Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint expands its portfolio in Asset Based Consulting
Frankfurt, December 19, 2013 – Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint (www.bearingpoint.com) acquires German based RiValue GmbH, with effect as of January 1, 2014. RiValue is specialized in the development of software solutions for risk management and regulatory reporting in the financial services industry; among its clients are leading German financial institutions.
With this transaction, BearingPoint strengthens its service in the area of Asset Based Consulting, in particular its well-known ABACUS product line. ABACUS is already used by several leading banks (for Basel III requirements) and insurance companies (for Solvency II requirements) across Europe. The investment in the leading-edge technology of RiValue opens new opportunities for BearingPoint to expand its solution portfolio in the fast-growing field of risk management and reporting with market-specific applications.
“RiValue and its products perfectly complement our range of services and our software portfolio in the area of regulatory reporting for the financial industry. We have extended our coverage of the regulatory value chain and our clients will most certainly benefit significantly from this,” says Thomas Sauer-Brabaender, Partner at BearingPoint.
“I am very pleased with BearingPoint’s investment in our company. This gives us broader market access, the opportunity for an international presence, as well as capital for further product innovations,” says Dr Werner Gothein, CEO of RiValue.
RiValue will work as an independent entity within the BearingPoint group and continue to operate under the name RiValue with Dr Werner Gothein as chairman of the board.
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