Dion Transaction Solutions joins the valantic Group
Munich / Frankfurt a. M., September 3, 2018: valantic extends its product portfolio in the areas of trading, transaction management and payments. Within the last few days, all staff and products from Dion Global Solutions GmbH have been transferred to Dion Transaction Solutions GmbH (a valantic company) and are now an integral part of the valantic group.
The product and service portfolio of Dion encompasses equity brokerage software in the areas of issuance and market making, solutions for financial message-based processing as well as the implementation of real-time payments platforms. In all these areas Dion is among the market leaders, the combined offering provides a trading solution which covers all exchange-traded asset classes.
With the addition of a powerful transaction middleware, the valantic group can offer financial institutions a platform not only suitable for building and implementing payments solutions but also for enabling the transformation of applications and platforms. With a combined capacity of 250 financial industry specialists, Dion and valantic have the necessary implementation bandwidth.
valantic is a market-leader in Germany with its software solutions iQbonds, iQderivatives and iQswaps. By offering efficient and comfortable pricing & quoting mechanisms for trading financial products bonds, derivates, currency and interest rate swaps and repos for both bank to bank electronic trading as well as direct trading with institutional investors. Additionally, the spectrum of services includes the development, implementation and the operation (DevOps) of security-settlement and payments platforms.
The entire Dion management team, including the current Managing Directors Jürgen Dahmen and Andreas Wagner, remain on-board and will be responsible for developing Dion Transaction Solutions GmbH as part of the valantic group going forward.
Marc-Philippe Hornung, Lawyer Sozietät Schilling Zutt & Anschütz, performed the role of temporary Managing Director for the period of the transition. “The combined strength and financial stability of the new investors offers long term security for the whole organization, 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 for the organization going-forward.”
“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 product development. As a part of the valantic group we will be able to focus upon developing and improving our current products, and engage in new areas of expertise, while remaining to be the reliable, flexible and rapid implementor which our customers have come to know from us”, states Juergen Dahmen Managing Director Dion Transaction Solutions GmbH.
Dietmar Jakal, Chairman of valantic Trading Solutions AG adds: “We see enormous potential in the incorporation of Dion into the valantic Group which, as it were, 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 in this direction, and we look forward to working together to achieve these goals.”