Dion – a valantic company
valantic is the No. 1 for Digital Transformation and is currently among the fastest growing Digital Solutions, consulting and software companies on the market. valantic offers a unique combination of technological excellence, industry know-how and humanity. More than 800 customers put their trust in valantic – 19 of which are listed in the DAX-30 and just as many are among the leading Swiss and Austrian organisations.
With more than 700 specialised solution consultants and software developers and an annual turnover of more than 100 million Euro in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), valantic is represented in 14 locations in the DACH region as well as in USA, Spain and Luxembourg.
The product and service portfolio of Dion includes equity brokerage software in the area of issuance and market making, messaging middleware solutions for the automation of processes in the financial sector as well as a software for providing a framework for payment hubs, and the implementation of instant payment requirements.
In Germany, valantic is already a market-leader with its software solutions iQbonds, iQderivatives and iQswaps. These solutions offer the possibility to trade financial products like bonds, derivatives, interest rate swaps, currencies and repos. Additionally, the spectrum of services includes the development, implementation and the operation (DevOps) of security settlements and payments platforms.
Collectively, Dion and valantic have over 250 German-speaking developers, specialists and consultants with deep financial industry knowledge.
A market-leading application for equity trading in the areas of issuance and market making for pricing, quoting and trading as well as data sourcing and distribution for various product types and asset classes e.g stocks, ETFs, FX and derivatives.
Payment hub solution for the central clearing of different payment instruments such as instant payment, SWIFT, SEPA or local payment formats. RTPE is an open, real-time payment hub that can be easily integrated into an existing application architecture.
Message-based transactional middleware for Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) within financial institutions. It is used as a framework for payment hubs, realtime instant payments, transaction management, order routing, or for more general Digital Transformation for applications or complete platforms.
Management tool for a generic case management framework including central reporting for the processing of payments and customer queries.
- Trading suite
With iQbonds, valantic is a market-leading provider of intra-bank bond trading software in Germany and several globally operating trading organisations have also put their trust in our solutions. iQbonds is complemented with other software packages to cover other asset classes such as swaps, derivatives and repos.
- Front-to-back integration
valantic provides both technical and business consulting to financial institutions in trading and settlement processes, as well as in the compliance with industry and regulatory requirements, and in Digital Transformation initiatives.
Managing Directors and customer contacts
Dion Global Solutions GmbH will operate onwards under Dion Transaction Solutions GmbH. Dions log-term leading employees Andreas Wagner (over 28 years in the company) and Jürgen Dahmen (18 years in the company) and Joachim Lauterbach take on Managing Director positions, and are pleased to answer any queries or issues the customers may have.
Marc-Philippe Hornung, Lawyer Sozietät Schilling Zutt & Anschütz, performed the role of Dion’s temporary Managing Director for the period of the transition, “The combined strength and financial stability of valantic offers long-term security for the whole organisation, customers and employees of Dion. In valantic, we were able to find a partner for Dion that offers not only long-term stability but a strong vision and future-oriented development for the organisation.”
“We are extremely pleased about the incorporation of Dion into the valantic Group and look forward with confidence to the future. New technologies and markets will require investment in jobs, training, recruitment and software development. As a part of valantic we will be able to focus on developing and improving our current products, and engage in new areas of expertise, while remaining to be the reliable, flexible and rapid implementor our customers are used to”, stated Jürgen Dahmen, Managing Director of Dion Transaction Solutions GmbH.
Dietmar Jakal, Chairman of valantic Trading Solutions AG added, “We see enormous potential in the incorporation of Dion into valantic which, one could say, is a ‘perfect fit’ for both our customers and employees. valantic offers a unique combination of technological excellence, business domain “know-how” and the human touch. We are very pleased to welcome the many highly qualified colleagues joining our team, each established in their respective areas of expertise. Our vision is operative excellence, and to be No. 1 in Europe for the digitalization of financial institutions and service providers. The incorporation of Dion is the next step into this direction, and we are looking forward to working together to achieve these goals.”