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      1. Luxembourg licenses 80 new financial services companies in 2018

        Luxembourg licenses 80 new financial services companies in 2018

        • 47 financial institutions reported as relocating activities to Luxembourg in the context of Brexit
        • 136 banks from 28 countries rely on Luxembourg as their European or international hub
        • Luxembourg’s fund industry reaches AUM of EUR 4.19 trillion, a year-on-year increase of 1.37%

      2. Mainstreaming sustainable finance across markets

        Mainstreaming sustainable finance across markets

        LFF participated at the UNEP Global Roundtable in Paris. During a high-level panel session on sustainable finance roadmaps and national policy plans, LFF Deputy CEO Tom Théobald provided an overview of Luxembourg’s ongoing efforts in sustainable finance, notably in light of the EU action plan, as well as next steps as part of its national roadmap.

      3. Lyxor moves ETF range to Luxembourg

        Lyxor moves ETF range to Luxembourg

        French asset manager Lyxor, the fully-owned Asset Manager of Société Générale Group, is transferring 19 exchange traded funds with assets of €4.9bn to Luxembourg.

      4. Global financial centres meet in Shanghai to drive forward sustainable finance agenda

         As a founding member, Luxembourg for Finance participated at the 1st General Assembly of the global network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S), held in Shanghai on 19 October. The world’s financial centres have taken an important step forward to scale up the financing required for climate action and sustainable development.

      5. A sustainable finance roadmap for Luxembourg

        A sustainable finance roadmap for Luxembourg

        On 4 October, Luxembourg’s Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna and Minister of the Environment Carole Dieschbourg, together with Eric Usher, Head of the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), officially launched the Luxembourg sustainable finance roadmap. 

      6. Luxembourg continues to rank among the top 3 financial centres in the EU

        Luxembourg continues to rank among the top 3 financial centres in the EU

        Luxembourg is ranked as one of the top 3 financial centres in the EU, according to three different rankings that were recently published: the Global Financial Centres Index 24, the New Financial International Financial Centres Index, as well as the latest Global Green Finance Index (GGFI).

      7. Alipay and China UMS to set up EU hub in Luxembourg

        Alipay and China UMS to set up EU hub in Luxembourg

        At the end of a week-long mission led by Minister of Finance Pierre Gramegna to Beijing, Hangzhou and Shanghai, China’s Ant Financial confirmed the decision of its payment arm – Alipay - to set up its EU hub in Luxembourg.