Non-bank financial institutions (NBFI) and insurance companies are an important and growing part of the financial landscape and the client base of banks. However, with great divergence in the business models, financial strength, transparency and regulation of these entities, it can be challenging both to analyse them and optimise business opportunities.

We use a systematic, structured approach to analysis which incorporates key macro and regulatory changes and brings clarity to complex accounting and risk issues.Case studies, content and focus is always adapted to suit the local market and the target customer base of our clients.

NBFI credit analysis: a structured approach to identifying the key credit issues of different sub-sectors of non-bank financial institutions (NBFI) including securities companies, finance and leasing, asset managers and funds; these programmes can be adapted to include other FI’s such as insurance companies and banks.

Insurance company analysis: intensive workshop for bankers, investors, regulators, brokers and auditors offering an in depth analytic approach to the financial, risk and strategic analysis of life and/or property and casualty (P&C) and/or reinsurance companies. The training incorporates local product, regulatory and accounting issues (e.g. Solvency II, statutory versus GAAP accounting etc.) and can be adapted to focus on credit, risk management and / or business development.

Brokers and broker dealers: core credit analysis skills with a strong focus on differing business models and early warning signals of credit deterioration.

Asset managers and funds: business opportunities, credit and operational risks in dealing with funds and asset managers, incorporating strategy, structure, regulation, due diligence and performance indicators.