day-to-day business, raise capital, or manage their risks. These companies employ nearly six million people in the UK and represent nearly 90% of UK firms with revenues of more than £200m.
How the industry responds to the Covid crisis and how it behaves in the next few weeks and months will define its relationship with government and society for the next decade. *But* it will be vital in the coming months that the industry demonstrates a clear sense of purpose and avoids the mistakes and behaviours that […]
Senior dinner with (Lord) David Willetts to discuss the punchy new edition of the former Cabinet minister’s book ‘The Pinch: how the baby boomers stole their children’s future – and why they should give it back’ with a particular focus on how the financial services industry can help address this challenge.
How to improve productivity in the real economy by addressing short-termism in the capital markets with Pension Insurance Corporation
The breakfast is the latest in the Purpose of Finance initiative on which we are collaborating with Pension Insurance Corporation. We hosted a very successful dinner in October 2019 to discuss a working draft of the paper (I’ve attached a summary of that discussion). This breakfast will focus on concrete and practical recommendations to address […]
The breakfast follows on from our report last month on The Crisis of Capitalism which pulled together in one place why so many people are so angry with capitalism, bankers, big business and the elite, and what we can do about it. Few sectors of the economy have been blamed more for fuelling popular anger […]
The future of UK capital markets – with Richard Knox, director of international financial services at HM Treasury
With the clock ticking down to Brexit on 31st January, the this dinner will address some of the key questions facing the banking and finance industry in the coming months and years, including: The future of global capital markets and the UK’s potential role The future relationship between the UK and the EU in financial […]
This report analyses the progress made by the capital markets union project so far, underlines why Europe needs more capital markets – and why it needs more integrated capital markets. It outlines a more ambitious and more focused roadmap for CMU over the next few decades that combines ‘top down’ initiatives at an EU level and ‘bottom up’ initiatives at a national level to build bigger and better capital markets.