Kepler Cheuvreux becomes a partner of Swave, the fintech platform operated by Paris&Co, the leading network of start-up incubators in Europe

Paris, 30 September 2019

Kepler Cheuvreux joins the Swave adventure – the Paris&Co fintech and insurtech platform dedicated to financial innovation. Together with the other partners, Kepler Cheuvreux will participate in the management of the platform’s third recruitment campaign through in a collaborative programme with start-up incubated companies.

With more than 40 start-ups supported since 2017, this programme, which was initiated by the French government and is operated by Paris&Co, is the largest in the financial sector. Thanks to the active support of its members, such as Kepler Cheuvreux, Swave has enabled its fintechs to create and maintain more than 220 jobs and raise more than EUR75m in funding.

This partnership is fully in line with the Kepler Cheuvreux group's innovation and digitalisation strategy. The pragmatic and collaborative approach will accelerate the development of new products and services in the various areas of market finance, such as improving financial research, simplifying the customer experience, and integrating regulatory requirements.

About Kepler Cheuvreux

Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company which specialises in research, execution, advisory, and asset management services.

The group employs around 600 staff and is present in 14 major financial centres in Europe and the US: Amsterdam, Boston, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna, and Zurich.

Group key figures:

  • Number one independent European equity broker
  • EUR1bn of equities traded daily on average
  • Number two equity research coverage in continental Europe
  • Number two broker for research in Europe (Extel 2019)
  • 14 major financial centres in Europe and the US
  • 600 employees

About Paris&Co

Paris&Co is the innovation and economic development agency of the Paris Metropolitan Area. It promotes the diffusion of innovation through the incubation of more than 500 French and foreign start-ups per year, the experimentation of innovative solutions, and the organisation of national and international events. It develops its activity in a dynamic of open innovation in close collaboration with more than 120 major companies and institutions.