The Corporate Venture Capital unit of Deutsche Börse Group leads €8 million investment round in Next Gate Tech

Next Gate Tech secures EUR 5 million in new fund raise led by NewAlpha ...

The Corporate Venture Capital unit of Deutsche Börse Group leads €8 million investment round in Next Gate Tech

Paris, 13rd April 2023 Next Gate Tech, a leading provider of innovative technologies for the financial services industry, announced a €8 million investment in a new funding round led by DB1 Ventures, the Corporate Venture Capital unit of Deutsche Börse Group, with the continued support of existing investors; NewAlpha Asset Management, Volta Ventures, Expon Capital, and SeedX.

This investment will accelerate the development of Next Gate Tech’s cutting-edge solutions that help financial institutions streamline their processes, improve efficiency, and reduce costs. Next Gate Tech’s data management, insights and analytics technology is used by various fund industry players across the value chain, such as banks, asset managers, and other financial services providers, to optimize their operations, comply with regulatory requirements and enhance their customer experience.

“We are excited to have Deutsche Börse, an innovative international exchange organization, as our lead investor, and we are grateful for the continued support of our existing investors. The new funding will enable Next Gate Tech to enhance its products and services further and expand its reach to new markets.” said Davide Martucci, CEO of Next Gate Tech.

“We are impressed by Next Gate Tech’s innovative solutions and their proven track record in implementing cutting-edge technology with ease while providing a first-class customer experience. Their offerings are well-aligned with our investment thesis, and we are delighted to have a commercial partnership agreement already in place with our subsidiary Kneip. As a strategic investor, our aim is to foster long-term partnerships, and we see great potential for collaboration between Next Gate Tech and Deutsche Börse subsidiaries such as Kneip,” said Christoph Osburg from DB1 Ventures.

Kneip is the data franchise of Deutsche Börse Group´s Investment Fund Service. The partnership between Kneip and Next Gate Tech enables financial institutions to streamline their fund distribution and regulatory reporting processes.

“This investment by our parent company Deutsche Börse Group cements our partnership with Next Gate Tech. The logic of it is to add more value to our clients on the back of delivering both exceptionally high-quality data and bigger coverage of their value chain. This makes us unique.” said Enrique Sacau, CEO of Kneip, who is joining the Board of Next Gate Tech following the investment of Deutsche Börse Group.

About Next Gate Tech

Next Gate Tech is a leading provider of innovative technologies for the financial services industry. The company’s solutions help financial institutions to streamline their processes, improve efficiency, and reduce costs. The company leverages the latest technologies to provide a smart data management, insights and analytics Saas platform which ingests datasets from multiple sources to create an harmonized golden copy and generates various calculations to oversee delegates, analyze investments behaviors, compare performance and generate risk based metrics. The company has offices in Luxembourg and in London.

About Deutsche Börse

As an international exchange organization and innovative market infrastructure provider, Deutsche Börse Group ensures capital markets that are transparent, reliable and stable. With its wide range of products, services and technologies, the Group organizes safe and efficient markets for sustainable economies.

Its business areas cover the entire financial market transaction process chain. This includes the provision of indices, data and analytical solutions as well as admission, trading and clearing. Additionally, it comprises services for funds, the settlement and custody of financial instruments as well as the management of collateral and liquidity. As a technology company, the Group develops state-of-the-art IT solutions and offers IT systems all over the world.

With more than 10,000 employees, the Group has its headquarters in the financial center of Frankfurt/Rhine-Main, as well as a strong global presence in locations such as Luxembourg, Prague, Cork, London, New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo and Sydney.

About NewAlpha Asset Management

NewAlpha Asset Management has been an independent pioneer in investing in entrepreneurs in the financial industry since 2009. The company offers its institutional clients a wide range of products and services in absolute return and private equity strategies. In 2015, it launched the first French Venture Capital fund dedicated to European FinTechs and now manages a portfolio of 20 Fintechs, one of the largest in France.

A subsidiary of La Française (Crédit Mutuel Nord Europe group), NewAlpha Asset Management is subject to the regulations of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).


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NewAlpha Asset Management – Aurélie Nicolas – 01 44 56 10 88

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